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Introducing: Maurice Manufacture, French made shoes

Introducing: Maurice Manufacture, French made shoes

Maurice Manufacture is a 65 year old shoe manufacturer based in Cholet, France. The factory manager describes their products as traditional, but with a "newstalgic" singularity. I love this word. Let's make it a goal to get it into the dictionary. Now back to the […]

Introducing: American Trench, the American made trench

Introducing: American Trench, the American made trench

The name of this brand couldn't be more straightforward. American Trench is a company founded by two friends, Jacob Hurwitz and David Neil, who were looking for a US made trench and couldn't find one. One of the most practical, stylish and timeless pieces one […]

Introducing: Artaban, Italian made knitwear

Introducing: Artaban, Italian made knitwear

Cashmere is a rare and coveted fabric, and what's rare and coveted is also expensive. What we tend to forget is that a non-negligible share of cashmere product prices stems from non essential factors (at least, for the end consumer) such as marketing or middlemen's markups. […]

Introducing: Rose et Marius, French made luxury candles and soaps

Introducing: Rose et Marius, French made luxury candles and soaps

Born in Carry-le-rouet, on the shores of the Mediterranean sea, Rose et Marius is a luxury candle and soap brand. Founded by Magali Fleurquin Bonnard, a former jewelry industry executive, it's a tribute to her (my!) exceptional region. Though the candle cups are made in Limoges, […]

Introducing: November Adelaide, French made bowties

Introducing: November Adelaide, French made bowties

November Adelaide is a Paris-based brand founded by Julien Comte-Gaz and Adrien Poznanski. They focus on bowties, made out of couture houses left overs which is why each model is produced in limited quantities. Why bowties? They say it's the symbol of elegance, and we very […]

Introducing: Les Partisanes watches

Introducing: Les Partisanes watches

Les Partisanes is the project of two childhood friends, Elise Mennesson and Jessica Quintal. They offer stylish, made in France watches, exclusively for women, which brings femininity to a traditionally male oriented industry. The most expensive watch costs 160€ which makes it an affordable yet […]

Introducing: S. W. Basics, Brooklyn made organic skincare

Introducing: S. W. Basics, Brooklyn made organic skincare

S. W. Basics is a Brooklyn based skincare brand that makes its products using solely natural and organic ingredients. In order to deliver the most potent skincare, they use only a maximum of 5 ingredients per products. No, there's no typo. Let's ditch the digits: […]

Introducing: Strathcona Stockings

Introducing: Strathcona Stockings

Strathcona Stockings is a sock company founded by Canadian designer Ryley O'Byrne. Featuring colorful and floral patterns, each pair is handprinted with the utmost care. As temperatures drop and skies turn grey, here's a way to keep a piece of summer with you.   Sharing is […]

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