Category: Style

Four kids’ swim trends making waves this season

As kids get ready to suit up for spring vacations and swimming lessons, it’s time to take stock of their beach-and-pool essentials. If a new swimsuit is in order, here […]

Rare materials: the legendary painter Bruno Zupan

We source Garnet Hill flannel in Germany, leather in Italy, eco merino in New Zealand, flax for woven linen in France…and recently learned of an artist equally passionate about the […]

4 outfits for any holiday occasion

The holiday season is the busiest time of year, and among all the excitement and festivities it brings, dressing for comfort remains key. We worked with Liz Joy of PureJoyHome […]

What is fashion?

What is fashion? By Jeff Sawyer “Fashions fade; style is eternal.” – Yves Saint Laurent Let’s explore fashion. The first part of the word, fash, is a Scottish verb. It […]

The legacy of our Signature Flannel

For us, flannel is where it all began. In December of 1976, on a quest to share the bliss that is a European flannel sheet, we launched a business. At […]

Which will make you look slimmer, vertical stripes or horizontal stripes?

The internet has not reached a consensus (imagine that!) By Jeff Sawyer I thought we had all agreed long ago that vertical stripes are slimming and horizontal stripes are not. […]

Closet capsule collection: fall 2017

Wearing a favorite look is a surefire way to boost your mood. To quote a sign seen recently in Portsmouth, NH, “I’m nicer when I like my outfit.” Surely, you […]

Seasonless Dressing defined

Designs that feel good Designs that look good Designs that are always in season A wardrobe that can take you from season to season doesn’t chase the trends — it […]

The Day Tripper’s Guide to Nantucket

Nantucket, MA is an island rich with history, fresh seafood and scenic ocean views. Perhaps you know of the Island from Herman Melville’s “Moby Dick,” or its annual and internationally […]

The little white dress, a summer staple

We chatted with Sara Mueller, a fashion blogger from A Dose of Pretty, to find out how she manages to stay cool during hot summer months. I’m currently living in […]