Our (literally) well-heeled Phineas Cole gent steps out this season in an array of dashing footwear options.
As the concrete jungle gives way to the road less traveled we are blissfully content to blithely stroll along, ever well-shod in a gamut of beautifully designed examples of the cobbler’s art—ranging from whippet-lean monk straps to decidedly rugged but always sophisticated pebble-grain boots.
On aspect remains inviolate, no mater how decisively modern the manner in which we may elect to forge ahead we’ll neither abandon nor outpace our commitment to the most finely realized of old world craftsmanship.
(And that, my friends, is as absolute an assurance as one might hope for…).
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Beginning this week, the windows of all three Paul Stuart U.S. stores—the flagship on Madison Avenue at 45th Street and both of our Chicago locations (on LaSalle and Oak Streets)—will showcase a very special installation featuring the work of 23 students enrolled in the Master of Fine Arts program Illustration as Visual Essay of The School of Visual Arts. The students were invited to re-interpret our iconic ‘Man-on-the-Fence’ logo (shown below), originally created by the renowned J.C. Leyendecker, almost a century ago. The results are nothing less than remarkable.
Read more here: http://www.paulstuart75years.com/blog/paul-stuart-celebrates-reimagining-classic-logoicon-3/
We suspect you’re all aware that we are quite keen on the notion of hand craftsmanship. From our singularly sumptuous Scottish cashmere sweaters to the well-buffed appeal of our English brogues; from the dependably droll detail of our hand-rolled pocket squares to the reliably raffish swagger of our English linen suitings…it’s about the hand of the master craftsman.
So, we’re rather pleased to posit that you’ll find a bit of the old handcraftsmanship apparent as you scroll merrily along our new blog. Enjoy our considered pith on matters dapper and dashing in our venture into the blogosphere—bespoke blogging, if you will…
Herein, consider the bird’s-eye look we offer at one fortunate beginner’s first go-round with perhaps the highest representation of craftsmanship we proffer: the Paul Stuart Custom suit.
Paul Stuart Custom Autumn/Winter 2013
"There is a harmony in autumn, and a luster in its sky…"
—Percy Bysshe Shelley