Russian Film and Cold War Culture

Russian Film and Cold War Culture

Whether viewed at the movie theater or in the comfort of home, there’s something about a good film that we all love. Movies have the ability to give us context to a specific period of time, and relate to a character (or group of characters) outside of our life’s experience. With the Opening Ceremony kicking...
February 07, 2014 — Ledbury
A License to Speed

A License to Speed

James Bond is a man known for many things – elaborate gadgets, a seemingly endless stream of women, fine tailoring and, until now, routinely breaking British highway safety laws. Believe it or not, the UK parliament finally revised traffic laws last week to allow for exceptions-of-the-speed-limit in cases of emergency for bomb disposal units, organ...
January 22, 2014 — Ledbury
The New Power Suit

The New Power Suit

Seeing The Wolf Of Wall Street late last week reminded me of one of the worst moments in menswear history – the power suit. The Wolf Of Wall Street chronicles Jordan Belfort’s (DiCaprio) ascent to the top of Wall Street and living the life of luxury though greed and blatant fraud. The movie is a...
January 17, 2014 — Ledbury
Film Classics: Raging Bull

Film Classics: Raging Bull

Since Roger Ebert’s passing late last week, I’ve given some thought to film and his influence on the art form as a critic. I always trusted Ebert’s reviews because his critiques were delivered without pretense and were nearly always justifiable. Over the weekend, like many times in the past, I relied on Ebert’s opinion and...
April 08, 2013 — Ledbury
Style File // The Debonair

Style File // The Debonair

This week's Style File is inspired by the ever-classic, iconic look of James Bond. In true Bond fashion, we've based this look around our White Fine Twill Spread - minimalistic and sharp. This Style File has been in high demand for months around the office, and with the upcoming release of Skyfall (Nov. 9), we...
November 02, 2012 — Ledbury