Meet Our Friends / Seth Putnam of The Collective Quarterly

Meet Our Friends / Seth Putnam of The Collective Quarterly

Even though the trend to digitize-all-the-things continues seemingly unimpeded, there doesn't exist a technology that can replace the experience of handling a piece of print. Maybe one day someone will figure it out, but right now, it’s a still a unique experience. Flipping pages on the iPad doesn’t even compare to diving into the Sunday...
July 22, 2014 — Ledbury
Cycling Culture with Braden Govoni

Cycling Culture with Braden Govoni

Summer is great for a number of reasons. This year, an added bonus has been the stacking of world-class competitions. Wimbledon, The World Cup, and, so far, The Tour de France have formed a heck of a viewing experience. The Tour de France is in full swing right now. It hasn't been broadcast in the...
July 20, 2014 — Ledbury
The Man Behind the Fabric – Paolo Sala

The Man Behind the Fabric – Paolo Sala

When Paul Trible visited northern Italy earlier this year to source fabrics for our spring and summer releases, he had the pleasure of meeting up with our good friend Paolo Sala. Paolo is the owner of TCS Fabrics, a second-generation mill located in the hills of Lake Como, Italy. With his particular specialization in printed...
July 01, 2014 — Ledbury
Meet the Winner / Lisa Curtis of Kuli Kuli

Meet the Winner / Lisa Curtis of Kuli Kuli

It is with great excitement that we announce Kuli Kuli as the winner of the Ledbury Launch Fund. It has been an exciting month since the competition began. The number and quality of applicants was tremendous. Our selection committee had a difficult job getting the field down to the final three. In the end, it...
June 29, 2014 — Ledbury
Escaping to the Outdoors with Charles Merritt

Escaping to the Outdoors with Charles Merritt

In only a few hours drive away from Richmond there are mountains, beaches and everything in between. Theoretically an ambitious person can hike the Appalachian Trail and surf the Outer Banks in one weekend. Not to mention, a couple of years ago Outside Magazine named Richmond the Best River Town in America. With so much...
June 24, 2014 — Ledbury
Meet our Friends / Sebastian Kaufmann of Kaufmann-Mercantile

Meet our Friends / Sebastian Kaufmann of Kaufmann-Mercantile

Spend a few moments on Kaufmann Mercantile’s site, and you’ll quickly realize why they have been one of our favorite online stores for a couple of years now. Founded by Sebastian Kaufmann in 2009, Kaufmann Mercantile is a digital marketplace of well-curated and long lasting goods. The team behind the store chooses products that are...
June 10, 2014 — Ledbury
A Startup Resource Guide – Curated by ACe Callwood

A Startup Resource Guide – Curated by ACe Callwood

With the kickoff of the Ledbury Launch Fund, much of our office conversation and content on our blog has focused around the spirit of entrepreneurship. The entrepreneur plays a pivotal role in our society – creating solutions for unsatisfied needs and pushing innovation forward. To help us wrap our heads around what it takes to...
May 18, 2014 — Ledbury
Revisiting Friends

Revisiting Friends

When we first began Short Run over two years ago, we saw an opportunity to tell stories and our lookbooks were a way to partner and collaborate with local businesses. From a bourbon distillery to a motorcycle shop, we introduced our audience to the wide spectrum of interesting people in our immediate community. With the...
May 11, 2014 — Ledbury
Opportunity by Design / Meet Patrick Farley

Opportunity by Design / Meet Patrick Farley

With Earth Day and Arbor Day celebrations taking place last week, it’s a great time to reflect on the remarkable complexity of the natural world. Friend and local architect, Patrick Farley, met with us over coffee to discuss building new infrastructure, biophilic design, and environmental sustainability. We first met Patrick through his position on the...
April 27, 2014 — Ledbury
Meet Our Friends: Brig White and Evan Parsons

Meet Our Friends: Brig White and Evan Parsons

The music video is a complex opportunity. On one hand, the medium feels like a nod to an era that has already passed and gone. We’re venturing to guess that most of us remember when MTV actually played videos. On the other hand, the music video is still a platform for non-conventional storytelling with a...
April 06, 2014 — Ledbury