Ring of Fire / How Johnny Cash Conquered Country

Ring of Fire / How Johnny Cash Conquered Country

The appeal of the motorcycle is strong in American culture, and we suspect that it has a lot to do with this country’s built-in pioneering spirit. Selecting your course and sticking to it is a common theme on our blog, so we thought that we’d keep heading down that road. After giving this subject some...
April 15, 2014 — Ledbury
The Legend of Henry Miller

The Legend of Henry Miller

Henry Miller is considered one of the greatest writers of the early 20th-Century, and justifiably so. Miller was far from the first to document his personal experience, philosophical beliefs and fiction; however, he was the innovator of combining them all into a singular form. His writing style is characteristically straightforward, but flows in a way...
April 01, 2014 — Ledbury
Style Icon // Jean-Claude Killy

Style Icon // Jean-Claude Killy

In our opinion, skiing is the quintessential winter sport. Although we'll readily leave the high speeds to the pros, there’s nothing like gliding down the face of a mountain, even at a more leisurely pace. It provides for the opportunity to be in the outdoors and in the company of nature – something we all...
February 11, 2014 — Ledbury
A Walk on the Wild Side

A Walk on the Wild Side

Lou Reed is often cited as one of the most influential musicians of contemporary music, and justifiably so. His legacy can be traced particularly in the genres of alternative rock and punk. From his breakout success as the driving force behind The Velvet Underground to his solo work, Reed inspired generations of musicians for nearly...
October 28, 2013 — Ledbury
Fred Perry - The Tennis Champion

Fred Perry - The Tennis Champion

1936 – The year the Hoover Dam was completed, Gone with the Wind was first published and, until this past weekend, the last time the British brought home the Wimbledon Cup. The man to do so 77 years ago was none other than Mr. Fred Perry (yes, that Fred Perry). Despite his working class roots,...
July 08, 2013 — Ledbury
Style Icons // Ledbury Dapper Dads

Style Icons // Ledbury Dapper Dads

Dads – we can thank them for introducing us to far better music than whatever everyone else was listening to at school, being more lenient over mom when we cut tiny corners on our chores, and of course, giving us a lesson or two about style. In the office, we rounded up a handful of...
June 12, 2013 — Ledbury
Lessons on Style // Robert Redford

Lessons on Style // Robert Redford

Throughout the late 60s and 70s, perhaps none of Hollywood’s leading men had more style than Robert Redford. On screen and off, Redford’s look was quintessentially American, always appearing at ease regardless of occassion. After a string of successful films beginning in the early 60s, Robert Redford began to grow more conscious of his onscreen...
May 29, 2013 — Ledbury
Lessons On Style: Marvin Gaye

Lessons On Style: Marvin Gaye

The better part of my week has been spent diving into Marvin Gaye’s rich discography on Spotify. While listening to Gaye’s music and thinking about his style, several parallels can be drawn. Most evident is that like his voice; Marvin’s style was equally as smooth. The singer’s musical genius and style truly started to shine...
April 03, 2013 — Ledbury
Lessons On Style: Waylon Jennings

Lessons On Style: Waylon Jennings

During the late 60s into the 70s, no other musician embodied the spirit of a hard living, honky-tonk rebel more so than Waylon Jennings. Style and attitude go hand in hand, and during his prime, Waylon undoubtedly had both. Before making his way to Nashville, Waylon Jennings toured the country as rock pioneer Buddy Holly’s...
February 24, 2013 — Ledbury
Femmes Fatales

Femmes Fatales

Showing some love for the ladies today with a round up of a few of our favorite femmes fatales. First up, Nico. This belle had a minimalistic sense of style, wearing mostly black and white solids complimented with an occasional patterned ascot. Her style was top notch in all of its casual elegance. She had...
February 14, 2013 — Ledbury