The Search For The Perfect Sneaker | Ascot X Charlie

The Search For The Perfect Sneaker | Ascot X Charlie

Growing up in the 90s, sneakers were relatively simple. I wore New Balances, Dad wore Reeboks, and the cool kid down the street had a pair of Jordans that I sadly could never quite pull off. Sneakers lived outside, in the gym, or on the treadmill that often sat unused in the guest room.  My,...
April 20, 2021 — Paul Trible
9 Things You Didn't Know About Ledbury

9 Things You Didn't Know About Ledbury

This time of year always causes us to pause, to look back at the past year. For our 9 year anniversary as a business, we decided to look a little further back. Specifically, we’d like to share 9 things you might not know about Ledbury. Take a look: Our signature lowered second button was inspired...
December 06, 2018 — Graham McNeely
Gotta Have Soul: KREWE du optic

Gotta Have Soul: KREWE du optic

Take a few steps down Royal Street in the daylight, and you’re sure to see street performers, palm readers with crystal balls, or even a woman playing the baddest electric violin cover of “While My Guitar Gently Weeps.” Amongst the bustle, we sought out a like-minded brand with a minimal yet impactful presence in “The...
March 03, 2016 — Mel Calabro
Style File // The Academic

Style File // The Academic

Our Style File this week was curated by Derek Guy, blogger extraordinaire at Put This On and Die, Workwear!, and graduate student studying the political economy of oil countries. Appropriately named "The Academic," Derek chose items that he prefers wearing while abroad, noting that he tends to dress a bit more casually while on campus...
December 14, 2012 — Ledbury
Style File // The Woodsman

Style File // The Woodsman

"The Woodsman" is partially inspired by the adventurous spirit of our friend Lee Baskerville, who we featured in our "Meet Our Friends" segment earlier in the week, and partially inspired by the existential desire to abandon the typical day to day for a bit of isolation every now and then. Coincidentally, "The Woodsman" is the...
November 09, 2012 — Ledbury
Style File // The Graduate

Style File // The Graduate

This week's Style File is inspired by the classic film we all know and love, The Graduate. Nothing says style like a young Dustin Hoffman. Seriously, check out this set of iconic photos from LIFE's archives of Hoffman in his early days. We've taken a contemporary twist on Benjamin Braddock, polishing him up a bit...
October 19, 2012 — Ledbury
Style File // The Weekender

Style File // The Weekender

Our musical muse this week is an amazing album from Other Lives titled Tamer Animals. We had a great time getting to know the folks over at Black Iris Music, and this album is part of the White Iris Label. There is a calmness found within the intricacies of each track while listening to the...
October 05, 2012 — Mel Calabro
Style File // The Creative

Style File // The Creative

This week's Style File, The Creative, features The Adams Box Check from our current Short Run Collection and The Cameron Stripe Pocket Square from our Commonwealth Collection. There's been much conversation around the office about how to wear color this Fall, so we aimed to create a unique color story complimented with various vintage and...
September 28, 2012 — Mel Calabro
Style File // The Minimalist

Style File // The Minimalist

Style File Friday is here. This week we're featuring The Burgundy Cameron Check from August's Short Run Shirting Collection and The Free Union Belt from The Commonwealth Collection. The Burgundy Cameron was an instant favorite upon its arrival to the office- the colour will transition perfectly into the fall season. We've titled this week's collection,...
August 24, 2012 — Mel Calabro
Style File // The Columnist

Style File // The Columnist

For the eclectic literary enthusiast, this week we bring you The Columnist. A contemporary take on the "beat-era creative" paired sounds from Devendra Banhart's Niño Rojo and a series of books centered around architecture and photography from the late 50s and early 60s. We're featuring our Red Cross Gingham from August's Short Run Collection and...
August 10, 2012 — Mel Calabro