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A First Look Inside J.Crew’s Ludlow Shop

J.Crew’s Ludlow Shop opened earlier today in Tribeca, the first shop wholly devoted to their signature two-button suit. And nice guys that they are, they let us in for a look around. There’s a lot to see, including a rare look at the Ludlow’s inner construction and some typically handsome Drake’s gear. But we won’t ruin it all by talking; take a look after the jump...

Take a look at J.Crew’s brand-new suiting shop»

Hand Drawn


File this one under: handsome things to write on. Doane Paper notebooks just got a new design, courtesy of Brooklyn artist Jon Contino. Contino's limited run swaps out Helvetica minimalism for something a bit more homespun, right down to the fraction-to-decimal table on the back page—useful for those few minutes each year when you don’t have access to a phone.

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The Triumphant Return of Alexander Olch


Alexander Olch has kept a pretty low profile the last couple seasons, but it looks like he’s been busier than anyone suspected. His new spring/summer crop weighs in with over 100 new items and a genuinely mind-boggling array of fabric tricks. Our favorite—aside from the wool ties, which pretty much go without saying—is the new batch of cloth-lined notebooks conveniently bundled with a matching pocket square. Great to have you back, sir.