Takuya Duncan’s Montauk Cotton Stripe Pant

A Hamptons' variation on classic Japanese worker pants makes for ideal summer loungewear

Summer lounge season is almost upon us and the Montauk Cotton Stripe Pant from new premium menswear brand Takuya Duncan is a perfect fit. Made in Japan, from Japanese cotton Kimono fabric at a 100-year-old factory, the pants are a modern take—with Hamptons’ flourishes—on the traditional Japanese worker pant known as Monpe. Indigo stripes complement the navy cotton, offering visual texture and an understated, solid …

Futagami’s Elegant Brass Hardware Comes to NYC

It's all in the little details

We’ve had our eye on NYC lifestyle boutique Nalata Nalata (located off the 2nd Avenue F stop) for some time. A glimpse at their stocked wares reveals the storytelling mission of co-founders Stevenson Aung and Angélique Chmielewski (Nalata Nalata is an acronym of the nicknames of Aung’s three sisters: NaNa, LangLang and TangTang). “We curate products that fit with our lifestyle and interests. As designers …

The Hill-Side + Buaisou Indigo Collaboration

Selvedge Chambray shirts, scarves and ties hand-dyed in Japan

Two of our favorite Brooklyn-based brands, The Hill-Side and Buaisou have joined forces to produce a limited edition run of selvedge chambray clothing and accessories—all of which has been hand-dyed in natural indigo using the traditional Japanese technique of shibori. The range of shirts, pocket squares, ties and scarves was produced in Tokushima, Japan by Buaisou’s expert indigo farmer-dyers—and while there is a simplicity to …