Cire Trudon

The world's oldest candle maker opens up shop in New York City

Few brands have 367 years of heritage and know-how behind them, and few are lucky enough to have the skills of a talented marketer, patron of the arts and designer to support them. Cire Trudon literally gave light to the people (and royalty) and produced such high quality candles that it has survived, even flourished, in an electric world. Cire Trudon’s staying power is partially …

Yoko Devereaux x Gilt Man

The web's boldest new retailer resurrects a defunct men's label

NYC’s dearly departed men’s label Yoko Devereaux returns this fall, bringing with it a “dark and clever smirk.” The capsule collection created for Gilt Man includes signature pieces—like its oft-imitated fleece blazer—as well as new designs that also mix refined tailoring with unexpected fabrics and edgier silhouettes. While the recession forced Yoko Deveraux to come to a grinding halt in 2009 after eight years in …