My Bespoke Watch Straps

When the strap on my Italian made Panerai Luminor cracked prematurely I contacted Panerai to find out how much it would cost to replace the band. When the prices of the Panerai replacement straps started around $800. I researched other options. A Google search led me to DaLuca Straps out of San Diego. Da Luca […]

The Suit

Ermenegildo Zegna brown wool from Neiman MarcusDark Navy cotton polo by Ermenegildo Zegna from Neiman Marcus Bespoke Experience September 19, 2018  It all started with an appointment and a diet. I only had a month before meeting my new tailor and I weighed 218. It wasn’t the weight but rather there was more around the mid-section […]

My Foray into Bespoke

It turns out that my first foray into bespoke was not a suit or a shirt but rather shoes. In mid-2017 I started contacting a Napolese shoe maker by name Antonio Meccariello. I wish I had kept better records of how I found certain artisans like Antonio so that I could share that process with […]


How important is packaging? When it comes to electronics, paintings and crystal stemware, it is really important. It is damage control. In the fashion world it is usually less about protection and more about style. When purchasing expensive designer hand-made clothing, whether buying in a store or buying online, you are also buying an experience. […]

Your Bed

When it comes to finding the best handmade items available, don’t stop looking at night. After all, who wouldn’t love an all natural bespoke bed from Wales, United Kingdom by Savoir Beds. That is what The Savoy Hotel in London was thinking in 1905 when they furnished their rooms with these luxurious beds. We couldn’t […]

Trunk Show

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