The Digest


THE GABARDINE SHIRT

Think vintage Pendleton with a riviera twist. The Wool Seersucker Gabardine shirt exudes elegant nostalgia in fresh form. Crafted in Italy with a camp collar and mother of pearl buttons, the gabardines are the perfect choice for a slow style this Spring.

 

​​​​​​​DIETER RAMS: GOOD DESIGN

May 20th marked the birthday of a timeless genius, Dieter Rams.

The "less, but better" philosophy of Rams is a heavy influence on what we do. An industrial designer, he created products that were simple, elegant, and thoughtful. His work defined an era, but also still inspires innovative design. Dieter Rams outlined his philosophy with '10 Principles for Good Design' that transcend products. Study these.

SLOW STYLE PLAYLIST - PT.II

The continuation of tunes geared toward a slow and steady pace. Too often people feel that multitasking is the only way to be productive. We have come to believe that true productivity comes when you can focus and commit all of your energy towards a goal. Consider this a soundtrack for your progress.

MANHATTAN PROJECT BEER CO.

Dallas neighbors, the folks at Manhattan Project Beer Company craft some stellar brews, serve coffee, and offer a solid food menu from their scratch kitchen. Can you think of anything better than an IPA and fried chicken? I'll wait. Visit their taproom for brunch and some live music.

THE DB COOPER HIJACKING

November 24, 1971: D.B. Cooper, dressed in a sharp black suit, bought a one-way ticket to Seattle, WA. Hours later, he parachuted out of the plane with $200,000 in cash, never to be seen again. Read the archives to learn more about the only unsolved air-heist that proves that 'the better you dress, the worse you can behave'.

FELLINI'S MASTERPIECE: 8 1/2

Recently added to HBO Max, Fellini's surreal masterpiece portrays Mastroianni as Guido, a famous Italian film director in a creative rut. Easily one of the most stylish and influential films of all time, '8 1/2' is how I imagine life as a film director is. Or rather strangely, how I'd want it to be. Fellini's intimate usage of the camera immerses you in this strange and fun world. Required viewing, most definitely.

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