Tagged: Richmond

A talk with the curators of Yves Saint Laurent: The Perfection Of Style

A talk with the curators of Yves Saint Laurent: The Perfection Of Style

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Kehinde Wiley at the VMFA

Kehinde Wiley at the VMFA

An exhibition of the work of one of America’s most respected contemporary artists, on view at the VMFA through September.

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The Architecture of People

The Architecture of People

Most of architect Kevin Haley’s stories seem to begin in a pub, so naturally we asked him to chat over a beer while he was in town working on a special project with some local students.

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How To: A Winter Wreath

How To: A Winter Wreath

We spent a sunny Sunday with local florist Kelsey Sykes as she gathered, designed, and constructed a wreath of winter flora – and she gave us the run down on how to get started making our own.  

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Bibliofeed

Bibliofeed

We caught up with the team behind the digital book club Bibliofeed and got some recommendations to tuck into this new year.

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Idle Hands Bakery

Idle Hands Bakery

Our friend Jay finally picked up and did what we always said we would – so we joined him in his new bakery to learn a bit more about the gluten arts.

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Drink This: Blue Bee Cider

Drink This: Blue Bee Cider

We trekked over to Blue Bee Cider in Richmond to learn a bit more about the drink that founded America.

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Quirk Hotel

Quirk Hotel

We paid a visit to the newest, and certainly most talked about, hotel in our hometown of Richmond, Virginia.

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Vintage Cycling Jerseys

Vintage Cycling Jerseys

This weekend, our home town of Richmond welcomes the Union Cycliste Internationale’s annual Road World Championships. As excitement builds around the race, we stopped in at our favorite local bike shop, Carytown Bikes, to speak with cyclist and vintage kit collector David Hunter the history of cycling jerseys.  

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Mid-Summer Drinks

Mid-Summer Drinks

Summer is rolling on and the heat is still a lingering guest. Before we reconnect with fall, we can still revel in the afternoon sun with the company of good friends and libations that help prolong those summertime porch vibes. We visited our friends at Can Can in Richmond, VA and met bartender Jon Wasilewski who served […]

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Studio Visit: Storefront for Community Design

Studio Visit: Storefront for Community Design

This summer, Storefront for Community Design is hosting Neighbors, a landmark meeting of architects and collaborative design professionals from around North America working to better their communities. We visited their Richmond studio this week in the lead up to the conference.

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Spring Drinks

Spring Drinks

“You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep Spring from coming.”  – Pablo Neruda  Perhaps more than any other, Spring is a season that requires a hard refresh. New clothes, new palettes, new playlists, new hair-dos, new friends, new you. So while you’re at it, it’s more than appropriate to give your liquor […]

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Studio Visit: Richard Haines

Studio Visit: Richard Haines

Richard Haines is among the most well-known illustrators working in fashion today. He cut his teeth in fashion design but has come to practically reinvent the art of menswear illustration and has worked prolifically for the likes of The New York Times, Prada, Dries van Noten and GQ. His seminal blog, What I Saw Today, is a feast […]

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The Dog and Pig Show

The Dog and Pig Show

If you’re familiar with Chinese astrology, you’ll know that the Dog and the Pig make a fine match indeed. The complimentary temperaments of those born under the two signs make for harmonious match-ups, not only in matters of love, but business too.  So it’s no surprise that The Dog and Pig Show works so well. […]

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High Point Barbershop

High Point Barbershop

Thomas Pynchon once wrote, “Change your hair, change your life.” It’s an attitude we fully endorse. This week, we talk to the guys at Richmond, VA’s High Point Barbershop and Shave Parlor about the secret to a good haircut, the ins-and-outs of shop banter, what it means to be modern in a practice that’s heavily […]

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Fragrances with Na Nin

Fragrances with Na Nin

Under her studio monicker Na Nin, Virginia native Kate Jennings creates handmade perfumes and candles inspired by nostalgia and the evocative smells of the past. Starting first with a collection of carefully curated vintage goods and clothing, Kate has built Na Nin into a name recognized in Richmond and throughout the country for fragrances and […]

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Introducing: Shockoe Denim

Introducing: Shockoe Denim

Shockoe Denim is a family affair. Founder Anthony Lupesco started the company in Richmond, VA in 2012 to honor the craft of his father, Pierre. For over 40 years, Pierre Lupesco had established manufacturing operations for luxury menswear brands like Isaia and Belvest. So when Anthony approached him about making jeans, Pierre replied, “I only […]

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Cozy Cocktails

Cozy Cocktails

Holiday shopping. Holiday travel. Holiday family gatherings. Holiday office parties. Unpredictable holiday weather. It’s all a bit overwhelming, isn’t it? There never seems to be enough time at the end of the year to slow down and reflect, to take care of yourself. In search of a remedy to the holiday madness, we sought out […]

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Get Lit: Independent Bookselling with Ward Tefft

Get Lit: Independent Bookselling with Ward Tefft

Just a short walk away from Need Supply Co., Chop Suey Books is Richmond’s secondhand lit haven. True to its name, the two-story shop serves up an eclectic selection of obscure gems and beloved classics. Its shelves brim with the potential energy of newfound knowledge as shop cat WonTon naps in the display windows. Amid […]

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Staff Picks: Lenny

Staff Picks: Lenny

Lenny Greenberg is a man of astute tastes. He’s a consummate denim head, a connoisseur of great coffee, a practitioner of Brazilian jiu-jitsu, and was at one point considered the best cab driver in the city of Richmond (and may still be). These days, Lenny works as our warehouse receiving lead and gets his hands […]

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