Southern Gents Wear Southern Scholar

Southern Gents Wear Southern Scholar

I just turned 32, I’ve recently won the first award of my career, and I’m using fairly lavish vacays to celebrate this explosive new chapter. It’s because I was born and raised on the finer things, and it’s manifested itself in my adulthood…all the way down to a...
Have You Flown: JSX?

Have You Flown: JSX?

🎵 Cuanto le gusta, le gusta, le gusta, le gusta, le gusta, le gusta… 🎵 It was late 2020 or early 2021, and I was picking up my mom—a WN (Southwest) flight attendant—from work at Hobby Airport. I like to park in the cell phone lot and track the incoming arrivals on...
Gold Toe Socks: A Case Study

Gold Toe Socks: A Case Study

I love socks. I have two drawers full of them. My biggest stash is probably of dress socks and of that faction, the Gold Toes make up the lion’s share. But unfortunately, they’re an obscure example of a much larger problem facing brand loyalists and consumers as a...
The Case for Florsheim

The Case for Florsheim

Source: The Barn Shoes I was born and raised in New Orleans, with family scattered throughout the city—Uptown, Gert Town, the 7th Ward, all of that. But most of my time was spent between the East with my mom, and Algiers with my late grandfather, the legendary Lloyd...