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the smell of winter

Lets face it, winter’s here. The sooner we embrace it the sooner it’ll be on its way again. And because Scent is the strongest sense tied to memory,  I like to prepare for its arrival by picking up a few new scents that help recall my favorite parts of the season. For me those are the […]

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Rimowa’s Renaissance

Since its landmark acquisition by LVMH in 2016, Rimowa has emerged the luggage maker of choice for a distinct group of fashion forward globetrotters. What began in 1898 as a family owned enterprise in Cologne, Germany, has today become a symbol of cultural adeptness and an appreciation for the sort of quality originally pioneered by […]

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Spring is in the air, and it smells like…

Aside from dressing for the warmer weather changing up colognes in another way I mark the official switch from winter to spring. With the dark days of musk and leather now firmly behind us, it’s time to make room for lighter notes like fig, jasmine and sandalwood in the lineup. To say that scent is […]

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meet JR, street artist and urban activist

A contemporary french artist known for his captivating street installations, JR is setting the stage in San Fransisco for his second urban fresco. In last year’s “Chronicles of Clichy-Montfermeil” he showcased the multitude of personas found within the Paris suburb Les Boquets in a mural of over 750 photos.   This month he’s bringing his lens […]

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3 books to wake your inner entrepreneur

The following books were part of last year’s summer reading list. However, with the new year in full swing, I think it’s the perfect time to revisit some motivating reads that will help you power on to achieve the resolutions set just a few short weeks ago. While the entrepreneurial process might come naturally to […]

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here’s why you should see The Post

For the many people who know little to nothing about the Vietnam war (due in part to our biased education system), The Post offers a brief snapshot of an era characterized by government scandal and a people hungry for truth and transparency. When the Nixon Administration silences the New York Times in an attempt to […]

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