David verses Goliath

 

Now this blog is long over due, but after quite a few months of testing I think I can give honest feedback on a semi-clear winner. If you want to know all the specs,  go do a google…

Stepping with purpose

What is better than a quality made product? A quality handmade product with a purpose. Oliberté is a unique handmade product that not only empowers it's wearer with a great handmade unique product; but furthermore teaching a man how to…

A Bag to Carry your Dreams

 

Personally I think any and everyone loves a good story. It always answers the most important of WHY. Gives that thing purpose, a vision, makes you apart of that story. So I always want to support and work…

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Copy and Paste

One of the joys of having a little one is the joy of being able to match and "twin". As fun as it is to match with the little it's difficult to find enough companies that support the desire to…

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1UP! The Epic Bubby Lewis Experience

Most people know who Robert Lewis is most affectionately known as Bubby whether you realize it or not. Playing and recording with some of the best in the industry this guy is a force to be reckoned with. In his…

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Key[e]s for Change

Robert F. Kennedy said, “The purpose of life is to contribute in some way to making things better.”  I was always taught that one man can make a difference. One drop in the pond makes a ripple and one ripple…

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Is the Briefcase Dead?

With the advance in technology and people moving away from old way traditions it seems as though some things from the good old days are fading away. It is as if three-piece suits, cuff links, tie bars, a rolodex (remember…

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Music Mondays

What Happens when Snarky Puppy, Rachmaninoff, Robert Glasper, and some aliens from mars get into a lab and cook up a test tube baby? Out pops Anomalie hailing from the great city of Montreal. This dude is an utter mad…

Is the Maple Great?

Great Maple is a low key unassuming spot sitting in the white bubble of Fashion Island. With nice rustic wood decor with open dining and an open patio this venue is a perfect sit-down for a plethora of scenarios. Whether…

It's all in the details

"The details are the very source of expression in architecture. But we are caught in a vice between art and the bottom line." - Arthur Erickson

It's pretty rare where you find a brand and a team that pay attention…

Rodd and Gunn

I was invited to a special after hours preview at Nordstrom South Coast Plaza and I surprisingly won a little contest to win an outfit from Rodd and Gunn. It would be remiss of me to say that at first…

CLASSIC TIME

I have always been a fan of unique and nice watches. Usually my wallet is unable to keep up with my taste. However, things have changed, with the technology and manufacturing of today getting more and more affordable any budget…