Dunhill: Spring 2015

by Alex R. Travers Before Dunhill was praised for its men’s wear, England’s Alfred Dunhill had become an icon of the automotive and tobacco industries, a gentleman who celebrated creativity and claimed to sell “everything for the car but the motor.” He peddled horns, lamps, leather overcoats, goggles, picnic sets, and timepieces, developing a new …

Veronica Beard: Resort 2015

by Alex R. Travers Veronica Miele Beard and Veronica Swanson Beard, sisters-in-law and founders of Veronica Beard, have an unrushed knack for wardrobe development. What may bore the consumer—the placement of a dart, a fabric’s malleability—excites the Beards. Of all their collections I’ve seen, this one felt the most confident, using basic pieces—shifts, a trench, …