Scot Meacham Wood x Stubbs & Wooton Tartan Slipper

Scot Meacham Wood x Stubbs & Wooton Tartan Slipper

Friend and colleague Scot Meacham Wood has just release a limited-edition slipper with Stubbs & Wooton. It’s in tartan (of course), and priced at $495. Perfect for slinking around masculine interiors.

The Stately Home Of Mortdecai

The Stately Home Of Mortdecai

I first reported on the Johnny Depp film “Mortdecai” back in the early days of the blog. Well it’s out on DVD now and is mildly amusing, so consider a viewing if you haven’t seen it yet. There’s plenty of…

RL Home's Penthouse Suite Collection

RL Home’s Penthouse Suite Collection

It feels like we haven’t had a dark, masculine and sexy Ralph Lauren Home collection in a few seasons. Right on time comes Penthouse Suite, which was just unveiled. The motifs are all familiar, but that doesn’t take away from…

Scot Meacham Wood Launches Home Collection

Scot Meacham Wood Launches Home Collection

Interior designer Scot Meacham Wood has branched out with the launch of Scot Meacham Wood Home. Wood, a San Francisco-based Ralph Lauren alum, specializes in man-friendly interiors with generous heapings of tartan. The new collection includes exclusive tartan, tweed and…

221B Baker Street Revisited

221B Baker Street Revisited

“Mr. Holmes,” starring Ian McKellan as Sherlock, is currently in theaters, bringing us a chance to see yet another rendering of the great detective’s bachelor flat. Anyone seen it yet?

West Village, New Ralph Lauren Home Collection

West Village, New Ralph Lauren Home Collection

There’s a new collection of home items on the Ralph Lauren site. It’s called West Village, which is pretty gender-neutral (compared to, say, Modern Chairman and Modern Duke). Ditto for the items, though there are certainly some handsome pieces, including…

Is This What You Want? Always Alone?

Is This What You Want? Always Alone?

A new trailer for the upcoming James Bond movie came out a few days ago. If you haven’t seen it yet, now’s the time. It includes a dialogue exchange in which Bond is asked by the new Bond Girl, “Is…

Edge Of Reason: The Spectacular Casa Brutale

Edge Of Reason: The Spectacular Casa Brutale

The incredible supervillain-lairish Casa Brutale, at the edge of the Aegean sea β€” and perhaps the edge of reason. Created by the Open Platform For Architecture, the abode is alas just a concept. Suggested budget to actually build it is…

Element Of Style: Ancesserie's Bow Tie Stationery

Element Of Style: Ancesserie’s Bow Tie Stationery

Recently I received a note of introduction by a company called Ancesserie. That the note came electronically shoudn’t be seen as a self-contradiction. Ancesserie, you see, makes stationery on 19th-century letterpresses. Based in South Carolina, the company’s founding is pretty…

The Great Indoors: Playboy Magazine And The Invention Of The Bachelor Pad

The Great Indoors: Playboy Magazine And The Invention Of The Bachelor Pad

Today we have a guest post from James Kraus of Jet Age Media. * * * In it’s early decades, Playboy Magazine was a gateway to the good life. Like a worldly uncle or older brother, it dispensed a cornucopia…

The Downton Abbey Mattress Collection

The Downton Abbey Mattress Collection

Last week the Kingsdown brand announced a forthcoming “Downton Abbey” mattress collection. That’s right, not sheets, but mattresses. Considering they can’t be seen, they sure as hell better feel special. Said the company in a release: This strategic partnership represents…

Mr. Porter On Boathouse Row

Mr. Porter On Boathouse Row

Recently Jack Carlson, author of “Rowing Blazers,” shared his favorite boathouse interiors with us. Even more recently β€” Friday night, to be exact β€” I had drinks with Carlson at my favorite New York interior, the Player’s Club, whose walls…