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Greenhill Grad Creates Bespoke Shoe Brand

Mickey Ashmore used to live in a world filled with a nine-to-five job at a hedge fund, computers, and financial planning. That was, until he was gifted with a pair of traditional Turkish shoes while working for Microsoft in Istanbul. “I put them on my feet and realized they were extremely comfortable,” he says. “I wore […]

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Double R Makes the Perfect White Shirt

Every girl has her own version of comfort-zone chic, but more often than not it goes something like this: a simple white button down, some killer denim, and great pair of pumps. We’ve already taken the guesswork out of finding the perfect pair of jeans, and new store Double R makes sure you have the shirt to match. The owners of the 600-square-foot Plaza at Preston Center shop, Jen and Ravi Ratan, don’t think that one-size-fits-all. Rather, each shirt, tunic, dress, and jacket at their store is completely custom made.

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Meet Nine-Eighteen, A New Luxe Jewelry Shop That Feels Like Your Living Room

Don’t show up in pajamas, but be prepared: browsing the jewels at new boutique Nine-Eighteen feels like shopping from home. Owners and siblings, Darin Kunz and Kim Burgan, opened the high-end jewelry shop–named for their parents’ wedding date–in an office building on Turtle Creek so that they could create a relationship with each customer rather than […]

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Lean & Light: New Summer Sport Coats from Q Custom

The Texas temperatures are already hovering around triple digits, and that can only mean one thing for men: uncomfortably warm work attire. But don’t sweat it. Thanks to the careful and considerate designs of Q Custom Clothier,  the Lean & Light collection is made specifically for the extreme summer heat. I spoke with Q’s founder […]

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