"These are too nice to wear around the house, but they are so comfortable, you don’t want to take them off” - a satisfied Lesovs customer
While developing our Enhanced Dress Socks we were looking to design a sock that was comfortable, had some performance features similar to those found in athletic socks, but still had the lightweight feel of a dress sock.
Not all cotton is created equal; some is like sandpaper and others can be soft as silk. Sea Island is one of the softest cottons in the world. It has far reaching history and currently is one of the precious cottons that can be found on the market. Read More
One of the fashion capitals of the world - a mecca for designers. Of course we needed to stop by on our way to Como. Here you find boutiques for Armani, Bottega Veneta, Canali, Dolce & Gabbana, Moschino, to name a few. One must see the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II to see the luxurious shops, restaurants and bars and the beautiful glass dome. Read More
Florence, one of the art capitals of the world. In pursuit of the masters, Michelangelo, Botticelli, and Brunelleschi, we visited the Uffizi Gallery, La Accademia and the Duomo where we were awed by the magnificent David and the other wonderful masterpieces. The art and history of this city are remarkable. Read More
118 small islands, no roads, just a maze of canals and 400 bridges linking them together. Full of history, famous architecture and beautiful Venetian art. It was a wonderful 3 days; amazing us with culture and beautiful sites of Venice. Read More
We travelled to Northern Italy to meet with our Italian tie manufacturer as well as a small cotton cloth producer in the area. One with its roots in the silk industry producing quality ties, scarves, and silk fabric for some of the biggest international fashion houses and luxury brands using modern weaving techniques to produce exquisite silk and fine products. Read More
Northern Italy, particularly the Como area, has a rich tradition of silk and silk manufacturing. The Silk Museum (Museo Didattico Della Seta) in the town of Como is a perfect way to learn about the history and current silk production in the area. Some of the finest silk cloth is woven here and we are happy to use this silk for our ties! Read More