Christmas Shopping in London (Virtually)

London is a great city to visit and shop anytime of the year, but especially at the holidays. The energy and hustle & bustle of London easily gets you in a festive mood. Throngs of Christmas shoppers, all bundled up and rushing about under tinseled street decorations, is like a … Continue reading

Classic Fashion: Wimbledon

Grass tennis courts, players all in white, royal spectators, strawberries and cream. It could only reference one thing… Wimbledon! The world's greatest tennis players have been congregating at the prestigious All England Lawn Tennis Club for 137 years. It is regarded by many as the most elite of the 4 Grand … Continue reading

John Lewis Turns 150 Years Old

John Lewis is celebrating its 150th birthday this year. The venerable British department store chain, founded in 1864 as a drapery store on London's Oxford Street, has now sold to roughly 6 generations of shoppers. To put it in perspective, when John Lewis opened his Oxford Street store, London's population was … Continue reading

Fall 2012 Hunter Collection: Rainboots & Wellies

When it comes to Wellington boots (rain boots for most Americans), Hunter has to be considered the Cadillac brand in the marketplace. It is a company with a long history in producing rubber products, having been founded as the North British Rubber Company over 150 years in Scotland. The founder … Continue reading