Made South: A Catalyst of Craftsmen

Made South Market in Nashville Tennessee

I’m not here to tell you that the south is better than any other area or culture (…though it is. I’m here to tell you I’m really sarcastic). BUT REALLY I’m here to tell you how the south creates value and stands out creating its own beautiful culture. - If you and your family have roots in the south likely your dad or at least your grandpa was a jack of all trades. He could fix anything from your car engine to your plumbing. And your mom and/or grandma handmade the cute little suits you wore ...
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Ageless Kicks: Crosby Square

Brothers and Craft Crosby Square San Diego

I’m always fascinated by the enlightenment that comes from exposing myself to a culture that is different from my own. This could be eating a new food, listening to different music, seeing things I've never seen before, and/or hearing stories from people who have lived a different life than I have. We can experience some of these by making little out-of-the-ordinary decisions in our days - and/or we can experience all of these by traveling somewhere we've never been before. - We recently found ...
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Duck Dynasty Wedding

John Luke and Mary Kate Robertson at the Duck Dynasty Wedding on A&E and US Weekly

Sometimes life takes you to the most random places. This story is no exception. I found myself in Monroe, Louisiana with the Robertson family celebrating the wedding of John Luke and Mary Kate. To give you context, early this year I commented on a photo on John Luke Robertson’s Instagram. I thought he might appreciate some of our content, so I encouraged him to check out our site. Assuming he didn't see my comment (as he receives a high number of likes and comments) I never checked back. A ...
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National Seersucker Day


Mark your calendars! June 11 is National Seersucker Day! Our friends at Haspel are relaunching their line. Haspel is the originator and inventor of the seersucker suit. In New Orleans, it was originally made by Joseph Haspel Sr. as a fun and formal remedy to the heat of the south. Rumor has it that Haspel dove into the ocean in his suiting to prove to his friends that the suit could washed and worn again even before they would go enjoy evening cocktails. Though I won't be jumping into the ...
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Gordon Rush: These Streets

Gordon Rush Shoes

Charleston. A city of a thousand stories. A city whose streets have seen it all. These streets have been walked on by many, dating all the way back to the 1600's. These streets were a trading place for merchants and fine craftsman. These streets have bared the weight of war, slavery, bloodshed, and hardships. They remain in tact, learned from their past, and are stronger than ever, displaying all their beauty and soul. Today, these streets see rapid change. These streets see old and ...
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