In case you haven't noticed, I am obsessed with the eCommerce revolution that is going on right now. Following in the wake of mega success stories like Warby Parker and Bonobos amazing young brands are launching their products online, going direct to manufacturers, and delivering high quality product at a fairer price and with a more transparent production chain.
Want a pair of italian shoes but don't want to shell out $800 for them- M. Gemi will have you doing the tarantella. Need to stock up on basics for the season? Everlane and Cuyana have the "Fewer, Better" philosophy down pat. Need new bed linens for your guest room? Brooklinen wants you to get between their sheets.
Not only are these brands making a splash in the consumer scene but they are also peeking the interest of Venture Capitalists like Forerunner Ventures and 14W. This space is full of activity right now and I could not be happier. What could be better than hand crafted products with visionary style at a fair price? My latest find is no exception, The Arrivals is constructing absolutely beautiful outerwear at the highest possible quality. As self proclaimed "fashion outsiders" their brand feels fresh and curated. Now while they cannot be described as a bargain the quality and materials are so high end I can only imagine coats like these would be double the price if sold in a retail store. Here are some of my favorites from their collection:
And for the boys: