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Velva Sheen: Cincinnati's Classic Sportswear Brand Comes Home

Velva Sheen: Cincinnati’s Classic Sportswear Brand Comes Home

This is the story of a classic Cincinnati clothing brand so iconic to the Japanese–a culture fascinated with the lore and materiality of  American vintage–that they’re spending vast efforts to revive it as the gold standard in sportswear.  Velva Sheen, manufactured in Cincinnati and dating back to 1932, found it’s heyday...
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Respect the Wood: Brush Factory

Respect the Wood: Brush Factory

Do you respect wood? It’s a simple question really. One posed by Larry David in the Season Eight finale of his show, Curb Your Enthusiasm. For Larry, a deep respect for wood meant ruining friendships, and the potential to rekindle love with his ex-wife. Unlike Larry’s, this story is about how a respect for wood...
Article Eats: Cincinnati's Wurst Cook Blows Up Holiday Fare

Article Eats: Cincinnati’s Wurst Cook Blows Up Holiday Fare

  Holidays: Happy Christmas, Merry Hanukkah, ‘Peace be With You’—oh, and enough mistletoe for your Aunt Mildred to attack every cheek in a twelve mile radius. America is strewn with lights, patinaed in fake snow, and beleaguered by the smell of backcountry Vermont by way of diffusers and candles. More often than not, holidays require...
Well Articulated: Derrick Braziel

Well Articulated: Derrick Braziel

In the rebirth of Over-the-Rhine, with its bright shiny storefronts, smart restaurants and high-rent living spaces, our neighbor Derrick Braziel sees huge heaps of work to be done on behalf of those forgotten in the renaissance. With partners William Thomas and Allen Woods, Derrick has undertaken that work with a non-profit they call MORTAR, all...
Drink This: The Scout

Drink This: The Scout

“It’s good, It’s good,” he starts – guzzling multiple mugs of brandy-laden egg nog from the living room punch bowl.  In one of the most poignant and oddly thoughtful monologues on the madness of the holiday season, Chevy Chase’s epic tirade at the climax of the movie “Christmas Vacation” properly sums up our collective exasperation...
Shop Spotlight: Imogene + Willie

Shop Spotlight: Imogene + Willie

In Shop Spotlight, we take you on a journey to some of our favorite retailers in the US and abroad.  This past summer we made the pilgrimage back to one of our favorite inspirations – Imogene and Willie.  The rehabbed gas station storefront in Nashville, TN was started by Matt and Carrie Edmonson in 2009, and...
Fall Lookbook

Fall Lookbook

Models: Aaron Strasser & Patrick Hicks Photography by: Aaron M. Conway
9 Things I've Learned in Two Years

9 Things I’ve Learned in Two Years

Two years ago Article opened it’s doors with a singular focus – to empower manhood.  We hoped that when men left our store, they felt a little better than when they stepped in.  Not necessarily because they just bought their new favorite pair of jeans, boots, or wallet – but because they experienced a camaraderie...
Shop Spotlight: Indigo & Cloth

Shop Spotlight: Indigo & Cloth

In Shop Spotlight, we take you on a journey to some of our favorite retailers in the US and abroad.  On a recent trip through Ireland, Trey found a gem of a shop in Dublin called Indigo and Cloth.  Levi’s Made and Crafted, Saturdays, and Norse Projects – a few of our favorites – can be...
The Art of Packing

The Art of Packing

Packing a bag for travel can be intimidating, sometimes your own nemesis. We have all experienced that daunting feeling of standing in front of the closet with an empty suitcase, bewildered about where to even begin. Do you remember those summer trips to the beach as a child when you tried to bring along every...
In the Shop: Article Gets Tailored

In the Shop: Article Gets Tailored

It’s never a mistake to be the best dressed.  Whether you’re at the Derby, your best friend’s wedding, or the pub, every man should invest in several key pieces of clothing that are tailored to fit the occasion – and your frame.  You can never go wrong with a classic USA-made navy suit, a couple...
Please Welcome: Trey Jolly

Please Welcome: Trey Jolly

Now here’s a man that knows a few things about working hard and doing things right.  It’s in his blood.  Raised in the foothills of Coal Country, Trey Jolly is a Kentucky-bred man ready to make his mark.  We are proud to introduce him as the newest member of our team.  At Article, we’re always...
FALL LOOKBOOK

FALL LOOKBOOK

  Photographer: Aaron M. Conway Models: Aaron Strasser, Shawn Carson, Cale Darrell