Wild Card

November 13 – November 19 Look: @fourseasons We may not get to visit them all, but we’ll pretend we can through the official Four Seasons Insta account. Follow Now Listen: William Eggleston on Meaningful Music The Memphis-born photography legend behind your favorite album covers lists out the music that shaped him throughout the years. Read […]

Style

In case you missed it, blue is one of our favorite hues around here at Ledbury HQ. Which is why have a soft spot for our exclusive, limited-run Indigo Capsule Collection. Indigo is an organic compound dye that has been used on textiles for over 6,000 years. It was originally used in India, and made […]

Community

Our newfound NOLA friend Pableaux Johnson waxes nostalgic on the special kind of hospitality you encounter in New Orleans. Over the years, you start to recognize the signs. Friends who came to New Orleans for a professional conference a few years back (“Grab a drink between panels? I’m at the Hilton…”) return to the Crescent […]

Food/Drink

NOLA native, journalist, author, and multi-hypenate Pableaux Johnson provides a handy cheat sheet for essential New Orleans food groups. If you’re headed to New Orleans (and you should be), partaking of the city’s stellar restaurant scene is likely high on your leisure-time priority list. After all, the Crescent City has a 300-year tradition of culinary […]

Wild Card

When I graduated college, I had no idea what I wanted to do with myself, and no drive for anything more than having drinks and hanging out with friends. Looking back, it was a sad state of affairs. Slowly, however, things started to change. I met inspiring people, traveled and started to see the world […]

Community

Five years ago this week, Paul Watson and I opened the doors to a small loft in Richmond and launched a business that had been years in the making. There is a photo from the original launch party that recently resurfaced. Watson’s mother in-law took it. Back then, family members made up the majority of […]

Community

“Slow is Smooth, Smooth is Fast” Once the center of Virginia’s staid tobacco commerce, the Manchester district is now known for its rebirth. Turn-of-the-century warehouses are now residential lofts, art galleries and open workspaces. It is the backdrop of developers, creatives, and strategists in pursuit of iterative ways of business. Nestled along a sleepy stretch […]

Music

The annual Richmond Folk Festival is one of those traditions that we look forward to most here in our hometown. Falling on the second weekend of October, the festival is just as much a celebration of the time of year as it is the music. And like those sunny and warm autumn days, the event […]

Travel

“If, in Virginia, we may point with justifiable pride to our fire control record, our ability to do so is due in no small measure to the effective service rendered by our Lookout Watchmen.” – Handbook for Lookout Watchmen, 1948. Fifteen pages long, the Handbook for Lookout Watchmen is a quick read. Five of those […]

Food/Drink

Today is Mardi Gras. With the festivities in full swing, we took a look at this unique event, its historical context and cultural significance. In the United States, New Orleans is Mardi Gras. There are big celebrations all over, but the main event happens in Louisiana, and it’s well-documented that our co-founder and COO Paul […]