Style

One doesn’t usually associate obscure Japanese denim brands with Southern mountain cities, but that’s just the kind of place Asheville is. We were excited to discover Old North at our recent visit there, and the thoughtfully curated collection of men’s clothes and gear are just the kind of things you want to reach for during […]

Style

This year marks the 4th we’ve partnered with Charlottesville-based leather craftsman Marcus Wiley of Wiley Brothers. Wiley has a similar origin story as us: His life began in finance as a stockbroker before he headed back to the Virginia horse country where he grew up. Inspired by his equestrian roots, he launched Wiley Brothers in […]

Craftsmen

The iconic, boxy silhouette. Their impeccable safety record. There’s a lot to love about a Volvo, and their power to inspire intense nostalgia is pretty magical. We’ve been fans of the Swedish-made automaker at Ledbury HQ for quite some time. Our CMO has owned a record six Volvo’s in his lifetime and wouldn’t consider buying […]

Art/Design

One benefit of being located in Richmond, Virginia is the proximity to the #1 ranked public arts school in the country and the pool of talent that emerges from one of its many-lauded programs. Virginia Commonwealth University (or VCU) is ranked top in the country for its sculpture, fiber arts, and 2nd overall in (public) […]

Style

One of our favorite parts of summer is the spirit of exploration and sense of wanderlust that seems to take over once the humidity kicks in. Whether you’re exploring the concrete jungle or the Southernmost tip of the Outer Banks, we turned to Papa Hemingway for some wayfarer inspiration. Hemingway is a style icon for […]

Style

One look at our Summer Collection and it’s obvious that we’re enthusiastic about this natural fiber. For sweltering summer months, nothing beats the breeziness and breathability of this loose weave – you will literally and figuratively always be cool in linen. Our love of the fabric led us to a natural curiosity about its origins […]

Interview

We’re incredibly excited to announce a special four day custom shirting event at our brand-new Georgetown store. We’re honored to be hosting Michal Linke, one of Europe’s premier experts in Made-to-Measure and custom shirtmaking, who is visiting from our top European mill. Join us next week starting Thursday, June 23rd as we welcome Michal to […]

Food/Drink

With our recent Georgetown store opening, we thought it was apt for us to explore the best that the capital city currently has to offer. On the top of that list is Chef Aaron Silverman’s recent venture, the fine dining establishment Pineapple & Pearls, which opened just a month ago in Barracks Row. Pineapple & […]

Food/Drink

Virginia has many things to offer that aren’t readily found elsewhere: rich history, relatively perfect run of all four seasons, and, of course, great shirts made in our capital city. Believe it or not, before proprietors/husband-and-wife team Chris Fultz and Alex Graf hatched ZZQ Craft Barbeque, finding authentic Texas barbecue in the Old Dominion was […]