With their unique perspective on Southern culture, the team at Bearings has been highlighting the best in Southern culture since the launch of their guide in 2008. Bearings was an early supporter of our company since the very beginning, and through their guide, we’ve been introduced to many intriguing aspects of Southern culture and life. […]

There are 24 hours in a day, and it is probably safe to assume that the president spends many of those hours in briefing sessions. Staying in the loop is an essential part of the job as the leader of the free world. Of the millions of presidential briefings that have been conducted in the […]

Throughout the month of January we will be featuring a handful of our customers and close friends on our blog. This week, Jesse Isenberg and Jordee Williford of the Richmond, VA based millwork shop, Stinson Williford. We caught up with the pair for our most recent Meet Our Friends segment and thought it would only […]

Throughout the month of January, we will be featuring a handful of our customers and close friends on our blog. First up we have Matt Rho, a Richmond based venture capitalist who focuses on finding investment opportunities for New Ventures Richmond (NRV). NRV is a local venture capitalist group that was established to build-up Richmond […]

Richmond is a small but strong community, and this sense of community is one of our city’s greatest strengths. It’s one of the driving reasons why we’ve setup shop here. Take our neighborhood for example. In addition to the great small businesses that we interact with on a daily basis, we have an internationally renowned […]

From the clothes we wear to our household goods, cotton is the world’s most widely used and versatile natural fiber. It’s also the fiber that makes many of our favorite fabrics — poplin, corduroy, chambray and flannel. A couple of weeks ago, we headed down to Farmer’s Cotton Gin, just south of the Virginia – […]

Northern Grade, a traveling American-made menswear market, made a stop in Richmond a couple of weekends ago. We were there with Marcus Wiley — a good friend, Virginia native, and expert craftsman — for a live demonstration of the making of our Free Union and Millington belts, among several of Marcus’ original designs. Northern Grade […]

A few weeks back, the folks from Cotton University spent a day with us at our office and storefront in Richmond, VA. Cotton University is a community devoted to education and understanding of cotton textiles. The team from Cotton University toured our office and had a chance to speak with our Co-Founders, Paul Trible and […]