Tag Archives : Spain

A new minimal wallet from Minimum Squared


Reading Time: 4 minutesA while back I did a few wallet reviews, comparing a couple of different concepts of, well, walletry? The most innovative of those was from Minimum Squared in Valencia, Spain. A tiny wife and husband team taking a more engineered look at how a wallet could work. Well, they’ve tweaked the design, added more leather options, and I have one…

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A pilgrimage to Companion Denim


Reading Time: 9 minutesThis summer I decided to go on a pilgrimage. Not in the traditional sense of seeking out a holy place of note and walking there, mind you. More in the way of a growing awareness of going to be quite near a destination of note for enough time to allow me to saunter by to say “hola!” kind of thing. You…

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Trouser Tuesday: Companion Denim jeans, tweaked to 11


Reading Time: 7 minutesIn the past two years I’ve bought some pretty decent denim. I could mention the Iron Hearts, all Japanese ruggedness, or the Livids, made by four hands in Norway, the Steel Feathers, designed in Norway and made by Japanese craftsmen, or the Tenders, quirkily British and hand dyed. This time though I wanted something even more different, and when I…

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Street art: A few snaps from Valencia


Reading Time: 2 minutesI recently spent a few days in the city of Valencia in Spain, and given that my eyes are always on the lookout for cool things, I thought I’d share a few of my snaps. While I could show you the same tourist photos as most would drag out, showing all the magnificent showcase buildings along the fantastic green park…

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Would Sir prefer quality or a discount?


Reading Time: 6 minutesNow, right at the start of this post I know it’s not in really going to fit in with my usual material. It’s not about clothes, or cool old things, or any of my usual passions, yet it’s on my mind and I’d like to share it with you, esteemed reader. Last night I was at a restaurant in Valencia…

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