A sense of humor and a little lack of respect:  that’s what you need to make a legend survive.

Karl Lagerfeld on his “winning formula”

Sometimes there is a news story that neatly weaves a bunch of DuetsBlog posts together like a Bottega Veneta shoe fabric design.  Sometimes that story comes from hard-hitting

I love American-made products.

This past weekend, I attended the annual NorthernGRADE Fall Market in Minneapolis.  Set among architectural antiques in a warehouse, NorthernGRADE is an American-made menswear tradeshow featuring, among other goods, Red Wing boots, Faribault Woolen Mills blankets, backpacks from Duluth Pack, notepads from Doane Paper, hats from Fur Armour, to Moonshine Coffee.