Style File: Metropolitan Man

me·trop·o·lis • məˈträp(ə)ləs/ • noun
1. the capital or chief city of a country or region.
Inspired by New York City’s neutral palette and clean cut lines – capital style to show them who’s boss.

Ministry of Supply | The Aviator 2 jacket is constructed with a lightweight warp-knit in lieu of traditional woven material – true to this company’s focus on material innovation. It’s flexible, breathable, and packable, perfect for jet-setting between meetings across town. Did we mention that it doesn’t hold wrinkles, either?


Brave GentleMan | As they point out on their website, Brave GentleMan does things differently – they invest in producing classic products both sustainably and ethically. This cologne, Fleur D’Oranger 27, comes from a natural and extremely rare Orange Blossom that took over 3 years to compose. Slow fashion, anyone?


Brave GentleManHand-crafted in NYC, the New York Braces are suspenders made with durable and beautiful Italian future-leather. Wear them up, wear them down, with a suit or with jeans and a tee – these classic suspenders are the perfect accessory that can transition easily from day to night.


Bourgeois BohemeThis eco-friendly brand’s faux leather Julian Navy’s are hand-crafted in Portugal with consideration, built to last for those who care as much about where their fashion comes from as how great it looks. Don’t just take our word for it – if you ask, they’ll tell you exactly who made each pair of their beautiful shoes.


Shinola | This company’s mission to bring manufacturing back to Detroit has resulted in a brand that’s known not only for its stylish, Made-in-America products, but also its obsession and deep respect for high quality craftsmanship – the Canfield 43mm watch is a beautiful, “timeless” example of this.


Beltology | The Litmus Leather belt is a part of Beltology’s Made in NYC line, which is produced in one of the last family-run belt factories in the US. The all-leather belts straps are stretchy and have no holes, allowing for an adjustable fit every time.


Warby Parker | Just in time for summer, the Ellisons are lightweight and trendy, perfect for what the brand describes as “cosmopolitan bustle”. One of the only carbon neutral eyewear companies in the world, Warby Parker is also a certified B-Corporation – check out their page on Project JUST to learn more!


Can’t get enough? Check out our Pinterest board for looks for the urban gentleman.

Rhea Rakshit

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