•   Vaatturiliike Sauma was founded in 2004 by tailors Olli Holstikko and Tuomo Pynttäri. The store moved to its current location by the beautiful old church park in Helsinki four years ago. Olli and Tuomo were both taught the trade by master tailor Jouni Korhonen for six years in Helsinki. When he passed away in 2004, Olli and Tuomo founded Sauma together based on the old company, Jouni Korhonen Oy. After working a few years as strictly alteration and bespoke tailors they slowly started adding on accessories, ready to wear and made-to-measure. Their store selection includes over 30 brands and with product portfolio expanding from bespoke suits to fragrances.  …

Brands & Designers

  •   We sat down with Adam Lewenhaupt, founder of the Swedish brand C.QP and asked him some questions about the mission of the company and their forthcoming projects.   portrait of Adam Lewenhaupt by Jamie Ferguson    Name of the company / brand CQP (Conversations & Quintessential Products)   Why this name? When we first launched the brand it was under the name “Coloquy” which more or less means informal conversation. We really liked the word, it had a different and very independent ring to it and also related directly to our series of interviews, “Conversations”, that we continuously conduct with individuals who inspire us. We had to change names…

the modern man today

About Me

The modern man today is more and more often mixing the garments in his wardrobe. He can wear bespoke one day and wear more casually the day after; and go for vintage/used garments or buy the latest hype sneakers. We are happy to feature brands and stores with a soul, they can be 100 years old or very new. Hope you will enjoy the contents! picture by Jonathan Daniel Pryce @garconjon