Journal

Layering Guide: Short Winter Days

Layering Outdoor Sunday Essentials

Though it has not quite happened yet, soon all the leaves will have fallen off the trees and cleared off of our yards. For the majority of the winter Denver is not covered in snow, but rather the greyed out muted ground colors of cold weather along with the bold colors of the obnoxiously early yet remarkably beautiful mid afternoon sunsets. With daylight hours occupying less of our day we have to think about how we can dress more intentionally for colder temperatures while still holding tight to our approach of clothing as a curation of art pieces. This particular...

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Layering Guide: Everyday Fall

Outdoor Sunday Essentials

Fall is a great time to get creative with the way your clothes are worn. Its a time of year when you can mix clothes from the summer with the warmer clothes needed as seasons transition. Getting back to the idea that clothing is art, and layering is an art, when leaves start changing and colors are vibrant, it inspires us to put together something that reflects what we experience around town and in the mountains.  Fall is also a time when it is a good idea to be prepared for unpredictable temperatures. Having multiple layer options that can easily...

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Behind the Scenes: Building Steadbrook

Behind the Scenes

46 S. Broadway hasn't always been the wood filled, white walled, coffee infused, artistically curated place you now know it to be. In fact, not too many months ago it was frankly trashed. But we loved that trashed box from the first moment we walked in. Sure it had a terrible drop ceiling, no floors or finished walls, old heaters popping out the floor, and plenty of other "problems," but we immediately saw what it could be. This post is really nostalgic to us. The photos aren't perfect, but rather a collection of random iPhone shots along the way, renderings,...

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Getting Acquainted: Jay DeRose

Culture Getting Acquainted

If you come into the store often, it's a near impossibility that you haven't had the chance to meet Jay.  When he's not working on one of his many other personal and professional endeavors, we're always excited at the opportunity to get him in the store crafting some of the best coffee and espresso drinks around, or giving the rundown on fabrics, cuts and stitching techniques between different lines within the shop. Jay has that go get em' mentality, and continuously pushes forward in producing a variety of different leather, canvas, and denim pieces for his own lines of products...

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Layering Guide: Warm + Dry Edition

Layering Sunday Essentials

In smaller settings, a curator is one who takes sole responsibility to acquire a collection and to create a system in which the exhibit is experienced. Clothing is art. The amazing attribute of clothing comes with the ability to wear art and layering becomes the way in which that art can be interpreted. It can be a challenge to curate pieces from vastly different locations and cultures, intentions and executions. When timeless esthetics and quality driven pieces are sought out it can mean fewer pieces in the wardrobe.  Layering helps to mix it up and provide variety when single items...

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