At LEO, we recently fell hard for The Optimist, a new menswear brick & mortar one-stop-shop destination in LA. Their edited mix of cool independent brands—some LEO favorites, others new discoveries—makes dressing fun. We could while away hours browsing and lounging in the cozy living-room space. Quality but affordable pieces in a great looking store is the best kind of in-person experience we can think of. A perfect aesthetic match for our readers.
We jumped at the chance to curate a LEO pop-up shop for you, as well as a lookbook of how to wear the pieces—styled by Ilaria. Check out some of our favorites from the shoot below; including pieces from AMI Paris, COF Studio, Closed, Scaglione, Daniele Fiesoli, Blundstone, Basic Rights, Taylor Stitch and more. Then browse the entire edit, available from now until end of the year, in-person at The Optimist or online via links below images.
Even by today’s standards, when men have not just stepped it up but embraced a certain effortlessly irreverent style, Bridges’ sartorial prowess feels both incredibly curated and created to impress while somehow still seeming to give no fucks…
Toshiro Mifune has often been referred to as the Japanese Steve McQueen. But he was more than that. He had the swagger. The balls. The skillset. A true original, there’s never been anyone quite like him. He had…
Calling all Christmas nerds. From Johnny Cash, John Denver, Bing Crosby, Judy Garland, and The Beach Boys to Aimee Mann, Sufjan Stevens, and - obviously - The Chipmunks - here is the only Holiday playlist you will ever…
November 27, 2020
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