Maybe it’s both too earnest and too obvious, but enjoy the simplest things. They are truly where the most pleasure comes from. Whether it’s a quiet moment, a comforting meal, or a familiar feature, don’t assume that something has to be grand to offer magnitudes of pleasure beyond what you expect.
A closet full of bespoke suits and hand-made shoes is a wonderful thing. But there are much more basic, much more accessible items that can be just as rewarding. The list could end up enormous, so here are a few examples of things I use nearly every single morning that make all the difference in my day.
I’m no expert when it comes to haute horlogerie, and I tend to favor understated watches for myself, but I do appreciate a beautiful, complicated timepiece. Yes, I said timepiece. Here are some of the latest videos I’ve been ogling over at Hodinkee, a real authority.
We had a nice run with the Indian Summer, but it’s finally getting really wintery. And one thing that means is shifting our grooming habits until spring has sprung. It doesn’t matter how nice your coat is if your skin looks like hell. So look in your medicine cabinet and adjust.