#HammersTravels - I'm still in Istanbul and told the manufacturer the temperature back in Minneapolis. To no surprise he asked, "How can you sell short sleeves in that climate?" Hopefully, the bold colors of the new polo collection from Hammer Made will help us keep the faith for warmer weather ahead!
#HammersTravels - My busy days in Istanbul continue as I finalize fabric selections for next Fall…and gather ideas for 2015. My biggest priority as I close out this trip, as you can see in the photos, is finalizing manufacturing for our Summer 2014 collection, which our customers are going to love!
#HammersTravels - The busy days in Istanbul continue as I finalize details on our newest collection pieces! As part of the new collection...due to customer requests...its leather time! Coming soon to a Hammer Made store near you...New wallets with, of course, great pops of color!
have been very productive in Paris today, which began with breakfast at Les Deux Magots with a friend. As you can see in the photo, Alan is man who also appreciates great style…from the pocket square all the way down to the Cartier bracelet.
#HammersTravels - As our friends and fans already know, a man's dress shirt selection can add character and individuality to an otherwise utilitarian outfit, so I take careful consideration when designing our newest pieces. With that said, my buying trip to Istanbul is now complete and was an overwhelming success. You are going to absolutely LOVE our new collection and, as I mentioned before, I cannot wait to share it with all of you!
#HammersTravels - I wonder if my "passenger" makes me eligible for the carpool lane? My buying trip continues in Istanbul, and thank you for joining me in the adventure. You are going to absolutely LOVE our new collection...and I cannot wait to share it with all of you!
- It's been a whirlwind of activity as my buying trip to Paris and Istanbul continues. As a sneak peek, here are some of the body and trim fabrics currently being produced for the new Hammer Made shirt collection!