Your New Gilty Pleasure

With a name synonymous for your most precious metal, nothing but decadence comes to mind. Gilt, opening in the former Aigre Doux space on Kinzie has no relation to the Gilt of NYC, but is making a name for itself in its own right. Despite its 24-karart moniker, Gilt is more rustic than showy. Clad with vintage revolving doors, salvaged tables with mismatched chairs, and seating from a reclaimed dollhouse, Gilt is well, refreshingly unpretentious despite the large press its been getting. Read More

Los Angeles

The Sky’s the Limit for Young British Watchmaker Bremont

It’s not often you see British watchmakers carrying some serious weight, especially when their biggest competitors are the heavy-hitting Swiss. But, brothers Giles and Nick English were determined to create an authentic watch company specializing in aviator-style chronograph timepieces, and their determination has paid off. Read More