THE REPORT

THIS WEEK

This week we welcomed another new addition to the JA family, Sperry Top-siders. These guys are the ultimate lifestyle brand, the epitome of luxury American living. If you wanted to escape the New York heat for the Hamptons, you’d be wearing your Ralph Lauren polo shirt, Michael Kors chinos and Sperry Top-siders whilst driving out there. This is the uniform of the preppy American – it’s been confirmed. The Official Preppy Handbook endorses the Sperry Top-sider Authentic Original as the footwear of classic prep style. Who am I to go against the handbook!? Sperry has been around for donkey’s years – 86 to be exact – so it’s nothing earth shattering or futuristic about them, but it is a brand that’s rich in history and believes in true quality. Paul Sperry was born into a sea-faring family so his Connecticut up-bringing would always led to the ocean. A seamen himself, he enlisted into the US Navy after WW1 broke out during his college years,....

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Posted on 05/02/2016

This season marks the launch of an exciting new footwear collection from the iconic French sporting label Lacoste. The L.12.12 collection goes back to it’s roots, focusing on the original polo shirt that kick started René Lacoste’s transition from Tennis player to designer. For those who don’t know the back story behind Lacoste, here’s my....

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Paris has always been an epi-center for fashion, producing some of the worlds most iconic labels. It’s a fashion capital that has truly earned it stripes, there’s no denying it’s individual style with the way it’s so subtly stands out. There’s enough fashion houses in Paris to habitate a small town – a pretty....

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