Newsroom — David Isle


The Jungle Will be Air-Conditioned

April 27, 2017
by David Isle.   I have had a most rare vision - past the wit of this man to say precisely what it was, but I will try. I went to Singapore thinking I would find a city - the “concrete jungle” as t...
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Be Kind to your Tailors

April 18, 2017
by David Isle.   As a measure of the darkness and frailty of the human spirit, it’s hard to beat fairy tales. One of the most famous, and most devastating, is “The Emperor’s New Clothes.” The prota...
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Collections: Gus's Guitars

April 13, 2017
by David Isle.   Some collections are like the city of Rome - built stone upon stone, every addition becoming a permanent layer supported by its predecessors. Other collections are like Pocahontas’...
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Chuck Berry, 1926-2017

March 21, 2017
by David Isle.   America’s greatest cultural inventions have been in music. And there was no musician who influenced American music more in the 20th century than Chuck Berry. Musically, Chuck Berry...
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Tale of the Tape

March 14, 2017
by David Isle.   Donald Trump is the most powerful man in the world. Among his lifelong struggles is his quest to keep his necktie in place, even as his surroundings spin into turmoil. Trump’s prim...
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Does #menswear Come too Early?

March 02, 2017
by David Isle.   We have only just breached March, already spring/summer merchandise has begun its migration to the No Man Walks Alone showroom, soon to be scattered to clients across the globe. Th...
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The One Coat Wardrobe

February 09, 2017
by David Isle.   As I mentioned in a recent post, a long period of travel has forced me to choose which small percentage of my wardrobe I want to squeeze into a single suitcase. The most difficult ...
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The Two Shoe Wardrobe

January 26, 2017
by David Isle.   I will be traveling quite a bit over the next few months, and the less luggage I have to tote around with me, the better. I can get along fine for a few months with only one of the...
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