Los Angeles is a city famous for its lavish lifestyles and studded denim, but one of its greatest design legacies is mid-century modernism. After all, this is the hometown for all things Eames and Gehry. And while it’s easy to spot modernism’s architectural masterpieces, more attention should be paid to how its affected menswear. Which, incidentally, follows the same credo of making things simple, lean, and beautiful
We at Put This On love our patchwork workwear and wabi-sabi goodness, but we also recognize that dressing like a Japanese mountain hermit isn’t always the most appropriate. By taking things down to their most basic curves and edges, you achieve the Occam’s razor principle of style – and sometimes the simplest things are the best solutions.
Check out some of the modernist accessories in our shop, where you’ll find things such as sterling silver cufflinks and simple tie bars. These understated pieces will undoubtedly help tie your outfit together (or your home, as is the case with these handsome carving knives). Egg chair not included.