Pirate Talk 101

Pirate Talk 101

A toast to piracy and its many shiny rewards!

Today is International Talk Like a Pirate Day. To help things along, we have compiled a listing of pirate phrases for use at home and the office so that you don’t spend the whole day saying, “ARRGGH”

Stand and be counted

Stand and be counted

You will be counted among the best dressed at any event with our new HEI Exclusive extra High Stand Collar Shirts – the Viceroy and…

Photo Contest Winner – June, 2014

Photo Contest Winner – June, 2014

Congratulations to our winner, Dave Carrier, shown here greeting visitors to the Isham-Terry House in Hartford, CT. Dressed in our Twin City Vest in Red, Mr.Carrier portrays Mr. Franklin Pettibone, a merchant tailor and good neighbor to the Isham sisters.

How to Tie a Puff Tie

How to Tie a Puff Tie

Many of our customers have asked us how to tie our silk puff tie. It’s really straightforward with a bit of practice.

Accept No Substitutes

Accept No Substitutes

Rufus is a multi-talented artist and writer from Australia and has the discerning taste to shop at the Emporium Stores.  But even the most steadfast of fans can be lured into temptation.  Witness Rufus’ confession below.

Who do You Want to be Today?

Who do You Want to be Today?

Mr. Quinton is an inveterate costume enthusiast. Here he displays an array of styles achievable with Gentleman’s Emporium clothing. Business man or gentleman’s gentleman, you…

Bad Boys, Bad Boys…

Bad Boys, Bad Boys…

Lupus Nensén collaborated with photographer Gustaf Johansson to create this excellent reproduction of a Victorian convict photo.  We think it is quite realistic.  Take a…

Pedalling a Pennyfarthing

Pedalling a Pennyfarthing

California denizen, John Erickson, displaying his balance and pedaling prowess on a modern reproduction of a penny-farthing.