Peyton Manning was featured in a large DirecTV ad wrap of this month’s Sports Illustrated wearing our Ragtime Vest.
The Big Bang Theory – Swimsuit Edition
We are excited to report that Sheldon and Amy wore our bathing suits in the most recent episode of The Big Bang Theory
9 Creepy Vintage Photos
We are starting our Halloween celebrating a little early this year
September 2014 Photo Contest Winner
Congratulations to our winner, Yvette Dudley-Neuman. She is the Heritage Re-enactment Coordinator for the Surrey Archives
Stop Wondering What to Wear… Get Fabulous Halloween Outfits!
Over the years we have put together several dozen full outfits for you to peruse for inspiration. We always enjoy getting customer photos that riff…
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”
Talk Like a Pirate Day – Don’t Miss the Fun
A wise man once said, “ To thine own self be true”. An even wiser man said, “Always be yourself, unless you can be a pirate!”
Would you dare to wear….
Men’s Fashion Plates – circa 1871. Which of these cutting edge styles you would wear?
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
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
Many of our customers have asked us how to tie our silk puff tie. It’s really straightforward with a bit of practice.
Photo Contest Winner – May 2014
Congratulations to our winner, Francisco Moran, shown here during a pause on the Pont Alexandre Bridge over the Seine.
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.
Hey Baby, Take a Walk on the Wild Side
Historical Emporium garb took a Civilized Adventure last week at the Supper Club in San Francisco, clearly proof that historical clothing is not just for formal affairs.
HEI Inspired Art
Check out some HEI inspired art by mixed media artist, Cory Graham.
A Civilized Adventure Fashion Show
Come see HEI’s fashion walk the runway in the Civilized Adventure Fashion Show. To celebrate Spring and our new blog we are having a live…
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…
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
California denizen, John Erickson, displaying his balance and pedaling prowess on a modern reproduction of a penny-farthing.
Who had the Winning Whiskers?
Best in Show at the 2014 Emerald Coast Beard & Mustache Alliance competition.