A JOURNAL BY SHINOLA DEDICATED TO JOY OF CRAFT

FLOWER HOUSE DETROIT

The idea was simple: fill a vacant house with flowers and invite the public to stop in and wonder at the roses, lilies, and marigolds that adorned the walls. The project, the brainchild of Lisa Waud, ignited widespread inspiration in other artists. Floral collaborators from around the country came to arrange, grow and curate rooms […]

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Take It From A Local: Today Clothing On Ann Arbor, Michigan

On the heels of our latest brick-and-mortar shop, now open on South Main Street in Ann Arbor, we sat down with Kevin Pearson and Eric Hardin—founders of downtown menswear mecca, Today Clothing—to get their take on the must-try-see-and-do destinations in and around their fair city. [[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_original”,”fid”:”264″,”attributes”:{“alt”:””,”class”:”media-image”,”height”:”540″,”title”:””,”typeof”:”foaf:Image”,”width”:”960″}}]] Since opening its doors on South 4th back in […]

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Take It From A Local: Today Clothing On Ann Arbor, Michigan

On the heels of our latest brick-and-mortar shop, now open on South Main Street in Ann Arbor, we sat down with Kevin Pearson and Eric Hardin—founders of downtown menswear mecca, Today Clothing—to get their take on the must-try-see-and-do destinations in and around their fair city. [[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_original”,”fid”:”1840″,”attributes”:{“alt”:””,”class”:”media-image”,”height”:”653″,”typeof”:”foaf:Image”,”width”:”980″}}]] Since opening its doors on South 4th back in […]

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7 Wardrobe Must-Haves For An Upstate Holiday / Guest Post By Sara Moonves

Artist Brice Marden and his wife Helen bought the old Madalin Hotel in Tivoli, NY, gave it a revamp, and just reopened the doors to guests. The historic hotel is the perfect holiday getaway. When you plan your trip to this Upstate destination, look the part with these seven wardrobe must-haves. [[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_original”,”fid”:”244″,”attributes”:{“alt”:””,”class”:”media-image”,”height”:”540″,”title”:””,”typeof”:”foaf:Image”,”width”:”960″}}]]   [[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_original”,”fid”:”245″,”attributes”:{“alt”:””,”class”:”media-image”,”height”:”540″,”title”:””,”typeof”:”foaf:Image”,”width”:”960″}}]]   […]

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The City Clock: An American Landmark

“I’ll meet you under the Kern’s clock.”Before the era of cellphones and easy communication, people coordinated meet ups using landmark locations and very specific times. The Kern’s Clock in downtown Detroit provided the convenience of being a landmark whose very function was telling time. With its debut in 1933, the Kern City Clock graced the […]

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The City Clock: An American Landmark

“I’ll meet you under the Kern’s clock.”Before the era of cellphones and easy communication, people coordinated meet ups using landmark locations and very specific times. The Kern’s Clock in downtown Detroit provided the convenience of being a landmark whose very function was telling time. With its debut in 1933, the Kern City Clock graced the […]

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The Great Wide Open

We love being in cities, especially a city as exciting as Detroit. Because we thrive on feeling connected to the culture and the people that surround us. But sometimes it’s good to get out, too. And in fact anyone who’s traveled can attest to the fact that, ironically, one never feels closer to their hometown […]

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Welcome To The Fashion Center Known As Madison, Wisconsin

We’re quite proud to have our watches in Context Clothing—a Madison, WI, store whose impeccably curated selection of quality menswear has earned them effusive praise from the likes of GQ and the New York Times. Not bad for a small store in a small town in the middle of Wisconsin. So how’d they do it? By focusing on “classic […]

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The Shinola Bike Tour: A Pictorial

So far, the Shinola Bike Tour has passed through New York, Washington, D.C., Cincinnati, Chicago, Austin, and we show no signs of letting up. We’ll be at Ron Herman Melrose in Los Angeles on the 15th, then we’re making stops in Boulder and Aspen before coming back to the West Coast. [[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_original”,”fid”:”223″,”attributes”:{“alt”:””,”class”:”media-image”,”height”:”540″,”title”:””,”typeof”:”foaf:Image”,”width”:”960″}}]] [[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_original”,”fid”:”224″,”attributes”:{“alt”:””,”class”:”media-image”,”height”:”540″,”title”:””,”typeof”:”foaf:Image”,”width”:”960″}}]] [[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_original”,”fid”:”225″,”attributes”:{“alt”:””,”class”:”media-image”,”height”:”540″,”title”:””,”typeof”:”foaf:Image”,”width”:”960″}}]] [[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_original”,”fid”:”226″,”attributes”:{“alt”:””,”class”:”media-image”,”height”:”540″,”title”:””,”typeof”:”foaf:Image”,”width”:”960″}}]] [[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_original”,”fid”:”227″,”attributes”:{“alt”:””,”class”:”media-image”,”height”:”540″,”title”:””,”typeof”:”foaf:Image”,”width”:”960″}}]] [[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_original”,”fid”:”228″,”attributes”:{“alt”:””,”class”:”media-image”,”height”:”540″,”title”:””,”typeof”:”foaf:Image”,”width”:”960″}}]] […]

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A Summer Trip To Sleeping Bear Dunes

Meghan McEwen, the intrepid traveler who brought us along with her to Glen Arbor, MI a few weeks ago, has just reported in on the second leg of her trip to the Leelanau Peninsula. This journey (of course) includes the classic Michigan vacation spot known as Sleeping Bear Dunes—a beautiful place we’d love to tell you all about, […]

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