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Commonwealth Proper Presents: Clothing + Community | EP. 4 | Sebastian Zutant of Primrose

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Since 2008 we’ve been meeting people through our brand who share that same curiosity about the human experience. We created a series of interviews telling our collective story, a place where clothing and community intertwine. We present the fourth part of our video series, Clothing + Community with restauranteur & wine label owner, Sebastian Zutant. We spoke about his neighborhood staple, Primrose, in Northeast Washington DC. He is the consummate host, has an incredible appreciation and knowledge of fine wine, and is about to embark on a new venture that we all want to hear about - Parachute Pizza.  ...

Commonwealth Proper Presents: Clothing + Community | EP. 4 | Sebastian Zutant of Primrose

Tailored Accessories with Witness Company

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Tailoring is all about perfecting the fit so that you can feel great in something that is unique to you. Similarly, custom-made jewelry is about crafting unique pieces that reflect the wearer's personality and style, just like a tailored garment. These two disciplines go hand in hand as they both prioritize attention to detail and focus on the craftsmanship that go into creating one of a kind pieces. To compliment our tailoring, we curated a collection of rings from NYC-based custom jewelry brand, Witness Company. Witness Company's unique designs incorporate a blend of classic and modern elements, resulting in pieces that...

Tailored Accessories with Witness Company

The Local Intel: Opie Way, Made in the USA Luxury Sneakers

Posted by Craig Schroeder on

In a world full of fast fashion, brands that still manufacture their products in the USA are few and far between. As a brand who have proudly made all of our clothing in the USA for the past 10 years, we love to work with brands who also have this sense of pride in keeping alive the made in America tradition. In that search, we came across luxury sneaker brand, Opie Way, founded in 2019 by husband/wife duo, Justin & Amanda James. After years of learning and a passion to make a luxury footwear brand in America, the brand was born. We...

The Local Intel: Opie Way, Made in the USA Luxury Sneakers

The Kensington Car Club: End of Summer Drive

Posted by Craig Schroeder on

The Kensington Car Club, created by our very own Aaron Pierce, is more than just a car club. It's not your cars & coffee type of car club, members actually take to the roads and drive their cars like they should be driven. In the waning days of summer, the club headed to Victory Brewing to show off their new engine upgrades and one member, founder Aaron Pierces, his new Audi S4.  Enjoy the views from this last drive. 

The Kensington Car Club: End of Summer Drive

The Local Intel: Moderne Gallery

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At Commonwealth Proper,  we love to discover local places/brands that represent some of the same things we do, dedication to a craft, bringing Made in America back, or highlighting people that are changing the landscape in their own industries. This is our Local Intel series that tell the stories of these people and brands.  We take a look into the world of Moderne Gallery, a gallery and showroom in North Philadelphia which has been internationally renowned for it's high quality, vintage 20th-century furniture, lighting, and accessories starting from 1984. Focusing on the work of George Nakashima, Moderne Gallery became known as one of...

The Local Intel: Moderne Gallery