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

Posted by Craig Schroeder on

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

The Local Intel: Oakside Cocktail Co.

Posted by Craig Schroeder on

Being able to create amazing cocktails in the comfort of your own home is not always an easy task. You have to have multiple bottles of liquor, bitters, vermouth, etc. and sometimes you might only have a few of those things to create your favorite cocktails. That's where Oakside Cocktail Co. comes in. They batch your favorite cocktails with the best ingredients, all made in the USA,  and mix them together in a bottle that is portable and ready-to-drink wherever you are.    They make three batched cocktails; a Negroni, a Rye Old Fashioned, and a Manhattan. Each ingredient in the...

The Local Intel: Oakside Cocktail Co.

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

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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 Local Intel: Lee Terbosic

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A longtime friend and client of the brand, Lee Terbosic, has been stunning people with his show "52 Up Close" and his awe inspiring stunts like Houdini 100 and looking proper while doing it. Lee, who is a Pittsburgh native is always dressed to impress in one of his custom CMMP suits, and as you will learn in the interview, there is a reason he has to present himself in such a way.. We got to sit down with Lee when he came into our Pittsburgh showroom to talk to him about life, his style, and what he has coming...

The Local Intel: Lee Terbosic

The Local Intel: Moderne Gallery

Posted by Craig Schroeder on

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