1. Short-sleeve shirt ($175), from Emporio Armani. 2. Super-light, silk trenchcoat, "Jude" ($995), from Emporio Armani. 3. Emporio Armani Dress shirt, ($175) and Tie ($95). 4. Rimowa suitcase, shown in Topas, ($1,325) from Bag 'n Baggage. 5. "Air Dempsey" Venetian slide-ons ($195) in brown calfskin, from Cole Haan. 6. Travel-friendly chinos ($275) and black trousers ($245), from Emporio Armani.
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7. Men’s king-size toiletries kit ($560), by Louis Vuitton. 8. Jacket ($695) from Emporio Armani.
It takes guts to open a brick-and-mortar bookstore in the days of instant online gratification, but in da Shop, local publisher Bess Press has found a way to allow fickle/loyal readers to have their cake and eat it, too.