Walk Your Own Path

Bill White, the founder of Scarpe Di Bianco, once received a gift from his father: It was a golden ring emblazoned with the image of a rooster that, contrary to tradition, faced west instead of east. The implied message was that the son needed to fall in line and do what was expected of him. […]


Beauty and Hope

We love a label with a conscience. That’s one reason why we adore Ashley Pittman’s jewelry. Working as a volunteer in Rwanda in 2006, Ashley saw the need to support local artists. When she returned, she launched a company that now offers employment and training to more than 75 artisans in Kenya. The jewelry these […]


Extraordinary Pants

Their name may mean simply “pants from Turin,” but Pantaloni Torino trousers are anything but ordinary. PT is designed to break conventions, while preserving the classic Italian devotion to excellent craftsmanship. With casual pants and travel pants in a host of unique cuts and colors and available in worsted wool, blended cotton, corduroy, gabardine and […]


The Pen Is Mightier

Even as we use more and more technology, we know deep down that nothing surpasses a high quality pen. And no one makes finer writing instruments than Graf von Faber-Castell. Whether you’re writing a romantic letter, drawing a heartfelt sketch or adding an important signature, a well-designed pen shows that you put as much thought […]


What You Need for Fall

Fall is upon us, bringing with it football fun and cooler weather. It takes a flexible wardrobe to keep up with fluctuating temperatures. Here’s a quick guide on how to dress during this transitional time of the year. Fight Night’s Chill Autumn evenings can bring a chill, even in Texas. Meet it head on with […]

Luciano Barbera Collection Brings Italian Savoir Faire To M PENNER

The return of Luciano Barbera at M PENNER has given us a case of spring fever. Made entirely in Italy from sumptuous fabrics, Luciano Barbera exemplifies exactly what we value at M PENNER. High quality, beautiful construction and a strong sense of self. The 2016 Spring/Summer Collection is full of color and fabrics that are […]

It takes a small army to create photo shoot magic.

Salute To Spring! Go Behind-the-Scenes of the M Penner Photo Shoot

Speaking Italian involves more than just words. It’s a mix of voice and hands, spirit and culture. It’s what we captured during our Spring 2016 photo shoot at photographer Cody Bess’ studio situated just at the edge of downtown. We stayed true to our Italian brands and dressed our talented Page Parkes models in Isaia, […]


The Write Stuff: Graf von Faber-Castell Pens, Pencils Offer Luxury At Your Fingertips

Your suit is made-to-measure from the finest Italian fabrics. Your shoes gleam and your pocket square perfectly matches the intricate pattern on your tie. Every sartorial detail is executed with precision and elegance. The last thing you want to do in the middle of an important event is pull out a drugstore pen. “If you […]