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A Gentleman's Gift Guide: Holiday 2019

A Gentleman's Gift Guide: Holiday 2019

“Can you just tell me what you want? You’re impossible to shop for.”- Ellis to Matt, every November, with increasing dread as the days get shorter and Christmas approaches like a guillotine on the thoughtful female trying to find a meaningful gift for someone who has everything already and can buy whatever he wants for himself. In the spirit of goodwill just in time for the season, for both Ellis and every other female struggling to wrap the perfect gift for their husband or boyfriend, I present my holiday 2019 gift guide. Clothes, self-care products, gifts for the gentleman chef,...

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Always Evolving

Always Evolving

After much deliberation (and some work with a calculator) we are thrilled to announce that Ellis Wilson Designs is offering the same great products at significantly reduced prices, made with pride in the USA. Making these products available to consumers at a more approachable price will lead to our ultimate goal: quality investment pieces in the hands of anyone who wants them.

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Living in the Moment

In late 2019, a brand taking a total break from social media for six weeks seems like total madness and we just wanted to take a minute or two now to explain our method behind it. When we started EWD a year ago we had what we thought was a permanent plan that we could follow step by step until we were the next Kate Spade. But business is like life and, to borrow a quote, “if you want to make God laugh, tell him about your plans.” Following our Javitz Center trade show we came away with some significant...

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EWD at the Accessorie Circuit

EWD at the Accessorie Circuit

There’s almost too much to write about after our first tradeshow in Manhattan. The thrill of being invited to exhibit at the Accessorie Circuit at the Javits Center, an honor for a brand less than a year old, was followed by weeks of preparation and planning. But like any new experience it’s hard to “know what you don’t know” and the experience itself was the best teacher. What we came to realize is that, beyond the sales and the experience of selling on a grand stage, being able to connect with like-minded young professionals and forming real relationships with them...

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Nantucket Vacation Recap

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Nantucket Vacation Recap

Nantucket, for as long as I’ve been aware of the tiny island off the Massachusetts coast, has been near the top of my must-visit list. Seeing pictures of the perfect New England houses with manicured lawns lined with every color of hydrangea, the cute cobblestone streets that had been there since 1659, has filled me with awe and I was so happy to have the opportunity to finally visit.    A few of my girlfriends have been going to Nantucket for a couple weekends every summer for years. A group of some of my favorite people spending a long weekend...

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