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Socks Fan

Tonga Room, San Francisco.

Wine and Spirits

The Sweet Escape

On the enduring allure of the tiki bar.

Sohm looks at the color and how fine the mousse is — the fine streams of bubbles — a sign of great quality.

Wine and Spirits

How to Drink Grower Champagne

Legendary sommelier Aldo Sohm on rarer bubbles.

The Perfect Cup

Food and Drink

The Perfect Cup

Terra Kaffe’s espresso machine elevates your morning ritual with the press of a...

Designer Vivek Nagrani produces a limited edition of Mondrian- and pop art-inspired socks each season. Which has a way of sending his loyal customers—who've grown addicted to the Italian and French cotton that never loses its shape—into a tizzy. One man offered $100 to replace a single sock. So Nagrani, whose studio is in New York, rewarded such loyalty with the 21 Club, for men who buy 21 pairs in an 18-month span. Among other perks—such as being alerted to new styles—members have voting rights on which socks from a past collection to bring back. From $30 to $45;


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