Start stamping — Monogram madness is everywhere
The writing is on the wall - this beloved trend is making a major resurgence
Fashionistas and traditionalists don't always tend to trend the same way, but both seem mad for the monogram right now! From it's practical roots as a means of identifying ones belongings to a royal tradition, the monogram has undergone a transformation that feels fresher, hipper and more accessible than the cursive and decorative linen adornments of days past. Here are some of our favourites that could just have your name written all over them!
Elevate your personal style by personalizing this sweet, box clutch with your own name, nickname or even your pets moniker.
Monogrammed Acrylic Clutch, Milan Blocks, $146.00
Now you can customize your grilled meats and veg with this hilariously brilliant wrought iron branding wand - made to order by a Texan cattle rancher. Just when you thought you had seen it all!
Monogrammed Forged Steak Brand, William Sonoma, $76.00
A tisket a tasket - a beautifully monogrammed "basket". Tote everything from shades, sandals and sunscreens around in this pretty printed sac for all of your beach outings.
Le Gran Maman, Lands' End, $54.99
Treat yourself to a comfortable and stylish night of sleep. These beautiful cotton nightshirts or two piece pyjama sets are produced in Canada in the finest cotton shirting fabric. Inspired by the gentleman but tailored for the lady!
KIP Nightshirts and Pyjama Sets, KIP, Starting at $119
We heart these adorable letter patches from The Drake General Store that make it fun and easy to customize anything from your existing closet. Just iron-on for instant pizzaz!
Drake General Store - Embroidery Letter, $5 each
Keep your loved ones close to your heart with these adorable monogrammed letter necklaces, crafted by hand in Canada. Choose the amount of letters, the type of precious metal or bling that best suit.
Mini Initial Necklace, The Right Hand Gal, $250
We would be remiss to write about monogramming without a mention of the classic evening slipper. Stubbs and Wootton, a great American brand founded in Palm Beach in the early 90's, brought back the elegant tradition of bespoke footwear. With infinite options for customization, part of the fun of a S&W purchase is choosing your own style and look.
Linen Bespoke Women's Loafers, Stubbs & Wootten, Starting at $500 USD
Nothing says sophistication like a signet ring on your tiniest digit. All in favour of trying this look - raise your baby finger.
Monogrammed Pinky Signet Ring, Sarah Chloe, $155.90
A personalized scent or candle
These soulful fragrances and candles by hipster New York brand Le Labo, make a perfectly personalized gift for yourself or special friend. Toronto Neighbourhood boutique, 6 by Gee Beauty, offers the custom service to inscribe a note. Go ahead and put a message on a bottle!
Le Labo Customized Candles and fragrances, 6 by Gee Beauty, $90
Away is all about the details, their cases work hard for the weary traveler, offering everything from a built-in charging station (carry-on only) and lifetime warranty to a light-weight, sleek design. Now tracking down your luggage on the belt or in the overhead will be that much easier thanks to the hand painted monogramming by artist Jen Mussari.
The Monogram Edition, Away, $455