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A Story on Jordan Mixson: Finding Joy in Your Creations | Res Ipsa - RES IPSA

A Story on Jordan Mixson: Finding Joy in Your C...

Jacksonville, FL — Jordan’s story is somewhat like this fugue: his many voices, many parts of himself come together to make him one whole person. However, unlike a fugue, Jordan...

A Story on Jordan Mixson: Finding Joy in Your C...

Jacksonville, FL — Jordan’s story is somewhat like this fugue: his many voices, many parts of himself come together to make him one whole person. However, unlike a fugue, Jordan...

Living More Joyfully: Margeaux House is on a Mission | Res Ipsa - RES IPSA

Living More Joyfully: Margeaux House is on a Mi...

We sat down with Margeaux to learn more about her journey and the many spaces she finds herself creating more opportunities for joy for herself and so many others — especially for...

Living More Joyfully: Margeaux House is on a Mi...

We sat down with Margeaux to learn more about her journey and the many spaces she finds herself creating more opportunities for joy for herself and so many others — especially for...

Mr. Conversation-Starter: William Henry on Ancient Aliens, the Awakened Soul, & His Ruby Red Loafers  | Res Ipsa - RES IPSA

Mr. Conversation-Starter: William Henry on Anci...

It has been said the first thing people notice about you is your shoes. What happens when someone who is incredibly shy begins wearing an extremely bright red pair of loafers? They...

Mr. Conversation-Starter: William Henry on Anci...

It has been said the first thing people notice about you is your shoes. What happens when someone who is incredibly shy begins wearing an extremely bright red pair of loafers? They...

A Year Living in Mexico: Q&A with Ann Woodward a.k.a. East Village Nomad | Res Ipsa - RES IPSA

A Year Living in Mexico: Q&A with Ann Woodward ...

Ann is not trying to make anything about her life super Instagram-worthy. But everything about Ann's life is incredibly Instagram-worthy. She experiences new and exciting moments, little and big, one after another. After another. After...

A Year Living in Mexico: Q&A with Ann Woodward ...

Ann is not trying to make anything about her life super Instagram-worthy. But everything about Ann's life is incredibly Instagram-worthy. She experiences new and exciting moments, little and big, one after another. After another. After...

Meet Mark McKinnon: The Showtime, Story-Telling Sneakerhead | Res Ipsa - RES IPSA

Meet Mark McKinnon: The Showtime, Story-Telling...

For his whole life, since he ran away from home as that young boy, Mark really has been really just one thing: a story-teller.  We can relate –– it is in our...

Meet Mark McKinnon: The Showtime, Story-Telling...

For his whole life, since he ran away from home as that young boy, Mark really has been really just one thing: a story-teller.  We can relate –– it is in our...

Res Ipsa Opens Newest Store in Vail at 8,150′ | Res Ipsa - RES IPSA

Res Ipsa Opens Newest Store in Vail at 8,150′ |...

Vail, CO -- We exited 2020 on a high note with our opening in Malibu. We decided we would set our sights even higher (than sea level) for 2021. We opened...

Res Ipsa Opens Newest Store in Vail at 8,150′ |...

Vail, CO -- We exited 2020 on a high note with our opening in Malibu. We decided we would set our sights even higher (than sea level) for 2021. We opened...

Res Ipsa Opens at Malibu Village | Res Ipsa - RES IPSA

Res Ipsa Opens at Malibu Village | Res Ipsa

Malibu, CA --  We were determined to end 2020 on a high note--so decided to open a new store...

Res Ipsa Opens at Malibu Village | Res Ipsa

Malibu, CA --  We were determined to end 2020 on a high note--so decided to open a new store...

Decision 2020 | Res Ipsa - RES IPSA

Decision 2020 | Res Ipsa

Every decision is a choice between fear and love. Here at Res Ipsa we are committed to choosing love over fear. We are also guided by a set of ten...

Decision 2020 | Res Ipsa

Every decision is a choice between fear and love. Here at Res Ipsa we are committed to choosing love over fear. We are also guided by a set of ten...

Repairing & Repurposing: The Story of West African Wax Fabric | RES IPSA - RES IPSA

Repairing & Repurposing: The Story of West Afri...

West African Wax fabrics are the latest fabrics to join this journey of repurposing and repairing something old into something new and cool! Read on to discover the meaning behind...

Repairing & Repurposing: The Story of West Afri...

West African Wax fabrics are the latest fabrics to join this journey of repurposing and repairing something old into something new and cool! Read on to discover the meaning behind...

The Story of Cactus Silk | RES IPSA - RES IPSA

The Story of Cactus Silk | RES IPSA

What is Cactus Silk? Cactus silk, a vegetable silk or Sabra silk, is part of the agave family. It is a plant-derived silk harvested from Saharan aloe vera cacti in...

The Story of Cactus Silk | RES IPSA

What is Cactus Silk? Cactus silk, a vegetable silk or Sabra silk, is part of the agave family. It is a plant-derived silk harvested from Saharan aloe vera cacti in...

Deadstock Isn't Really Dead: Maximizing Our Discovery, Minimizing our Impact | Res Ipsa - RES IPSA

Deadstock Isn't Really Dead: Maximizing Our Dis...

Marrakech, Morocco -- On a trip in fall 2019, our travels led us to divine inspiration. One morning we sought out on a journey through the city's historic Medina. In...

Deadstock Isn't Really Dead: Maximizing Our Dis...

Marrakech, Morocco -- On a trip in fall 2019, our travels led us to divine inspiration. One morning we sought out on a journey through the city's historic Medina. In...

Patchwork & Paint: The Story Behind Res Ipsa's Vintage 501 Denim Collection | RES IPSA - RES IPSA

Patchwork & Paint: The Story Behind Res Ipsa's ...

Since 2013, Res Ipsa has dreamed and desired to reshape the way we all experience retail.  Beyond our one-of-a-kind kilim footwear & accessories, we desired to offer a wider in-store selection that included apparel in...

Patchwork & Paint: The Story Behind Res Ipsa's ...

Since 2013, Res Ipsa has dreamed and desired to reshape the way we all experience retail.  Beyond our one-of-a-kind kilim footwear & accessories, we desired to offer a wider in-store selection that included apparel in...

Res Ipsa Atelier & Production Team in Marrakech, Morocco | Res Ipsa - RES IPSA

Res Ipsa Atelier & Production Team in Marrakech...

One of our core beliefs is that we believe makers of well-made products deserve to make a fair profit & living wage. We employ experienced local artisans to help make our vision a reality....

Res Ipsa Atelier & Production Team in Marrakech...

One of our core beliefs is that we believe makers of well-made products deserve to make a fair profit & living wage. We employ experienced local artisans to help make our vision a reality....

A Nantucket Summer: A Few of Our Favorite Things | Res Ipsa - RES IPSA

A Nantucket Summer: A Few of Our Favorite Thing...

We kicked off the 'new normal' and the summer season in our happy place: Nantucket. Home to our flagship retail store, we hope you can come see us when travel safely opens...

A Nantucket Summer: A Few of Our Favorite Thing...

We kicked off the 'new normal' and the summer season in our happy place: Nantucket. Home to our flagship retail store, we hope you can come see us when travel safely opens...

A Word on Father's Day | Res Ipsa - RES IPSA

A Word on Father's Day | Res Ipsa

Father’s Day is a time for us to give appreciation to the fathers and father figures in our lives. Let us celebrate our fathers and father figures for having guided...

A Word on Father's Day | Res Ipsa

Father’s Day is a time for us to give appreciation to the fathers and father figures in our lives. Let us celebrate our fathers and father figures for having guided...

Our Thoughts and Commitment to Inclusivity and Anti-Discrimination | Res Ipsa - RES IPSA

Our Thoughts and Commitment to Inclusivity and ...

Silence is a privilege. Inaction is a privilege. Apathy is a privilege. Inconvenience is a privilege. Indifference is a privilege. Ignorance is a privilege. PRIVILEGE is a form of RACISM. SPEAK...

Our Thoughts and Commitment to Inclusivity and ...

Silence is a privilege. Inaction is a privilege. Apathy is a privilege. Inconvenience is a privilege. Indifference is a privilege. Ignorance is a privilege. PRIVILEGE is a form of RACISM. SPEAK...

Timeless Graduation Gifts | Res Ipsa - RES IPSA

Timeless Graduation Gifts | Res Ipsa

To the Class of 2020, all we can say is Keep Calm and Carry On. Whether it be in person or virtually, we hope you are able to celebrate this once-in-a-lifetime...

Timeless Graduation Gifts | Res Ipsa

To the Class of 2020, all we can say is Keep Calm and Carry On. Whether it be in person or virtually, we hope you are able to celebrate this once-in-a-lifetime...

Res Ipsa Candles — The Places Hidden in Each Scent |RES IPSA - RES IPSA

Res Ipsa Candles — The Places Hidden in Each Sc...

We created custom candles so that we can have a sensory reminder of the places that are meaningful to our brand. When we light one of our four candles we...

Res Ipsa Candles — The Places Hidden in Each Sc...

We created custom candles so that we can have a sensory reminder of the places that are meaningful to our brand. When we light one of our four candles we...

A Timeless Textile: Res Ipsa's West African Mud Cloth Collection | RES IPSA - RES IPSA

A Timeless Textile: Res Ipsa's West African Mud...

While visiting Morocco on a trip last year, we discovered vintage mud cloth -- a traditional handmade fabric we're welcoming into the Res Ipsa story.  Read on to learn both...

A Timeless Textile: Res Ipsa's West African Mud...

While visiting Morocco on a trip last year, we discovered vintage mud cloth -- a traditional handmade fabric we're welcoming into the Res Ipsa story.  Read on to learn both...

Res Ipsa Babouche Slippers: WFH Like a 17th Century French Monarch | Res Ipsa - RES IPSA

Res Ipsa Babouche Slippers: WFH Like a 17th Cen...

Outrageously stylish and cool, not to mention perhaps the only acceptable house shoes, our Moroccan babouche slippers are now available. Sustainably designed from repurposed boucherouite rugs, the slippers carry-on age-old beliefs and are perfect for...

Res Ipsa Babouche Slippers: WFH Like a 17th Cen...

Outrageously stylish and cool, not to mention perhaps the only acceptable house shoes, our Moroccan babouche slippers are now available. Sustainably designed from repurposed boucherouite rugs, the slippers carry-on age-old beliefs and are perfect for...

The Dude Abides: The Greatest Hand-Knit Sweater of All-Time | Res Ipsa - RES IPSA

The Dude Abides: The Greatest Hand-Knit Sweater...

Single. Unemployed. Pot smoker. White Russian drinker. Bowler. Ladies and gentlemen, meet the Dude. The Dude abides in Venice, California, which practically makes him our Angeleno neighbor (Culver City). Read on to...

The Dude Abides: The Greatest Hand-Knit Sweater...

Single. Unemployed. Pot smoker. White Russian drinker. Bowler. Ladies and gentlemen, meet the Dude. The Dude abides in Venice, California, which practically makes him our Angeleno neighbor (Culver City). Read on to...

#SocialDistancing: Res Ipsa's Recommended Shows, Books and Music | Res Ipsa - RES IPSA

#SocialDistancing: Res Ipsa's Recommended Shows...

We've all found ourselves with unanticipated time on our hands. We've often joked there would never be enough time to watch all the shows and read all the books as...

#SocialDistancing: Res Ipsa's Recommended Shows...

We've all found ourselves with unanticipated time on our hands. We've often joked there would never be enough time to watch all the shows and read all the books as...

How are we to live in uncertain times? | Res Ipsa - RES IPSA

How are we to live in uncertain times? | Res Ipsa

 It is the time of the coronavirus, and the situation changes from day to day. As we write this, people are practicing social distancing and self-isolation. Our stores are closed...

How are we to live in uncertain times? | Res Ipsa

 It is the time of the coronavirus, and the situation changes from day to day. As we write this, people are practicing social distancing and self-isolation. Our stores are closed...

Coast to Coast: Res Ipsa opens Los Angeles Retail Store | Res Ipsa - RES IPSA

Coast to Coast: Res Ipsa opens Los Angeles Reta...

RES IPSA opened its third permanent retail location on February 4, 2020. The new store is in Culver City (Los Angeles), joining its two strongly performing flagship stores in world premier...

Coast to Coast: Res Ipsa opens Los Angeles Reta...

RES IPSA opened its third permanent retail location on February 4, 2020. The new store is in Culver City (Los Angeles), joining its two strongly performing flagship stores in world premier...

The Brilliance of Boucherouite: A Story on Sustainable Vintage | RES IPSA - RES IPSA

The Brilliance of Boucherouite: A Story on Sust...

In the fall 2019, we formally opened our new atelier and showroom in Marrakech, Morocco. As always, we used the opportunity as a way to source interesting, sustainable textiles and fabrics in the...

The Brilliance of Boucherouite: A Story on Sust...

In the fall 2019, we formally opened our new atelier and showroom in Marrakech, Morocco. As always, we used the opportunity as a way to source interesting, sustainable textiles and fabrics in the...