Given the prominence and rise of vests in the world of finance and wealth Andy & Company is proud to present the 2019 Vest Review. Seven of the best vest brands to ensure you are the best dressed hardo on the trading floor. Arc’teryx Atom LT Vest –  $175 – “Arc Vader”   2019 Vest Review Arc’teryx Atom LT Vest –  $175 – “Arc Vader” The frontrunner for finance goons everywhere comes in what is arguably one of the most iconic fashion pieces since these stupid chunky soled Balenciaga type shoes that are all the rave now. Arc’teryx. The name alone is exotic enough.  Named after the ancient dinosaur bird hopefully velociraptor cousin the Archaeopteryx,  Arc’teryx is a high end Canadian outdoor company with 34 stores world wide.  Much like our military employs the use of Canadian Snipers in the Middle East you can use this fine piece of Canadian weaponry to your aid in the world of fuh-nance.   The Atom LT is a solid choice because it combines several of the Arc’teryx vest elements… Continue Reading…



Deal Sled Review Gucci Grp. Nv Gucci 1953  –  $690 – “Original Deal Sled” Arbitrage Andy Deal Sled Review 1. A review of the 2019 Sled market would be incomplete without the King of Deal Sleds, the Gucci 1953.  Throughout the annals of finance no other loafer has laid pipe this hard.  The original deal sled is as versatile as it is elegant.  Not to mention, you can literally hear the jingle of the horsebit as you walk.  Financiers everywhere rock these “veiny” style in the summer sans socks.  They wear them with ridiculous chunky rubber soles for the winter and with gator skin on the golf course.  It is a well known fact that once 1953s are broken in, your feet will feel like truffle butter. One of only weaknesses of the 1953 is how thin the middle of the sole is towards the front.  That’s why true hardos will keep their 53’s at the office and wear some LAX Rat Air Maxs during the morning commute.  Anyways, respect the 1953’s, at $690 a… Continue Reading…

Patagonia Vest Prohibition: A Response


Andy speaks on the Patagonia market impact and legacy.