DANISH BORN, AMERICAN BY DESIGN
Introducing a line of men’s accessories that blends classic Danish style and contemporary American design.
In 1951, a young Danish immigrant named Peer Baekgaard came to New York City with $127, a few hand-carved toy boats, and one big dream. With only a limited grasp of the English language—and a tenacity he learned fighting in the Danish underground during World War II—he managed to sell his boats to FAO Schwarz, and a unique giftware business was born.
THIS COMBINATION OF INGENUITY AND CAN-DO SPIRIT LIVES ON IN EVERY PIECE WE CREATE.
Peer’s legacy continues today with a new line of contemporary designs for businessmen and students alike. Peer liked to say he was “Danish by birth, American by choice.” This combination of ingenuity and can-do spirit lives on in every piece we create.
Call our store at 1-251-345-1731 to place an order