Boutique

The Return of Chogüí

The small boutique brand from the Dominican Republic went dorment after 2018 due to pending legislation in the United States. But brand owner Victor Nicolas is bringing the brand back,...

Published May 2022

5 More Boutique brands that are likely to make it

5 More Boutique brands that are likely to make it. After suggesting to get rid of the term boutique, since the value of the word has diluted so much, the...

Published May 2020

6 more boutique brands that made it

6 more boutique brands that made it. Recently we published two articles about boutique brands that were hot for a while. Some of those brands completely disappeared, others are still...

Published April 2020

The boutique discussion goes on

The boutique discussion goes on. Last week, we published an article about boutique cigars and suggested to get rid of the term. That inspired the BCA podcast ‘Protecting the legacy’...

Published February 2020

Let’s get rid of boutique cigars

Let’s get rid of boutique cigars. Well, not of the cigars but of the name boutique. The definition of boutique is pretty clear, it has two meanings. The first meaning...

Published February 2020

What are boutique cigars?

What are boutique cigars? According to the dictionary boutique is ‘a business or establishment that is small and sophisticated or fashionable’. And that is a wide description. The words boutique...

Published August 2019