Sophie Wise

Sophie Wise

Born in Paris, raised in New York City and educated at the Sorbonne, Sophie Wise has worked as a copywriter for advertising agencies in New York. She was the first-ever copywriter for the Kaufmann Mercantile store, and continues to contribute. She loves foie gras on wonderbread.

STORIES BY Sophie Wise

ReadNautical Signal Flags

Nautical Signal Flags

by Sophie Wise

With history rooted in military maritime battle, Catholic missionary expansion and ...

ReadBilliard Balls

Billiard Balls

by Sophie Wise

When billiards evolved from croquet in the 15th-century as a posh indoor game for stuffy ...

ReadHorn Measuring Cup

Horn Measuring Cup

by Sophie Wise

In the eighteenth century, coughs and sneezes could eventually kill you ...

ReadDenim

Denim

by Sophie Wise

Everyone has that one pair of jeans they refuse to throw out. I’ve been wearing ...