Michael is the Chicago editor at InsideHook. He lives on a steady diet of coffee, whiskey and jazz.
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I’m not the kind of dude to wear a lightweight scarf, but if I were, I’d go with one of these Deadstock Linen Scarves from General Knot & Co. You’re looking at three different styles – all 100% vintage linen, all made in New York, and all 100% handsome. Handsome as long as you’re not Read more
Sure, we may have lost an hour over the weekend, but we gained being one step closer to rocking the kind of spring outerwear you see before you now. Taylor Stitch’s Telegraph Jacket is a really nice unstructured option that’s done up in the US out of washed cotton twill, and cut clean and trim.
Let’s take a sec to talk about quality drinkware. Because if you, like me, consider coffee an elixir of the gods, then proper drinking vessels are a real priority. The Tanner Goods x Mazma Wares Vessel collection is comprised of a trio of cups, in various sizes, all handmade from clay in Portland, OR.
A pair of pants to end all pants. That’s what you’ll get with these Slim Dungarees from Outlier. Cut from hi-tech, made-by-mad-scientists doubleweave canvas, the Slim Dungaree is your classic 5-pocket pant made 10x more durable and comfortable. Basically, they’re what Outlier does best in a nutshell.
Fun fact: Ohio Knitting Mills made the sweaters worn by Mr. Rogers. Funner fact: some of the company’s handsome Wool Cardigans are on sale at Haberdash. Super simple, and expertly knitted in Cleveland, these cardis will make you feel so good that you’ll be singing about neighbors too.
Look, it can’t stay winter forever. Right? Soon enough, you’ll put those boots to rest and bust out the trusty sneaks again. And those sneaks should be fresh. Throwback fresh, like these US-made New Balance 576s. They’re super comfy and got those classic, suede uppers.
Bandanas. I believe that everyone should have one on their person at all times. Mop the brow, wipe the nose, stick up a bank – you never know when it’ll come in handy. And for this, check out the new bandanas from Best Made Co. They’re dyed and discharged printed right here in the ol’ Read more
I own this Filson Cover Cloth Weekender Coat, and I can honestly say it’s the best piece of outerwear in my closet. It’s waxed and lightweight, making it my go-to for inclement weather. The moleskin collar and and pocket warmers (and this liner if needed) make it perfect for colder temps. Plus: it’s made in Read more
In the immortal words of Method Man, “keep it real wit me, I keep it real witchu.” These Lightweight Traditional Aran Sweaters from Aran Crafts come with a signed and stamped certificate of authenticity, so you know they’re really made in Ireland from 100% pure wool. They’re also damned handsome, with a classic crew neck Read more
These Engineered Garments Newport Plaid Work Shirts have everything you love about EG’s tried-and-true staple, but in a lightweight, summer-friendly cotton. So now you can have an EG work shirt for every season, and wear the co.’s impeccably-constructed, NYC-made wares all year round. I know, I’m as stoked as your are.