I know I write about a lot of crazy clothing – and those pieces aren’t even the nuttiest ones I like. But sometimes you just need a simple piece that serves a simple function like these Hopsack Shirts from Dana Lee. They’re made in Canada out of a hefty and heathered cotton / poly hopsack, Read more
One outfit, two price-points, everything responsibly made.
Heads-up: there’s a Canadian retailer called Charlie & Lee, and they’ve got two colorways of those Japanese-made Low Top Sneakers from The Hill-Side for over 50% off. You know, the ones that are handcrafted using exclusive Hill-Side fabrics, and have vulcanized rubber soles and toe caps.
I hate talking about trend items with you guys, because I know you aren’t as shallow as I am. That said, even though turtlenecks are so “it” right now, really nice ones like these from Our Legacy can be timeless. Made in Portugal out of super-fine merino wool, they have a square hem, and a Read more
These Slim Fit Fatigue Pants from orSlow are like cast iron cookwear – heavy and durable (not my cleverest analogy, but moving right along). Made in Japan out of burly cotton twill, the military-style chinos have patch pockets on the front, flap pockets on the back, and are non-stick with proper seasoning.
Even though I’m hesitant to wear wide-brimmed hats around Iowa because of the constant Pharrell comparisons, I can’t get enough of these US-made Hats from Iron & Resin. The 4 inch-brimmed Badlands, the leather-banded Tin Pan, and the round-crowned Ranchero are all worthy of the ridicule at work, and the awkward stares at my son’s Read more