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
I misread the name of this Cabin Fleece Crewneck from Wings + Horns, and thought it said Cabin Fever Crewneck. But I think that’s because we’ve gotten between 2 and 8 inches of snow almost every other day for the last two weeks, and I’m like one more snow fall away from going full Shining Read more
Look, you can have the best clothes ever, but if you smell like trash water all your finery will be for naught. Enter the all-natural soaps from Taiwan’s Yuan. Made from a blend of olive, canola and coconut oil, and coming in scents like cypress, sage, eucalyptus, and mulberry, these soaps will leave your skin Read more
Have you ever seen a real fireman’s coat? It’s not very chic. Not very fashion. But this Fireman Coat from Japan’s Needles combines some of the utilitarian features of a real, actually life-saving fireman’s coat, like heavy metal clasps and a longer length, with some stylish, wardrobe-saving details like a washed canvas body, corduroy collar Read more
If these new Merino Cardigans from Charles Tyrwhitt are anything like my much-loved Merino Jumpers from Charles Tyrwhitt, then I’ll be buying one in every color. Italian-made, slim fitting, warm without being bulky, and an incredible deal – CT’s sweaters really are one of the best bangs for you buck out there.
I believe it was Thomas Jefferson who originally said, “America. Fuck Yeah.” These All-American Jeans from Taylor Stitch are made in California out of 14.25 oz denim from North Carolina, come in both a slim and straight fit, and only cost $75 a pair.
You know how there are regular Oreos, and then special Oreos with different fillings? These Pierrepont Hicks jackets are kind of like the special Oreos. Made in the USA, the jackets have a classic 60/40 shell on the outside, and soft Japanese cotton fabrics on the inside.
My wife wanted to surprise me with a pair of brown suede chelsea boots for Christmas, but wasn’t able to find any in time, despite searching high and low. But then she kept on looking, even after the holiday was over, and eventually discovered these Meermin Rapello Suede Boots. They’re made in Spain, have a Read more
Shuttle Notes is a Japanese textile mill that specializes in recreating vintage workwear fabrics using traditional shuttle looms. And I don’t need to give you guys any background on Unionmade or United Arrows, right? Okay, so now combine those three and you get these new Unionmade + United Arrows Shuttle Notes Shirts.