18 Nov
Stay warm this winter in fine wool from the Hebrides Isles

Filson’s, the experts at winter wear, have brought all that is practical, aesthetically pleasing and toasty warm to this year’s winter coat with the Harris Tweed parka cruiser. Take Filson’s standard high-quality pure goose-down filled parka and you get soft, lightweight and warm. Add accents of fine Harris Tweed wool from the Hebrides Isles and find yourself […]


23 Sep
Layers of classic materials, looks & colors this season

Japanese high-fashion designer Junya Watanabe, who is well known for his intellectual approach at reinventing classics, has released a second volley to his MAN Fall/Winter lineup. Coming through with an expected focus on the understated, sophisticated and functional, some of the outerwear pieces are especially worth noting — like the taffeta quilted long parka, for […]


13 May
An iconic wardrobe staple is re-introduced

Burberry has long since mastered the art of the trench coat, their simple London-esque luxury keeping people cloaked since the early 1900’s. Made from gabardine, with Burberry’s signature plaid interior lining, their classic trench coat makes a celebrated return, available in several different cuts, colors and lengths — slim, modern or classic in honey, stone or black […]


29 Jan
A very foldable 100% polyester British mac coat

You’d be hard pressed to find a better quality rain coat than one by Burberry, the originator of the British trench, aka mac coat. This version distinguishes itself by its high packability — meaning it can be folded up and fit into a tiny pouch. Made of 100% machine washable polyester, the classic Burberry Brit […]


14 Jan
Six unique 1940s pea coats embroidered & customized

Having just come onto the scene last August, Los Angeles-based label U.SSKB now teams up with customization master and fellow Angeleno Dr. Romanelli for their latest release. After debuting their inaugural footwear collection with Mark McNairy, for 2013 the label now offers a series of six vintage 1940s pea coats restyled with zippers, hand chain stitching and […]


15 Oct
Comme des Garçons protégé champions All-American flair

Often taking inspiration from preppy looks, Japanese designer Junya Watanabe features this latest duffel coat with ribbed, striped and varsity-style trims, contrasted with 100% cowhide sleeves for a sporty touch. In collaboration with Gloverall, this expertly crafted duffel coat is produced with a double-faced wool-blend fabric with a plaid lining. Combining a characteristically American garment with a […]


8 Aug
Mexican producers drop second EP for LA's Culprit Records

Mexican duo Climbers (Jay Blakk and Kiko Deal) have just dropped their second EP in 3 months with Los Angeles label Culprit Records, a typically well-produced piece of dark ass shaking titled “2 Come Back”. In addition to the original mix the EP includes two remixes by Miguel Campbell and Fur Coat, and to promote […]


12 Dec
From Japanese art to the appreciation of well shaped derrières

The second installment of our Best Of 2011 retrospective series focuses on the Top 10 Books of 2011, including photo-heavy coffee table books, research tomes and literature. From the history of menswear staples to Japanese art to modernist architecture to the appreciation of the well shaped derrière, there were a multitude of books published covering […]