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 […]

30 Oct
Outerwear from leaders in performance motorsports apparel

Alpinestars has consistently executed a dedication to performance, style and comfort, and have channeled those same commitments into their new range of casual outerwear apparel. Best known for crafting the protective equipment worn by the hardest racing men on two wheels (including their revolutionary Electronic Airbag Suit for MotoGP Racers), Alpinestar’s dedication to quality is not […]

29 Oct
Handwoven wool from Scotland's Hebrides Islands

North Face’s high-end Purple Label has assembled an entire collection of outerwear using the singular Harris Tweed material, made only in the Hebrides Islands of Scotland. The elegant but durable handwoven wool fabric is used as the outer material on a range of vests and jackets — various alterations of a Down Park and Down […]

11 Sep
Eastern experiments with new laces & looks for Fall/Winter 2012

Converse Japan has released two new headturning high-top styles for Fall/Winter 2012. The first, ‘Mountain Parka Hi’ (above), eschews using different textures or materials and opts instead to be inspired by (and look very similar to) a mountain parka. You you may have one that already matches the shoes in your closet. Simple colors (red, […]

12 Jan
Seattle outdoor label specializes in sustainable materials

The varying color blocks of the Manastash Reversible 100 parka are bright but not blinding, and the reversible factor only adds to the parka’s appeal. Available in orange/tan color blocks with electric blue reversible, or aqua/blue color blocks with gray reversible, the Seattle outdoor brand’s parka is one of a selection of Manastash products available […]

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 […]

21 Nov
Headhphones, seersucker & nylon from the man from U.N.K.L.E.

The result of an intriguing combination of aesthetics inspired by musician James Lavelle — the man from U.N.K.L.E. —and Dutch brand Denham’s fashion is the new Advisor Parka. The Advisor Parka is no ordinary outerwear, blending new-age indigo rubberized nylon from Italy, hand painted details and incorporation of sweater material from the Canadian army. The […]

5 Jul
Josh Sims' historical guide to everything in your wardrobe

There are many books that cover the various dapper personalities who have defined men’s fashion over the last century — the rakes who wore timeless garments that became indelibly stamped into our cultural psyches (such as the impeccably disheveled Gregory Peck on the cover, above). But not many books will tell you the history of […]