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 […]

2 May
Polo shirts, hats, tennis wristbands & Quilt Wing-Tip Shoes

Labels don’t grow much more cultural heritage than Fred Perry, a onetime tennis brand that expanded to become embraced by subcultures far flung, from mods and preppies to 2tones and skinheads (just look at their Fred Perry x Medicom 60th Anniversary Bearbrick Series for verification). The vaunted British brand has now teamed up with fellow […]

28 Mar
Iconic British label puts all its cliques into collectible figure form

The iconic British label Fred Perry has spurred many a youth movement in its day, starting off as simply a tennis label which was then unknowingly adopted by — and in many ways ended up defining — the mods. The 2tones came after, and soon the label was appropriated by a seemingly incongruous gamut of […]

24 Oct
The preppy fixture made in the USA

While almost every brand seemingly has its own take of the varsity jacket, Rag & Bone’s version is a beauty. The grey wool-blend (80% wool, 20% nylon) varsity features a ribbed striped collar, cuffs and hem, snap fastening front, two front pockets and genuine leather sleeves. Find it at Mr. Porter for $695.

26 Jul
Canvas Top-Sider for Fall/Winter 2011

The venerable outdoor/Americana brand Penfield teams up with Sperry Top-Sider for an upcoming capsule footwear collection. The two blue-blood Massachusetts labels collaborate on a series of shoes for Fall/Winter 2011, and here is one of the standouts: a canvas camouflage boat shoe that melds the ubiquitous silhouette of the trad/preppy worlds with the bold graphics […]