Category Archives: Men’s Clothing

The Bespoke Driving Suit

Photographer and author Lara Platman recently posted an interesting gallery of pictures showing Marek Reichman being fitted for a vintage inspired driving suit made by Henry Poole & Co. The jacket and matching plus fours are definitely unusual, as are the details you can see built into the jacket, but they will not be out [...]

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RRL Online

Ralph Lauren is now apparently selling RRL online (a great lookbook is available too) – the website is difficult to navigate, but I found that searching for ‘RRL’ on the regular site brings up an easier interface. While some signature pieces are missing, this is great news for fans and maybe the company will lessen [...]

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Ralph Lauren at the Double RL Ranch

I finally found a video of the full interview that Ralph Lauren did for Oprah this last spring and while some of the narration is a bit soft in a few parts, it is very inspiring. Several great views of the picturesque Double RL Ranch are shown as well, and in another related video there [...]

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Filson and Levi’s, Part 2

The latest batch of Filson x Levi’s goods were put out for sale today and I walked down to the flagship store here in Seattle to see them in person. Some thoughts and observations: – My favorite from this set is the sawtooth shirt made from dry finish tin cloth and oil finish tin cloth [...]

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Ebbets Field Flannels

Now working out of Pioneer Square, I’ve taken an interest in exploring more of the quiet parts of the neighborhood beyond 1st Avenue and on one of the side streets just north of the stadiums I found the store for Ebbets Field Flannels – the maker of historical reproduction sports jerseys, hats, and jackets. I [...]

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Men’s File – Issue 5

The latest issue of Men’s File is now available. Along with the usual pictures of clothing, cars, motorcycles, and women, this issue has a great photo spread done on the Double RL ranch and a short piece on the Parisian Apaches.

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Wesco Boots

Wesco, an Oregon based boot making company, has a series of short videos on Vimeo showing parts of its manufacturing process along with its recrafting and custom fit services. I’m hoping to take a trip down there next spring to get measured for a pair of Boss boots.

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Nigel Cabourn Fall/Winter 2011 Video

Created by Anna Victoria Best, who also took part in a series of themed shoots showcasing a selection of the pieces.

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Engineered Garments FW11 Early Arrivals

The first shipments for fall from Engineered Garments are now getting to stores both in the U.S and Japan: – If you’re in Seattle, Jack Straw received Bedford jackets in navy wool serge and brown corduroy, shawl collar vests, and 19th century button down shirts. (I snapped the picture of them above) – Context just [...]

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Barbour Fall/Winter 2011

Pictures of Barbour’s fall/winter collections are now showing up online through its retail partners – aside from the classic pieces and a few of the new designs, most of it is very ho hum or generic and it feels like the design teams forgot what makes Barbour Barbour. At first glance, some of the knitwear [...]

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