How and Why Converse Redesigned Their Logo
It’s possible you haven’t seen the new Converse logo, but it’s also possible you’ve seen it and not even realized it’s new. That’s because the redesigned mark draws inspiration directly from the brand’s heritage and uses elements that have been in...
Buriti and Cotton Hammocks
Brooklyn-based Incausa continues to work relentlessly on their mission to financially support, empower and preserve indigenous tribes in Brazil via unique social business endeavors. They are now working with the Yawalapiti for the first time, after...
Rutherfords of England Leather Bags
While Rutherfords of England has only been around a few years, the company is built on decades of experience. Fortunate enough to inherit the tools and talent when saddlery firm Shuttleworths of Chester shut down operations in 2010, Rutherfords...
Trapper Wool Scout Pack
A collaboration between two strong American brands—Faribault Woolen Mill and Duluth Pack—the Trapper Wool Scout Pack is both handsome and handmade. Lined with sturdy cotton canvas with adjustable leather straps, the timeless bag is built to last for...
Turn Me Loose Wool Throw
Made in America by 150-year-old Fairbault Woolen Mill, the vibrant wool Turn Me Loose throw is cozy and attractive. Each blanket is made of 100% fluff-loomed fine merino rose-colored wool with a contrasting creme warp and playful fringe.
Chief Trunk's Historic Luggage
All great successes have an element of providence—for the Oshkosh Trunk Company, it came in the form of a surplus of deadstock canvas. In the 1800s, an unnamed American mill had been churning out red-and-yellow striped canvas for use by Spanish...
Hand Knit Cashmere Cardigan
Pringle of Scotland has kept their finger on the pulse of fashion while maintaining a reputation for integrity and high quality materials since 1815. The hand-knitted cashmere cardigan features a subtle iteration of the iconic brand's signature argyle...
Handcrafted Jaguar-undi Bags
At this year's Pitch Night, we got hands-on with the bags of Jaguar-undi—a family-run start-up that sources traditional textiles from various regions across the Americas (Latin and South) and stitches them together into unique handcrafted bags. Their...
Gamine Co. Workwear Jeans for Women
While there's been a boom in the raw selvedge denim market recently, there are still very limited style options for women—particularly those whose jobs ask a lot of their jeans. When Taylor Johnston, a horticulturist at New England's treasured Isabella...
Filson Introduces The Black Collection
When in doubt, black is always a solid choice when deciding on a luggage color—it does well with scuffs and stains and will always match your travel outfit. Seeing the value in a subdued ensemble, Seattle's Filson today introduces The Black Collection...
Oakley Heritage Collection
In 1984, then-garage-based brand Oakley introduced the Eyeshade, an innovative sunglass design for professional cyclists derived from the O-frame snow goggle. A few years later, the Razer Blade was introduced, followed by the Frogskin, setting the...
Heritage Black Bay Watch
This divers' watch, inspired by the insurgance of 1954 style, boldly reinvigorates Tudor's extensive heritage. Function meets fashion with its slender nature, luminescent hands and water-resistant casing, while the burgundy bezel and domed dial add...
A History of Britain in Thirty-Six Postage Stamps
"A History of Britain in Thirty Six Postage Stamps" is kind of like Cliff's Notes, but better. The stamps themselves are art, and Chris West incorporates not only the country's history, but culture and politics as well, into a snappy survey of three...
Les Toiles Du Soleil Aprons
Bold dishes require an equally bold apron. These colorful versions from Les Toiles du Soleil are sewn from the famed striped textile known as the "cloth of the sun," produced on French looms, loved by Martha Stewart, and synonymous with durability...
Hand-crafted in the small town of Laguiole, France, these corkscrews have been the tool of choice for French sommeliers since the 19th century. Made with intricate precision from naturally shed stag's horn, they are most recognizable by their bee latch...
50s Presidents' Watch
A heritage revival identical to their 1950s model, Vulcain returns to the original spirit behind the alarm wristband. The heritage Presidents' watch limited edition series contains only 500 pieces per distinct design, houses a hand-wound Cricket V...
Interview: Scott Meleskie of Clark Street Mercantile
Opening just over a month ago, Clark Street Mercantile is a modest boutique in Montreal aimed at the discerning gentleman. Clothing, footwear, apothecary, pens and paper, magazines, accessories, artwork, bags, blankets, tonic and grenadine, razors...
Harrison & Bartleet Hook Clip by Mollyjogger
by Madison Kahn Outdoor retail expert Rick Stagner worked with Eddie Bauer for 18 years before opening his own authentic field and stream brand nearly a year ago, in August 2012. Based in the Ozark Mountains, Mollyjogger celebrates the Midwestern...
Cool Hunting Video Presents: Filson
With the imminent launch of their new factory and global headquarters—the first move for the brand in 80 years—Filson invited us in for a first look at their new space. We got a unique peek behind the scenes and learned how this classic luggage...
Over the past decade, Absolut became more synonymous with college parties and dance club bottle service than with its artistically-inclined, sustainably-minded Swedish roots. This shift in reputation is undoubtedly a repercussion of its ubiquitous...
Interview: Tom Peters and the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray
Chevrolet announced the all new 2014 Corvette C7 Stingray to grand applause and a few raised eyebrows at the 2013 Detroit Auto Show. Just the seventh iteration since the iconic car's inception in 1953, the redesign is all about moving the model...
Williams Knife Company
A master craftsmen, Chris Williams oversees the creation of his knives from the sheath to the blade. Working out of his studio in South Carolina, Williams dedicates himself to creating blades that are as functional as they are beautiful. By using...
by Matt Domino Thirty years ago Marley Hodgson founded a luggage brand inspired by his love of finely crafted leather goods, and named it for the Ghurka soldiers of the Himalayas. Though rooted in quality and craftsmanship that never really goes...
American-Made Bags: Weekender
Fall brings with it the promise of travel getaways, from weekend leaf-peeping to warmer-weather escapes. Wherever you may go this season the right bag is key. We've gathered a variety of American-made options to pack for weekend jaunts and extended...
Advertorial content: In an industry built on traditionalism and heritage before innovation, G-Star RAW continues to push the envelope with next-generation design. When the company first introduced the Elwood in 1996, the denim world hadn't seen...