Heritage brands

Tesseron Cognac
It comes as no surprise that Tesseron Cognac—with its family lineage at the pinnacle of winemaking—is among the more graceful and interesting offerings in the world of brandy. Alfred Tesseron is the current director of the stunning estate in the...
Esbit: Elegant Cookware for the Outdoors
Longtime backpackers will no doubt recognize the name Esbit. The German company's fuel tablets and pocket stoves have been an outdoor, survival and military mainstay since its first iteration in 1936. While the brand's fuel blocks and compact stoves...
Botas 66, Prague
Five years ago, Jan Kloss and Jakub Korouš—then graphic design students at Prague's Academy of Arts and Design—decided to bring classic Botas sport shoes back to life as part of a school project. Established under the name Botana in 1948 in the...
Madden Equipment
Forty years ago in a small shop in Boulder, Colorado, Outward Bound instructor Dan Madden set out to make a better pack that would suit his and his students' needs in the backcountry. After 10 years off, Madden Equipment is back, producing outdoor...
Interview: Ian Callum of Jaguar
by Joe Richardson Following the global premiere of the new Jaguar F-Type Coupe—which was widely considered the star of the LA Auto Show—CH spoke with its Design Chief, Ian Callum. He told us about the car that he says “returns Jaguar to its spiritual...
A well-made chambray shirt will outlast most items in your closet and only looks better as it ages. Operating on a trademark and manufacturing process that has been in business for over 70 years, LA-based Coast-Wide is producing some of the highest...