The surprising success of and enthusiasm for the boot battle inspired me to continue doing Instagram poll battles. With the miserable summer weather out in full force, I wanted to discuss winter wear as much as possible so I gave a choice between flannels and leather jackets. After a close fight, leather jackets came out… Continue reading The Leather Jacket Battle: What is the Most Popular Leather Jacket Brand?
What Makes a Denim and Work Wear Product Great
As I sit to write this with my keyboard at the ready, a Calpico soda on the desk next to me, and ‘Sultans of Swing’ by Dire Straits ringing in my ear, I can honestly say I have never been more motivated or excited to write an article as I am to write this one.… Continue reading What Makes a Denim and Work Wear Product Great
Fit Feature 2: Why You Should Own a Pair of Red (or any uniquely- colored) Jeans
Something that I have carried along with me throughout my journey through clothing and style is my love of burgundy. Ever since I started caring about the clothes I wear, I have owned at least one pair of dark red or burgundy trousers. While not a totally uncommon color in more mainstream styles of clothing… Continue reading Fit Feature 2: Why You Should Own a Pair of Red (or any uniquely- colored) Jeans
Roy Big Bro 2 Jeans Review
The term ‘living legend’ is one that is often overused. In the world of raw denim and heritage work wear, there are many skilled designers and craftsmen that are rightfully revered, but only one who could possibly live up to this title. Roy Slaper is indeed a living legend not simply because he supposedly crafts… Continue reading Roy Big Bro 2 Jeans Review
Pigeon Tree Crafting Belt Review
In my Wild Frontier Goods belt review, I made mention of how important it is for leather goods makers to set themselves apart from the crowd. I believe that Wild Frontier Goods is doing that quite well, but there is no question that Pigeon Tree Crafting has already done this quite successfully. In fact, this… Continue reading Pigeon Tree Crafting Belt Review
Japan Trip Part 1: Tokyo and Boots!
This past summer I had the opportunity to visit Japan for the very first time with my brother and there was no way that I was going to pass it up. Fortunately, my brother is generally very easy going and allowed me to plan much of the trip. This allowed for it to be a… Continue reading Japan Trip Part 1: Tokyo and Boots!
The Flat Head Glory Park Red Plaid Flannel Review
The weather here in Southern California would imply that it is still summertime, but in the real world, winter is now in full swing. For those lucky people that do get weather below 75 degrees F, it is now time to break out the flannel shirts. These have been a staple of the raw denim… Continue reading The Flat Head Glory Park Red Plaid Flannel Review
Why Raw Denim and Heritage Work Wear is Not Going Anywhere
If you are a fan of raw denim, rugged boots, and heritage workwear in general (and if you are reading this article, you probably are) then you have doubtless heard countless people say that the fat lady is warming up for her performance on our beloved clothing. For people new to the scene, this might… Continue reading Why Raw Denim and Heritage Work Wear is Not Going Anywhere
Fit Feature 1: The Basics
Now that I've gotten my ranty little introduction out of the way, it is now time to actually start this series. I will be kicking things off with what is my favorite and most worn outfit. Unsurprisingly, it is a fairly simple and straightforward set of clothing as the ingredients are a pair of jeans,… Continue reading Fit Feature 1: The Basics
What The Heck is a Grail Item Anyway? The History of the Term and My Quest for the Ultimate Imperishable Wardrobe
If you are reading this article without someone forcing you to (and what kind of cruel punishment would that be?) then you are likely familiar with the term “grail.” If you don’t know what this term means, then you do not know where it traces its origin from and if you don’t know what the… Continue reading What The Heck is a Grail Item Anyway? The History of the Term and My Quest for the Ultimate Imperishable Wardrobe