The Top Ten Best Denim Brands

The last time I did a top ten article, I wrote about leather jackets and that list was the finale of a three part series discussing leather jackets. The first article talked about why leather jackets are awesome and what to look for in a good one. With jeans, I feel this is unnecessary. Leather… Continue reading The Top Ten Best Denim Brands

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Can One Pair of Boots Really be Better than Another?

Recently I’ve been sticking to straight up reviews and style interviews. Quite frankly it has been too long since I’ve put a good rant up here so I will remedy this right now. It's time for a boot discussion.  If there was one thing that I would change about the heritage menswear/raw denim/workwear/boots community/world/subculture besides… Continue reading Can One Pair of Boots Really be Better than Another?

Is Horween Chromexcel Overrated?

In the last article, which you can read here, I stated that Chromexcel (also called CXL) is probably the most well known chrome tanned leather in the world. In fact, I misspoke. Chromexcel is likely the most well known and recognizable leather by name in the world regardless of tannage. People often refer to it… Continue reading Is Horween Chromexcel Overrated?

Wild Frontier Goods Card Wallet Review

Several months ago, I reviewed an awesome belt from Mike over at Wild Frontier Goods in Tokyo, Japan. I not only loved the belt, but I also started to chat often to Mike through Instagram. During one of our conversations, he asked if he could send me a wallet for review and I was more… Continue reading Wild Frontier Goods Card Wallet Review

Mill Handmade Japanese Wallet Review

As much as I love my card wallet from The Flat Head, there were two aspects that bothered me about it. Firstly, it did not have enough space. Over the past year, I have noticed that I needed a lot more space for cash and coins and the Flat Head wallet did not have this.… Continue reading Mill Handmade Japanese Wallet Review

Clinch by Brass Tokyo Engineer Boots Review

Engineer boots caught my eye the moment I first set my gaze on a pair. I have always loved boots and rugged clothing, as my love of Western films influenced my tastes from an early age. Something about the laceless design, the buckles, and the perfect balance between a cowboy boot and a work boot… Continue reading Clinch by Brass Tokyo Engineer Boots 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

Wild Frontier Goods Natural Veg Tan and Kakishibu Belt Review

As promised in my 2017 year in review article, we’re kicking things off right in 2018 with a review of this belt from Wild Frontier Goods. I actually discovered this brand after following Mike, the man behind the goods on Instagram several months ago. Through his original feed, I saw that he was starting up… Continue reading Wild Frontier Goods Natural Veg Tan and Kakishibu Belt Review