While perusing the wares at Dover Street Market New York (aka Temple of All Clothes Cool) trying to recapture my fleeting youth, I stumbled upon Labour and Wait’s little enclave to the right of the main entrance. Less traditional clothing brand, more curator of old-school, well-made gear, the UK-based brand has assembled a collection ofContinue reading “Labour and Wait”
Uniqlo USA has announced their U Spring/Summer 2020 collection in collaboration with Christophe Lemaire a.k.a. the slouch God, and it’s pretty great. Uniqlo U is known for well-designed, fashion-forward cuts that look more expensive than they are, and it has definitely delivered on that this collection. As always, there are lots of repeats from previousContinue reading “UNIQLO U Spring/Summer 2020”
In last few years, one’s stable of podcast subscription has succeeded one’s list of frequented websites as a true signifier of content taste level. I’m personally proud of my personal Avengers of podcasts that I’ve assembled. And no, I’m not f’in telling you what they are. Go develop your own taste. The crown jewel, theContinue reading “Throwing Fits: Return of My Favorite Menswear Podcast”
Honestly, from a technical perspective, these boxer briefs are some of the worst you can buy. They’re identical to Hanes boxers with the exception of Supreme branding at the waist band, and they cost 17 dollars more per 4-pack. They don’t last very much past a dozen spin cycles and they don’t work well onContinue reading “Review: Supreme Hanes Underwear”
Review of the Iron Heart Ultra-Heavy Flannel, the spendiest but greatest flannel shirt available
This is the sock of choice of Instagram boot guys who are oblivous to the fact that heritage workwear has not been culturally relevant for more than 5 years now and don’t see the irony that appropriating workwear is just as phony as avant garde fashion. And yes, I’m throwing shade at myself here. IContinue reading “Review: Anonymous Ism Socks”
Simple logo apparel is usually treated as a cheap(er), money-making entry point that doesn’t actually represent the ethos of the brand. This hoodie OBVIOUSLY isn’t that, just as the fact that I’m OBVIOUSLY the most unbiased reviewer around even though I’ve loved 18 East ever since they were a thing. I’m sitting here sipping onContinue reading “Review: 18 East x Standard Issue Tees Hooded Sweatshirt”
Supreme season is back with its FW19 collection and the brand still pretty strong.
Review of the Kapital ‘Rat Brand’ Fastcolor Selvedge Bandanas — the most uniquely printed while true-to-vintage versions of the classic workwear accessory
Detailed review of the WAREHOUSE & CO. Lot 4601 Loopwheeled Pocket Tee in the Pepper (Heathered Light Grey) colorway, my go-to recommendation as one of the best T-shirts out there.