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Style Pick: Read Wall Wilson Wax Jacket

Read Wall is a new made-in-America brand that brings a preppy edge to a field dominated by ubiquitous workwear. The entire line of polos, chinos, and shirts are worth a look, but the Wilson Wax Jacket stands out in particular

Style Pick: American Giant Sweatshirt

Quality and fit: that sums up American Giant, a small company from San Francisco. As of now, the brand only sells a variety of affordable, long-lasting basic sweatshirt styles, all handmade in America. Unlike other brands who skimp on labor

Style Pick: Steven Alan Seaside Slicker

Endure the changing of the seasons with class in this all weather jacket from Steve Alan. Featuring an exterior woolen shell, detachable hood and a drawstring waist, it's a worthy alternative to the mob of Barbours that are boud to hit

Style Pick: Junya Watanabe MAN x Duvetica Padded Gilet

Comme des Garcons designer Junya Watanabe has collaborated with Italian outerwear manufacturers Duvetica to create the Jekyll and Hyde of vests for the upcoming winter season. This fully reversible goose-down padded Gilet features corduroy and tweed panelling as well as the

Vested Interest

Lacoste Puffer Jacket with Removable Sleeves

Down vests are the duck-billed platypuses of the clothing world. You know their sleeveless design evolved for some reason, but that original purpose has long since been lost in a foppish undertow. For that reason, we appreciate this Lacoste Puffer

InVESTment

Bleu de Paname x Pyrenex Down Vest

Bleu de Paname is a well-respected french company known for their experience with denim. Pyrenex is higher-end french outer wear company with a reputation for producing fashion-forward down winter gear. Their forces and inspiration have clearly combined evenly to produce the

Your Sweater Alternative

Scotch and Soda Knitted Shirt

Not quite a jacket, and a little more than a shirt, this Knitted Shirt ($188) from Scotch and Soda is a unique winter wardrobe addition that's bound to attract attention. Details we especially like are the double breasted pockets and

Hiking? Doubt it. Style? Absolutely

Gant Rugger Hiker Jacket

Good jackets are generally one of two breeds: down-filled marshmallow parkas or lightweight cover-ups for a beach barbecue. Rarely does a man cross paths with a perfect autumn jacket that strikes a balance between the two. The Hiker Jacket from

Fit For All

Sunice Olie Power Stretch Pullover

There's something very special about fall golf. Perhaps it's witnessing nature's annual change and getting out of the summer heat. Maybe it's because we know our time on the course is limited. Either way, being prepared to play in

Sure to Impress the Girls in Home Room

GAP Varsity Shawl Collar Cardigan

High school may not be a time all of us wish to relive. Unless you never left your home town though, there's no reason everyone has to know you were Jeff Spicoli, when you can dress the part of Charles Jefferson.

Bolstered Blazer

Hlaska Surly Navigator Blazer

A perpetual conundrum facing stylish men is the ability to look good without seeming dressed-up. While there are many techniques to walking this fine line, owning fashionable and purposeful outerwear that looks great without appearing like you just came from the

Yes, A Jean Jacket that We Endorse

ELC Cody Denim Jacket

codyMade from North Carolina 13 oz raw denim and lined with Portuguese flannel, and sporting a slim motorcycle-inspired cut, the ELC Cody Denim Jacket is a jean jacket that we can get behind. Unlike some of the atrocities you

Before Gore-Tex, There Was (and is) Waxed Cotton

Barbour Beaufort Jacket

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As our man Jon Gaffney explained in his previous coverage of Barbour, this well known English brand has been making the ultimate waterproof outwear since time immemorial. Well, almost. Made from Barbour's legendary waterproof, wax-treated cotton (100%), the Beaufort epitomizes

Are You Down?

Obermeyer KFO Down Insulator

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Pop quiz, gear head: Do you know what down is? Did you guess feathers? Wrong. Down is simply the layer of fluff that resides just below a waterfowl's plumage. Because it's fluffy, it keeps you warm by trapping heat within

Show Team Pride with Style

Retro NFL Sweaters by Junk Food

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Everyone knows that Thanksgiving in America is about three things: family, food, and football. So, in the spirit of you sitting down to catch one if not all three games playing tomorrow (Packers v. Lions, Raiders v. Cowboys, or Giants v.

Little Bit O'Thunder... Little Bit O'Down

The North Face Thunder Jacket

the-north-face-thunder-jacketBeat the winter chills with some down. The North Face Thunder Jacket is new for the 2009 Fall/Winter season. Designed for freezing conditions, the Thunder Jacket is an ultra-lightweight 800 fill goose down jacket intended for athletes and backpackers. The compact

Taking Warmth and Comfort to a Higher Plane

Outdoor Research Transcendent Sweater

outdoor-research-vest For those of you living on the half of our planet situated above the equator, fall is here; about this there can be no doubt. Some of us revel in the cool, damp mornings and crisp evenings that autumn brings. Whether

Technologically Advanced, Sophisticated Design, Rugged Purpose

Aether: Summit Jacket and Space Hoodie

aether-space-hoodie1Here's a question for you: what would happen if Tim Gunn and Bear Grylls sat down at a sewing machine? Before your mind explodes with the absolute non-possibility of such a thing, allow me to interject. What you would have would be

Cloth Logic

Diversify Your Winter Wardrobe

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Men, here's a quick fashion tip that blows by many. When the weather turns cold, your outerwear is the most visible and memorable part of your attire. So everyday you walk into the office wearing the exact same coat,

Eddie Bauer 365 EB800 Fill Power Down Vest

Double Certified True European Goose Down. Sounds Nice.

Eddie-Bauer-365-EB800-Fill-Power-Down-Vest.jpgIf there's a clothing outfitter I'd like to see make a decent comeback it's Eddie Bauer. Call me old school, but the brand had the right roots, but somewhere, somehow a bunch of penny pinchers and

Lands’ End Canvas Field Coat

Sharp English Style. Little U.S. Money.

Lands-End-Canvas-Field-Coat.jpgYou may have never realized it was gone, but the classic Lands' End Canvas Field Coat is back due to popular demand. That's a good thing. For fifty bucks you can get yourself into a sharp looking rugged

Merrell Gatherer Jacket

Just Add... Anything

Merrel-Gatherer-Jacket.jpgWith Fall now quickly approaching, temperatures can start to vary wildly as the day progresses. On your next outdoor expedition (or hike) be prepared for anything with the Merrel Gatherer Jacket. Designed with the hikers and climbers in mind, the jacket