Handmade in Philadelphia, I coveted every single one of
Another gem from the world of handmade accessories is
Next fall, you can ditch the Barbour for Toronto-based heritage brand
John Gluckow of Strongarm Clothing and Supply Co. carries possibly the best military selection of any vintage dealer I’ve encountered. It would be difficult to find another 1940s poncho, in this kind of condition, anywhere else. Gluckow tells a story of a poncho from the same period that’s made of denim; it’s the White Whale of military vintage.
For me, the biggest issue at Capsule was the shirting. Very few people get it. I saw countless examples of great button-downs ruined by the addition of unnecessary bells and whistles, and worst of all the brand’s tags on the shirt pockets. Over and over, the same b.s.. For this reason, I was overjoyed to discover
Men and bags can be a difficult match; it’s the reason I’ve refused to carry anything except an army backpack for 5 years.
Exemplary shirting, the winter version:
Paul Sevigny, the DJ and nightlife buddy/partner of Andre Saraiva, recently told the New York Times that when he goes to Paris, he visits the stores that carry Armorlux boxer briefs and buys every single pair they have. Good news for Mr. Sevigny: Armorlux is opening a store in NYC. Stripey basics for all!