The possibilities with pouches like these are endless. I've always been a stationary dork, taking unprecedented pleasure in the purchase of a crisp new notebook or the perfectly weighted pen.
When Charles Doppelt came up with the idea for a Dopp Kit in 1919, I doubt one of his first thoughts was "I better make one that people can take through security."
I'm quite pleased to see this Archive Madras make another appearance after it's been out of rotation from the brand for a few years now.
It's true that variations of this jacket are becoming more and more common of late, as many people are realizing the convenience of a lightweight & packable jacket.
Launching this coming Fall/Winter is Woolrich White, from storied brand Woolrich, with a direct focus on vintage inspired clothing taken directly from their archives.
Kaufmann Mercantile is a shop that, albeit ever so slightly, are able to refine their shop and brand while bringing in a constant stream of exceptional quality goods for home and life.