The Challenger model from London's Walsh Shoe company was initially developed in the early 1980's for the treacherous terrains and conditions for the extreme trial and hills in the high moorland area of Rivington Pike, in Lancashire, England.
After a couple of cool weeks leading up to the warm weather we've been waiting for on the west coast, and even though spring and summer shipments have been sent weeks ago, it now seems appropriate to be on the lookout for a couple pairs of shorts.
"Uunderneath the paving stones, the beach" went the Situationist-derived slogan daubed around Paris of May ’68, in insurrectionary events that helped inspire both the name and staunchly uncompromising attitude of UK label Six Eight Seven Six.
This uncomplicated Ely Pack was designed by the folks at Minneapolis based Wilson & Willy's, and made by their friends (and essentially neighbours) at Duluth Pack MN.
Alongside a history that reaches back into the late 1600's, England's Lock & Co. Hatters remains just as grounded today as they were so long ago in the creation of various classic hats.
Japanese label Mojito bolsters a tightly focused Spring/Summer ’15 offering with the addition of the Floridita Collection, a new capsule range consisting of seven pieces, including a tailored three-button jacket, pants, and two shirts, all uniformly rendered in the same natural tone, and all given the Daiquiri appellation.
What started out a few years ago as a pocket square and bandana based brand with custom fabrics and hand dyed genius, has since become a well developed brand with a great collection for both men and women each season.
Neighbour Shop has been quite busy as of late, after having just opened their women's shop right down the street from their mens shop, and continuing to stock some of the best brands in contemporary clothing in Vancouver.
Our friends at WG Trunk Co just sent a note to say that from now until June, they are donating ten percent of all sales to the victims of the earthquakes in Nepal.
Surveyors of the more interesting end of independent retail and general creativity in cities across the globe, The Independent Map Company makes the move from online-only to more tangible form with the release of its first printed map, fittingly of the project’s birthplace Liverpool UK.
Under the brand banner of Meg Company, which has been in operation in Hermosa Beach California since 1989, Epperson Mountaineering is very much alive and well.
When you're after a dependable, lightweight option for a spring and summer hat, an excellent brand who always comes through is FairEnds, offering a fit and fabric choice for everyone.
There is no lack of options when it comes to the Derby, made by a host of brands at different price points, but when you want something that isn't completely dressy but still looks great with trousers or denim, you can't go wrong with Viberg's iteration of the classic shoe.
Knickerbocker presents us with the most recent addition to their growing line-up with this summer appropriate 3/4 Sleeve Banded Popover.
Toronto based Ransom Holding Co. has produced a selection of perforated footwear options again this season, which is in fact, only the third season they've been making footwear.