Select shots from The Hill-Side‘s FW13 lookbook with styling by James Wilson (Mr. Secret Forts) and lenswork by Bill Gentle who’s better known as Backyard Bill. Check out the rest of the shoot here and some outtakes from James over at Secret Forts.
The guys over at West America have put out some new tee’s and caps done up with some solid graphics by the LAND boys. The jaguar print is pretty amazing, check out the rest over at their web shop. And, if you haven’t heard yet about Jordan and James’ recent collaborations with Woolrich you can catch up about the five piece collection here.
Danner Union Way is a slick concept shop recently opened in Portland’s retail retail corridor Union Way which is also home to a Steven Alan and Self Edge among other shops. Yes, the store stocks a variety of Danner boots but it also offers other great American-made goods from brands like Archival Clothing, Topo Designs, and Taylor Stitch.
As simple and seemingly boring as they are, t-shirts are probably the most important piece of my wardrobe to me. Shown here are some of my favorite brands that I think put out the best tee’s out there. What makes them better than a Hanes? Fit, weight, feel, details.. pretty nit-picky for a t-shirt but hey, that’s what I wear most days so they might as well be good. Continue reading
Cross is coming, but the first round of these Giro Empire MTB’s have already gone. I’m love my Privateer‘s (black with the gum sole, of course) and wouldn’t mind something a little fun for the occasional unsanctioned urban cross race and even the SSCXWC. Another batch of 50 will be up for sale next month, keep a watch on Giro’s Facebook page for updates.
If you haven’t yet heard about Shinola by now then let me get you up to speed real quick: Waterford bikes, Detroit made watches, leather accessories, and journals. I got a chance to visit their newly opened
Last week Shinola will be kicked off their bike tour that brings their Willy’s Jeep loaded with Shinola wares to twenty locations across the country through October. I’m honored to help host them on their Philly stop at Art in the Age Thursday the 25th (tomorrow!) and of course get a chance to ride around on some of their bikes. The event kicks off at 6 pm running until 9 with food, booze, and bikes. What more could you want in an event? More info about the tour and dates here.
MAKR may be more well known for their leather and canvas accessories but coming from a background in design and skateboarding owner-designer Jason Gregory has put his skills from both together to produce a couple interesting deck shapes. The second shape having just released measures 8.4″ by 31.75″ with a cool Bondi Blue bottom, a little wide but good all-around shape with a bit of concave. Their other cruiser shape is a bit wider at 9″ and looks pretty damn fun in motion rolling on some big soft Drifters.