Category Essentials

Santa Fe StoneWorks

Co-founded in 1978, by Bill Wirtel and John Iverson, Santa Fe Stoneworks has been a proud family operated business run locally in Santa Fe, New Mexico. John Iverson retired from the business at the end of 1998. Recognized as leaders in the field, Santa Fe Stoneworks has consistently produced a range of knives from collector-grade,… Continue reading

Endless Summer

‘Endless Summer’ – A documentary by Bruce Brown in 1966, where two surfers -Michael Hynson and Robert August on an around-the-world surfing adventure. They travel from one coastline to the next, from Hawaii to Africa, Australia, Tahiti and a number of other places where most people had never ever seen a surfboard before. Mike Hynson,… Continue reading

adidas Originals by Wings + Horns S/S 17

adidas Originals has collaborated with Canadian menswear label wings+horns on a brand new collection for SS17, reworking the iconic design language of adidas Originals to create a classic sportswear collection that blends traditional tailoring, contemporary fabrics and progressive design into a single visual mode. Inspired by the concept of clothing as a second skin, adidas… Continue reading

Clean Seams & Grown-Up Shells

Design Spotlight | The Shell Jacket The classic Shell Jacket, re-imagined by Welcome Stranger Our minimal take on the sporty Shell Jacket of jock lives past. We’ve abandoned the technical fabrics, for a Japanese alternative – tightly woven crisp cotton fabric, that has been lightly coated with wax.  Dressed up with matte tonal zippers & snaps,… Continue reading

The 8 oz Bison Tee

[Product Spotlight] The Overdyed 8 oz Bison Tee A SUPERIOR TEE, THEN AND NOW Inspired by the golden era of sturdy workwear – meshing the standard benefits of an 8oz heavyweight tee with a few modern tailoring elements, and a slimmer yet rigid shape, for the perfect California layering garment.  100% Made in the USA, treated with an individual… Continue reading

The Day Dad Deserves

The Gifts Dad Deserves BROTHER’S LEATHER SUPPLY THE SHERIFF WALLET $30 | GREAT BEAR WAX CO 6OZ CANDLE WOODEN $15 | FOXWARE CERAMICS COASTER SET $40 | A QUESTION OF EAGLES MEDIUM CARVED HORIZON PLANTER $56 | BOOK STORE WOODY ALLEN BOOK $40 | NORDEN OJAI CANDLE $45 | HASAMI LARGE MUG CUP $20 Father’s Day Weekend | In-store Promo Waited until the… Continue reading

Get Out of Town

5 Tracks for the Road Ahead Plug in, and take off Well Traveled Collection Explorer Approved Staples by Welcome Stranger BINCHOTAN CHARCOAL TOOTHBRUSH $8 | MALIN + GOETZ HAIR POMADE $22 | EPOKHE XOA SUNGLASSES $180 | BALSEM DEODORANT $20 | NORSE PROJECTS BJARKI BLEND $20 | BIXBY BRAND CARSON FINE TOOTH COMB $24 | CHIPPEWA 6″ SERVICE BOOT $290 | MALIN +… Continue reading

Tradesman by Day, Craftsman by Night

WS Workwear Collection | for the true craftsman in all of us Measure twice, cut once – wise words to live by.  If you apply this same careful consideration in craft to all aspects of your daily life, then this is the collection for you; sir true craftsman CHIPPEWA 6″ SERVICE BOOT $290 | WS OVERDYED STRETCH CHINO $165 | HOMECORE… Continue reading

Friday Reset | Starting Fresh

5 Tracks to Ease Away The Day Workweek complete!  Now kick off those loafers, pour a cold one, & dive in  – Press play & read onward In-Store Spotlight: Marley Natural From responsibly crafted wooden smokewear, to positive energy laden grooming essentials, Marley Natural provides everything you need for a quick mindset refresh.   Marley Natural Products are only available… Continue reading

An Abridged History: Chinos

India, 1846: British Army uniforms must evolve to fit the conditions of modern warfare. The fits are too tight and the bright colors are turning soldiers into walking targets. To meet these challenges, military personnel develop a new paradigm of uniform design, inspired by the local wardrobe.   Call it “proto-camo”. Relaxed, tapered pants built… Continue reading