Category Style

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

Classic Style Icon: Morrissey

5 Summer Tunes by Morrissey & The Smiths Summer Tunes by Morrissey – a rock rebel & front man for the iconic group The Smiths Effortless Summer Looks Inspired by Morrissey Classic summer style inspiration from Morrissey, the king of “casually cool” looks – cutting his teeth on pairings of colorful free flowing buttons shirts, with… 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

Classic Style Icon: John Baldessari

John Baldessari John Baldessari is globally known as “the West Coast father of Conceptual Art” John Anthony Baldessari was originally born in National City, California, making his way through the greater San Diego school system, before eventually ending up at San Diego State College. John has worked across all mediums, including; printmaking, film, video, installation, sculpture and photography…. 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

Athleisure | Life Après Le Sport

Life Après Le Sport Oh Athleisure, yet another here-today-gone-tomorrow buzzword – or is it?  Our interpretation of “Athleisure” focuses on a style a bit different then most. We’ve chosen a lens that centers more so on the timeless wardrobe of the sporting man, with a focus primarily on the crucial transition from sport to everyday life.    ‘Après Le Sport’ or ‘After Sport’… Continue reading

Caution: Men At Work

Carhartt Work In Progress (WIP) has landed at Welcome Stranger. Let’s take a moment to dive into the history of the brand. Carhartt was introduced to the world in 1889. The company got its start manufacturing super tough apparel to outfit the hard-working men in their hometown of Detroit. The Motor City’s manufacturing boom created… Continue reading