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
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
Our FW15 editorial has arrived. Take a look at our latest offering. Photographs by Evan Sheehan.
Nope, that headline isn’t a typo. Our friends at Art In The Age have compiled a list of the best places to guzzle down their ridiculously delicious liquor in San Francisco. Here’s the link. See? If you aren’t familiar with Art In The Age, boy, you’ve been missing out. Don’t you worry though, we’ll be… Continue reading
Sundays were designed for rest. Grab a stack of magazines, pour up some good coffee, kick up your feet, and unwind with our song selections for a carefree day. You deserve it.
Surf Site Tin Type is an homage to a sport, a way of life, and a tribute to the people who practice it. For over a decade, Brooklyn-based photographer Joni Sternbach has travelled the world, creating tintype portraits of contemporary surfers.
Our 8 oz. Bison Tee is deceptively simple. Its precise fit and uniquely heavyweight fabric make for a more elevated feel than your standard t-shirt. Toss one on with some quality denim or chinos, a pair of simple sneakers and you’re set.
Reliable. Helpful. Trustworthy. These are a few traits we treasure in our personal relationships. When these characteristics are embodied by a humble, inanimate object, you’ve truly got a product worth holding on to.
Pop champagne, our new & improved blog is here. Check in regularly for the stories behind our products, new arrivals in the shop, and all sorts of good things worth knowing. We hope you enjoy. Thanks for visiting, WS Team