The Real McCoy´s 2016 Japan Magazine.

The Real McCoy´s 2016 Japan Magazine.

As the Wall Street Journal's cultural magazine, WSJ often takes a global view on the business of fashion. This issue, out this week, they've delved into the idea that perfection-obsessed Japanese entrepreneurs like Hitoshi Tsujimoto — of the Real McCoy's and NYLON stores — make "American clothes" better than we do here in the States. "None of this would be particularly surprising — blue jeans, college sweatshirts, and other American fashions were popular the world over — if not for the fact that Tsujimoto and others like him would go on to design and construct versions of iconic American…Read more …
Hat and Cap Magazine – Vol.108

Hat and Cap Magazine – Vol.108

130 pages 21 x 28.5 cm Softcover Language Japanese From Japan The Hat and Cap Vol.108 Magazine published by Lightning Japan. Beautiful full colour magazine Jam packed with images and inspiration, everything Hat & Cap. Japanese magazines are renowned for containing the best photography in the world and stand as testament to the art of analogue print publications, something digital could never match. There's no need to understand Japanese just sit back and enjoy. A feast for the eyesRead more …
New Balance Book, Volume 2, 2ND

New Balance Book, Volume 2, 2ND

 New Balance partnered with boutique Japanese publisher “2nd” to print up a comprehensive magazine showcasing the new M1300JP2. The book features detailed photos and accounts of the production processes of the shoe — unfortunately for our English speaking readers, however, the publication is only available in Japanese text. We’ve long maintained the opinion that Japan does print magazines better and “2nd” is one of those. And more brands should follow in the footsteps of New Balance — there’s just something special about printed matter, especially when it’s focused around such great product.Read more …
LEVIS VINTAGE CLOTHING

LEVIS VINTAGE CLOTHING

SOURCE MATERIAL IS OUR OWN ARCHIVE, AND OUR INSPIRATION IS THE HARDWORKING MEN AND WOMEN THE LEVI'S® BRAND HAS EQUIPPED FOR THE LAST 140 YEARS. THROUGH OUR SEASONAL COLLECTIONS, ICONIC REISSUES AND SPECIAL EDITIONS, WE RELIVE OUR TREASURED HISTORY AND OFFER TIMELESS PRODUCTS TO DISCERNING CONNOISSEURS AS OBSESSED AS WE ARE. SAFELY PRESERVED IN A VAULT DEEP INSIDE OUR OFFICE IN SAN FRANCISCO LIES AN ARCHIVE OF OVER 20,000 RARE EXAMPLES OF LEVI'S® CLOTHING AND ARTEFACTS, DATING BACK AS EARLY AS 1873. EACH SEASON, OUR DESIGNERS EXPLORE THE ARCHIVES, UNCOVERING THE SECRETS OF LEVI'S® PAST, BRINGING…Read more …
Cabin Porn

Cabin Porn

Rustin cabin in Oregon, USA. Contributed by Matt McCormick. Fossicker’s Hut is an off-grid, one-room cabin on the banks of the Wakamarina River in Marlborough, New Zealand. Contributed by Liz Henderson, photo by Justin Muir. A-Frame on Lofoten Island, Laupstad, Norway. Contibuted by Vrankenne Christophe. A-Frame on Lofoten Island, Laupstad, Norway. Contibuted by Vrankenne Christophe. Off-grid cabin in northern Sweden. Contributed by Magnus Lindgren. Hideout in the Ozark Mountains, Arkansas. Contributed by Ted Gearing. Cabin in Bracebridge, Muskoka, Canada. Contributed by Sam Barkwell. Restored fixer-upper in Saluda, North Carolina. Contributed by Perry Major. Fixer-upper in Soboth, Carinthia, Austria. Contributed by Lisa Edi. Hunting cabin near Galeton, Pennsylvania. The structure has…Read more …
Pendleton

Pendleton

A finales del siglo XIX, existía en Pendleton(Oregón) una fábrica textil que se dedicaba a la producción de mantas de tipo étnico como se dice ahora. Eran mantas con patrones geométricos que vendían a los índios Umatilla, Cayuse y Walla Walla, aunque posteriormente expandirían su negocio hacia Navajos, Zunis y Hopis. Sin embargo el negocio no les era muy rentable así que en 1909 la fábrica fue adquirida por la familia Bishop, que tenía experiencia en el sector de la lana. Los Bishops construyeron una nueva planta con la ayuda de la ciudad de Pendleton, así…Read more …
eppersonmountaineering.

eppersonmountaineering.

Mark Epperson, a world-wise man who loves the mountains, founded Epperson Mountaineering in 1973 in Montana.  Mark’s vision back then is the same as it is today; he couldn’t find any other backpacks that satisfied his demanding need for high-quality packs.  He believed that by utilizing highest quality materials, artisan craftsmanship, and innovative functional designs he could make great backpacks which he could be proud of.  Thus, he ambitiously embarked on an unending quest to create the perfect backpack.  Gradually, as word spread about Mark Epperson’s backpacks, local outdoor enthusiasts sought the packs…Read more …
The Cinder Cone.

The Cinder Cone.

En la primavera de 2014, un grupo de amigos comenzaron la construcción de un proyecto en el condado de Skamania (Washington) en la garganta del río Columbia. El punto central del proyecto es una casa-árbol multi-plataforma, pero también incluye un pool de skate y una tina de baño de leña. El equipo que trabajó en "THE CINDER CONE" vienen de una variedad de orígenes: algunos eran carpinteros profesionales, mientras que otros aprenden sobre la experiencia a lo largo del camino.Read more …
Tanner Goods (Portland, Or. USA).

Tanner Goods (Portland, Or. USA).

Tanner Goods son de  Portland, Or, USA, producen cinturones de cuero, pequeños artículos de cuero y accesorios hechos a partir de vegetales de alta calidad de la famosa piel curtida English Bridle y el conocido cuero Chromexcel de Horween de Chicago, ambos reconocidos por su capacidad de envejecer bien y ganar personalidad durante años de uso. Tradicionalmente utilizado en cuero de talabartería y herencia de bienes, el English Bridleganancias marca distinción como ningún otro cuero. Tanner Goods también hace bolsas mochilas de tela de algodón encerado.     Todos los productos se hacen a mano a…Read more …
VISVIM.

VISVIM.

Visvim se caracteriza por la utilización de materias primas de primerísima calidad y una confección con un marcado carácter artesanal. Estéticamente, trasladan la estética propia norteamericana a las tendencias urbanas contemporáneas. Aquí os mostramos algno de los modelos más emblemáticos de la firma Japonesa.Read more …