Here’s an exceptional outerwear option for this winter from French brand Hixsept. It features a rich honey shadded waxed cotton shell and has some limited edition Liberty fabric at the hood. When the rain hits or snow falls, this waxed cotton body will surely protect and the color choice here is great and will only get better with age. The fine details really stand out as well like the contrasting navy corduroy collar and button tab, detachable hood and adjustable drawstring at the waist.
California-based outerwear company JanSport has announced their latest collection which looks to pay homage to co-founder and original designer, Skip Yowell. The goods are engineered for the urbanite explorer and are offered up in leather shells that allow for usage while you’re working and playing. Look for this limited edition collection to drop in select JanSport retailers this season. (via hb)
From Dolce & Gabbana comes this red-brown pre-worn leather bomber jacket in a fitted cut. This may very well be one of our favorite jackets of the year as it’s got some fine detailing and the worn-in leather and finish is exceptional. The jacket also features ribbed wool cuffs and hem and is made in Italy with the finest care.
From Munich based brand A Kind of Guise comes a look at their latest work — The Kilim Project. About two years ago, they took a trip to the Middle East and ended up buying used carpets from almost every country located around the Persian Gulf. Every carpet is hand knitted and a few of them date back to the 19th century. Over the years, they’ve collected more than 50 carpets to make a limited collection of 100 bags. Each bag is unique and handmade to perfection. Look for these to be available on November 28th.
Introducing the Outlier Wool Pack from the Brooklyn-based technical outerwear brand. The pack features three technical merino pieces for winter — the Woolback OG Pant, Merino Ribbed Henley, and Classic Merino Hoodie. The OG Pant takes the original and fits it with doubleweave fabric from Schoeller and merino lining on the inside with a tough water resistant exterior.
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Greg Selkoe’s latest endeavor, Boylston Trading Company, has certainly taken off on the right foot. They’ve done some really impressive collaborations since launching and their latest with Lexdray is one of our favorites. The capsule collection finds three of Lexdray’s signature bags in a new royal blue colorway. The Boulder Pack, Tahoe Duffle and Stockholm Brief messenger are fitted with some fine details as well including contrasting black details found on the base, zip, piping and handle, with lining coming in a red tiger-camo print. Each design is limited to 100 pieces and can be found for pre-order through BTC, with a full release slated for November 25th.
Schott NYC has teamed up with Restoration Hardware for a limited release of this vintage cafe racer motorcycle jacket. The slim fitting jacket features authentic talon zippers and comes in black and brown. It’s shipped in classic Perfecto cigar box, modeled after the original shipping boxes from the 1930s. Like all other fine Schott product, the jacket is made by hand in the Schott NYC union factory in Elizabeth, NJ.
Alden releases their Naval Boot in Horween Shell Cordovan, bringing a timeless design that’s reminiscent of vintage US Naval boots. The black shell cordovan is a bit more understated but extremely versatile, this one sporting black waxed laces and double leather black bottom soles as well as a 360-degree flat welt to enhance the boot’s simplicity. The best part? They’re exclusive to New York’s Leffot and can be had for $680 now.
We’ve got a few looks at Christian Peau’s Autumn/Winter 2011 offerings. The Japanese designer launched the label back in 2002 and after traveling all over the world for two years. He decided to settle down in Kobe, where the Western and Japanese cultures are mixed and many skilled leather craftsmen live. The collection’s inspired by classic arts and cinema and looks to express a nostalgic feel. Some of the fine pieces include wool jackets, vests, and coats in charcoal grey or dark brown. There’s a plethora of fabrics in play as well including wool, linen, cotton and cashmere.
Some of the pieces from Christian Peau’s Fall 2011 collection can be found at LN-CC.
From Japan’s Journal Standard comes shots fromt their catalog with some light being shed on their Fall 2011 outerwear collection. The goods look phenomenal and cover all the different brands under the Journal Standard umbrella including Journal Standard, Journal Standard Trisect and JSHomestead. The catalog’s printed in limited numbers but can be found at Journal Standard stores and be viewed online at Journal Standard.