Norse Store has taken stock of some fine product from Junya Watanabe MAN for the fall and winter months ahead. The standout piece is part of the designer’s collaborative effort with Gloverall. As always, attention to detail is paramount with this piece, bringing together impressive tailoring and materials. Available now for $2,077 through Norse Store.
Nigel Cabourn and Eddie Bauer have teamed up once again, this time bringing us more inspiration from Eddie Bauer’s historical archives. The American brand has an immense warehouse of designs and Mr. Cabourn was able to swift through to find some amazing fabrics and classic designs that we’re really glad to see come to fruition. Beyond the archives, the collection is also inspired by vintage hunting and fishing styles, something that’s quite prevalent throughout the offerings. Quilted coats, waxed cotton vests with fur lined detachable hoods, and down filled parkas are all designed and constructed with the uncompromising quality that has become synonymous with the Nigel Cabourn brand (consider that the down filled parkas are stuffed by hand and require more than five hours of production work to complete each garment). Winter, here we come. The pieces are available now at Roden Gray. More shots below.
Korean label Wooyoungmi offers their take on the classic peacoat, delivering it in a wool-blend shell that’s got a hint of cashmere. Available in camel brown, the coat features wide lapels and a stand collar for a modern silhouette. Available now at MR PORTER.
RRL’s latest batch of stock is looking pretty exceptional across the board but here’s a standout from the impressive lineup. The label’s Wool Sports Jacket takes inspiration from an old school varsity jacket from the 1930′s and comes in a herbal green finish. The branding is minimalistic while the details are quite immense The rugged wool-blend twill makes this a Fall season must cop, especially given the limited numbers produced.
Drumohr and Nick Wooster have collaborated for this this impeccably crafted mid-layer piece for fall and winter months ahead. The British knitwear brand was founded by James Paterson in southern Scotland in the 1700s and has been revered by British and European royals for decades. Nick Wooster teamed up with Drumohr to bring out the creativity with some amazing details inspired by US university wear and wintersports across a foray of products. One of the stand outs is this down padded cashmere hooded waistcoat, in traditional snowflake pattern matching.
Brooks Brothers has dropped a damn-near perfect varsity jacket for the fall. The brushed wool shell features slew of authentic detailing reminiscent of a throwback college varsity jacket. The Brooks navy body works really well with the contrasting leather sleeves, ribbed stripe mock neck collar, bottom hem, and pocket detailing. The jacket also features full quilted lining with two interior pockets.
We’ve already covered one varsity jacket from Thom Browne for the upcoming fall season but the New York designer’s unveiled another that’s just as enticing. The midnight blue shell cotton shell is fitted with grey textured leather sleeves and trimmings as well as Mr. Browne’s signature red, white and navy stripes at collar, cuffs and hem. Classic detailing such as gold press-stud buttons, welt pockets and eyelet air vents at arm pits seal the deal. Look for the signature logo tab at back collar on this American-made piece as well.
Outlier’s at it again, this time releasing their Supermarine Anorak in both tan and navy gray. It’s a light pullover jacket that’ll work well for the current wet days we’ve seen here in the Northeast and right into the fall and winter months ahead. The yarn-dyed Supermarine fabric comes from Italy and has a sturdy handfeel that’s highly water resistant and looks impeccable. The 4Season side panels ensure movement and breathability as well as two-way side zips for extra ventilation. Partial front zip, front kangaroo pocket and rear zip carry pocket round it all out. Buy the Supermarine Anorak now through Outlier.
Here we have a look at New York designer Thom Browne’s Varsity Jacket for the upcoming F/W 2012 season. We’ve seen him do varsity jackets in the past but this is our personal favorite to date. The light brown tweed is so understated and works really well with the contrasting white sleeves and front pocket detailing. The ribbed collar and cuff are authentic and expected with signature red, white and blue stripes at the waist to make this a true Thom Browne piece. Look for it to be available through select retailers in the months ahead. Thom Browne’s Japanese outpost will have it for ¥142,800 JPY (~ $1,823 USD).
Wyoming-based Rocky Mountain Featherbed recently teamed up with Japan’s BEAMS for this small lineup of men’s vests for the upcoming F/W 2012 season. The pieces range in fabric from nylon and cotton to leather and denim with hints of corduroy and other fine textures. Look for the pieces to drop in the months ahead through select outposts include Beams. (via Selectism)