Readers of this blog might remember that a year ago I reviewed a very hefty and rugged harness work belt made by Bill of Clintonville Leather, Ohio, USA. That particular harness belt took Americana and work-wear styling for leathers to another level, with a rugged flavor that is truly American - wild and beefy in a … Continue reading Clintonville Leather – Skull Belt #3 review
Earlier this month was The Flat Head's first visit to Melbourne, hosted by Corlection (their Australian stockist). To my knowledge this is the first time that a significant Japanese denim/workwear maker has toured Melbourne, so this was a rather exciting development to our local denim and workwear scene. Whilst attendance wasn't as high as the … Continue reading The Flat Head event at Corlection
I have a clever little wallet to show you! Check out this little guy from Rocky at Mill Handmade: This is his new design, the Hans wallet, which is small but mighty. As you know, Rocky's work is some of my favourite, with most of his designs closer to the bespoke style of gentlemen's carry … Continue reading Mill Handmade – Hans wallet review
This blog was recently tagged in one of PutThisOn's articles, one which explored some of the fundamental styles of menswear for building a casual wardrobe. My blog was slotted under the workwear section, and that got me thinking... how do we define the various different aesthetics, heritages and stylings within the multiple hobbies covered on … Continue reading Work Wear?
The bifold design is my favourite type of wallet by far, and in my experience of collecting wallets, work-style bifolds worthy of collection are few and far in between. There's a little less room for deviations from the standard, and creativity may very well jeopardize user friendliness or carrying capacity. This might explain why most … Continue reading Ragnar Goods – Torstein bifold wallet review
Rather than another review, today I'll show you an older pair of jeans. In fact, this is one of my favourite pairs from the 2000's. I'll do a little bit more ranting today too, which is something I haven't done on this blog for a while now. Please note that the following are not necessarily … Continue reading Oni Denim – Spiral Denim in retrospect
The arrival of a T-shirt in the midst of my winter time shopping certainly makes for an odd addition to my recent acquisitions, but we're talking about vintage-inspired work wear and sports wear here, so the fashion is pretty slow. Bryan at The Rite Stuff has been hard at work planning some new additions to his … Continue reading The Rite Stuff – loopwheel pocket T-shirt review