These Beams Plus trousers look alright. I had a pair just like them from Engineered Garments Workaday – you’re probably familiar with the style. They did exactly the same job as these: hardwearing, loose fit, good number of robust pockets. What they didn’t do was… Read More
Nepenthes lands in London and straight away their brands pop up on other local retailers. Not sure why or how that works? Nevertheless, Mr Porter has apparently woken up to Needles. And outside of the Nepenthes store itself, Garbstore has become the first London retailer… Read More
My girl is unable to put things back where they belong. I’m not entirely confident that she grasps the basic premise that things, stuff, objects we own, can (and arguably should) be placed where we’ve previously agreed they live. Radical viewpoint it may be, but… Read More
Ignore the olive coat. We’re looking instead at that black harness thing. It’s a “Loitering Vest” by Japanese casualwearists YSTRDY’S TMRRW. It’s nylon, features a couple of pockets and looks like the kind of thing you’d see in the window of Prowler on Old Compton… Read More
These Mountain Research cargo pants are “multi-dimensional” according to retailer Haven. I can’t figure out how many dimensions, outside the usual three, are at play here? But I do know I prefer all my trousers to exist on at least three dimensions. I find two… Read More
In an average life there are number of ‘big ticket’ items you simply can’t avoid. A home and a car usually top the list. But of course there are other equally wallet damaging necessities; engagement rings, holidays abroad, a big TV, a white leather body-warmer.