We go outside to enjoy nature… but let’s admit it , we enjoy more than just nature.
Last year, making some regular money again and with a view towards a summer trip to China (to celebrate our wedding there, with the Chinese family, finally…), I decided to spring for Arc’teryx Veilance’s Voronoi pants in their light summer version. These Voronoi pants have been changed from their earlier cotton-nylon material, which seemed the […]
a.k.a., A Review of the Black Yak Combat Shirt and Notes on My Fascination with this Brand I have mentioned Black Yak some times before, but it is only now that I really want to talk about them. About a product of theirs, the Combat Shirt, and the fascination this company provides in the world […]
In the midst of the technical performance menswear revolution, niche as it is, quality counts and is often seen as coming down to production country, but it all seems American. Canadian, at best. With O1O6 (born as onoo), however, we find a menswear startup that is European, rooted in its Southern German-Alpine background, stylish and […]
We are said to live in an information society and with an approaching Internet of Things, but our clothes aren’t so smart yet, and styles of dress often seem to have become less smart than they ever used to be. And there, clothes have a major influence on how we feel, physically and psychologically, as well […]
Merino has become such a trend, it seems everywhere. From dress shirts to running tops, more and more clothes are made of or incorporate merino wool. Almost all of it comes from New Zealand, almost all of it seems made in China. Straight from a very different part of China, and recently moved to be […]
Review of Thunderbolt Sportswear’s Softshell Jeans Mark 2 and Agility Hoodie, after half a year of use – and thoughts around athleisure.
One of those things where we’re living very superficially is when it comes to what covers our own surface: clothing, fashion, and all that. Strangely enough, the superficiality can go contradictory ways: Never caring about fashion or clothes, the cheapest stuff may be the best – but given its environmental and social impact, and the […]
Seeing a type of clothing that is rather business-like in a material that is not the traditional choice is somewhat disconcerting. A blazer may be more casual and sporty than a full-on suit, but it still is a step up in style for most men nowadays, outside of the office and business world that requires […]