Category: Enclothed Life

Clothing and fashion as a means to being more at home

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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 same as the material used in the cargo

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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 of technical / performance clothing…

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 modern, and close to timeless in look. How

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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 as on what we can do, in style

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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 Made in England, comes Khunu. The company and

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