Alden for Epaulet West Egg Sand Suede Longwing

You’ve got to watch the video to truly appreciate the care and attention to detail that goes into making a pair of Alden shoes. This “sand” suede Longwing is exclusive to Epaulet and is sure to get major attention. Forget the break-in period, the “flex-welt” leather sole is bathed in oil to make it exceptionally supple, yet as durable as any other …

Red Wing Shoes Heritage Beckman Chukka – Style No. 9017

Welcome to the city of Red Wing, MN – the home of Red Wing Shoes.  They’ve been pumping out premium shoes since 1905 and the new Beckman collection continues the tradition.  Named after Charles Beckman, the company’s founder, the Beckman Collection’s 9017 is derived from classic Red Wing styling and is made from their exclusive Cigar Featherstone dress leather custom …

Ascent Backpack by Sketchbook

Have you any wool? The Sketchbook Ascent Backpack is handmade, utilitarian, made of wool, and still manages to have a take-it-anywhere classic style.  This is Sketchbook‘s most complicated design to date, featuring two expandable pockets on each side with easy-access magnetic snap closures, two front pockets and adjustable shoulder straps that make it seem like you’re carrying nothing but a pillow on your back.  …

Stumptown Coffee Roasters Cold Brew “Stubbies”

Stumptown Coffee Roasters arrived on the Portland coffee scene in 1999 and have been brewing their own premium coffees with a cult-like following ever since. They recently launched a Cold Brew bottle only available in Portland cafés, making the rest of the nation’s coffee drinkers jealous. At a glance one might think that the town is full of 7 am …