TL;DR Our collab hat with Ideal Cap Company is pretty great and you should buy it.
This started as a story about clothing. During production, my brother Mark was admitted to a psychiatric facility for suicidal depression. Around the same time I began treatment for the same condition. So the story changed.
A corporation almost killed New England Shirt Company. Now, a small-scale alliance might save it.
In a flatlining American city, the Hartford Denim Company shows signs of life.
In 2014, GQ published an editorial titled, "The New New England Thing: 7 Preppy Looks for Spring." It was garbage. This is the first of our three-part response.
In this interview, Dan Heselton talks about his decision to rebrand New England Outerwear Company as Maine Mountain Moccasin.
Intended as a profile of metalsmith and jewelry designer Gillion Carrara, this story turned into a profile of the artist's home. With its "leavening calm," the space diminishes the distinction between finished product and raw materials, and even between people.
Left Field NYC has several brand marks. I asked Christian McCann to explain what holds them all together. I got way more than I bargained for.
We met Yuki Matsuda at his favorite swap meet, the Long Beach Antique Market. We got to hear how vintage goods inspire his work for Meg Co. companies, including Yuketen and Monitaly, and we saw that dynamic in action when Yuki encountered a strange military raincoat.
American Trench is proudly made in America. However, the brand's signature trench coat was inspired by a trip to London in 2009. We crossed the pond in pursuit of beginnings.