Monthly Archives: October 2011

Head to Toe : Brooklyn Royal Giant.

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What’s Doing : New from Stanley & Sons.

Always stoked to see new Stanley & Sons bags from my buddy Chris. Got a preview of these back in July. Glad to see them rollin’ out. You can keep tabs on Stanley & Sons HERE. And email Chris if … Continue reading

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The Fall Three : Todd Barket, UNIONMADE.

You may have heard of a little shop called UNIONMADE. Having opened two years ago this November on Sanchez street in my old neck of the woods, San Francisco, UNIONMADE has since opened in LA, expanded their flagship store in … Continue reading

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Hands On : Owner/Operator 111 Parka.

A couple of things we like over here are parkas, the colder climes of Fall that eventually give way to the Winter months. Spending as much of that time on the mountain a few hours north in Southern Vermont. Enter … Continue reading

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An American Deadhead in London.

Young McEnroe in an undated photo though presumably practicing for what would become the epic men’s final showdown with Björn Borg at Wimbledon, 1980.

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The Fall Three : Chris Bray, Billykirk.

Chris Bray(above w/ daughter Matilda), along with brother Kirk, are the good fellows behind Billykirk. (Check out my Field Trip to their Jersey City workshop HERE.) They’ve been banging out heirloom quality goods for over a decade. Here, Chris bangs … Continue reading

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Head to Toe : Take a Hike.

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The Fall Three : Jake Davis, Director.

Jake Davis. You may know him as the man behind Test Shots (among his other directorial efforts). Here, he steps out from behind the camera long enough to run down his Fall Three.

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Fear and Loathing in Gonzovision.

1978 BBC documentary following the good doctor and compatriot Ralph Steadman from Las Vegas to Hollywood, CA via Death Valley and Barstow. Directed by Nigel Finch. And below, some classic wrestling shoe-era Letterman segments for good measure.

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The Fall Three : Joe Gannon, Buckshot Sonny’s.

Good pal Joe Gannon, co-proprietor (along with Max Wastler) of Buckshot Sonny’s Sporting Goods and co-creator of Made Right Here, takes a break long enough to run down what’s got him stoked this season. Below, Mr. Joe Gannon’s well rounded … Continue reading

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