Thursday, April 06, 2017

The Real McCoy's M-65 Field Jacket "1st Model"

still in need for that perfect everyday garment? then look no further as it won't get any better than this! sure, we saw the M-65 a million times from each and every brand, but i've always had a soft spot for the Real McCoy's stuff. those guys are crazy about proper reproductions and this M-65 is no difference, as it's an accurate repro of the very first model which was introduced 1965 to replace the M-51. grab yours over at The Real McCoy's.

pic source: The Real McCoy's

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

latest pickups...
Leica Q

in addition to my M9 i recently picked up the Leica Q. with its fantastic 28mm ƒ/1.7 Summilux lens and the ultrafast autofocus it's a breeze to use for street photography.

Friday, March 10, 2017

how visvim creates “Future Vintage”

"Traveling from Lapland to L.A. with designer Hiroki Nakamura

An anthropologist of apparel and founder of the cult folkwear brand visvim, Hiroki Nakamura travels the world with a bunch of empty suitcases seeking out traditional methods of weaving, dyeing, and assembling textiles. When he returns to Tokyo, he publishes his observations on these crafts as small dissertations, and then begins figuring out how to integrate them into our modern cityscapes. Counting Japanese Edo-era kimonos, Amish patchwork, Native American blankets, Harris Tweed, French crocheting, and the footwear of Finland’s Sami people among his inspirations, Hiroki’s peripatetic product development process builds on centuries of research and development with the intervention of a few select modern machines..."

for the full feature head over to SSENSE.

source: SSENSE