The 5 Best Jackets I Own That No One Can Buy Anymore

This is likely the most pointless and self indulgent article I’ve ever written. After all, why would I talk about products no one can buy? Well, the idea came about when I decided I wanted to make a video about my favorite jackets and realized that a significant portion of them had been discontinued, so … Read more

2-Year Unbranded Denim Jacket Review – Can Budget Selvedge Measure Up?

The Canadian Tuxedo, Denim Leisure Suit, Ol’ Blue Blazer, the Trucker, Bluniform, Double Denim, or my personal favourite, the Dunville Dinner Jacket. No matter what you call it, we can all agree that denim jackets look pretty damn cool. There are a lot of options out there to complete the Cliff Booth special, and at … Read more

The 10 Best Fall Jackets for Men 2021

If you like clothes, you like fall. In fact, even if you don’t like clothes, you know that you look better in a jacket than a big puffy coat, right? Fall is simply the season, whether you’re a fashionista or a regular joe: you can wear boots, jeans, and a medium weight jacket and look … Read more

The 7 Best Waxed Jackets for Men | Thickest, Coolest, Best Value, and More!

Waxed canvas jackets are tough as nails, last forever, and look great — I’d go as far to say that they rival leather jackets as the most rugged, stylish, and masculine item of clothing a guy can wear.  They might not be quite as versatile as leather jackets, but canvas jackets pair perfectly with denim … Read more

James Bond Style: Reviewing the Rogue Territory Supply Jacket

Can you pull off James Bond’s jacket? I think you can. The Supply Jacket from Rogue Territory has been popular since long before No Time to Die was finally released in 2021: it’s sleek, minimalist, and no frills, unlike most of its competitors. Sure, Barbour and Belstaff have their very famous waxed jackets but they’re British, … Read more

The 10-Year Barbour Bedale Waxed Jacket: Is It Worth It?

Sometime in early September it happens. It’s usually one of those darker mornings or after a rainstorm: there is a feeling in the air, a slight bite, that reminds us that autumn is only a few weeks away.  It’s time to switch wardrobes, and the correct jacket is essential. You want to nail your look. … Read more

Filson’s Lined Packer Coat May Be the Most Epic Wool Coat on Earth

The Filson Lined Wool Packer Coat is one of the boldest statements in rugged wear today. When you first put it on, it seems to wear you. Then you go through a break-in period when you and this coat compete for dominance, over who will be noticed first. Then, you get comfortable with it; its … Read more

The 5 Best “Heritage” Style Shorts for Rugged Guys

This is a really niche topic, but since this site is about the kind of apparel that I look for, we’re doing it: the best heritage shorts. What Does Heritage Mean? We’ve published an entire article about what heritage means, but generally speaking, it refers to vintage or vintage-inspired casual American clothing for men, and … Read more

The 5 Best Hybrid Swim Shorts for Men You Can Wear From the Pool to the Bar

When you’re heading out to the beach or to a pool party and you don’t want to bring a change of clothes (or you don’t know what the changing room situation will be like) there’s every reason to pick up a pair of hybrid swim shorts, the latest and greatest invention in menswear. There once … Read more

The 5 Best Lightweight Shorts for Men 2021 | Linen, Hemp, Stretch

If you’re wearing shorts, make it count: make them high quality, and if you wait until the last possible second to stop wearing jeans and start wearing shorts you probably want the lightest weight shorts you can get. Many of the shorts I’ve collected below are linen, or hemp, or really lightweight cotton — but … Read more