Filson Aberdeen Jacket Review: The Waxed Canvas Bomber

Today I’m taking a look at Filson’s Aberdeen jacket, the surprisingly lightweight jacket that they’ve re-released for their 125th anniversary. The Aberdeen was last seen on the shelves in 2018 and sold well as an all-weather jacket that’s well suited to, say, a Pacific Northwest summer night, or some other kind of imagery that this … Read more

How to Clean a Waxed Cotton Jacket

If you’re a stylish dude who loves the great outdoors — or just likes looking as though he loves the great outdoors, no judgment — chances are high you have one or two of favorite waxed jackets stored somewhere in your wardrobe waiting, itching, to be used in the real world. Waxed jackets have become … Read more

The Surprising Benefits of Waxed Jackets | Waterproof, Thornproof, Fashionproof, and More

A highly-practical, functional, and durable piece of outerwear is exactly what you need right now, and that is what a waxed cotton jacket is: a jacket that has stood the test of time. A quintessential symbol of the rugged cool of the working class, waxed cotton jackets (typically canvas, sometimes twill) are considered among the … Read more

Is Waxed Cotton Breathable? Everything You Need to Know

Waxed cotton has been the go-to fabric for waterproof — well, water resistant — clothing for centuries. But is waxed cotton still a good choice in the modern era? Well, yes. Waxed canvas — if cotton is getting waxed it’s usually canvas, sometimes twill, but we’re talking about waxed cotton in general — is pretty … 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

The Ship John Wills Jacket – A 3-Year Review

“The mighty Wills Jacket is second to none”. It’s a bold claim, doubled down on by Ship John’s motto: ‘Stuff That Holds Up’. In recent years, the Portland, Oregon based clothing company has been making some serious waves in the world of heritage workwear. While Ship John makes a handful of other products including backpacks, … Read more

The Best Value Waxed Jacket Is Flint and Tinder’s Trucker Jacket

With over a thousand reviews, this is Huckberry’s most popular jacket and one of, if not the most popular American made waxed jackets there is. The company that makes it isn’t the oldest — Flint and Tinder, an inhouse brand of Huckberry, was founded less than ten years ago — but with savvy marketing and … Read more