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 are modern, stylish, and a lover of the great outdoors, chances are you have one or two of your favorite wax jackets stored somewhere in your wardrobe waiting, itching, to be used in the real world. Waxed jackets have become a style staple through the centuries and they have stood the test of … 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