Raen is a smaller company, focussing on handmade sunglasses for the American market. Their Lenox sunglasses are all made by hand one at a time from 100% Pulp Acetate and have polarised lenses, just the thing for summer.
First created in 1929 by Gaspard Cognet the Douk-Douk knife is still made by M.C. Cognet in France using the same, time tested methods. Each blade is handmade from high-carbon steel and both handle and blade features a beautiful series of engravings that are a story unto themselves.
Billykirk creates some of the finest handmade leather gear you’ll find anywhere, this is their No. 109 belt and it features a nickel-silver buckle with hand-oiled and edged 3/4.” leather. All Billykirk products are handmade in the USA and are famous for looking better as they get older, if only that were true for all of us.
Oak Street Bootmakers is a small company that makes the kind of boots our grandfathers wore, by hand, one at a time. Founder and designer George Vlagos apprenticed in his father’s shoemaking company as a child and founded Oak Street as a way to keep the old methods alive for another generation.
I’ve developed a bit of a fascination with some of the recent designs from watchmaker Bell & Ross, we featured their beautiful PW1 last month and this month I’ve decided to go with this, the new Bell & Ross WW2 Bomber Regulateur.
I’m going through a bit of a tee buying frenzy in the lead up to summer, this beautiful and understated design by The Lovewright Co. is handmade in Southern California, it features a giant lady on…
Iron & Resin are a great surf and motorcycle centric boutique clothing company based in California, all their gear is handmade in the USA one piece at a time and they’ve just released their Spring 2012 line.
We love minimalism and typography. With this in mind it shouldn’t be too much of a surprise that we love this clean cut ampersand tee by UGMonk…
We love this traditional flask by Ernest Alexander, it has a 12oz volume and comes with a waxed canvas cover to keep condensation from damaging your jacket pocket.
We love this vintage homage tee from the official Ohio State University…
Joel Bukiewicz is a man who, in some respects, fell into the knife making trade and in doing so, found a dormant talent that now has him creating some of the most highly prized kitchen knives in the US.
There’s something timeless about a handmade leather satchel, this beautiful example is made by Renaissance Art out of Santa Fe in New Mexico, each bag is made by artisans working in the USA using the same methods that were employed during the time of Hemingway.