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Wednesday
Dec142011

Corona at Extra

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—01. Fadeless Jacket.
—02. Game Jacket.

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Almost impossible to find outside of Japan, Corona have been producing some great pieces for several seasons now. A relative hidden gem, the brand makes hunting and workwear inspired clothing that definitely deserves more attention this side of the North Pacific. Exceptional fits, and great fabric choices certainly make them worthy of consideration, and Extra in New York has recently received very limited sizes and quantities of the the Game Jacket in Harris Tweed. The price on these is unfortunately high, made in Japan and imported to the US with the current Yen Vs. Dollar exchange rate does not bode too well for those looking for a bargain, but for anyone with some money to burn they certainly come highly recommended.

Corona
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Wednesday
Dec142011

Margaret Howell Cashmere Knit Caps

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—01. Now on-sale at South Willard.

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Margaret Howell's knitwear is often the highlight of the collection. While not the most impressive of pieces, the ribbed knit caps offer a nice break from many of the cable options on the market.

Available at South Willard

Tuesday
Dec132011

Look: Flight Blues

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—01. Nice and simple.

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There is a certain piece that stands out in this generally simple ensemble. While the simple combination of blues, classic straight leg chinos and a good pair of boots is always good, the A-2 flight jacket by The Real McCoy's is the kind of jacket that can make almost anybody look like a man.

All items available at Inventory Stockroom

Tuesday
Dec132011

The Travel Almanac, No. 2

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—01. An ideal holiday gift.

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There has been a fair bit of positive hype around the second release of The Travel Almanac. I finally had a chance to thumb through the latest issue and it looked rather nice. I probably should have picked it up on the spot, but I'll have to make my way back to Old Faithful to grab a copy before they're gone this week.

Available at Old Faithful Shop

Monday
Dec122011

Mark McNairy for Inventory Items

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—01. Black suede Gibson.

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This winter we've made another run of shoes with Mark McNairy, and also added our first boot to the offering. Sticking with the leather split Dainite sole theme, we've put together two rather refined footwear options. The black suede Gibson and the snuff suede Plain Toe boot are now available in-store and online.

Available at Inventory Stockroom

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Monday
Dec122011

Studio Small for Margaret Howell

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—01. Store Poster.
—02. Margaret Howell Plus - Sam Hecht.

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As anyone who has held a catalog, calendar, postcard or leaflet from the brand can attest; Margaret Howell produces not only some of the finest and understated clothes each season, but also an array of exceptionally well designed printed materials. A large part of this is down to the branding, identity and art direction provided by the London based design agency Studio Small, who work with Margaret on everything from the brands website and seasonal look books, to the exhibitions that are shown at many of her stores worldwide.

Studio Small

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Sunday
Dec112011

Homespun Sample Sale

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—01. Homespun laundry bag.
—02. Made in Canada.

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From now until the end of December, we are doing a small sample sale for Homespun. The classic undergarment company makes all of their goods in Vancouver, Canada. The focus on fabric and old production techniques give these pieces a great feel. The 'samples' are all priced at $45, so they make great gifts, either for yourself or for your family and friends.

The sale is in-store only, so if you can't make it to our shop, feel free to email or phone the store.

Inventory Stockroom

Saturday
Dec102011

Weekend Viewing: Stussy Family

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—01. Raif Adelberg.
—02. Wade Fyfe.

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There are a few talented people around Vancouver, and we've been fortunate enough to get to know a number of them. This fall Stussy got in touch with us to help art direct and produce the first in a series of profiles that features friends and family of the global Stussy Tribe. Raif and Wade are great guys and it was fun to work with them on this series. Stay tuned for the last installment on the Stussy website for the last of the three personality series.

Stussy Feature: Raif Adelberg
Stussy Feature: Wade Fyfe

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