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Friday
May022014

Mackintosh Dunkeld LP SS Cotton Coat 

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—01. Beige.
—02. Black.

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I'd been on the lookout for a tan coloured coat for a couple of seasons, and after a fair bit of searching online and in-person, this Mackintosh came out the winner. While I like the brand's classic rubberized cotton outerwear, it's not ideal all of the time. Fortunately this spring they commissioned Loro Piana to produce a water-resistant cotton, and combined with their iconic Dunkeld style, it's immediately become one of my favourite garments.

Available at Nitty Gritty

Tuesday
Apr012014

Spalwart Marathon Trail

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—01. Calf skin lining.

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The selection of premium sneakers available these days is quite extensive. There's a lot to choose from, but Swedish brand Spalwart stands out because their products possess an authentic, vintage look and a rugged beauty all of their own. The Marathon Trail, inspired by a '70s fell running shoe, is a really attractive model that looks great in this dark colourway.

Available at Nitty Gritty

Friday
Jan312014

Adidas Stan Smith

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—01. Green.

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While Adidas continue to struggle putting the right foot forward, they have recognized a few good steps from their past recently, namely the Stan Smith. With a controlled release last year, followed by an exclusive Consortium pack, the general release version comes in three colours this spring: red, navy and, of course, the classic green. It's a great, simple sneaker and nobody would deny it. While I'm very tempted to pick up a pair myself, I still have a hard time committing to a brand I feel has somewhat lost its way within the modern market.

Available at Nitty Gritty

Saturday
Nov022013

Mackintosh Kerrera Lined Parka

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—01. Mohair lined hood.
—02. NG Special.

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This lined fishtail parka is made in the UK by Mackintosh for Swedish store Nitty Gritty. The removable quilted lining is great for added warmth while the coated cotton exterior will keep you dry on wetter days.

Available at Nitty Gritty

Tuesday
Mar052013

Tricker's for Nitty Gritty Chukka

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—01. Burnished leather.

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These simple chukkas are made by Tricker's for Nitty Gritty and they come in a burnished leather with a double leather sole and an off-white heel tab.

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Tuesday
Mar132012

SS12 Nigel Cabourn Cape Cameraman Jacket

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—01. Naturally harvested beeswax coating.
—02. Windstop collar tab.

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Normally you feel like you've seen it all before when a piece you know and love gets a near-constant seasonal makeover, but with the Cameraman Jacket by Nigel Cabourn each new version brings not only a new look, but also a re-examination of what made the jacket so great in the first place. This time around it has been given a tab collar in place of the hood, and large buttons instead of the typical clasp closures. The new look is completed by mixing a beeswax coated cotton upper with Nigel's custom camouflage cotton drill cloth on the bottom half. A print so great, that we used it ourselves for the special make up of another of his classic pieces: the Mallory Jacket, which is available now at the Stockroom.

—SS12 Cameraman Jacket available at Très Bien and Nitty Gritty
—Camouflage Mallory Jacket available at Inventory Stockroom

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Thursday
Oct202011

Stone Island 20th Anniversary Parka for Nitty Gritty

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—01. Garment dyed using "OLD" Process.
—02. Detachable lining in contrasting colour.

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To mark their 20th anniversary the Stockholm based retailer Nitty Gritty has chosen to celebrate the occasion with six collaborative items made especially for their 20th Anniversary Collection. The items have been produced with brands that have had a particular impact on the stores 20-year history, and will be sold in a limited quantity of 20 pieces per item. The first of these collaborations has just been released, in the shape of a custom finished Parka from the Stone Island brand, and is available now; both in store and online.

Available at Nitty Gritty
Inside the Process

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Monday
Aug222011

New Items @ Nitty Gritty

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—01. Gitman Bros. BD shirt.
—02. Ralph Lauren Beacon shirt.

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Nitty Gritty have received some new fall items including some great shirts. While florals and polka dots are great, they seem to be popping up in a lot of places this fall. These shirts feature some pattern and color, but in a slightly different display. I especially like the Ralph Lauren shirt, although it might not be the easiest to pull off.

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