THE FRENCH TERRY T-SHIRT
Originally used as a fabric for towels, but popularized in fashion during the 60s, the French terry t-shirt is a bit of a throwback to our youth for most of us. Their comfort and charm simply are hard to deny. Their spongy, soft touch just puts a smile on your face just thinking about it. German authentic workwear specialists Merz B. Schwanen make ‘em just right, so we advise you give them a go.
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THE ICONIC JACKET
The jacket dreams are made of. Made from an incredible natural Italian cotton fabric, in a deliberate vintage worker style, finished in a premium way with nothing left to chance: this is our Picxer. Can be worn as a replacement for a blazer (cut on the same length), or as a Summer jacket, or as an overshirt. It’s versatile, timeless and simply looks great.
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THE WHITE JEANS
The popularity of white denim can best be symbolized by a snowball rolling down a ski slope. Reserved for the audacious types a few years ago, but now slowly becoming a bigger deal and a staple in many a collection. It only makes sense too, because once you get used to it, white jeans are super easy to mix and match with. This fit in specific is a pair of dad-jeans done just right, with a higher waist, more room on the thighs and tapered legs, while length wise it’s slightly shorter.
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THE CHAMPION CREWNECK
Nearly indestructible, shrink resistant and the epitome of authentic sportswear; yes, we’re talking about the famed reverse weave Champion sweatshirts. Patented in 1938 and developed in the 1940s, Champion created the reverse weave technique to avoid shrinkage and increase the durability of their athletic gear that was heavily popular all over the States. In contrast to the traditional and cheaper horizontal stitching, they began using the more time-consuming but superior transverse method, cut on the cross-grain.
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THE POLO COLLAR SWEATER
Reaching back to the joys of French terry fabric, this light polo collar sweater is another summer staple for us. It just oozes style and elegance, while it still is a casual item at heart. Note the ribbed finish on the hem and cuffs as well. An ideal match with clean jeans and penny loafers, or with shorts and a fresh pair of kicks.
SHOP - Nilga Knitwear
THE LEOPARD PRINT BUM BAG
Is the bum bag back for good? Or will it soon be demoted to 70+ pensioners spending a day at the beach or golfers in search of practicality? Hard to predict. But, if you’d want one that looks great and was created by a brand that knows what quality is, then this Gramicci bum bag is a splendid choice.
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THE LOOSE WORKER PANTS
It might be just us, but that typical old school French worker blue just never gets old over here. Something about just looks and feels right, even for those of us not fixing cars or not building a staircase. It’s exactly that type of blue that was used for these uber-comfy, loose-fitting pants, easily to be worked into different silhouettes. The fact that they’re tapered towards the ankles makes ‘em even more practical. Trust us, as we basically live in these.
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THE TIMEX WATCH
Timex has established a firm reputation as purveyors of quality watches that were designed to last and keep ticking. Their Navi XL model was inspired by their own early diver-style watches, made modern. The traditional gunmetal gray stainless-steel case, white dial and green fabric slip-thru strap provide a modern take on this vintage Timex classic.
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