Category: Denim

WARDROBE STALWARTS

I thought I’d start this year by making a post about a subject closest to the heart of this blog: enduring quality. Tried and tested clothing. The majority of the garments featured...

GUEST POST: FISHERMAN’S FRIEND

Last month the better half and I decided we needed a little rest so we headed up north to Whitby in North Yorkshire. While we were there we took note of some...

HOW I LEARNED TO STOP WORRYING AND LOVE THE WASH

It’s July. It’s 30°C outside (OK, not in London, but somewhere). There’s no air con inside. You’re at work. It’s muggy. Really muggy. And you stink. Or rather, you don’t stink… your jeans...

GOOD DARN IT!

I was very excited to find this article about darning denim (from ajchen.com) at Self Edge NYC. I didn’t even realise this was something that was possible. I have a pair of...

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Mont Bell

My attention has recently been drawn to lightweight, technical outdoor Japanese brand Mont Bell. The brand was founded by climber Isarmu Tatsura in 1975...

E.G. SPECIAL PART FOUR: EVERYDAY SHIRT

Earlier this year The Bureau got a good update of E.G. Workaday stuff in, with a couple of new styles added to the offering....

E.G. SPECIAL PART THREE: BAL COAT

 What happens when Bet Lynch meets Travis Bickle? The answer? This season’s Engineered Garments Bal Coat. Ain’t it something? Sadly this version is Japan...