• Nike Takes on Nature with Trail Running Collection

    I don’t care what the weather forecast says, Summer is Over. Labor Day is over, let depression set in. It’s. Over. Baby. Now that you’ve come to that realization go take a jog somewhere. Go jog through the woods, through the mud and rain. Nike’s got you covered. Their new trail running collection was made specifically tailored for off road running. Loose branches, mud puddles and a few boulders don’t stand a chance with The Nike Zoom Terra Kiger 2 and Trail Kiger Jacket.  The Terra Kiger 2 combines the popular low-profile, super-responsive engineering of the original Nike Terra Kiger with added strength and abrasion resistance. Heel and forefoot Zoom Air units deliver responsive, quick-off-the-ground cushioning. The aggressive cross-country-inspired lugs –gripping the ground for optimal trail traction – combined with a sticky rubber outsole give runners the traction to help handle whatever comes underfoot.  The Trail Kiger Jacket features a stowable hood and packable design allows runners to layer down on the trail when the temperatures warm up. Coated with a DWR (durable, water-repellent) finish, the Nike Trail Kiger Jackets offer wind and water resistance for weather protection. Designed with practicality and performance in mind, the Nike Trail Kiger Jackets includes multiple zip pockets for easy storage more »

  • SUPREME x Brooks Brothers Drop a Bold Seersucker Suit Collaboration

    In a awesome step forward in men’s fashion skate shop, Supreme and Brooks Brothers dropped their first collaborated piece today featuring a strong take on preppy spring style meets a quickly growing urban fashion market. The unique collaboration features a bold grey and white seersucker stripe, ditching the traditional blue and white. The inner lining features a black star pattern on a white silk lining with Brooks Brothers and Supreme insignia on the inside left breast. A seersucker patterned bucket hat is also available for purchase. The full suit will run you $549 and bucket hat $68. Available at Supreme Stores today.

  • This PolychromeLab Jacket Cools in Heat and Warms Up in the Cold

    Austrian based PolychromeLab’s Roccia Rossa jacket is a reversible phenom. Using highly resilient and innovative 3-layer laminate turn hybrid jacket you react instantly to the fluctuating temperature differences whether hot or cold. The Roccia Rossa cools and warms each side of it’s jacket +-6 degrees depending on which side you’re wearing dissipating your body’s own radiation, but when reversed, the jacket’s blue side will actually insulate to keep you warm. By reflecting, dissipating, and absorbing infrared and ultraviolet radiation the jacket is able to house different temperatures. Roccia Rossa POLYCHROMELAB ROCCIA ROSSA from michele stinco on Vimeo.

  • Style Watch: Cold Train Gear

      Under Armour Basemap 2.5 baselayer $85 Ideal for cold weather training, the patented negative grid traps ridiculous warmth without adding excess weight, while giving you warmth where you need it./ The Northface Impulse Active Zip $70 Pullover this lightweight, technical layer that’s updated with body-mapped construction and FlashDry fibers for optimal coverage during cool-weather runs./ Nike Tech Fleece Hoodie AW77 3.0 The newest line of premiere goods from Nike, the Tech Fleece Windrunner combines the feel of lightweight fleece with iconic Windrunner style./ Jordan Advance Compression Shorts/pants $30 A high-performance fit not just for basketball, but for training. The Advance Compression shorts support while they move in a body-hugging stretch fit. A competition layer with fabric that pulls sweat from the skin./ Oakley Electroreception Shorts $60 With Oakley’s performance based strategy now breaking into training gear their technology has been put to the test. The stretchy comfort defines the Electroreception Shorts, a durable design that reflects the multi–sport lifestyle of the versatile athlete./ New Balance MT 110 Trail Runner Built in close collaboration with leaders in the sport, this men’s trail runner is built to deliver the optimal race day experience in cold weather./ New Balance Runners Pack $20 Power stretch mesh gusseted pocket holds items securely and expands to hold any size more »

  • Style Watch: The Early Winter Wanderer

    With the numbing touch of winter nipping at your finger tips, you’ll need to be prepared for the array of bone chilling elements mama nature throws at you and she’s got more of an arsenal than Clayton Kershaw. Any day of the week could be a bingo ball choice of weather, so it’s best you be prepared on a daily basis. Layers are key especially on a temperature fluctuating commute to work. If your daily routine consists of outside, subway, outside, bus, outside, office, hot as balls for the rest of the day, then you need to dress accordingly. A light Flannel shirt topped with a light sweatshirt will take you miles during the day. Ice that with a weatherproof, but breathable jacket and you have yourself a layered barrier between the dead of winter and your body. H&M Plaid Shirt Basic flannel shirt with double chest pocket and fairly lightweight $29.95/ UNDFTD Grey Combat Crewneck $87Aether Nimbus 3-in-1  A multifunctional city jacket and vest combo, the Nimbus is a 3-in-1 systems piece that lets you adapt as the weather changes $895/ Addict Naval Beanie Naval style beanie with chunky rib knit and turn up $30/  Uniqlo Wind Proof Chino These wind-proof chinos protect legs from chilling wind. A slim more »

  • The North Face Team USA Freeskiing Winter Olympic Uniform Drop Party

    The North Face invited us out to their USA team free skiing uniform drop for the 2013 Sochi Winter Olympics. Having free reign of the event to basically do what ever we wanted, we took advantage by indulging in the finer things in life, which included a plethora of  Mac & Cheese, more than a few Heinekens, some spiked snow cones and good times with American Olympic heroes Tom Wallisch, John Teller, and Nick Martini, free skiing stars who will be representing the United States at the Olympics. John with COED Ned pointing out the sheer awesomeness of his winter-beard. Conrad Anker. Read about him. Possibly the most decorated American climber of the last half century. His adventures are legendary, on one of his Everest climbs he found he found the body of legendary missing climber George Mallory. While you’re eating cheese dip on your couch, he’s climbing Mt. Everest without an oxygen tank. No seriously, he did that. Look at that intensity stare. The star on the inside of every athletes jacket is made of a piece of fabric worn by Anker on an ascent to the top of Everest. Think about that for motivation. Big mountain skier Sage Cattabriga-Alosa more »

  • Spyder Accelerator US Alpine Ski Team Jacket

    With clear visual reference to Spyder’s Bloodline, the Accelerator also has Thinsulate Insulation to keep the U.S. Alpine Ski Team warm. The jacket is mountain ready with fixed helmet compatible hood with adjustable opening, fully seamed tape and all the bells and whistles you’d expect from an official U.S. Alpine Ski Team jacket, plus US Ski Team embroidery on the back, so everyone you pass shredding down the mountain will know what’s up. U.S. Alpine Ski Team jacket $500  

  • Bombs Away: The Spring ’13 Bomber Jacket

    The bomber jacket is back for spring. A great transitional jacket between the frigid winter days and sweltering summer days. The bomber jacket exploded in the 90’s, after rappers like Nas and Biggie made it a staple in their wardrobe, but has died out since. The retro fighter pilot outerwear is making a comeback on the style scene and this spring is the go to jacket. You can’t walk into a men’s wear store without seeing a bomber these days, but were featuring five specific jackets that are affordable, quality made, with a modern fit.

  • 10 Technical Winter Jackets You Can Wear to Work

    You don’t have to look like a stoned teenager when you go to work wearing a jacket suitable for climbing a snow capped mountain. Your top coat and peacoat are fine for crisp winter days, but what about when mother nature punches your chilled spine and freezes your balls during a work commute? Esquire has conjured up 10 jackets that are both stylish and technical. Let’s face it, these days you’ll need one eventually.

  • How Outerwear Should fit

    Outerwear and layering garments vary in fit more than any other type of clothing. The acceptable range for these garments may be short to long, and tight to loose. Many aspects of a coat will vary greatly from coat to coat, even for the same type of coat. Some coats will have a collar that is high enough that it hides your shirt collar, others will not.

  • Scotch & Soda Slim Fitted Peacoat (40 Days Until Christmas)

    Like sweatpants? Sure ya do. Like flannel pajama pants? Sure ya do. This deceivingly sharp peacoat is made from those very two favorite lounge materials. London based, Scotch & Soda, made the brilliant fusion of casual meets dressy meets couch potato and created this coat for literally any occasion. The best part about it are the double take looks you’ll get that transition into looks of envy from your peers sporting their wool peas. Scotch & Soda Slim Fitted Peacoat

  • Website of the Day: We Are BNIB

    LA Shoe-truck entrepreneurs, BNIB, have been rolling through the streets of Cali, distributing the finest and freshest gear for the past couple of years and have finally stepped up their game to the digital world. The shoenthusiasts recently released their e-commerce platform, so everyone can enjoy the finely tuned selection of garb they have to offer. The shop offers everything from exclusive New Balance runners to the limited edition Casio G-Shock 6900 Wu-Tang Clan. Check out their selection here, WeAreBNIB, or if you’re ever in LA stop by their store on Lacey St and tell them Uncle Johnny sent you.  

  • The Roosevelts Clothing Maintenance

    If you’ve been reading our gear write-ups, your wardrobe is probably developing nicely.  What’s next?  You’ve invested a lot of money in your clothes and now it’s time to protect your investments.  We’re going to show you how, starting from head to toe…  Read up on a few simple ways to take care of and organize your gear.  Sticking to these basic tips will give your clothes a longer shelf life while helping you get ready for work or play more quickly.  1. HATS A stack of hats in the corner of your room is unsightly and unorganized.  Also, good luck grabbing a hat from that mess as you rush out of the door.  Soon, your nice hats will be dirty, bent awkwardly, lost or all of the above.  We’re big fans of this hook rack because it can get all your hats and jackets in order without taking up a lot of space in the apartment.  Buy two and stack them above one another on your wall. The Container Store: Flip Hook Rack 2.  Shirts If you’re like the majority of America and don’t wear ties with your collared shirts, you need some good collar stays.  A floppy collar more »

  • The J Crew Fall Blazer

    The tweed and herringbone blazer is back this fall. A great substitute for a sweater or jacket, plus any rubbish that comes out of your mouth will immediately sound more intelligent. We picked J. Crew, because they offer a good variety of blazers with affordable to higher end price points, while maintaining thorough quality. Feel free to walk into any local university and give a lesson on any topic while gaining immediate respect and envy from on lookers. A great choice for your first tweed or herringbone blazer and guaranteed to get a few compliemnts from some student bodies. J Crew $300- 600  

  • What Can Brown Do For you: Fall Style

    Brown is the new whatever color was cool last year. Be thankful, its a subtle color that you can look cool in without being too flashy or too grandfather in. It’s easy to get away with wearing nearly any shade of brown together while not looking like, well like a piece of sh*t. It’s safe, it’s easy and it’s cool again. Not the football team, the color. The Blazer A herringbone or tweed blazer will pass the test of time. A good quality form fitting blazer will be worth the investment. It could be worn on basically any occasion in the fall and is a great alternative if you don’t want to wear a jacket. Be very careful when making the purchase, this isn’t a suit jacket so should be worn slimmer and higher then your average blazer. All Saints Mason Blazer $365 The Bomber A good ol’ fashioned bomber jacket is a great accent with anything casual. Tshirt, sweater or collared shirt goes fine with a well conditioned bomber. All Saints Kensai Bomber Jacket $275 The Shirt Not sure if you can pull off the solid brown button down shirt just yet, but a plaid patterned or checkered shirt more »

  • The Must-Have Wind Jacket For Spring

    Spring is right around the corner and now is the perfect time to invest in a stylish wind jacket for those times when it is too cold for a t-shirt and too warm for a winter coat. Saucony’s latest release, the TF Wind Jacket is also water resistant so it will deflect those pesky April showers whether you’re at the track or on the street.


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