Interview: Jake Wigham of Jake’s

Second only to doing what you love, watching or indeed listening to someone talk about what they love is surely (definitely) a salutary exercise. Talking to Jake Wigham of Jake’s, a bourgeoning menswear tailor artfully snipping through the scene with a big fat pair of scissors, left us smiling big goofy Monday-night grins with his…

Red Wing Heritage

Charles Beckman, a successful local shoe Merchant founded the RED WING SHOE COMPANY in 1905, in a small town called Red Wing, Minnesota. The Original boots were shin-high and a combination of leather, laces and buckles. The company went on to develop boots for oil field workers in 1920 and introduced their first women’s boots…

Treasured Timepieces

Name: Alex Wilson (One half of Work Duds) Let me take you back to 1998. I’m eight years young and obsessed with movies; usually cheesy action flicks or anything with Don LaFontaine narrating the trailer. Overnight I become overwrought with expensive taste, living vicariously through my dad. I suggest he purchase the BMW 750iL from…

What we’ve Missed and What we’ll Wear

As measures begin to relax and we can slowly but surely look towards the future, it’s hard not to think about the places we want to visit again (when it’s safe to do so) and to reacquaint ourselves with our favourite haunts…getting dressed in something other than loungewear. We caught up with some of the…

The Legacy of G.H. Bass & Co.

Everybody can identify the silhouette of a classic penny loafer. It comes in so many different incarnations today, although of course, there is nothing quite like the original. Established in 1876 by George Henry Bass, G.H. Bass & Co. believed in a simple principle – “To make the best possible shoe for the purpose for…

Peacocking At Home

To put it lightly, it’s been a weird old time. The spring and soon-to-be summer of social distance, isolation and quarantine. Tucked away in our dwellings, peacocking only to the chosen few. Perhaps an odd time to talk about clothes, some might think. We, however, are not of such an opinion. Whether it’s housemates, partners,…

Overlooked Style Icons – Pt1

(Image credits: (Left to right) Vice.com, Grailed.com, Pinterest.com, Centralpark.org, Slashfilm.com) Steve McQueen. James Dean. Cary Grant. Alain Delon. What do these likely lads have in common? That’s right, they’re all frequently praised for their effortless, iconic style. No arguments there. But what about the lesser-lauded candidates, waiting in the wings in their Sunday best? Sometimes…