Brooklyn’s Quiet Town Home

Organic canvas shower curtains and other homewares inspired by the outdoors

As we watch the continued sprawl of design’s influence upon every element of our home, the value of a brand like Quiet Town becomes more apparent. How often does one think about the humble shower curtain? Or, perhaps, how frequently does one have to? Unless you design them, as the team at Quiet Home does, it’s not that often. Brands like Quiet Town, that tackle …

Brixton’s ReStitched Collection

Salvaged materials from canvas mail bags to indigo kimonos are given a new life as handmade premium hats

As the cliche goes: when life gives you lemons you make lemonade. Alternately, when you find a great vintage piece that doesn’t fit, Oceanside, California-based Brixton will make a hat for you. With their new “ReStitched” collection, the brand scoured premium vintage pieces from indigo kimonos to leather flight jackets. Inspired by a love of all things worn and weathered, the limited line embodies a …

New Handmade Hedley and Bennett Aprons

Vibrant pieces crafted from American canvas, raw Japanese selvage denim and European linens

When thinking of aprons, two iterations often come to mind: plain, white standard culinary workwear and kitschy “kiss-the-cook” styles. It was this observation, coupled with years of Michelin-starred kitchen experience and a desire for better options that led Ellen Bennett to begin designing aprons with tasteful personality. Thus, Hedley and Bennett was born. Although exciting colors visually define the brand, there’s also more than an …

Rugged Accessories and Bags by Mercy Supply

Leather and canvas products made in the heart of Michigan and built to last in all conditions

The old adage “They don’t make them like they used to” insinuates that modern products don’t stand up to the test of time like those of yesteryear. While this might be true for many manufactured items of the day, Michigan’s Mercy Supply is the opposite. Built for utility, the company’s line of leather and canvas bags and accessories has garnered a core following via Instagram. …

Winter Session’s Two-Tone Day Pack

The minimal, modern backpack gets an update with three earth tone colorways

In late 2013 we were introduced to Denver’s Winter Session, makers of rugged waxed canvas bags and assorted leather goods. The clean aesthetic is immediately attractive to a range of tastes, and is most appealing about the young brand. Sleek lines, honest materials and modest colorways make each piece work well with those holding onto the workwear movement, as well as those more partial to …