Word of Mouth: Paraty

Cachaça, fresh food and local art provide the rustic setting for this historic Brazilian town

by Abby Morgan and Blake Whitman Walking around the maze of streets paved with irregular stones, visitors can feel the Portuguese presence that first landed in Paraty 500 years ago. Situated in a sheltered bay at the edge of the wild Mata Atlantica (Atlantic Forest), the charming seaside town is a relic of Brazil’s colonial past. When the coffee and sugarcane trade dissipated, the old …

Cool Hunting + ECOALF Anorak

A limited edition and highly packable pullover made of fabric from recycled fishing nets, the collaborative anorak we created with Spain’s ECOALF channels our obsession with streamlined aesthetics, quality materials and a dedication to innovation. Salvaged fishing nets undergo a six-step process to break down the tough fibers into a super soft fabric, and allows our anorak to be lightweight enough to pack down into …

Harrison & Bartleet Hook Clip by Mollyjogger

Deep in the Ozark Mountains, field and stream expert Rick Stagner refashions a fishing hook into a multifunctional clip

by Madison Kahn Outdoor retail expert Rick Stagner worked with Eddie Bauer for 18 years before opening his own authentic field and stream brand nearly a year ago, in August 2012. Based in the Ozark Mountains, Mollyjogger celebrates the Midwestern region’s rich recreational history and folklore, with everything from hatchets and make-your-own-knife kits to hand-printed T-shirts and fishing journals. The name Mollyjogger came from the …