Word of Mouth: Seattle

Embrace the classics and find some hidden gems in Washington state's biggest city

Washington’s biggest city is surrounded by water—even from above, according to reputation. But Seattle is much more than its weather. With Mount Rainier as its postcard backdrop to the southeast, Seattle might not be the glitziest city in the United States, but its ever-changing nature and appreciation for the unpretentious, the grimy and grungy, is what makes it so appealing. Beyond shopping on Ballard, tasting microbrews …

Levi’s Made & Crafted + Wilder Quarterly

The iconic denim label's sub-brand teams up with the print mag for an intimate lookbook-meets-travel-guide for Fall 2014

Few brands can hold a candle to Levi’s when it comes to legacy. Founded in San Francisco in 1853—just three years after California was granted statehood—the go-to label turned denim from workwear into the essential fabric it is today and has come to represent larger notions of American culture and ambition. As a way to move the brand forward, Levi’s Made & Crafted stands as …

Word of Mouth: Vancouver

Traditional sushi, a reclaimed wood studio and more in the Herschel Supply Co. team's guide to Canada's scenic coastal city

The Great White North isn’t all pond hockey and maple syrup—Canada’s west coast province of British Columbia holds its own unique identity to the rest of the country and indeed the world. Drawing on influences from home and abroad, the country’s largest coastal city is a dramatic yet harmonious juxtaposition of natural beauty and cosmopolitan culture. Mountains line the north and west while beaches dot …