Friday, July 29, 2011


Words/Images Judith Ecochard

Twosome made in outdoor world heaven....

Filson, a Seattle based company founded in 1897----and known for its durable outdoor apparel, gear, and luggage---has been on a winning streak with its collaborations, notably Levi's®.

The latest with Wolverine owned Sebago---a brand with stand-out leather lickers for work and casual wear.

Available for Fall 2011 are great looking kickers (3 styles)...only available for men though----made with Filson's signature  weather tough, proprietary Oil Finish Tin Cloth/Twill Fabrics and Sebago's premium waterproof a durable Vibram® mini-lug outsole. leather rawhide laces, and a rich leather footbed.

Most wanted---the jacket  also made with Filson Oil Finish Tin Cloth,  Filson Genuine Bridal Leather and Sebago leather.

PLUS Haulers---similar materials, including the twill/tin cloth--- are used in a duffle, field and tote bag.

All are long lasting items that reflect in a very handsome way---all things authentic/vintage/ iconic Americana...things that are time proven, never go out of style, and made to outlast the owners.