Posts Tagged ‘ japan ’

beams+ makes it to the states

if you’ve been paying attention, then i’m sure you already know all about beams+.  i mentioned them here last year when they collaborated with alden.  they’re a japanese brand and have been hard to find in the states.  good news!  unionmade in san fran has added beams+ to their store & online.  here are a couple of my favorites to get you ready for the fall.

head over to their site to check out the full selection.

free & easy: how to be a rugged man

my new copy of free & easy just arrived at my office.  this month’s issue is “how to be a rugged man.”  it might be easier to learn how to be a rugged man if i could read japanese, but that won’t stop me from enjoying the pictures.  obviously you can’t have a “how to be a rugged man” issue of anything without steve mcqueen.  here are a few pages that caught my eye upon first skim-through (be sure to click read more).

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hello moto

dear moto, where have you been all my life?  you make the best looking engineer boots i’ve ever seen.  why have i not heard of you until today?

from what little research i’ve done i don’t believe you can buy these anywhere in the u.s.  i hope i’m wrong because i need a pair as soon as humanly possible.  if someone has a connection to these boots, please let me know.  they are the holy grail of engineering boots (if you’re not in tokyo).