Friday, December 30

10E2580: LLBean Rangley Wool Plaid/Leather Gloves

From the "reading my mail" department. The goodness of leather palms and the niche of wool.
Via LLBean
  • 100% deerskin leather palm and fingers.
  • Wool/nylon blend back with knit cuff.
  • ThermaTek insulation
  • Fleece-lined
Love the use of malone plaid.



  • 100% deerskin leather palm and fingers.
  • Wool/nylon blend or nylon back with a polyester knit cuff.
  • Waterproof and breathable TEK2® insert keeps hands dry.
  • ThermaTek insulation keeps hands warm.
  • Fleece-lined for extra comfort.

Monday, December 12

10E2579: GRUND√ČNS "Brigg 38"

This marine smock from waterproof working gear leader Grundens is made of 540g PVC coated cotton and is on the other end of the spectrum from 'breathable'. The definition of waterproof - to 2 atmospheres. Frost resistant too.


Seriously fugly. Love it. $50 from the maker - but v limited sizes in clearance.

Wednesday, December 7

10E2578: Huckberry Coal Hard Cash & more




This holiday season everyone who orders from Huckberry is a winner. With every order comes Coal Hard Cash (see what they did there), redeemable for anywhere between $5 and $500 in Huckberry credit, or the prize of a lifetime: a Huckberry Golden Ticket.

One Golden Ticket will be awarded each week, and the prize changes every Tuesday, so be sure to check Huckberry.com each week to see the next big reveal (Round the world travel, check. Sailing adventure, check.)

If new to Huckberry go through here and save $10 immediately.
If an old-timer get 15% off the site with promo GIFT15. You're welcome.




Tuesday, December 6

10E2577: SmartWool 'Slopestyle' Socks


OTC (over the calf), cushioned foot and leg for sports impacts [shredding - ed], knit in USA, $25.

By Smartwool. Also available from the home of all good things, LLBEAN.

Sidenote - have you seen this graph, the changing ratio of excitement of socks as a Christmas present over time? Good stuff...


Tuesday, November 22

10E2576: Things I Didn't Win On eBay | Warm Pants


Cold weather is round the corner. I have an older paint-splattered pair already but missed out on these crisp 'black tie' winter Carhartt's... 


Wednesday, November 16

10E2575: Montana Mittens | Piper and Paisley

Saw this note from a friend, 'gloves' 'wool blanket' - and we are away.

Montana 'lodge' Mittens (mittens made in Montana...) from a homesteader selling as Piper and Paisley.


Made of chunky blanket pattern wool (Pendelton in the case above), deerskin leather, and micro fleece lining. Not your ordinary clumsy mittens. They are designed with a slim fit, and a set-in thumb for high range of motion. Full interior interfacing, double-stitched thumbs, neoprene thumb wipe, side-release clip, and elastic cuff.  Made in Montana, USA $75-85  Shop here.