Outdoor Retailer Best of Show: The Lumbersexual Edition
The last few years have seen a lot of blurred lines in the fashion world, but the biggest has to be the evolution of the lumbersexual. “What’s that,” you ask? Lumbersexuals in the wild may seem easy to spot, with the combination of perfect grooming and flannel, vintage leather paired with a tailored jacket and boots, until you realize that a lumbersexual may just be an actual lumberjack on a good hair day.
Even the hardiest of outdoorsmen refine their look from time to time. If you’re looking for something that can stand up to the elements and make you look good doing so, take a gander at what we found at Outdoor Retailer’s Winter Market.
Mountain Khakis‘ Original Mountain Pants are the ones. Combining timeless style and unwaivering durability, these are the best of both worlds. Looking for something a little newer? Try their Camber pants with articulated knees and a trimmer cut.
A new offering from ourCaste, this shirt’s built for the transition. You may not wear it in the lineup, but you’ll be glad it’s waiting for you on the beach because it’s time to eat and relax.
Whether you’re layering or lounging, The Parks Project‘s tees are your chance to wear a great design while supporting a cause. A portion of the price of each item they sell supports efforts to clean-up and maintain national parks.
Jeremiah‘s keeping us warm. This quilted jacket’s simple but looks great whether you’re out chopping wood or out on the town. The fabric’s water resistant but doesn’t feel like plastic.
Topo Designs has simplified their usual color-block boldness to bring a simple, refined pack that works perfectly from the crag to the cafe.
A wide brim keeps rain off but it won’t stop the ladies from noticing you; in fact, it’ll probably encourage them. Pair this one from Iron & Resin with a great beard and you’ve got it made.
You can tell a lot about a man by looking at his shoes. These chukkas from Olukai say “Let’s make an Ohana.”
Venturing Out into the wilderness? Hi-Tech has a leather boot with Gore-Tex lining to keep you warm and dry no matter where the path takes you.
Nothing shows a sense of personal style better than a little texture—exotic materials from far away. Enter Sherpa. Their beanies are made by hand in Nepal from organic Yak’s wool. Nothing better on a cold day.
Maybe there’s one thing better… Stanley‘s been around forever and their classic designs hold a variety of warming beverages. This one might take the edge off.
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