The Japanese Plant Whisperer of the LES

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When you walk past the Filson store open on Great Jones, you’re initially drawn to the front window, filled with lush greenery. Go inside and you’ll find yourself facing a full backdrop of plant life; a living, breathing microcosm of a world in which Filson’s line of timeless, rugged products […]

The Pop Up Flea: An Annual Celebration of Quality, Now Online


Five years ago, when Michael Williams of A Continuous Lean and PR firm Paul + Williams began planning a new kind of menswear event with business partner Randy Goldberg, the goal was a straightforward one: to gather nice things — well-made things, lasting things, things the two men themselves liked — […]

Filson: In the Battle of Old Vs. New, Everyone Wins


  Hardy wools, quality leather, waxed cotton — Filson has been  in the business of making rugged clothing and enduring luggage from these Americana staples since 1897. But the times have changed around this Seattle company and, under the direction of VP of Design and Merchandising Paul Choi, Filson is […]