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  Brand Spotlight: Sutro Footwear Sutro Footwear is designed in San Francisco and meticulously handmade in Mexico one pair at a time, resulting in shoes that are unsurpassed in their quality, simplicity, and attention to detail. They are inspired by the unique and rich culture of those who live and work in San Francisco.   Most leathers… Continue reading

Staff Gift Guide: Campbell Wallace

Get to know: Campbell Wallace Who is Campbell Wallace? Campbell’s got quite the interesting story – as a kid he was adopted from Seoul, South Korea when he was only 4 months old, being relocated to where he was to grow up; sunny Encinitas, California.  You could call it the ‘Yin & Yang’ of places to transfer between as such a young… Continue reading

Staff Gift Guide: Jeff Mao

Get to know: Jeff Mao 1. So, what’s your hometown like? Cupertino? It’s my hometown so I love hate it. The food options are phenomenal but aside from eating, there’s not much else to do. It’s basically the epitome of suburbia. Great place to start a family if you’re worried about things like crime and… Continue reading

Seasons Change: California Fall Athletics & Leisure

Fall Facelift: Welcome Stranger Hayes Valley We’ve restocked your favorites, as well as, added some brand new goods for fall.   Check out our new ‘Fall-Ready’ look at the Welcome Stranger Hayes Valley Location California Fall Athletics & Leisure Collection Prepare for fall with these Welcome Stranger selects, perfectly suited for athletics endeavors or leisurely pursuits.  Bonded… Continue reading

Fair Weather Sunday

  5 Tracks for Fair Weather Sundays The perfect soundtrack for cruising through those Fair Weather Sundays Brand Spotlight: ATF Authentic Textile Fabrics (ATF) – a brand heavily rooted in the “less is more” mentality.  Providing garments that are effortlessly wearable, but at the same time suited for any & all situations you may encounter upon your ‘Fair Weather… Continue reading

Timeless Workwear Revival

1889 & 1901 Carhartt WIP + Chippewa boots | Timeless Workwear Brands Revived in 2016 Carhartt was founded in 1889 by Hamilton Carhartt a man focused on bringing responsibility & integrity back to the business world.  With a focus on doing “the just and honest thing, gainful if possible” Carhartt began producing workwear staples adopted by all varieties of the… Continue reading

Clean Seams & Grown-Up Shells

Design Spotlight | The Shell Jacket The classic Shell Jacket, re-imagined by Welcome Stranger Our minimal take on the sporty Shell Jacket of jock lives past. We’ve abandoned the technical fabrics, for a Japanese alternative – tightly woven crisp cotton fabric, that has been lightly coated with wax.  Dressed up with matte tonal zippers & snaps,… Continue reading

adidas Originals by WINGS+HORNS

Design Inspiration: adidas Originals by WINGS+HORNS Canadian brand WINGS+HORNS has conjoined with adidas Originals for a premium FW16 collection.  The offering calls upon innovative manufacturing, iconic silhouettes, and inspiration from Japanese shadow theory, to present a robust collection of modern garments for sporting man. Blending classic tailoring and elevated sportswear, the latest collaboration from the two brands draws on traditional craftmanship… Continue reading

Packing For: San Francisco

Welcome to San Francisco Whether you call The City home, or are just passing through, we’ve compiled a guide to keep you looking sharp throughout our mysterious daily climates changes.  Sunshine & Green Grass The sun is shining and you’ve got a reservation for two on the rolling green hills of Dolores Park.   Here’s… Continue reading

Classic Style Icon: Morrissey

5 Summer Tunes by Morrissey & The Smiths Summer Tunes by Morrissey – a rock rebel & front man for the iconic group The Smiths Effortless Summer Looks Inspired by Morrissey Classic summer style inspiration from Morrissey, the king of “casually cool” looks – cutting his teeth on pairings of colorful free flowing buttons shirts, with… Continue reading