Vintage Mens Fashion: The Return To Klaxon Howl Part Two

Klaxon Howl Denim Jacket

  Klaxon Howl is a welcome stop along Toronto’s Queen Street west for mens fashion. What makes it special is that Matt Robinson’s own Klaxon Howl boutique label is something of an anomaly, especially when you understand his obsession and respect for the past. It inspires every thought, every pattern and every stitch. In a previous […]

Vintage Mens Fashion: The Return To Klaxon Howl Part One

Klaxon Howl - Vintage Military, Workwear, Vintage Workboots, Vintage label

  I’m on a subway heading west to Klaxon Howl, mens vintage and designer clothing store run by Matt Robinson. Matt is a vintage junkie who collects and sells classic military, navy, hunting and vintage workwear. This inspired his own Klaxon Howl designer label around 2010. It’s a great store. And this is the first time this year I’ve […]

Vintage Watches: Omega SeaMaster The Ultimate Vintage Dive Watch

1969 Omega SeaMaster 200

“Best diving watches” is best summarized by a name: SeaMaster. And it was started in 1947 by a company called Omega when they built the original ultimate dive watch. With so many models and numbers under the SeaMaster moniker however how do you know where to start looking? Our advice would be to start Related posts: Vintage Jewelry: The […]

MidCentury Modern Furniture at UB in Florence

Vintage Furniture Florence Italy at UB

  If you are looking for midcentury modern furniture in Florence the journey is just as important as the destination. And when we discovered UB we didn’t want to leave. On the outside it appears as if a local has just opened their front door for some fresh air. You peek inside and see all the […]

Vintage Watches: W10 Smiths Military Watch

Smiths Military Watch - Vintage British

  Ending a centuries old tradition of fine British watchmaking, the Smiths Military watch was the last of it’s kind. Vintage Military watches made by the British are not easy to find in mint condition, however Smiths military were manufactured to be one of the best in that era. As a testament to Smiths craftsmanship […]

Online Vintage Shopping Experience Has Exploded

Vintage Shopping Evolved

  Finding online vintage fashion is evolving rapidly, and depending on the type of vintage hunter you are it can be an especially exciting time to find vintage fashion online. Post-recession mood is wearing off and people are paying more attention to the details again. The antiquity, style and nostalgia we all adore can be appreciated […]

1950s Fishtail Parka

Fishtail Parka 1950 - The Who Quadraphenia Also Made it Popular

  The 1950s war machine introduced The Fishtail Parka as one of the true layered ‘flexible clothing’ systems. It could be worn in all weather conditions. The ‘Fishtail Fins’ in the back were originally meant to be tied to your legs to give you full insulation and a closed garment system. It enabled the United States […]