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Thursday, August 11, 2011

Levi's Plus Filson: A Case of Double Happiness

We love Levi's (founded in 1873, the same year the company patented and made its first blue jeans) and we love Filson, too (1897), so it naturally follows we're crazy about some of the products in the collaborative collection known as Levi's Workwear by Filson. We own a handsome, no-nonsense denim-and-canvas tote with leather handles (from a previous collection) and we're often stopped by discerning guys-around-town who want to know: Where can I find that bag? We suspect lots of men will respond similarly to this Hunter Trucker jacket in sturdy, oiled Shelter Cloth, complete with interior zipper (overlapped by a buttoned front), a moleskin collar, and Levi's distinctive front pockets. So this time, we're alerting readers (and all style-conscious men) in advance: Buy this jacket now, or regret not doing so later...