Robert Geller makes this denim trucker jacket. It looks like blue denim dyed black, which is a treatment I’ve seen before and have wondered how the streaking effect looks after aging. Without any wear, I like the subtle variation of a deep black and blue denim. There are a few concise details to appreciate including: heavy gunmetal buttons, blanket lining and, less typical with denim trucker’s, a slightly curved hemline.
Wings and Horns tends to do cotton and sometimes wool, and here they take on the leather perfecto style (or “rider”, they say) motorcycle jacket with decent results. Done in a washed and treated lightweight sheepskin, they kept this minimal by making metal zips and tabs tonal and eliminating usual features buckles, epaulets, and visible snaps.
Buzz Rickson’s William Gibson MA-1. A grail piece within and without it’s category of MA-1s. Could not buy. Did not buy. May never own.
Just Last Summer. I didn’t get a mixtape to you last Summer, and instead of ignoring that fact and waiting for Winter to roll around to make the next one, I made this one retrospectively.
Pop, rap, and punk. These are examples of sounds that were around constantly last Summer, offered to you now just as daylight savings time has kicked in for many of us. Let these sounds induce feelings of nostalgia for the very recent past and may you find warmth there.
Here’s the complete history of these mixes, in case you’re catching up: