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Shopping from Tintin: Hiking Garb

Ed. note: guest post by Archival Associate and Tintin reader, Tom B. There’s endless discussion on the genius of Tintin’s wardrobe. But let’s broaden the search. Tintin In Tibet offers some really terrific examples of hiking clothing – tennis sweaters, anoraks, plus fours, socks folded over boots. While I continue to use gaiters to keep …

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Shopping from the Dartmouth Outing Club

Ed. note: Friend and Archival Clothing contributor Tom B. returns from summer break with a brief visual blurb on the classic style of his alma mater’s historic outing club. During my time in college, I was very active in the Dartmouth OutingClub, the oldest collegiate outing club in the country. It’s aterrific organization, running freshman …

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Shopping from Labonville, Inc.

Editor’s Note: Friend Tom B. also hails from Eugene, and went to college in rural New Hampshire where he started building timber frame buildings. He seems to be more proud of his Forest Service chainsaw certification than his architecture degree. I’ve brought him in as a guest blogger to highlight some stylish, alternative, often budget …

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