Reed lives in Brooklyn and has written for a number of places, including the San Fransisco-Bay Guardian, Well-Spent (RIP), Refinery29, FOXSports Detroit and the Salt Lake Tribune. In addition to that game of musical chairs, he also was the copywriter at Unionmade Goods (RIP) for two years — on the floor before that, his Yelp reviews were mixed — and currently works as a copywriter and strategist at a creative agency in New York. Other credentials of his include a crippling clothing addiction and unhealthy sleep habits, both particularly conducive to writing about the things covered on this site. He also has a dog, which he mentions frequently.
The summer sneaker landscape is kind of all over the place, but these Indigo Selvedge Sashiko Sneakers from the venerable BIG know exactly where they stand.
Made with a “rough and hairy” 84/16 selvedge cotton/bamboo blend, these Deck Chinos by Companion Denim balance neppy toughness with a laid-back silhouette.
Made in Japan with a super durable, undyed 100% linen selvedge fabric and inspired by the functional French post bags from the 19th and 20th centuries.
Tender has the tendency to use left field dyeing pigments but it looks like this Wever's Stock shirt eas died with the essence of a summery blue sky.
Part chore, part denim jacket, part conceptual pocket collage, and subtly weird in all the best places, this is Kapital in full throttle.
Summer is for leisure, not for hustle — and these minimal-yet-baroque clogs from 4SDesigns do leisure at an expert level.
Available in three colorways, this creeper-inspired boat-adjacent adventure by Sebago and Engineered Garments looks surprisingly wearable.
We normally encourage people to wear their garments and wear them hard. But this Sassafras piece is so nice it will be hard to be precious with it.