Fresh off of recent collaborations with everyone from Boston’s Bodega to Pharrell’s Billionaire Boys Club, Mark McNairy has teamed up with Timberland for a Fall/Winter 2012 collection of footwear. Offering premium leather and camouflage canvas takes on the likes of the brand’s Field Boot, McNairy has also created special editions of Timberland’s classic 6” Work Boot with colorful padded leather collars and tonal suede uppers. The entirety of the collaborative collection is set to hit select retailers in the months ahead.
With almost a century of experience in hat making, New Era has been at the forefront in manufacturing some of the world’s most celebrated caps to date. Improving on its products year after year while setting industry benchmarks, New Era has become a household name. Known throughout the professional sports realm, whether it be the MLB, NBA or NHL, New Era’s versatile 59FIFTY cap — also known as the fitted — has graced the heads of athletes and celebrities alike and has garnered attention for its work with Marvel Comics, DC Comics, and a host of heavy streetwear brands. Despite its simplicity of design and relatively unchanged silhouette, a surprising amount of work goes into the crafting of each cap. In this PROCESS we take closer look into the meticulous 22-step journey that a single 59FIFTY cap must go through from raw material to finished product — a process that utilizes the eyes and hands of 22 dedicated and loyal employees who together share a single dedication to quality and craftsmanship.