Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012

7:30 pm

Silas for Dickies – Chinos with Stripes


There was a time, nearly 20 years ago, when Dickies were the only pants in our arsenal. All we needed was their full workwear rainbow—khaki, blue, grey, brown and black (for weddings)—and a narrow but functional wardrobe was complete. Thankfully…

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Tuesday, October 11th, 2011

2:00 pm

Haversack Loose Chinos


Haversack have never been ones to keep things slim and here they are again, showing us the way forward with these wide leg, loose fit chinos. We like the Olive variety, military feel without all the unnecessary pockets and tabs.…

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Thursday, May 26th, 2011

1:00 am

Closed “Clifton Olive” Chino Pants


German based, Closed, shows us their summer collection that’s now available at American Rag. The “Clifton Olive Pants” are a slim style trouser. The pants have a distressed look to the fabric for an added vintage aesthetic. They feature “two…

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Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011

6:30 pm

Left Field Chino Collection for Spring 2011


Left Field produces some of the strongest chinos on the market. What makes them tops is their twills. For Spring 2011, they deliver four styles: “Japanese khaki twill (made from the same heavy-duty cotton twill used to make Japanese military…

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Thursday, March 10th, 2011

3:00 pm

Outlier 60/30 Chino


What is the 60/30 chino? In short, its Outlier’s reaction to the pursuit of the perfect pant. They modeled their latest chino in a military style, free of waistband. Pockets are made with a cotton linen blend for improved breath-ability.…

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Wednesday, February 16th, 2011

6:30 pm

Orlsow Slim Chino Pants


Orslow, a brand from Hyogo, Japan shows us their Spring 2011 Collection. From hardwash jeans and shirts to hardwashed chinos and oxfords, the collection really showed great detail in the pieces. The “Slim” chino pant was probably one of my…

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Wednesday, January 5th, 2011

9:38 am

Dickies Oakwood Selvedge Chino


We bet you think we’re posting these Dickies Chinos because of the Japanese selvedge fabric. Wrong. Your second guess might be our undying love of Americana. Also incorrect. We’re posting these trousers because they have a “Machi” crotch insert providing…

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Tuesday, November 9th, 2010

2:30 pm

Post Overalls Denim Lined Chino

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Lining your chinos with a warm fabric is always a smart move in winter – buying them pre-lined is even smarter. Post Overalls have some gingham lined chinos that’ll do the job nicely, making sure you always look crispy but…

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Saturday, May 22nd, 2010

7:00 pm

45rpm Striped Chino Shorts

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45RPM offers a interesting take on the short pants with these striped chino shorts”Woven shorts with a pinstriped pattern. Single-buttoned zipper fly. Side Pocket and 2 welted pockets on the back. Classic-fitting short constructed for lightweight durability and casual, polished…

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Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010

2:30 pm

Albam Denim Taper Chino

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This isn’t new per se, but it is relevant for the season that’s just around the corner. Our relatively sparse postings on denim aren’t out of hate, it’s because we’re all such heavyweight denim wearers that shopping for new pairs…

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