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Monday, May 24th, 2010

5:30 pm

Journal Standard Contrast Placket Shirt

Contrast collars and plackets are always risky business on shirts. There’s always the dreaded risk of looking ‘zany’; This Journal Standard shirt avoids that trap by using some tastefully contrasting patchwork madras. As a detail, It’s hit and miss –…

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Friday, January 22nd, 2010

2:30 pm

Journal Standard Chinos

Here’s another piece you’ll have to travel through shark-infested to get your hands on (or pay a proxy). Journal Standard have released an updated version of a chino we featured aaages ago, but the reasons we like it are still…

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Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009

6:30 pm

Journal Standard High Neck Cardigan

Journal Standard have clearly got their eye on the ball, as they’ve come out with a high neck cardigan. You’ve probably heard enough ranting and raving about the topic from us so let’s just stick to why we like this…

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Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009

2:30 pm

Journal Standard Toggle Cardigan

Everybody’s in love with toggles this season. We’ve seen a fair few cardies with toggles on them, but this JS one stands out from the crowd. It’s not just the toggles, it’s not just the shawl collar and it’s not…

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Wednesday, October 28th, 2009

4:30 pm

Lee for Journal Standard Jacket

Lee, who’ve usually been the slowest to react to the heritage boom, have teamed up with Japanese company Journal Standard to create a workwear-influenced capsule collection. Consisting of four pieces in total (two jackets and two jeans), the collection has…

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Thursday, October 22nd, 2009

5:30 pm

Journal Standard Check Varsity Jacket

Check patterns are everywhere. That much is fact. So it’s always a pleasure to find them used in interesting and unique ways – like on this varsity jacket. Leather arm aficionados (a niche group if ever there was one) won’t…

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Monday, September 21st, 2009

1:30 pm

Journal Standard Shawl Collar Vest

File this under ‘reporting not recommending’. We’re intrigued by this sleeveless chunky cardigan. It’s as close to a knitted gillet as we’ve seen and we kinda like it. We wouldn’t bet our houses on a piece like this, but it…

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Thursday, June 4th, 2009

1:30 pm

Journal Standard Hooded Jacket

What’s that, you say? you want more pieces you have to go to extreme lengths to get hold of? Well, you’re in luck. This Journal Standard jacket is a great spring/summer jacket and would do well on a humid day…

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Wednesday, May 20th, 2009

10:30 am

Journal Standard Combat Jacket

The way this post is viewed will depend entirely on where you live. If you’re in Asia, this may be one of the only times you can actually buy something we write about and if you’re not it’ll be another…

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Thursday, April 30th, 2009

1:30 pm

Journal Standard Jersey Cardigan

Time for our obligatory ‘you can’t get this without the help of someone in Japan’ post. This Journal Standard is made from what seems to be the growing material of choice, Jersey. Material aside, we also like the fact that…

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