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The Six Shackets to Consider

  • Kempt Staff

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The leaves have yet to turn, but you can already feel the subtle changes happening...

Fall is nigh. And your secret weapon in the cool-but-not-yet-cold interim is something we like to call “the shacket.” An overshirt that’s substantial enough to be worn as a jacket in early fall and can transition into a middle layer as it gets colder. The majority are still your traditional thick wool numbers, but a few labels have gotten more adventurous, throwing down-filled nylon and suede into the mix.

Herewith, the six shackets to consider this fall...»

The Return of a Legend: Massimo Osti’s Boneville Relaunches

  • Caitlin Ganswindt

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The brand that launched as a creative think tank for legendary Italian menswear innovator Massimo Osti returns today after a 21-year hiatus.

From the early ’80s and ’90s, Boneville was the benchmark for creation in the world of men’s fashion, giving rise to stuff like modern garment dying and printing—along with the invention of brushed wool, micro and thermojoint fabrics.

A veritable Thomas Edison of garment engineering, Osti is credited for designing a slew of groundbreaking lines as well as founding the game-changing sportswear company Stone Island.

Presenting the five things you’re gonna want to pick up...»