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Shopping Unionmade’s Archive Sale

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Perhaps the folks at San Francisco’s menswear mecca Unionmade are feeling a bit generous after yet another Giants World Series win, because they’ve just quietly put hundreds of items on sale at up to 90% off this morning.

They’re calling it “The Archive” and there’s a lot to get through—and as you can imagine, it’s going fast—so we dug through it all to bring you the best bets from the sale.»

Gitman and Unionmade Have Your New Summer Suit

0529Kempt-Gitman-Vintage-Unionmade-Harrison-Suit-Collection The boys over at Gitman Vintage and Unionmade are at it again—this time teaming up for their first-ever suiting collection, introducing the Harrison suit as the headliner.

They’ve got five weaves and colors to choose from for the set, in addition to navy hopsack and seersucker takes on the slimly notched lapel jacket. To complement all that handsome: a myriad of gingham, chambray and broadcloth shirts/pocket squares, along with a couple handfuls of new silk ties.

Here’s a closer look at the stunner of a collaboration, available now.»

The 15 Best Watches for Spring

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You’ll be saving some daylight this Sunday, tax returns are starting to trickle in, but really your wrist has been feeling a little exposed lately. Point is: you’ve probably got a good enough excuse to pick yourself up a new timekeeper.

So, we did what we do and put together a list of the best new watches of spring for your procuring pleasure...

Check out all 15 after the jump.»

Indigo Beyond the Denim

022514_Indigo_3 For years, indigo was a term relegated to the dark corners of the denim-obsessed, but nowadays it’s been popping up everywhere—and far beyond jeans.

Which is great, because indigo can be so many things. And menswear has begun embracing the centuries-old natural dye in all of its forms—from blazers knit with indigo-dyed yarns to garment-dyed indigo sweatpants—thanks in no small part to the gents at San Francisco’s Unionmade who were at the forefront of the beyond-denim indigo movement. Which brings us to this upcoming spring awash in a sea of saturated blues...

Behold: all of the new indigo, sans the denim.»

Talking Shop: Unionmade’s Todd Barket

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San Francisco’s menswear emporium Unionmade has been stocking some of the finest menswear this side of, well, anywhere for a while now—and as if that wasn’t already impressive enough, in the past few years they’ve been collaborating with some of their favorite labels to spectacular effect. With the third installment of their Indigo series hitting shelves this month and a new line of coats with Golden Bear launched on Monday, it’s almost impossible to keep up with all of the handsomeness they’re turning out. Luckily, we got to sit down with the mastermind behind it all, founder Todd Barket, to hear all about it.

Talking shop with Unionmade’s Todd Barket about their new exclusives, a few labels you probably haven’t heard of yet and more, after the jump.»