The Sunday Sale: Get 30 Percent Off A Classic Barbour Jacket Right Now at UNCRATE

It’s hard to believe we’re about to cross over into October, is it not? And that means (at least) one thing: You need to shore up your outerwear rotation with the Barbour Icons Beacon Sports Jacket, ASAP. First things first: It’s a modified version of the Barbour jacket worn by James Bond in “Skyfall,” which easily makes it one of the best men’s jackets for fall, and you need to head to the UNCRATE Surplus Shop to get the job done.

As you might recall from another Sunday Sale post covering the best sale picks at UNCRATE, the Surplus Shop is the stuff of legend, featuring high-quality menswear, gear and EDC essentials at some seriously low prices. And again, the Barbour Icons Jacket is as cool, rugged, dependable, durable and stylish as it gets. Oh, and did I mention that it’s more than 30 percent off? Because it is, and that’s great news if you want one of the best jackets for fall in your rotation right now.

SHOP: The Barbour Icons Beacon Sports Jacket At The UNCRATE Surplus Shop 

A rugged, unstoppably cool fall jacket that’ll wear well with anything.

It’s really hard to go wrong with a jacket as rugged, tough and well-made as the Barbour Icons Beacon Sports Jacket, what with its hard-wearing waxed cotton exterior and other field-ready touches (note the reinforced shooting shoulders). Make no mistake though, this isn’t a bulky, baggy jacket like days gone by — in fact, this classic Barbour jacket checks all the right boxes in terms of style points, featuring a trim fit and plenty of pockets for your everyday carry. There really is plenty to love about the Barbour Icons Jacket, and it’s got nearly limitless styling potential (wear it as Bond might, with a classic cashmere sweater, corduroy pants and rugged leather boots). How about that? Yes indeed, you can check one of the best jackets for fall off your shopping list, because the Barbour Icons Jacket has you covered.

SHOP: The Barbour Icons Beacon Sports Jacket At The UNCRATE Surplus Shop 

 

 

Style Pick of the Week: Filson Quilted Jac-Shirt

Filson Quilted Jac-Shirt

Whether you’re a skilled banjo player, an explorer or have a tendency toward days at home, this is one of the best shirt jackets for men you can buy.

When you know, you know — when you step outside on a crisp, cool fall morning, you know what lies in store: Fall adventures and of course, the need for rugged fall gear to take on the day. That, my friends, is where the Filson Quilted Jac-Shirt comes into play, one of the best shirt jackets for men this fall (and of course, well beyond). This timeless men’s shirt jacket is tough-as-nails, easy to layer, built for inclement fall weather, and made to last and last — and last. That sounds pretty ideal for the season, right? It’s built to act as a standalone outer layer, thanks to PrimaLoft insulation that’ll keep you toasty on cold fall mornings and days in the field, preferably layered atop a Filson henley. The Filson Quilted Jac-Shirt is built every bit as well as you’d expect coming from Filson, made for Pacific Northwest mornings (or days at home, upstate or in the Midwest).

When the going gets tough, you should assuredly turn toward one of the best shirt jackets for men, seeing as this particular number is made with a tough, 4oz. cotton exterior finished off with a water-resistant waxed treatment. It delivers the goods when you need it, to say the least.

SHOP: The Filson Quilted Jac-Shirt

Filson

A reliable, dependable and rugged shirt jacket for fall and winter.

One of the best men’s shirt jackets needs to step up in the clutch, and it helps if it looks darn good while doing it. The Marsh Olive color is a workhorse when it comes to pairing up with grey chore pants and tough leather work boots, yet it also looks mighty fine when worn casually (think slim indigo jeans, a thermal henley and chukka boots to grab to-go brewery beers). Consider the Filson Quilted Jac-Shirt a grab-and-go-type of jacket, one you need to wear when on the trail or camping under the stars (or again, hanging out around your bonfire). And because it’s Filson, all the details are accounted for — the snap front buttons are easy to use even while wearing, say, Filson work gloves. Although the Filson Quilted Jac-Shirt is a bit pricier than your average work shirt, it’s absolutely worth it — it’s a new everyday style staple. If you end up picking it up, let me know on Twitter.

SHOP: The Filson Quilted Jac-Shirt

The Friday Read: A New Timex Watch, The American Giant Vault Collection & Everlane Jeans

Timex Allied Watch

A durable, casual and rugged watch to wear all fall.

First things first: I’d say it’s well and truly *time* to step into the weekend right now with anoher edition of The Friday Read, preferably with the rugged Timex Allied Watch (as seen above and as sold by UNCRATE) on your wrist. It’s one of the best men’s casual watches I’ve seen in some time, and one of the most affordable watches of the moment, for that matter (it retails for $125 at UNCRATE). The Timex Allied Watch has rugged good looks and easygoing style to pair with all your seasonal favorites — a few of which we’ll cover today, of course. It’s been a busy few weeks around here in terms of fall style, what with plenty of new products finding their way to my Brooklyn HQ (read: apartment), from the excellent Faherty Brand Legend Sweater Shirt to some new Mott and Bow denim (all as seen on my Instagram, of course).

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I’m feeling more than ready for fall to pick up in earnest — how about you? I’ve definitely been busy on the writing front, covering the best weekender bags over at Maxim.com and writing about the best bourbons for National Bourbon Heritage Month for GearMoose, too. I’ve also been making sure to support my favorite craft beer breweries in Brooklyn when possible, including picking up some to-go beers at Gold Star Beer Counter, all the better to enjoy in my craft beer growler at home. Perhaps you’re in much the same boat? It’s tough to not be able to enjoy a brewery or beer bar in person, but I’m urging you (and reminding myself!) to stay safe and strong in the meantime. To get your weekend started off on the right foot, check out a few choice reads below.

One more note: Have you subscribed to my gear, music & beer newsletter The Style Guide In Brief? You get two free dispatches delivered right to your inbox every Tuesday and Saturday.

A seriously limited-edition American Giant hoodie to power your fall weekends.

  • Let’s get right down to it: This fall, you’re going to need a stylish hooded sweatshirt for casual weekends and outdoor adventures aplenty. You might as well go ahead and make it a limited-edition hoodie from the American Giant Vault Collection, for that matter. The Vault Collection is the latest sustainability initiative from the brand — they’ve built one of the best men’s hoodies out of old, unused fabric, inspired by the ingenuity needed during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Vault “opened up” this past Monday, and prior to that, American Giant had a waitlist of thousands wanting to get their hands on this sweatshirt. How cool is that!? Assuredly, all those fans can’t be wrong. Stay tuned for more from the Vault Collection this fall.
Everlane Uniform Collection

A perfect pair of black jeans for fall — right?

Luminox Land Collection

The toughest adventure watch your money can buy? Very nearly.

So, what’ll it be to start your weekend? Will you be checking out the American Giant Vault Collection and getting your hands on your new favorite hoodie? Perhaps shopping some slim black jeans from the the Everlane Uniform Collection is more your stride, or better yet on the accessories front, maybe the Luminox Atacama Adventurer is now on your fall style wish list (I know it’s on mine). As for me, I’ll be trying to narrow down my own personal style wish list. One last thing: If you could use some fall weekend style inspiration, you can’t go wrong with my guide on how to wear a waxed trucker jacket this season. It’s everything you need, and then some. Wherever your weekend adventures take you, stay safe, stay stylish and thanks for reading!

The Thursday Buy: FRYE’s Tyler Boots are Some of Fall’s Best Boots

FRYE Tyler Boots

Lace up some of the coolest, most rugged boots for men this fall.

That’s right, ladies and gentlemen. We’re back once again today with another pair of the best boots for men (a huge focus on the blog as of late) and with another pair of FRYE leather boots for your consideration and enjoyment. If you read any FRYE boots review, a few things are going to stand out. Namely, this heritage bootmaker doesn’t cut any corners, and that’s why you need a pair of these investment-level boots in your wardrobe. They also produce easily wearable, rugged-yet-dressy boots like the FRYE Tyler Boots with ease — quite a fair bit of ease, at that. What’s that mean for you? It means that it’s high time you invested in some of the best boots for men this season — it’s nearly October, after all.

The FRYE Tyler Boots, although pricey at $328 via FRYE, are going to deliver on multiple fronts when it comes to style, durability and quality, to say the least. Handcrafted, oiled suede gives these lace-up leather boots a bit of a rugged, rock n’roll edge — feel free to wear ’em with slim black jeans and, say, a black leather jacket atop your favorite T-shirt (even if you can’t exactly go to a rock show right now). The FRYE Tyler Boots are made with Goodyear welt construction, which means you can wear and wear them for years … then have ’em resoled with ease. And these rugged leather boots should also provide surprising comfort, whether worn with slim dark denim and a chambray shirt or a thermal henley and tan chinos — they feature a PORON foam footbed for a smooth ride. The  bottom line is this: It’s still the right time to pick up some of your new favorite boots, and you should certainly head over to FRYE to pick up the pair that’s right for you.

SHOP: The The FRYE Tyler Boots

 

See Now, Buy Now: This Hamilton Khaki Field Watch is Your New Favorite Watch

A durable, rugged and stylish watch from Hamilton.

So, you want one of the best men’s field watches, you say? But you don’t want to spend an arm and a leg (read: Over a grand) — where’s a guy to go? That’s easy. Head to Uncrate to get a deal on the Hamilton Khaki Field Mechanical Watch, a standout timepiece that offers heritage quality, rugged performance and classic styling potential in spades. Better still? It’s available for $545 via Uncrate, a heck of a bargain when you consider that this is truly an investment-level watch.

It’s befitting of the Hamilton name, with deep roots in aviation and field watches, and this Hamilton Khaki field watch certainly checks all the right boxes for the modern man. The stainless steel case in a rich and field-ready colorway contrasts nicely with the subtly stylish dial markings, all the better if you aspire to wear this watch out and about on fall adventures, not to mention days on and off the trail. Plus, the 80-hour power reserve means you can go a good while without having to wind this watch by hand (the difference between a mechanical and automatic watch movement). Any way you look at it, this rugged timepiece is destined to become your new favorite watch.

SHOP: The Hamilton Khaki Field Mechanical Watch via Uncrate 

A rugged field watch to wear every day this fall.

And the great thing about a military-inspired field watch is that it really is true to form, recreating the types of timepieces worn by soldiers through the years. It features sturdy construction and a nicely sized 38mm case diameter to match. Don’t forget 50 meters of water resistance, either — wear it in the summer or the fall with ease. Whether you pick up the brown colorway or opt for the more sleek Hamilton Khaki Field Mechanical in Black, you’re getting plenty of bang for your buck — and a healthy dose of seasonal style, too.

This is the sort of classic field watch you can throw on with dark selvedge denim, a Western shirt and a rugged chore coat, or else rock with your favorite T-shirt for a casual fall morning at home. However you choose to wear the Hamilton Khaki Field Mechanical Watch, you can be sure it’s ready for anything you’ve got on your fall to-do list.

SHOP: The Hamilton Khaki Field Mechanical Watch via Uncrate 

#OOTD: How to Dress for a Fall Road Trip Right Now

We’ve been talking for some time now on the blog about how to dress for early fall (and beyond), and now that we’ve officially crossed over into the season itself, let’s pivot ever so slightly. Let’s go beyond the confines of your home office and your back patio, and let’s talk about how to dress for a fall road trip. I’m not talking about hopping on a cross-country flight — I’m moreso talking about the kind of trip where you pack up a durable duffle bag, grab your most rugged denim jacket, bring along your craft beer growler … and then get in the car and go. Where to?  A cabin, the lake, the river, a quiet town upstate … any and all of the above, right? Right. What to bring with you?

Well, a stylish face mask, for starters. But beyond that, we’ll cover all your fall style essentials for a road trip today on the blog — rest assured of that. Comfort, durability and style are the key here, seeing as you might be going off-trail for a hike or spending plenty of time on your feet, hopping from brewery to brewery (patios and masks preferred). Given that approach, you’ll find the best pants for fall travel and some stylish sneaker boots in the mix, too. Of course, all the right layers are along for the ride, including a tough workwear shirt  and a rugged leather watch. These are picks suited for casual (masked) strolls around town, and with a bit of improvisation, you can get out the door for that orchard or winery tour (at least, that’s what I’d do). How about it? Is this #OOTD ready for fall? I sure hope you think so. Stay safe, gear up and let me know what you think of this ensemble on Twitter.

Versatile, rugged layers for hitting the road this fall.

  • The Jacket: Todd Snyder Japanese Stretch Selvedge Denim Jacket, $288 — Made from rich indigo Japanese cotton with plenty of stretch, this classic denim jacket is one of the best denim jackets around, and it’s ideal for falll layering given the built-in stretch.
  • The Shirt: Flint and Tinder Selvage Architects Shirt, $128 — Layer up your rugged denim jacket with a new Flint and Tinder shirt, cut like a classic Oxford shirt and yet featuring Japanese selvage fabric for tough durability in fall weather.
  • The Tee: Buck Mason Long-Sleeve Raglan Tee, $52 — Keep the fall layering rolling with one of the most comfortable long-sleeve tees around. Buck Mason gets it done.
  • The Pants: Western Rise AT Slim Pants in Sand, $128 — Cut in a classic five-pocket silhouette and featuring plenty of durability and stretch, these Western Rise pants are the best pants for fall travel, period.
  • The Sneaker Boots: HELM Cole Sneakers in Wheat, $240 — The brand that makes some of your favorite boots (as seen here) is now making some of the best men’s sneakers, cut to be the perfect hybrid between, well, sneakers and boots.
  • The Watch: Luminox Atacama Field Chronograph, $940 — If you want a rugged leather watch that you can wear on the road and then out to grab socially distanced craft beers, you want this durable field watch from Luminox, my friends.
  • The Hat: Huckberry Explorer’s Cap, $40 — A fittingly named hat for fall adventures, and certainly one of the best men’s ballcaps out there.
  • The Travel Bag: Halfday Garment Duffle, $95 — Looking for the best travel bag under $100? You’ve found it. This garment bag from Bespoke Post zips into a stylish duffle bag, and comes complete with tough hardware, a built-in shoe compartment and more.

If I had to guess, I’d wager that this #OOTD is going to carry you through fall more than stylishly and reliably, no doubt about it. If you’ve been wondering how to dress for fall, period, or how to dress for a fall road trip, start here. A rugged workwear shirt teams stylishly with your new favorite denim jacket, and of course, that combination layers up more than readily with one of the best long-sleeve T-shirts for fall, courtesy of our pals at Buck Mason. When it gets a bit too warm (as is known to happen with shifting winds and fall sunlight), ditch the denim jacket and stick with the long-sleeve tee and your Flint and Tinder shirt. It all works in harmony with the best pants for fall travel, a durable pair that’ll stand up to fall weather and long hours in the car. But of course, a pair of the best men’s sneakers takes the cake on the footwear front (make sure your HELM boots are packed in your bag, of course) — there’s nothing better than comfortable sneaker boots for the trail and the taproom, am I right?

It all comes together in precisely the right way on the accessories front when you consider the versatility of your durable field watch from Luminox, fit for all-day wear. To keep the sun off your face and shield your eyes from the wind ever so slightly, throw on the Huckberry Explorer’s Cap for anything and everything on your to-do list. Last but certainly not least, a versatile duffle bag is the perfect way to haul your weekend style essentials (and it’s easy to pack and easy to zip out into a hanging garment bag). Alright, folks. Who’s ready to hit the road? I’ll see you out there. To get the scoop on how I’m dressing for fall, head to my Instagram

The List: Shop All of your New Favorite Men’s Style Essentials for Fall Right Now

Gear up for fall with an iconic leather jacket for a road trip.

Well, folks — look who’s back in business. It’s a new week, and it’s time for another edition of The List, covering the best men’s style essentials to help you power on through September and into October. It all starts today with outerwear, including one of the best trucker jackets to help you get road trip-ready (wear a mask!), and it carries right on through to other handy fall accessories, including stylish new headphones and plenty more. Where will fall take you? I hope it’ll take you (safely) to plenty of stylish places. Head over to Twitter to let me know your favorite gear picks today, and be sure to subscribe to my twice-weekly newsletter, where I talk about style, music, coffee, craft beer and plenty more. Happy reading! 
Schott Vintage Buffalo Trucker Jacket — $845 

A classic, rugged waxed trucker jacket for plenty of fall days.

That’s right, folks. The time is upon us to pick up a heritage-quality leather jacket from Schott, and it helps that this vintage-style trucker jacket is tough as nails, sharp as can be & ready for anything. If it’s low on sizing, consider the Flint and Tinder Waxed Trucker instead.
Filson Field Flannel Shirt — $98 

An expertly crafted flannel shirt for fall days aplenty.

When you want to really gear up and hit the road, or simply just get out of your house, turn toward one of the best flannel shirts for fall, offered up by a brand that gets it right. This brushed cotton flannel shirt is ideal for layering atop your favorite T-shirt.
Tanner Goods Voyager Daypack — $250 
Voyager Daypack

A tough backpack you’ll want to bring on the road season after season … after season.

Let’s talk about road trip gear for a second, shall we? Get this rugged backpack for all your everyday carry essentials, and rest easy knowing it’s tough as can be.
Master & Dynamic MW50+ 2-in-1 Wireless Headphones — $249
For your next road trip or for casual days plugged in at home, pick up some Master & Dynamic headphones for crystal-clear audio quality and a standout listening experience. Plus, these stylish Bluetooth headphones feature both over and on-ear pads.
Buck Mason Field-Spec Cotton Surplus Henley — $68
Buck Mason - Black Field-Spec Cotton Surplus Henley

For fall travel and days at home, this is the rugged henley you need.

Get one of the best layers for fall right here — this rugged henley from Buck Mason takes the cake when it comes to wearability and style, especially alongside a vintage-style trucker jacket.

FRYE Union Workboots — $298

Exceptionally durable, rugged boots fit for anything this fall.

FRYE boots are quickly becoming a favorite of the blog, prized for their durability, toughness and rugged style. For adventures on and off the trail (and to-go brewery visits aplenty), get these stylish leather boots from FRYE.
Todd Snyder Italian Indigo Western Shirt — $198 

A rugged Italian shirt, made as only Todd Snyder can make.

Made in Portugal from 100 percent cotton, this classic Western shirt is stylish, versatile and ready to wear on the road or at home. It’s Todd Snyder, after all.
Proof Schoeller Trek Hiker Pants — $188

Rugged hiking pants to buy right now.

Looking for the best men’s travel pants, or perhaps the best men’s hiking pants? Why not get both here from Huckberry? That’s because the Proof Schoeller Trek Hiker Pants are made with water, stain and mud-resistant fabric in a mobile, versatile fit. Perfect for fall travel.
Everlane Felted Merino Cardigan — $98
Everlane cardigan

A classic cardigan done up in a modern merino fabric.

It’s never too early to stock up one of the best men’s sweaters for fall, and it just so helps that this Everlane cardigan is made from comfortable, anti-microbial fabric for fall layering atop your Todd Snyder shirt.
Vague Grey Fade Submariner Watch — $475 via Uncrate (Exclusive)

A vintage-style dive watch you’ll have for years on end.

You’ve got your denim shirt, your leather trucker jacket and your travel pants — now, get the best men’s stainless steel watch for all your fall adventures (and then some). The Vague Grey Fade Submariner Watch, featuring a “faded bezel” effect, is utterly classic and incredibly versatile.
Bombas Garment Wash Crewneck T-shirt — $36

A comfortable, classic crewneck T-shirt.

Hey, we didn’t say we were out of the woods yet when it comes to T-shirt weather, right? For layering underneath your classic denim shirt or wearing all on its own, get one of the best men’s T-shirts from Bombas. It’s one of the softest, most comfortable tees I’ve tried, and for every tee sold, Bombas donates one to someone in need.
Relwen Windzip Jacket — $258
Relwen Windzip Jacket

A go-anywere fall layer that’ll look great, no matter the conditions.

If the weather cools off enough to the point where you’ll need an extra layer atop your Bombas T-shirt (and it very well might!), then you should get this Relwen jacket for comfortable fall weekend layering, my friends.
Taylor Stitch Camp Pants in British Khaki Boss Duck — $128

These are some of the toughest men’s work pants on the market.

The easiest way to bundle up on a fall weekend? Take your Relwen jacket, throw it on over your Bombas T-shirt … then add these rugged camp pants from Taylor Stitch.  Make your next yard project easy with, yes, the best men’s work pants around.
Lum-Tec Combat B46 Watch — $470
Lum-Tec Combat Watch

An exceptionally rugged, dependable men’s watch for fall and beyond.

We just talked above about the best men’s stainless steel watch, but what if you want something that’s more akin to a classic field watch? That’s where this rugged Lum-Tech watch enters the equation, and it’s one of the best sub-$500 watches around.
Quoddy Maine Woods Boots — $399
Quoddy Maine Woods Boots

Lace up these boots, get on the road and get out there this fall.

Listen, it wouldn’t be a roundup of the best men’s gear for fall without covering some of the best leather boots out there, would? The Quoddy Maine Woods Boots are more than ready for any fall adventure.
Faherty Brand Cutback Sweatpants — $128 

Comfortable, casual-yet-stylish sweatpants to wear any time this fall.

Last but not least, let’s keep things cozy, casual and cool for when you do get back from the open road. These cozy sweatpants from Faherty Brand will prove reliable weekend after weekend (or, they’ll also function nicely as sweatpants to wear to work from home).
Well, when it comes to the best men’s gear for fall, I really am all about it. Whether it’s stylish Faherty Brand sweatpants for casual days at home or, say, the Quoddy Maine Woods Boots for getting out and about, I think there are plenty of potential picks for you to enjoy today and on into fall. The best part is that you can use them all in harmony. Start with your  rugged backpack from Tanner Goods to pack up at least a few of these gear selections, then hit the road with your classic Western shirt from Todd Snyder. Take care not to forget your Everlane cardigan or your Vague Grey Fade Submariner Watch as you enjoy the rest of the season. You really can’t go wrong, can you? Thanks for reading, and cheers!

The Sunday Sale: Get the Best Men’s Boots and Gear for Fall at FRYE Right Now

The Best Frye Boots for Men

A great opportunity to get the best men’s boots — and more — at the best prices around.

If you read this blog or my newsletter regularly, you know I’m absolutely a fan of FRYE men’s boots. This heritage bootmaker just so happens to specialize in making the best boots for men (plus sneakers and supporting pieces, like rugged men’s henleys), so it’s only fitting that they’re the focus of today’s Sunday Sale. Especially as we step into fall, you need the very best men’s gear to take on chilly weather, blustery day trips, cold early mornings and much more, and of course, FRYE is going to be where you’ll get said gear.

The difference with FRYE really comes down to quality materials (the leather used in its men’s boots is a sight to behold), plus rugged, tough construction. From dress boots to leather lace-up boots, the brand really can do it all. With that being said, I’ll make it easy on you: Here are my top sale picks from The FRYE Company to power your season ahead. The even better news? You can get $25 off your first order at FRYE right now. Cheers, my friends!

FRYE Greyson Lace-Up Boots — $249

Rugged, cool-as-can-be lace-up boots.

From the rich cognac leather to the dressy-but-versatile profile, the FRYE Greyson Lace-Up Boots should be able to tackle any challenge you throw at ’em this fall. Wear them with your favorite blue jeans and a classic cardigan for casual fall weekend style.

FRYE Ludlow Low Sneakers — $69

Rugged-yet-versatile men’s sneakers from FRYE.

See, I told you that FRYE makes more than just some of the best boots for men, and the FRYE Ludlow Sneakers prove that. You’ve still got some time to rock these FRYE sneakers before the weather turns, and they’re a downright steal at well under $100. A canvas exterior and rugged rawhide laces make these some of the best men’s sneakers right now.

FRYE Trench Combat Shearling Boots — $249

Durable, rugged and warm leather boots for fall and winter.

When you can get more than 40 percent off your new favorite boots, you take it. These rugged combat boots are lined with shearling and feature both leather and wool on the exterior for extra warmth. In short: Some of the coolest men’s boots for fall, period.

FRYE Henley Pocket T-shirt — $24

A cool, rugged henley T-shirt from FRYE — not bad, ehh?

See, I told you that FRYE goes beyond boots and even makes pieces like this rugged Henley Pocket T-shirt. It’s a steal at under $30 (normally $88), so pick up one of the best men’s henleys for all your fall layering needs.

FRYE Paul Light Chukka Boots — $159

Lightweight chukka boots to wear from 9-to-5 and well beyond.

Take nearly $100 off these versatile, lightweight chukka boots you can wear now and through most of fall. The FRYE Paul Light Chukka Boots feature both rich suede and a soft, cushioned footbed for day-to-night style.

FRYE Prison Boots — $299

The most dependable, toughest men’s boots on the market, ehh?

The rugged FRYE Prison Boots have been on my menswear wish list for some time, and now, you should add ’em to yours, too. It’s hard to find some of the best leather boots for men on sale like this, which means you should act quickly to get your pair — right? Right.

FRYE Quilted Dean Overshirt — $99

FRYE Quilted Dean Overshirt

Your new favorite fall overshirt, guaranteed.

Looking for one of the best men’s overshirts to serve as a transitional layer alongside a pair of the best boots for men? What if I told you it was nearly 70 percent off? Well, you’ve found it with the FRYE Quilted Dean Overshirt, folks — it features suede elbow patches and front chest pockets for your EDC essentials.

FRYE Ludlow High Sneakers — $79

A classic pair of high-top sneakers to wear all fall, folks.

Yes, folks — that price is correct. Some of the best high-top sneakers for men can now be found for well under $100, with great looks and perfect fall style, to boot. I’d snap up the FRYE Ludlow High Sneakers ASAP if I were you.

FRYE Bowery Wingtips — $199 

Some of the sharpest black leather wingtip shoes on the planet.

Get some of the best black wingtips for men for 60 percent off — if you act now, that is. These are classic black leather dress shoes made the right way (from vegetable-tanned vintage leather), and they’ll look great with navy dress trousers or dark blue denim in equal measure.

FRYE Korver Chelsea Boots — $159

Rugged winter boots to wear when the weather gets rough.

See, I told you that FRYE men’s boots really can do it all, didn’t I? The FRYE Korver Chelsea Boots, made with waterproof leather and featuring a tough-yet-comfortable Vibram sole construction, are some of the best winter boots for men out there, especially when found at a deal like this.

That’s going to wrap up my guide to the best men’s boots to buy at FRYE right now, but hopefully, this post shows you that the heritage bootmaker really is so much more than that. From rugged winter boots like the FRYE Korver Chelsea Boots to some of the best high-top sneakers for men, they’ve got plenty of gear for the modern, stylish man (that’s you!). And hey, who know they could also make one of the best men’s overshirts, too? I’m partial to classic picks like the rugged FRYE Prison Boots, for instance, but I’d love to hear from you on your favorites — just give me a shout over on Twitter. Happy shopping out there, and happy fall!

 

 

Style Pick of the Week: Luminox Atacama Field Chronograph Watch

A perfectly rugged leather field watch to wear all fall.

Folks, quickly — look at your right or left wrist. Are you missing one of the best watches for men? Even if you’re wearing a watch (a great style move to start, to be sure), I’d bet that it’s not anywhere near as stylish, rugged or dependable as the Luminox Atacama Field Chronograph as shown above (no offense, though!). It’s an investment-level watch that, thanks to its rugged build and durable design, happens to be both one of the best leather watches and one of the best watches for fall. How does that work out?  A rugged watch that wears especially well in the fall months? Yes, you bet. Luminox has a sterling reputation making tactical and military-approved watches, and this leather field watch blends both hearty design specs and plenty of style points. Now, this particular watch retails for $940 via Luminox …  but it’s assuredly worth it. 

You see, the cooler weather of fall naturally calls for harder-wearing, tougher gear with plenty of texture and dependability for chilly fall weather, wind and rain. Think a waxed trucker jacket, slim selvedge denim, tough leather boots and of course, a reliable leather watch for men — one that’s got the design and toughness to pair up more than readily with each of those fall style essentials. Still with me? Right on.

SHOP: The Luminox Atacama Field Chronograph

A durable leather field watch that looks great with, well, just about anything.

The specs on this rugged leather field watch are, quite simply, very impressive. The 45mm stainless steel case design is beastly and made for fall and winter adventures off trail, and the screw down crown adds another touch of resistance to the elements. This Luminox watch has plenty going for it on the style front, too — the midnight blue sunray dial is eye-catching and visually appealing, and luminescent dial markings help light the way when conditions get tough out there.

Elsewhere, the Luminox Atacama Field Chronograph features three chronographs and alarm functionality, all the better to stay on time on the trail (and back home). It’s one of the coolest leather watches I’ve seen in some time, and design details like ivory contrast stitching and a handsome honey tan leather strap drive that point home nicely, too. You can rock this stylish leather watch with just about any gear you’d like, but for real fall excursions, my best bet would to pair the Luminox Atacama Field Chronograph with a rugged henley, a denim shirt, your favorite trucker jacket, hard-wearing chore pants and of course, leather lace-up boots. Just like that, you’ve figured out your new favorite fall ensemble — starring your favorite leather watch. Good luck out there this fall, folks.

SHOP: The Luminox Atacama Field Chronograph

The Friday Read: A Red Wing Boots Giveaway, New Mott and Bow Denim & Tom Brady’s New Sunglasses

Men's Classic Moc 6-Inch Boot in Brown Leather 1907 | Red Wing Shoes

An iconic pair of classic Red Wing boots, and just one of the many covetable pairs on offer from the brand this season.

My friends, it’s time you stepped into fall with a pair of Red Wing moc toe boots (available via UNCRATE) — like the rugged leather boots shown above, in fact. I’ve got some even better news, though. You’ve got a chance to win your own pair of archival Red Wing Heritage boots right now. The legendary footwear company is opening the Red Wing vault this fall, releasing a limited vintage footwear offering each month — one pair per month, with some styles dating back to 1963. Simply head to the brand’s Instagram page to find out more. And if, in addition to trying your luck, you’d also like to buy some Red Wing boots right now, you can snag ’em at retailers like UNCRATE in the meantime. Alright, now that we’ve stepped on into the weekend a little bit, who’s ready to get down to business?

There’s plenty to get excited about in the world of men’s style as we get ever closer to fall. To help you prepare for the season ahead, I’ve started writing for Huckberry’s revamped Journal — it’s back and better than ever, and I’m so pleased to be able to cover the best waxed trucker jackets and plenty more along the way. I’ve also kept plenty busy contributing to Maxim.com to start fall — more on that below, too! And before I put on another pot of coffee and start to scheme my next brewery visit (likely to Brooklyn’s Threes Brewing!), I’ve also got to shout that you can (and should!) hit Subscribe to get my newsletter, The Style Guide In Brief, delivered twice-weekly to your inbox — every Tuesday and Saturday, in fact. I’m talking indie rock, craft beer, the best fall gear and much, much more. How about it? Of course, you can also swing back through the blog tomorrow to check out my Style Pick of the Week. The rest of your Friday Read awaits below.

Men's - Faherty Brand

The best way to prep for the season ahead? Gear up with Faherty Brand, folks.

American Giant Hoodie Review - AllOutdoor.com

  • Here we are with more of the best gear for a fall weekend. In fact, it comes from a brand you probably recognize from the blog: That, my friends, would be the good folks at American Giant. With a focus on casual, rugged men’s basics — including the best hooded sweatshirt for fall — the American Giant team is on the case when it comes to outfitting you in easy-going yet cool style for the season ahead. After all, when you put in the hours and focus on American-made menswear, the results are going to speak for themselves. Note that the brand has also shifted production to make some of the best face masks on the market during these trying times, too.
  • As I mentioned above, I’ve certainly stayed plenty busy on the writing front, including a recent feature for Maxim.com that’s definitely a highlight of my writing career. I caught up with NFL legend Tom Brady to talk all about his new eyewear collaboration with Danish brand Christopher Cloos! The partnership features plenty of stylish sunglasses and Blue Light eyeglasses, too. Read more before you snap up a (surprisingly affordable!) pair.

Well, how about it? Are you ready for the weekend — and ready to stock up on the best men’s gear for fall, no less? I certainly know I am. In the spirit of always being ready for what lies ahead, I’m going to point you toward my 25 best men’s gear picks for fall, an extensive offering (if I do say so myself) that really does have something for everyone. To wit: I cover everything from stylish leather boots to American-made socks, classic Persol sunglasses Filson Dry Tin 5-Pocket Pants and much, much more. Sounds too good to pass up, does it not? My friends, thank you for reading, thank you for being here & let’s start the weekend off right.