ColumnEver since the art of American blue jeans sprang up in San Francisco during the gold rush of 1849, blue jeans have stood as a solid symbol of American contemporary style, freedom, and quality. This week's On Trend features 8 of the absolute best made in America blue jeans companies....

not sure if fire, UV, electrical conductivity and chemical resistance is what you're after in a belt but if you're about to go to war with every danger both natural and man-made and you need something to keep your trousers up then look no further than this. The Kevlar Smokejumper Belt from...

Because it wasn't enough that the beleaguered American brand has recently announced a children's collaboration with and a line of back-to-basics tees and sweaters, today it revealed that it would be working with GQ's Best New Menswear Designers in America on a capsule collection to be...

The guys at Best Made Co. are particularly proud of their collaboration with Pendleton Woolen Mills. "Nothing is more requisite and elemental to the home than a splendid red wool blanket, but please take our word: you'll be hard pressed to find a red wool blanket these days, let alone one...

Don't believe us? Just check out our roundup of 20 awesome made-in-the-Bay gifts to give — and receive. From honey harvested in Telegraph Hill to denim that's born-and-bred in SoMa, there's something for everyone on your list, and then some!

" We didn't know the American Music Awards were even happening yesterday, until just after brunch, we crashed into a certain starlet in the Topshop dressing room who was frantically searching for a cool gown. She knew seasoned pop stars like Katy Perry and Jennifer Lopez would bring their...

Utilitarian lifestyle label Best Made looks to heritage hardware manufacturing in the Japanese "Higo" Knife. A unique model which debuted in 1894 by Japanese blacksmith Sadaharu Murakami, the Higonokami knife has been a popular tool through the decades. Now Best Made has teamed up with...

Revered for its dependable tools, the Best Made Co. returns to our viral pages to reveal the Silver Fish Pen Knife. Originally developed to sharpen ones writing utensil, the pen knife has long been used for other tasks as a staple among many pocket-sized multi-tools. This particular knife...

A little bit of desk decoration with this handsome piece from Best Made Co. Sometimes stationary is all about sitting back, surveying your work space and thinking to yourself, 'wow, I'm going to be really efficient now I have all this cool kit'. A 12 inch brass ruler with etched measurements,...

Familiarise yourself with some of the best made in Britain footwear brands with our top ten rundown below. With a history spanning back to 1866, this specialist leather label has kept its production on British shores for over 130 years. Best known for its classic brogue designs, it...

 

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