Filson’s Guide jacket.
Filson’s Guide jacket. (Tim Tomkinson)


Filson’s Guide jacket.
The Editors

Seattle-based maker of high-quality leather goods, Filson was founded in 1897, originally to supply prospectors heading to Alaska for the Klondike Gold Rush. The brand graduated from blankets and sleeping bags shortly after but has continued to make gear for hunters, anglers, and gentlemen with country estates. Classic pieces like the work coat and the company’s bomber duffels are reminders that well-made gear will always find an audience. The brand has also gained recent favor among young urban “lumbersexuals.”

From Outside Magazine, August 2015
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Lead Photo: Tim Tomkinson