TGIF Shopping: Baldwin Seattle Jacket

first_img A Good Waxed Jacket Is the Best Jacket to Wear This Season A Guide to Raw Denim Jean Selection and Care Kansas City-based Baldwin breaks away from their staple denim with a rain jacket that’s all its own. We know the temps have plummeted, but this is a perfect fit for wet winter days. The Baldwin Seattle Rain Jacket sets itself apart from your average raincoat because of its sporty look and slim construction. It’s made of lightweight nylon and lined with fine jersey with a double zip front and hood. Overall it’s a versatile jacket that is a staple for the guy that is more weekend sporty than stuck on the couch.Founder and designer Matt Baldwin said it’s geared for a generation of guys who grew up in active sports.“We love technical performance pieces that transition from the mountain to the street…that is the Seattle,” Baldwin said. “A great shell jacket for the mountain or a rainy day in the city.”Baldwin was founded in 2009 with as an American-made denim brand with a modern design aesthetic. Typically they use ultra- premium Japanese and American selvage denim. Basically you don’t wash these babies and they mold to your leg after time. They are a bit pricey falling above $200, but if cared for properly they will last. Since 2009, the brand has expanded from their staple denim to a full gamut of menswear and even a more recently launched women’s line.The Baldwin Seattle raincoat will run you $395. Pick one up here and peruse their online shop here. If you pick one up don’t for get to tag both Baldwin and The Manual on instagram at @baldwin and @themanualstyle. If You Haven’t Visited the Kentucky Bourbon Trail, What Are You Waiting For? Editors’ Recommendations 12 Reasons South Dakota Deserves Your Attention What is Bourbon? A Brief History of America’s Whiskeylast_img read more

Cat survived for three weeks after getting trapped under a concrete floor

first_img“She is a lovely cat and was very affectionate once we got her out, I think she was very grateful. Sharon Knight from the RSPCA with the rescued cat Workmen used an angle grinder to dig into the concrete and free the catCredit:RSPCA/Bav Media RSPCA Animal Collection Officer Sharon Knight, who went to the site, said: “I can’t see how else the cat could have got under the floor, she must have been there when the concrete was poured on – all the air vents were sealed.”The concrete had been poured on three weeks ago, she must have survived on the moisture under the floor, she was thin but not weak.”Thankfully she has a good strong meow so she was heard, otherwise we would never have been able to rescue her. Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings. “I’d also like to say thank you to the staff at Persimmon Homes who acted very quickly and didn’t hesitate to dig up the floor and rescue the cat.”Fortunately the cat was microchipped so we were able to reunite her with her owner as soon as we could.”  A cat survived for three weeks after getting trapped under a concrete floor.The pet was finally rescued when builders heard “miaows” coming from under their feet.The cat had become stranded beneath the newly laid floors of the building which was under construction.Builders called the RSPCA when they heard miaowing coming from under the floor. They were forced to use an angle grinder to cut a square shaped hole in the floor in order to reach the terrified feline.The rescue took place at a partially built house on a Persimmon Homes estate in Weldon, Corby, Northants., on Sunday. Sharon Knight from the RSPCA said the cat has a strong meowCredit:RSPCA/Bav Media Workmen used an angle grinder to dig into the concrete and free the catlast_img read more