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

Sri Lanka war crimes issue raised in Tamil Nadu Assembly

DMK floor leader M.K. Stalin told reporters that even though his party had demanded a judicial inquiry into the issue, the state Government had not given any proper response so far. The Governor’s address also made no reference to the issue. (Colombo Gazette) Tamil Nadu Governor K Rosaiah today demanded in the State Assembly that the Indian Government prevail upon the Sri Lankan government to take action against those who had committed crimes against Tamils in the last phase of the war.Recalling the resolution adopted in the state Assembly asking the Indian government to take steps to adopt a resolution in the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) for an international inquiry into the war crimes and violations of the Geneva convention by the Sri Lankan government, he expressed the hope that the Indian government should persuade Sri Lanka to restore the Tamil families their lands, The Hindu newspaper reported. The Governor also condemned the regular attacks on Tamil fishermen and seizure of their boats and nets by the Sri Lankan Navy, saying the reluctance on the part of the Sri Lankan government in releasing fishing boats even after the release of fishermen had caused agony among the fisher folk in Tamil Nadu. “It is our duty to find a lasting and permanent solution to this issue by retrieving Katchatheevu and restoring traditional rights of our fishermen,” he said.But the entire opposition parties staged a walkout alleging the ruling AIADMK Government had failed in all fronts. “It should ensure equal rights and an opportunity to live peacefully with dignity,” he said. read more