Vermont Winter Edit

Vermont Winter Edit

Our winter edit takes place in idyllic Vermont with scenes of mountains blanketed by freshly-fallen snow, canvas tent camping, hiking, and enjoying the winter landscapes.

“In every walk with nature, one receives far more than he seeks.”

John Muir

Winter essentials. Understated favorites born from functionality and built to outlast.

Shop Stetson gloves and beanies here.

Jackets, ponchos, and sweatshirts — layer up and get ready when cool weather hits.

Get cozy in this southwest style blanket coat. Made with a warm woolen blend and featuring a detachable fur collar.

Wardrobe mainstays for years to come, our coats and jackets feature classic Western-styling and are made from premium materials.

Buffalo plaid shirt jacket. A cold-weather classic that features a forestry-inspired buffalo check pattern, drop shoulders, and button-flap front pockets.

Rugged boots with Western detailing, built to Stetson’s exacting standard of quality and designed for a life of adventure.

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Stetson Chukka Boot. Built for the trail, river, or an adventure in town.

We’ve been outfitting men who venture into cold, weather-worn territories since 1865 — this is quality you can rely on.

Built tough with high-quality leather, this classic leather jacket is warm, rugged, and durable, and features a standing collar with snap closure, welt hand pockets, and is fully lined.

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Functional outerwear you can rely on year-round.

The Stetson Graphic Pullover Hooded Sweatshirt is made of a blend of cotton for comfort and polyester for strength. Rib-knit cuffs and hem, a drawcord-adjustable hood and a kangaroo handwarmer for extra warmth. Perfect for everyday workwear.

We have a soft spot for a good sweatshirt, and it doesn’t get much better than this.

Made from a soft-but-dependable cotton blend,  this  sweatshirt will only get better with time.

For coverage during cold weather months. Shop the Trapper Hat.

Photography: Maaike Bernstrom

Models: Cameron James | Heather Dorn

Location: Bent Apple Farm

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A Celebration: The Bones of J.R. Jones

A Celebration: The Bones of J.R. Jones

Over the course of three full-length albums and two EPs, Jonathon Robert Linaberry — the songwriter, storyteller, visual artist, and one-man band behind The Bones of J.R. Jones — has woven his own tapestry of American roots music.

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Photographer Peter Crosby met with Jonathan in Upstate New York to record an exclusive video for his single, “Bad Moves.”

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“Bad Moves” is the latest single from The Bones of J.R. Jones forthcoming record, “A Celebration.”

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Few places have left J.R. feeling as inspired as the American Southwest, an area whose desert panoramas and infinite horizons inspired the songs on his newest release, A Celebration. Written during trips to Tucson, Bisbee, Joshua Tree, and other desert destinations, the six-song EP is everything its title promises: a celebration of the thrill of getting lost in something new, whether it’s a landscape, a sound, a perspective, or all of the above.

Much like artist, the new Pure Stratoliner is a classic style for the modern world. With only a handful in production, the Pure Stratoliner is built from fur felt for unbeatable softness and resilience.

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Homesteading with Shele Jeanne Jessee

Homesteading with Shele Jeanne Jessee

Hide tanner, maker, horsewoman. Just a few ways to begin to describe Shele. She lives her life rooted in tradition on the Central Coast of California, on Salinan-Chumash territory. Follow her here.

Photography by Ben Christensen

Shele Jeanne Jessee grew up on a 1200-acre ranch in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountain range in Northern California. She comes from a long line of homesteaders and makers. From a young age, she was taught the importance of connection to the land by raising her animals for meat, hunting with the men in her family, and riding horses.  Shele has always loved to learn and make with her hands, a value of western tradition.

“I have a deep devotion for raw materials, that are sourced sustainably. All of my hides are sourced in California and are considered a by-product of the meat industry.”

Currently living on the Central Coast of California, on Salinan-Chumash territory Shele continues to live a life connected to the land. With a background in permaculture design, horse training, primitive skills and homesteading, she keeps busy and considers work as a meditation and part of her service.

“All of the hides that I offer are considered a waste product. Any deerskin products are either from deer that have been hunted or are unwanted. All of the sheep, goatskins and buffalo hides are a product of the meat industry and are most often thrown away. I believe we have the right to choose what we eat and I believe in using the WHOLE animal.”


She tans hides the old way: with her own two hands, no chemicals, and time. I refer to this method as traditional. Using brain tanning methods, a type of fat and wood smoke-alchemy occurs, rendering a beautifully preserved hide to be used for a lifetime. 

“Hide tanning is one of my favorite practices, I am grateful that this is the way I get to spend my time, and I have been deeply steeped in the tradition for the last 10 yrs. I crave a good story, and everything I offer has one to tell.”


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Keeping Tradition Alive with the Harris Sisters

Keeping Tradition Alive with the Harris Sisters

The Harris sisters are a trio creating traditional Native American beadwork in their hometown of Pendleton, OR.

Photography by Sean Carr

Harris Sisters Co was founded by sisters Katie, Anna, and Mary in Pendleton, OR. The sisters are from the Nez Perce, Cayuse, Umatilla, and Karuk tribes and specialize in traditional beadwork.

A brief history of beadwork

Native American beadwork, like quill work before it, is a decorative art form. Utilitarian goods such as clothing, dwellings, horse gear, and utensils were at one time ornamented with quillwork and beadwork. Over time, the older ways of life have disappeared. Even though clothing and dwelling styles have changed, and the original needs for horse gear and certain utensils have vanished, decorative beadwork continues to flourish.

Today, beadwork has come to symbolize the Native American heritage.

Reference: https://www.kshs.org/kansapedia/native-american-beadwork/17880

HSC was started by the sisters wanting to create plateau beadwork while keeping their style as traditional as possible.

An updated classic, this button-front shirt dress features single point flap pockets and a deep back yoke for western appeal. Made with a supersoft blend for all-day comfort that doesn’t make sacrifices in style.

Katie creates beaded buckskin dresses, purses, horse regalia, beaded belts, beaded bracelets & earrings.
 
Anna has started tooling leather as an artistic outlet and a love for the western lifestyle growing up in Pendleton, home of the Pendleton Round-Up. She crossed paths with her now mentor Pedro Pedrini, and has continued to develop her skill in leathercraft recently finishing a set of fully tooled tapaderos. Even in her tooling style, she creates the traditional plateau flowers through her leather.

The youngest sister, Mary, is a sewer and beadworker.

Visit their work here.

A classic addition to any wardrobe, these Pixie boots are a fitting companion for anyone with a strong appreciation for objects that are made well and get better with age.


From staples to statement pieces, our Women’s clothing is inspired by the West and designed for the adventurous.

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A Modern Farmhouse Renovation

A Modern Farmhouse Renovation

It’s not every day you get the opportunity to reset and go back to a simpler way of life. LA-based photographer Jenavieve and partner, Kyle take us on their journey of renovating a 1920’s farmhouse.


LA-based photographer Jenavieve Belair is from Minnesota where growing up meant days spent in gardens by lakes and running through open land.

“It has always been a dream to return to that lifestyle of being around nature, knowing how to garden, make your own food, and appreciate the beauty of simplicity.”

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After discovering a 1920 farmhouse that sits on 5 acres, she and her partner furniture maker, Kyle Titterud knew they’d found the place to make that dream a reality.

This new venture has added miles to Jenavieve’s commute as a photographer based in LA and San Francisco but coming home to the farmhouse, @almond.oak.ranch already has its rewards.

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Kyle grew up buying and selling antique furniture with his grandmother. In examining antique pieces, she taught him the value of dependable production and how beautiful pieces can surpass generations. In developing his personal style, he prioritized learning from the best craftsman and in his education, he learned the art of forging timeless pieces – just like the ones his grandmother taught him to appreciate.

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As Kyle traveled the world, he’s been inspired by global craftsman, their processes, and designs. Through these experiences, The New Craftsman was born. Kyle is compelled by creating pieces that combine a traditional hand working style with a simplistic yet beautiful design, while retaining the soul of a long-lasting piece.

His new studio on the almond farm was one of the original buildings on the lot back in the 1920’s complete with an original almond tree right next to it. He set out to remodel by running new electrical, insulation, drywall, new windows, and doors. He painted the exterior black which gives the building a modern edge. Next, Kyle is putting up sugi ban cedar siding, which is Japanese burnt wood siding. He’s also extending the back for a wood mill and kiln to dry his own lumber from fallen trees. The end goal is to be completely sustainable while being powered by existing solar panels and milling lumber from fallen trees around the San Luis coast.

Truly a labor of love.

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Renovating the farmhouse is the couple’s next great adventure. The first project at hand is remodeling and modernizing the space while staying true to the farmhouse style. Kyle’s craftmanship and woodworking have served well. Next is soil testing for a lavender field and organic farm. They have big plans for the future that include a ceramics studio, crops, and adding to their 3 dogs, 5 chickens, a rooster, and duck. They hope to add goats and horses eventually. Follow their journey here.

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Everyday Essentials with Kirk Thurmond

Everyday Essentials with Kirk Thurmond

Born in Dallas, Texas, Kirk Thurmond is a singer/songwriter with a distinctive sound that spans several genres, including soul, pop, and R&B, with authenticity remaining at the core.

No dress hat beats the Stratoliner for understated character and stately presence. Made from high-quality felt and dyed in versatile shades perfect for all occasions, this fedora features a flattering teardrop crown. The classic styling is underscored by details like a grosgrain hat band, special edition Stratoliner airplane hat pin, and an interior roan leather sweatband.

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The Taylor Stitch and Stetson partnership hits its stride with denim. These pieces have an inimitable look, tendency to feel better after each wash and wear, and spot on ruggedness. Kirk wears the Democratic Jean.

Growing up in Dallas, Kirk was always surrounded by music. The 3-part harmony lessons from his father, coupled with the household soundtrack of soul giants, it seems he always knew what he would be doing with his life. “I can’t really remember a time when I wanted to be anything else. For a while there, it was the thing in my life that made the most sense.”

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