The Next-Gen Outdoor Clothing Brands Every Menswear Fan Should Know

The next generation of outdoor clothing brands might not help you scale your own Everest, but when it comes to gearing up like Frank Ocean at fashion week they’re the best place to start.


18 East

18 East feels as New York as the sign above its Elizabeth Street store, but it’s perfectly at home in the woods and skate spots its products are designed for. Designer Antonio Ciongoli, formerly of Ralph Lauren and Eidos, brings a mad scientist’s sensibilities to his fabric selection and a tailor’s precision to his silhouettes, which tend to be roomy, oversized, and cut with a skater’s eye for proportion.

18 East

“Williams” Hooded Windbreaker

18 East

PLU Reversible Monster Jacket

Manresa

Connecticut-based Manresa takes inspiration from the New England outdoors and the hard-wearing, easy-going clothes folks from the area still swear by. Its slouchy rollnecks and waxed jackets are a little preppy and

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