PLAID OBSESSION- We live in a post-Etsy world, people, and the latest homemade, zero-kilometer focus is on small-batch clothing production. As usual, the Bay Area is taking a lead here, weaving its green intentions and entrepreneurial zeal into its free-spirited fashion sense and a strong garment manufacturing legacy — and producing stylish duds with enough professional veneer to take to the runway or just out for a beer.
Are you a mountain man? How bout just wanting to look like one? Pladra is a new company focusing on the bold lumberjack look – the flannel shirt. If you have a beard and like long walks with a sharp axe in the woods, there really is no way you even have a computer or would consider some smart-ass snowboard kid’s suggestion.