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Bastong - outstanding outerwear

Korean brand Bastong was established in 2011. The company started as non-seasonal brand focusing on outerwear but has nowadays expanded their range to cover full range of clothing and accessories. Today taking a bit closer look of the brand and their selection for the season. I came across Bastong for the first time in June 2013 as I walked through their booth at Pitti Uomo. At that time they had five overcoats to present, nothing more. But those five jackets were right on point and the selection seemed to be perfectly deliberated. As mentioned, Bastong considered and still considers itself as a "non-seasonal" brand. What that means is the company focuses on certain garments which they offer year round. But they do not produce...

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Cold day inspiration for a casual weekend

Getting ready for a casual weekend - inspired by Bastong, a Korean brand specialized in hight quality outerwear. Bastong is also one of the brands I once again most look forward to see next week at Pitti. Unfortunately their products are not really easily available in Europe, but check for their own web store for more. The parka jacket is combined with a roll neck made by Gran Sasso, another personal favorite and some blue toned denim. Cashmere beanie and a classc Acne Studios "Canada" scarf to keep one warm. In terms of colors this is one more safe played combination that you can't really go wrong with. The difference is made through those little things and quality details such as...

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Bastong @ Pitti Uomo 86

Bastong that I in the first place got familar at Pitti Uomo in January is a South Korean company, dedicated to making classic but casual daily outerwear with a philosophy that "Regardless of genre, 'anything that's well made does work". The selection of the brand is small including basically 5 different jackets and in addition they make 1-2 new models differing from one season to another. The design of Bastong focuses on creating a clean look combined with high quality materials and construction. As they say by themselves - a good product with good care will last forever. Collection for spring and summer ´15 is named and inspired by "Sahara desert", including two different color schemes - a sand picturing the...

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BASTONG @ Pitti Uomo 84

Few collection from Florence still left to share. As said earlier one of the best things and feelings going around the fair is seeing new collections and especially the opportunity to find new brands you haven’t covered before. This time maybe my favorite find took until the last day of the week as I was going through the “Touch” section and more casual types of brands & clothing and bumped into South Korean label Bastong. Long lasting outerwear Bastong, as mentioned is a South Korean company,  dedicated to making the perfect outerwear with a philosophy that “Regardless of genre, €˜anything that's well made does work”. The selection of the brand is still very small (including basically 5 different jackets to be...

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