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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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5 x outerwear for fall

This fall the double-breasted jackets are going to be more and more seen and “popular” in the streets so here are 4 different kind of db-options (plus one extra choice) to consider while making your purchases for the colder days that are coming. 1) Cantarelli Solid and light-colored overcoat made of angora and virgin wool by Italian Cantarelli will be a perfect choice whenever you need something to wear over your business suit. 2) L.B.M 1911 A classic and timeless piece “twisted” with soft Italian tailoring and “washed” wool-mixture fabric.  3) Montecore The detachable inner collar makes this Montecore jacket versatile and suitable to be worn also on a bit more colder fall days. Can be found also single-breasted. 4) Eleventy This...

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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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