His & Hers Winter Style from Mountain Khakis

Product Photography - Mens and Womens clothing and accessories

Mountain Khakis is often a brand to which we turn for tough, traditionally inspired outerwear that is above all else, functional. The Wyoming-based company excels at taking boots-on-the-ground work wear and reinterpret it for guys who may like to be outdoors, but don’t necessarily have tough outdoor jobs. At the same time, Mountain Khakis’ pants, … [Read more…]

    Frey Laundry Detergent: Clean Like a Man

    Frey Bottle with Concrete Background

    The expanding universe of products and publications geared to men’s fashion, clothing, interests, and lifestyles takes a new and innovative turn with the introduction of Frey, a laundry detergent made for men. Yes, this is a real thing. And, as it turns out, it’s actually quite a good – and smart – product. Let’s first … [Read more…]

      Eyewear from Oren Isaac

      Checking out our new @oieyewear eyeglasses. First impressions: really well-made, high quality frames, great hinges. Prescription is right on target, and they fit quite well right out of the case. Speaking of which, they come with a truly cool and functional fold-over felt case and cleaning cloth. Look for our review soon on OTC. #orrinisaac #nothingbutnet #greatjob

      The online eyewear market is a pretty good example of how technology can up-end an established market system and disrupt a heretofore unquestioned business model. Forever it seems, one purchased eye glasses from the family optometrist. They were expensive, took time to get, and the frame selection was rather limited. The rise of large-scale eyewear … [Read more…]

        Lodinatt: A Korean Bag Brand to Watch

        Lodinatt_Convertible_2

        While Lodinatt is a new bag brand to most Americans, the label has been paired with stylish South Koreans since its launch in 2012. The name is actually a compound that combines mixed three Swedish words: Liv (Life), Dag (Day), and Natt (Night). The representation is that Lodinatt bags accompany you through your daily life. … [Read more…]

          The Perfect Bag for the Stuff in Your Bag

          NTandy Holdall_2

          Napper Tandy – ntandy – is one brand that always makes us feel happy. Built on a philosophy of surfer chillness and and the value of keeping things simple and basic, Napper’s wares are stuff you actually use. That said, never confuse simple for cheap. These goods are solid, detailed, and without question, made to … [Read more…]

            Last-Minute gift? Layrite Pomade

            Layrite Pomade

            Are you looking for a last-minute stocking stuffer, or an easy gift for that guy with pretty good hair who seems to have everything? Allow the staff at OTC to humbly suggest the best darn hair pomade we have ever come across. Layrite Super Hold may have some great throw-back graphics and look like something … [Read more…]