L.L. Bean's Warden Jacket, rediscovered by the denim archive purists at e-workers.net, was originally a cotton poplin penitentiary jacket. Evolving as an all-purpose field jacket in the 60s, its gusseted and buttoned side pockets, matching chest pockets, inner zip pockets and large rear pocket have long appealed to fishermen, campers and hunters. "Field and stream" looks remain big at retail and on the streets, making this a key inspiration for denim, duck and corduroy interpretations.
- Wrangler’s Return of the Flare, SS12
- Naked & Famous FW12 at (capsule) New York