Category Archives: Midwest Monday

Mizzen + Main Hasting Burgundy Polo

Fast Company just featured a solid piece on how Mizzen + Main, unlike most of the Internet-based startup apparel brands, actually makes its products in the USA. It’s not something that the brand makes well-known, instead relying on the quality … Continue reading

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Great Lakes Vintage Boat Long Sleeve

Long sleeve tees are going to come in handy mighty soon. This heat wave interrupted what was already an introduction to the cool mornings and evenings about to greet us on a daily basis. And while a lake-themed print might … Continue reading

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Sanborn Canoe Co. J.A. Latsch Canoe

I’ve always made a point to make sure┬áthe products I highlight are attainable to my readers. There is nothing more frustrating than the magazine pitching a $200 t-shirt. But from time to time there are some grail level finds that, … Continue reading

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Relwen Airtex Madras Shirt

Like so many brands these days, I discovered Relwen on Huckberry. Because Huckberry lives in just a slightly different realm than Great Lakes Prep, there are a lot of brands featured on the site that I don’t typically run across. … Continue reading

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The Shop 101st Running T-Shirt

I’m back from a brief hiatus due to my second daughter being born on Wednesday. And because I have a newborn in the house, along with a rambunctious almost two-year-old, there’s no way I’ll be making it to Indianapolis Memorial … Continue reading

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Homage Rhinegeist Tee

Homage already covers one of my loves, sports. Now it has taken to covering another, beer. Long a┬áchampion of the Midwest and, more specifically, Ohio, Homage just released a batch of t-shirts for several Ohio breweries. The set of six … Continue reading

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Bird Dog Bay And They’re Off Pocket Square

  We’re a little less than two weeks out from the Kentucky Derby, which means it’s getting towards crunch time to get your Derby attire in order. You can always grab bourbon the day before, but to account for shipping, … Continue reading

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Shinola Jackie Robinson Limited Edition Watch

Saturday marked the 70th anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking the color line. With that momentous occasion taking place, it only makes sense that Shinola chose Robinson as the fifth person to honor in its Great American Series. The Great American … Continue reading

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Stock Mfg. Co. Austin Herringbone Plaid Shirt

The Cubs took the field for their first real game last night, which means it is officially spring in Chicago. While that doesn’t guarantee great weather (give it a month), it does mean we need to start planning to work … Continue reading

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The Shop March On Tees

There have been no buzzer beaters. The lowest seed left is an 11 that, were it not for injuries, would have been a single digit seed. The only potential Cinderellas left are high majors. Despite all that March Madness has … Continue reading

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