Tag Archives: Land’s End

The Best of 2015: Midwest Monday

The goal of Great Lakes Prep from day one was to provide a Midwestern voice in an area often dominated by the South and the East Coast. That meant that I couldn’t just feature brands from those regions, that I … Continue reading

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Lands’ End Lighthouse Chino Shorts

I completed my fourth Tough Mudder this past weekend and, while it was officially dubbed Tough Mudder Chicago, it was actually an hour north of the city right up on the Illinois-Wisconsin border. In fact we actually had to park … Continue reading

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Brand Bracket Conference Tournaments: Western Semifinals

Voting will close at 11:59 PM EST on Thursday, March 12.  Vote for your favorite brand in each poll (only once per poll please). Winners advance to the championship round of their respective conferences. Two Harbors Lumina vs. Mitchell Bat … Continue reading

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Brand Bracket: Conference Tournament Finals (Group One)

We got the March Madness off to a good start last week. A couple brands that were in last year’s Bracket met an untimely semifinal exit this year. Now we get down to business and secure the first six play-in … Continue reading

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Brand Bracket: Conference Tournament Semifinals (Group One)

Voting will close at 11:59 PM EST on Friday, March 7.  Vote for your favorite brand in each poll (only once per poll please). Winners advance to the championship round of their respective conferences. Grand Haven Southern Point vs. Asher … Continue reading

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Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday Roundup

The sales are already starting to flood in. Three huge shopping days are coming up, Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday, and brands are rolling out all sorts of discounts and free items. I’ll keep updating this list … Continue reading

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West Region: First Round

Voting for the first round will close at 11:59 PM EST on Sunday, March 24.  Vote for your favorite brand in each poll (only once per poll please). #1 Brooks Brothers vs. #16 Lands’ End It’s a battle between two traditional … Continue reading

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Brand Bracket: Opening Round

Let the games begin.  Voting will be open until 11:59 PM EST on Wednesday, March 20.  Vote for your favorite brand in each poll (only once per poll please).  The four winners will advance to the First Round. East Region #11 … Continue reading

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Prep Work: Houndstooth

Congratulations to those boys down south on another national championship.  While the game didn’t go the way I was hoping, it’s no time to be a sore loser.  That’s why we’ll take a look at a pattern commonly associated with … Continue reading

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Prep Work: Fair Isle

Think winter and you’re bound to think of Fair Isle patterns.  An iconic method of knitting from across the ocean, you’ll find Fair Isle in everything from sweaters to ties once the air turns cooler.  Read through this quick guide … Continue reading

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