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A Fall Road Trip for Fall Menswear

Landmarks from the Carolinas to Maine That You Can Actually Wear

By Najib Benouar
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Ah, the fall road trip.

It’s a time-honored tradition that conjures visions of leaves turning vibrant colors, flannel shirts and selvage denim...

In fact, if you were to map out a road trip up the Eastern Seaboard from, say, the Carolinas up to Maine, you could not only do some solid leaf-peeping, but also outfit yourself for said trip...

So buckle up and dial in the classic rock streaming channel—we’re taking a fall menswear road trip.

First Stop: Raleigh, North Carolina
The Reason: Selvage denim jeans cut from the cloth spun at North Carolina’s historic Cone Mills.
The Landmark: Raleigh Denim Workshop Jones Original Selvage Raw

Next Stop: Ashland, Pennsylvania
The Reason: A flannel shirt from legendary American shirtmakers Gitman Bros.
The Landmark: Gitman Vintage Burgundy Indigo Flannel Shirt

Next Stop: Jersey City, New Jersey
The Reason: A handsome waxed bag to tote all of your fall essentials, from the Brothers Bray.
The Landmark: Billykirk No. 296 Large Waxed Canvas Tote

Next Stop: New York, New York
The Reason: A waxed jacket from Lower East Side haberdashers Freemans Sporting Club.
The Landmark: Mil-Spec Isle of Man Jacket

Next Stop: Randolph, Massachusetts
The Reason: Aviator sunglasses from the same company the US military has trusted for the past 30 years.
The Landmark: Randolph Engineering Aviator II

Last Stop: Freeport, Maine
The Reason: The always-in-demand foul-weather boot that L.L.Bean has been making in Maine since 1912.
The Landmark: L.L.Bean 8" Bean Boots

Najib Benouar has been known on occasion to write about menswear, ice cream scoops and all other manner of gentlemanly pursuit.

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