The RRL is in the Details

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I always think of the names that brands bestow on their collections the same way that I think about drink menus. The names that bars use for their drinks are always either overt, or contrived, or painfully personal, or sickeningly clever, but ultimately, these names add up to just about nothing once you take that first sip. I don’t know what title RRL used for this collection, although I imagine names like “Desert Storm Dropout” or “Leather-skinned Legionnaire,” or maybe even “Aviator’s Heirlooms.” To be honest, it doesn’t matter what title RRL’s design team dreamt up for this collection, because it’ll be forgotten the second you look closer at the collection. Every detail looks like it could (and should) warrant an epithet all it’s own, so go ahead and make your own assumptions. In the meantime, let’s leave those overly clever monikers to the “mixologists.”

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9 comments
      • I admire the pieces and especially the aviation heritage behind them, but I think in some of the pieces they might have done a little too much with with the details. No?

      • Ernesto said:

        Aren’t a lot of the pieces made in China? Does that affect the construction quality? Should I go with a Japanese heritage brand instead like Buzz Ricksons?

      • Yes a fair amount of RRL is made in China, whether that affects quality or not is tough to measure. As for whether or not you should go with Buzz Rickson, I would say that depends on what you’re looking for.

  1. Todd said:

    What is the name of the jacket in the second picture?

    • It’s actually not a jacket it’s the “Modified Twill Vest.”

      • Matthew said:

        Wow with a comment like that you need your Internet privileges revoked for a bit. Get out and talk to girls nerd. Oh and I’m sure you will have the last word because I’m not going to bother returning to this site if it attracts people of your caliber.

      • I wasn’t trying to be rude, I was just trying to help you out in case you were trying to search for the piece. Maybe you should go take a few laps before you jump to conclusions, having a rough week there Matthew?

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