While all men of style are, or should be, familiar with the sartorial wares of Taylor Stitch, did you know the S.F.-based brand also occasionally produces some hardcore workwear in the form of aprons? Not just any old aprons of course; in fact, their latest effort is fashioned out of some of the rarest and most coveted denim in the world.
That'd be 100% cotton Cone Mills Reserve Selvage from the legendary and now-shuttered Cone Mills White Oak Plant in North Carolina — the very last selvage denim mill in the United States.
And because it's no longer in operation, Taylor Stitch only uses this dwindling supply of 13-oz. deadstock denim for limited edition pieces like the Work Apron—and when they're gone, they're gone for good.
Of course, it's made by hand in the U.S.A., and built to "take on a full day plus overtime." The result is a "sturdy, sharp option" for the kitchen, studio, garage, workshop, and "wherever else your nose meets the grindstone."
What's more, the heirloom item is designed to "break in and fade beautifully as you put it through its paces." Rounding out the package are antique brass hardware, several storage options including a two-slot pen pocket, and 100% cotton webbing straps for a comfortable fit. Workwear perfected....