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Albam Utility

Albam is now a staple in our extensive list of brands. Recently, the brand has introduced a new capsule collection, entitled Albam Utility, that explores their view on contemporary workwear and is built around a core of perennial workwear staples.

 

 The capsule will be a collection of workwear styles, built around core pieces that are key in the modern workers wardrobe. Designed in London, developed and finessed with their factories in Scotland, Portugal and Turkey - a collection that will stand up to the rigours of the daily grind.

Styles will be regular to loose fitting and built to last. The collection is for people interested in utilitarian design who are in search of a fresh view on workwear
and clothes built with a purpose - but really, anyone or any age.

2019 Gift Guide & Holiday Hours

Christmas is fast approaching - Browse our curated selection of high-quality goods to find the perfect gift with ease.

Whether it be a soft flannel shirt, a pair of winter boots or some 'Made in Japan' socks we are confident you will be able to find something to fit the bill.

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Wishing you the HAPPIEST OF HOLIDAYS from Muddy George.
Have a very happy and safe holiday season. 
December 24: 10 AM - 3 PM
December 25: Closed
December 30 - January 1: Closed 
Regular hours otherwise.

2019 Holiday Season Suggested Mailing Dates

If orders are placed by the below dates, they should (but not guaranteed to) arrive to the destinations as per Canada Post. See our shipping rates here.

Within Canada:
Priority: December 23
Xpresspost: December 20
Regular Parcel: December 11

To the United States:
Priority: December 19
Xpresspost: December 13
Expedited Parcel: December 10

To Europe:
Priority: December 18
Xpresspost: December 6
Regular Parcel: December 3

If selecting the DHL option, for the US, packages should arrive within 1-3 business days. For Europe, packages should arrive within 5-7 business days.

FW19 Editorial Looks

With the cold weather setting in, and seemingly here to stay, we put together a few winter-inspired looks that we think really represent the tones and textures of the season.

Alpine Adventurer

Battenwear - Bouldering Pants - Caramel Duck Canvas
Battenwear - Five Pocket Canyon Shirt - Blanket Flannel Beige Plaid
Battenwear - Northfield Parka - Green
Battenwear - Watch Cap Beanie - Orange
Fracap - M120 Magnifico Leather Boots - Black with Fur Lining

 Weekend Wanderer

Kestin Hare - Field Overshirt Jacket - Charcoal Wool
Kestin Hare - Haymarket Fleece Pocket Sweatshirt - Navy
Kestin Hare - Inverness Water Repellent Trouser - Olive
VEJA - Rio Branco Hexamesh - Gravel/Marsala
Battenwear - Field Cap - Brushed Maroon

Office Optimum

18 Waits - The Classic Trench - Midnight Navy Wool
Outclass - Mockneck Merino Sweater - Charcoal Grey
Bon Vivant - Keenan Heavyweight Slim Chino - Navy
Portuguese Flannel - Twill Micro Plaid Flannel Shirt - Blue/Brown
Astorflex - Bitflex Suede Chelsea Boot - Dark Khaki

Cozy Charm

Country of Origin - Tri-Colour Lambswool Sweater - Dark Navy/Red/Green
Portuguese Flannel - Relaxed Tapered Corduroy Trousers - Black
New Balance -  M997HCX - Covert Green

Layering Guide

Don't get us wrong, we love a great fitting tee. But we get all giddy when it comes to the L-word (layers!!). With Fall wasting no time in sending the sun packing, staying warm is quickly becoming priority number one. Piling on a bunch of sweaters isn't exactly the smartest (nor stylish) solution. The good news is we’ve broken down some essential layering piece you need to have at your disposal this season. 

When it comes to layering, a light-to-medium gauge cardigan or zip-up (ideally in a temperature-regulating fabric such as Merino wool) is a versatile choice. Merino’s an active fibre – it reacts to changes in body temperature, keeping you warm on crisp autumnal days, and cool if the weather is unseasonably warm.

 

Few jackets can be worn in quite as many ways as the Chore jacket. Usually unlined and in a hard-wearing fabric such as cotton drill or moleskin, it’s ideal for a range of casual looks from all-out workwear through to off-duty tailoring. It can also be layered under a heavier garment, or over something lighter such as knitwear or a vest. Due to its boxy cut it can easily accommodate a chunky roll neck underneath, or an equally functional utility vest if you want to maximize the pockets available to you.

 

The overshirt can be treated in a similar way to the chore jacket in that it can worn in a hundred different ways. Open over a T-shirt, buttoned up under an overcoat, or even worn over a lighter shirt, it’s the utility player capable of doing it all. However, the overshirt needs to have a slightly boxy, almost oversized cut, which will allow it to be worn over another shirt and should be made from a heavier weight fabric than the shirt worn underneath to differentiate the two.

Warm, elegant and a lot easier than messing around with buttoned cuffs, a nice knitted sweater makes a sophisticated and hassle-free alternative to a shirt, and looks its least ‘math teacher’ when paired with an overcoat.

To tie the look together, consider going tonal up top with a navy blue knit under navy outerwear, or set off a camel coat with a rust or burnt orange design.

Just as overcoats can be dressed up, they can also easily be dressed down. Chuck an overcoat into the mix over a hoodie and things get considerably more exciting.