Leather Luggage: Rugged construction to protect your belongings

Bullhide-and-Canvas Backpack
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“My husband loves this Orvis Backpack. He has had a similar backpack for the past 30 years which has been with him constantly, to Afghanistan, Iraq, Pakistan, Dubai, Ecuador, Africa,Denmark, Iceland, England, France, Greece, Spain, Italy and very where in between. He has travelled far and wide for his military career and his backpack is his constant companion!” – Flashgrrr from Newport, RI

A chance encounter with a collection of leather luggage has me seriously reconsidering my traveling style. I’ve always been a “college kid on her junior year abroad” kind of traveler. A few. . .

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Men’s Sweaters: the most evocative garments, by far

Boiled-Wool Snap-Front Pullover
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“This pullover is not only warm but has a very classy, rugged look. It goes great with jeans, khaki pants or outdoor wear. I would recommend this to anyone!” – Orvis customer TheresaAnne

When it comes to my husband’s clothing choices, I’m pretty easygoing. I may think flat-front khakis look sharper than pleated, but he’s a grown man and free to shop without my. . .

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Heathered Fleece Dog Jacket: Cozy, Rugged Winter Protection for your Best Friend

“I have been eyeing this coat for awhile. I love my labs and decided to give this one a try. So happy I did, as they fit snug; so no slippage like the old one. Not too warm either but just right even for our Colorado weather! The waterproofing keeps my guys dry as they roll in the snow for fun! They look so handsome I had to take their Christmas photo in their new coats!” – mandmacre from Colorado

It’s bitingly cold outside, and it’s time to take the dog for a walk. You bundle yourself up to fend off the frost. But what about your bouncing, tail-wagging buddy by the door? Does he need to top. . .

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The Men’s Vest: Fit for a King (and a Shah)

Written By: Nicole Vincent-Roller


The Orvis Ultimate Chino Vest
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“A vest-lover’s vest. The third Orvis vest I have bought, and definitely not the last. Top-notch materials and workmanship carry this garment over the top!” – Beefalo

Men’s vests are so comfortable during the fall, you can almost imagine the first guy to discover them making an announcement that everyone should wear one. And in fact, that’s almost what happened, in the Western world at . . .

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Tilley Airflo Hat: “Everyone needs a Tilley”

Written by: Nicole Vincent-Roller


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There may be nothing in the entire world finer than a sunny day out on the water—unless, that is, you don’t have a Tilley hat. Whether you’re fishing or sailing, a bad hat is the kind of little detail that can turn a paradise into your. . .

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