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Journal - July 26

MELBOURNE CONCEPT STORE
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MELBOURNE CONCEPT STORE

Now Open in Scott Alley Flinders Lane

Set over two levels, The Practical Man's first concept store showcases the best in stylish men's sportswear in Melbourne, Australia in the heart of the city's laneway shopping precinct.

The ground level of the Flinders Lane men's store features the best in contemporary sports fashion including French-Swedish sportswear label Ron Dorff, laid back necessities from The White Briefs, bags by Crafted Goods, training gear by Eysom and hand crafted Canadian sportswear by Reigning Champ.

 

Spalwart shoes from Sweden take pride-of-place along with a capsule of their outstanding new range of understated luxe sportswear. Shoes Like Pottery are right at home here as well with their collection of kiln-fired trainers equisitly crafted in Japan.

 

"Melbourne has some of the best menswear stores out there", says Brett Webster, one of the owners and the independent retail concept's principle buyer. "We deliberatley chose our Flinders Lane location as we w...

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Journal - August 15

Onia
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Onia

Time to set sail

Boutique swimwear brand Onia draws its name from the Hebrew word for ‘ship’; pronounced o-nee-ah (and not ‘on ya’ as us Australians might be tempted to veer towards). The nautical name from an ancient language is fitting for this stylish swimwear brand’s timeless, simple and long-lasting trunks, tees, totes, and jackets, perfect for watery destinations or casual weekend jaunts.

Like any good seacraft, one thing that stands out is the intricate, rigorously researched construction which takes care to get the minute details right. Examples include the custom designed metal components, fray resistant and alloy reinforced drawstrings, concealed snap closures, long-lasting zippers and quick-drying mesh and fabrics.

And while most swimwear is mass produced using generic factory methods, Onia employ a technique on their cleanly sown outer and inner seams that’s usually reserved for luxury dress pants. The discerning eye can spot the subtle sleekness – as well a...

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38 Swimming

Beach Boy Bag / Pillow
Sale
The White Briefs Beach Boy Bag / Pillow

Was $149 Now $104.30

Beach Boy Shorts
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The White Briefs Beach Boy Shorts

Was $159 Now $111.30

Beach Towel Discipline
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Ron Dorff Beach Towel Discipline

Was $119 Now $83.30

Captain Trunks Grey Red
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Timo Captain Trunks Grey Red

Was $119 Now $59.50

Centro Messenger Bag
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Crafted Goods Centro Messenger Bag

Was $239 Now $167.30

Chapped Skin Remedy
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Buckler's Remedy Chapped Skin Remedy

$29

Edition Trunks Bauhaus 01
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Timo Edition Trunks Bauhaus 01

Was $159 Now $79.50

Edition Trunks Camo Green
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Timo Edition Trunks Camo Green

Was $159 Now $79.50

Edition Trunks Escher Blue
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Timo Edition Trunks Escher Blue

Was $159 Now $79.50

Edition Trunks Escher Blue Beige
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Timo Edition Trunks Escher Blue Beige

Was $159 Now $79.50

Edition Trunks Escher Orange
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Timo Edition Trunks Escher Orange

Was $159 Now $79.50

Edition Trunks Escher Red
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Timo Edition Trunks Escher Red

Was $159 Now $79.50

Long Prep Trunks Camo Blue
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Timo Long Prep Trunks Camo Blue

Was $159 Now $79.50

Marathon Swim Shorts
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Ron Dorff Marathon Swim Shorts

Was $179 Now $107.40

Marathon Swim Shorts
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Ron Dorff Marathon Swim Shorts

Was $179 Now $107.40

Maximum Strength Hand Balm
Brickell Maximum Strength Hand Balm

$36

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