Left Field NYC Launches An All-New Chino For A/W 2015-16

Word is reaching us from our Brooklyn-based buddies from Left Field NYC that a new, limited-edition chino is set to drop this autumn. The chino is currently on pre-order with most sizes still available, albeit with some becoming a little scarce.

This existing new chino is dubbed the Salt & Pepper due to the natural, varied greys of the highly-durable 14 oz. melange twill which has been sourced from Japan’s top-drawer Collect Mills. Left Field NYC are building on their winning formula of delivering a contemporary take on workwear of a bygone age when menswear routinely took a real beating but was built to last and still had to remain presentable.

Left Field’s Salt & Pepper chino continues in that vein. With more than a nod to the 1940s, it is tailored with a medium rise and slightly tapered straight leg. In other words, we are looking at a totally versatile wardrobe essential which effortlessly breezes from the workplace to leisure time; it is smart enough for all but the stuffiest of office environments yet it cuts it just as well with a classic white t-shirt and your favourite sneakers or boots.

To Cuff Or Not To Cuff

Hmm, that really is the question. Originally based on the first combat-ready military uniforms, chinos are firmly established as the digital warrior’s durable, flexible, go-to trouser – twinned with boat shoes, naturally.

But, most modern chinos are cut from an altogether lighter cloth and they have a hard time holding a cuff. This is where Collect’s 14 oz. twill is one for the purist and where it really comes in to its own; even a double-cuff stays sleek and tidy, and isn’t going to sag out by lunchtime unless – horror of horrors – it has been pressed to within an inch of its life or has been stitched in to place.

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Of course, if you still can’t decide, just take advantage of Left Field NYC’s pro hemming service and let that be the end of it!

How And Where To Buy

Priced at a very reasonable $220, the Salt & Pepper chino is available to pre-order online and is out-selling many of the other established styles in the Left Field NYC chinos portfolio.

Alternatively, you can put your name down in-store at Left Field NYC, 657 Woodward Avenue, Ridgewood, NY 11385 where the welcome is warm and the beer is always chilled to perfection.

The Essentials: Left Field NYC Salt & Pepper Chino

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  • 14 oz. Melange Twill from Collect Mills in Japan
  • Navy military spec melamine buttons (fire resistant and virtually unbreakable)
  • Indigo ticking stripe with 10 oz. chambray pocketing

  • Coin pocket
  • Raised belt loops
  • Made in USA and limited to 50 pieces

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