Old Gold: The Vintage Buy with Seattle’s Vintage Ty

Tyler Likkel has made quite the name for himself over the last several years as one of Seattle’s most prominent vintage dealers. “Vintage Ty,” as he is known to his customers, has developed a keen…

Unfailing Goods: Visiting the Filson Restoration Deparment

Many companies have great warranty and repair programs these days. You buy something, use it for awhile, it breaks and you send it back to get repaired or exchanged for something new. While warranties are great for consumers looking to buy from companies who stand behind their products.

Brew Beer, Drink Beer, Have Fun: Touring 10 Barrel Brewing

After starting out brewing in the basement of a local Bend, OR, bar in 2006 with a ten-barrel brewing system, 10 Barrel founders Chris and Jeremy Cox, and Garrett Wales have since grown their humble…

Do Your Part: These 5 Brands are Leading the Way Towards Sustainability

Even just a decade ago, the idea of “sustainable” products within the apparel industry had more to do with financial viability than pushing an environmentally friendly agenda. While there were a few outliers focused on…

5 Northwest Breweries Flying Under the Radar

There are tons of breweries popping up in the Pacific Northwest right now. Every month a new crop appearing in former industrial buildings, storage units and investor-backed modern build-outs. The boom is reminiscent of the…

Fermenting Change: Talking with Brad Leone of “It’s Alive with Brad Leone”

To the uninitiated, explaining a show like It’s Alive with Brad, let alone the show’s host, Brad Leone, can leave one at a loss for words. The best way to describe this highly addictive online…

Second Life: Hitting the Road with Patagonia’s Worn Wear Tour

From clothing and shoes to appliances and tools, many companies offer lifetime warranties on their products, but most of the time it involves trashing the old and replacing with a brand new one. Taking their…

Hands-On: Full Time Filmmaker Talks the Pure and Simple Joy of Ceramics

When you stare at a screen all day long, real life can feel kind of far off. Whether focused on a screen for work, feeding the addiction at home or zoned out so much you…

Rubber Side Down: Cruising Portland’s The One Moto Show

The doors opened just 90 minutes ago and already we get a call that the building has reached capacity. The space, a factory in a previous life, has been gutted of the old machinery and equipment but still bares the marks of decades hard labor…

Shear Elegance: Duckworth’s Modern Approach to a Classic Industry

It takes a lot to start any kind domestic manufacturing company these days, let alone one that works with local ranchers to produce and sew wool clothing. But Duckworth has figured it out. Through their…

Building Behemoths: Electric Coffin Talks Large-Scale Art Installations

Electric Coffin is a Seattle based multidisciplinary design studio whose large scale artwork, experiential installations, and museum exhibitions have become highly sought after in the Pacific Northwest’s dynamic creative and business communities. This small firm…

Slice of Life: Keeping an Edge with Sato Sharpening

A lot of people don’t think about the sharpness of a knife blade, that is until they’re crushing their way through a tomato or worse, slicing open a finger. What they don’t realize is how…

Some Like it Hot: 5 Tips for Brewing Better Coffee

Next to bacon, the smell of freshly brewed coffee is powerful enough to rouse even the drowsiest sleepyhead. From the largest corporate chains to hip specialty cafes and carts pulled by bicycle, in Seattle, Chicago…

That’s a Wrap: The Top 10 Journal Entries from 2017

Between joining our friends on some great trips, learning about and visiting new places, getting to interview some very interesting people and opening three stores, 2017 has been a big year for Wayward. Through all…

Winter Warmer: How to Make a Ginger Hot Toddy

The hot toddy has always been touted as an elixir of health. Feel a tickle in your throat? Soothe it with lemon, honey and warm Jimmy Beam. Whether or not that’s scientifically true, I’m going…