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Feature: Canada’s Nathaniel Cole x Jessica Jensen = Cool Gear


Nathaniel Cole x Jessica Jenson

Daily Messenger, Utility Tote, Laptop Sleeve, and Newsboy Carrier & Weekend Duffle. Retail price range $55.00 - $264.00 CDN

A Canadian collaboration creates a pretty cool collection. 

 

By: Tessa Johnson

 

Toronto, Canada

 

 

Enjoying an afternoon at Toronto’s Mavrik Wine bar located in the trendy district of Queen Street West, Ramp1885 had the opportunity to attend the media preview launch for Canadian brand Crown Cap’s newly expanded men’s accessory line Nathaniel Cole.  The luxury headwear manufacturing is known worldwide for their signature aviator and trapper hats.

 

 

Nathaniel Cole x Jessica Jenson

Field & Daily Messenger Bags – retail price range $165.00 - $175.00 CDN

 

Passport Case – Retail price $30.80 CDN

Passport Case – Retail price $30.80 CDN

 

 

Crown Cap’s president Paul Leinburd has teamed up with accessory maven, Jessica Jensen to produce a fashion forward but functional accessory collection. “Paul [Leinburd] was looking to expand their in-house brand, Nathaniel Cole, into additional accessory categories, says Jensen, [he] was introduced to me through industry contacts. We immediately clicked and begun developing the company’s bag division.” The newly designed line consists of messenger, totes, structured duffle bags and small leather essentials.  “The collection is crafted from the highest quality of distressed full-grain leather, bridle tan leather, durable wax wear cotton canvas and wool plaid,” says Jensen.

 

 

Nathaniel Cole x Jessica Jensen

Field & Daily Messenger Bags – retail price range $165.00 - $175.00 CDN

 

 

Crown Cap began manufacturing headwear for the Western Canadian farm trade in 1934, where prairie workers appreciated the well-made fitted used to battle weather conditions. Jensen stays true to the historic aesthetic of the Nathaniel Cole brand but incorporates a hip, laid-back style with high end finishes. “The bag collection was inspired by a fusion of modern urbanity and working class ruggedness, explains Jensen, the Nathaniel Cole line revives vintage looks with a sense of 21st century style and practicality, while maintaining durability in the design, materials and construction.”

 

 

Nathaniel Cole can be found at Holt Renfrew, The Bay and on the new Crown Cap web shop at www.Crowncap.com

 

 

 

*Tessa is a freelance writer, obsessed with menswear fashion, women’s accessories and a clutch fanatic.  She currently writes web and print articles for ANOKHI Magazine and is a men’s fashion news writer for Fashionbeans.com

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