John Lofgren is one of the top designers of workwear and classic American casual menswear of our era. Hailing originally from California, John lives and works in Sendai, northern Japan. Under the title of John Lofgren & Co., John produces original designs that pay tribute to the golden era of workwear and American casual. The products are the work of the very best Japanese craftsmen, and all materials are carefully sourced to ensure both high quality and excellent working conditions. In addition to a brick and mortar shop in Sendai, John is also proprietor of Speedway, an online Rakuten shop offering all of the John Lofgren & Co. lineup as well as a carefully cultivated selection of the top Japanese workwear goods available today from brands like Freewheelers, Cushman, Toys McCoys, and Dry Bones.
This thread is meant to spread the love for John's passion and dedication to producing the finest workwear inspired wares available today. And, of course, to answer questions and discuss John Lofgren & Co. goods.
To kick things off, it's best to let the products speak for themselves. Here are a few examples of the products that are making John Lofgren the gold standard for workwear and American casual today.
John Lofgren & Co. - Engineer Boots
After a long process of R&D, John Lofgren recently unveiled his long awaited Engineer Boots. In the crowded field of high end engineer boots, these are the stand outs.
Have a look at the spectacular review of these boots over at Vintage Engineer Boots.
John Lofgren & Co. - Shawl Collar Cloth Beach Jacket
This is simply a stunning piece.
An excellent review here:
Three cheers for John Lofgren!