When it comes time for your next excursion, it is important to pick the right tools, gear, and equipment. Even a rogue nomad has to take care of himself, right? Sometimes it can be the difference between a great backcountry trip filled with lasting memories or a lousy one where you’re counting down the days to return home. Enter Best Made, a clothing and supply store and outfitter created with the modern day outdoorsman in mind. Originally stationed in New York City, Best Made has now officially opened for business in Los Angeles on South La Brea. Combining the hustle and frenetic spirit of the Big Apple with the intrepid, tenacious attitude of LA, Best Made’s second location is the perfect one stop shop for anybody about to explore the world and set off on an intrepid adventure.

Handcrafted leather belts and custom Stetson hats showcase your inner outlaw while the Best Made metal flasks and snuff boxes encourage a little bit of mayhem and mischief.

Upon first entering, you can feel the energy and intensity. Adorned with axes and historic maps of Los Angeles hanging on the exposed brick walls, the space itself is handsomely dressed. You can almost taste the ruggedness and grit amongst the various tools on display; you can find knives, flashlights, bags, and even a cast iron skillet all up for purchase. For the stylish among us, the shirts, vests, footwear, and other clothing selection is simple yet vast and impressive for a store of its size. Handcrafted leather belts and custom Stetson hats showcase your inner outlaw while the Best Made metal flasks and snuff boxes encourage a little bit of mayhem and mischief.

Perhaps the best part about Best Made is the staff. Attentive and friendly, the in-store team is knowledgeable and committed to making you look and feel your best before setting out on your upcoming journeys and excursions. They provide hands-on care, dedication, and support to everybody from rookie campers to seasoned backcountry men. Be sure to chat with them even if you are just browsing the store for inspiration.

The next time you’ve got Joshua Tree or Yosemite on the mind, stop by Best Made first to stock up on high quality clothing, accessories, tools, and gear. Chop off what you can handle with one of their axes. Lay down a map and figure out a new route down an unusual path. Throw on your hat and boots and channel a John Wayne mindset. It won’t be just a great decision; it’ll be a Best Made decision.