From the L.A. Times
Black-and-white photographs of James Dean? Check. Weathered California flag? Check. Leather jackets, selvage denim and plaid shirts merchandised alongside oil drums and motorcycles? Check, check and check and check. All clues that owner Blair Lucio is determined to make General Quarters, which also opened its doors in December 2010, the go-to shop for guys looking to stock up on brands such as Life After Denim, Gant Rugger, Topo Designs bags, Tellason Denim, Groceries Apparel, Field Notes memo books, Eastland 1955 boat shoes and the store’s private-label collection of T-shirts, belts, scarves and other accessories.