1 : equally distant from the extremes
1 a : serving as a standard of excellence : of recognized value
b : traditional, enduring
c : characterized by simple tailored lines in fashion year after year
3 b : noted because of special literary or historical associations
4 a : authentic, authoritative
b : typical
the broad group of people in contemporary society who fall socio-economically between the working class and upper class
Drawing from Thoreauvian ideas, we aim to share compelling ideas, stories, and necessaries of life for man under the basic categories: shelter, clothing, food, and fuel.
“For not til we have secured these are we prepared to entertain the true problems of life with freedom and a prospect of success,“ (Walden, "Economy”).
The Middle Classic is an editorial effort designed to distinguish a majority. This majority is timeless, familiar, influential, and diverse. We encourage a moratorium on excess while encouraging growth from nothing, before the middle class ethos becomes a cultural artifact.
We are not telling you what to do, how to do it, or when do to it. We simply believe that there is always an interesting, well-rounded, and satisfying journey to make.
Know what you need, know how to find it, and we will try to be the medium to aid in your search.