Archival Field Trip From the archives

Crescent Down Works Revisited

It’s June so naturally I’m shopping for a new down vest. In the past few years, I’ve gotten sidetracked by Rocky Mountain Featherbed and Western Mountaineering. But this summer, I’m checking back in on an old friend, Crescent Down Works. If you recall, Archival did a collaboration with CDW back in the day using Swiss …

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Photo of woman wearing a Barbour x Beams Boy jacket
Shopping From Japan

For the archives: Barbour x Beams Boy

Since 2018, Barbour has been collaborating with Japanese label Beams Boy (dedicated to producing clothing for women women who “love the strength and function found in men’s fashion”) on a capsule collection of waxed and quilt jackets. Here are few of the pieces pulled from Japanese web pages that you won’t be seeing at your …

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