Shopping From the Past

Time Capsule: Barbour x Margaret Howell

Browsing back through Japanese web shops for snaps of one of my favorite collaborations, Barbour x Margaret Howell for women (AW 18). Google translation of one of my favorite web shop reviews: “On that day when I wore Babour and went home with a big paper bag of Babour, I was showered with stares (excessive …

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From the archives: Rivendell Knits

I’m thrilled to see Rivendell offering a new batch of UK-made knitwear. I still adore and wear my original WoolyWarm tweed vest (first offered in the Rivendell catalog in 2002). In case you missed out on the Rivendell Cheviot (now sold out), you can always shop from these catalog scans from the earliest days of …

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Filson Italy People

This Fall, the Filson catalog rolled out a steady stream of gents (and a few women) jumping snowmobiles, fighting fires and toying with chainsaws (a far remove from the old glass plate snaps of early 20th century Filson-garbed lumberjacks posing beside an almost apologetic axe gash). Tech fabrics are now actively mixing it up with …

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Aspirational Aviators

I’m swooning over the French aviators (and their uniforms) found in a new ¬†Flickr album¬†uploaded by archival image maven, Pillpat. Check it out, noting all the new-to-my-eyes, sartorial details: unique pullovers, cool tunics, curious collars, striped socks and military-duty clogs. Sign me up for any branch of service that issues such lovely off-duty garb (off-duty, …

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