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Shopping from the movies – The Bling Ring

I was the solo spectator at last night’s Bijou screening of The Bling Ring (Coppola 2013 ).  Per my screen surrogates, I had my iPhone ready in anticipation of grabbing a few grainy snaps of our large Archival Field Bag on the big screen.  Not surprisingly, the Archival bag was promptly discarded for swag stolen …

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Archival Alley Snaps

            Before our Archival intern, Lauren, moved to the bay area, we took a few impromptu snaps of our bags in the alley behind Archival headquarters. We’ve been shooting so many products indoors, under softbox strobes, it was a relief to snap the bags in direct sunlight.  Here are a few outtakes from …

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Archival Lookbook

Over Spring break, Tom and I took some snaps of Archival bags in some of our favorite Eugene locations.  We’ll be assembling the shots into a formal lookbook for distribution to stockists and Archival customers.  Here are a few sneak previews… and outtakes by Lauren, our much beloved Archival intern.            …

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Release – Small Field Bags in Canvas Duck

  Our Small Field Bag is a scaled-down version of our original Field Bag for those who don’t need to carry as much in the field or to the office. Intended as a daily workhorse, our field bag is a cross between a traditional English fishing bag and an urban messenger bag.  Durable construction and practical features allow the …

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Evidence – Archival in Japan

Archival is thrilled to be working with Barley Harvest Season, the distributor of our bags and apparel in Japan.  One of the original motivations for the Archival blog was my wish to document the US heritage products sold in Japan – but not available stateside.  Now, I take great pleasure in redistributing images of our own …

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