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Archival Announcement: Pop Up Flea Appearance

There’s a Pop Up Flea in Nolita this weekend, and we will be there! Come by on Friday or Saturday and see what’s new at Archival Clothing. Meet Tom, the designer of our bags, and share your feedback. This is an exciting event because many of the best purveyors of heritage menswear are participating. Although …

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Archival News: A.C. Plain Musette in the WSJ

In NYC, we were thrilled to see our A.C. plain musette featured in a Saturday article about musettes and man bags in the Wall Street Journal. As someone who subscribes to two daily newspapers, it was great to see Archival Clothing finally featured in a printed hard copy. I bought my copy from a newsstand …

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Archival News: Filson Seconds Sale 2009

Although the Filson Cruising shirts and coats from 1921 have sold out, you can still shop for good quality Filson items at the 2009 Seconds Sale. Here’s what I know: The public sale is open from 9:00 AM – 3:00PM Sunday October 25th. The sale will be held at Filson’s 3851 1st Ave S Seattle …

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Shopping from 2006: Boxfresh Vs Barbour

Boxfresh X Barbour (High Snobiety) Boxfresh Barbour Darwin Waxed Collaboration jacket (Assos) Barbour X Boxfresh – Durham (Attic) Boxfresh Vs Barbour Collaboration Jacket (Boxfresh) Boxfresh Barbour Collaboration Jacket (Assos) This is old news from 2006, but I wanted to electronically document the collaboration between British streetwear designer Boxfresh and Barbour, since I’m assuming that there …

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Archival News: Filson Seconds Sale

Given my current austerity plan, I doubt I’ll make it up for this sale. However, I keep hatching nonsense plans to wake at 3 a.m. and drive up to Seattle for the 9 a.m. opening. Hoping some tin cloth fans will show up for the sale and document all the heartbreaking deals (stacks of perfect …

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Archival Update: Upland Trading Co.?

Photos from NY Mag profile. My obsession with a certain of family of brands (Barbour, Filson, John Partridge, Hucklecote, Le Chameau, Beretta, etc) dates back to the pre-internet days of mail order catalogs and telephone orders. Visits to the Upland Trading Co. in NYC were the visual equivalent of browsing an online site. In one …

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