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Archival Sample Sale

Note to end of season sale mavens: we are shipping out a batch of Archival Odds & Ends to the kind gents at French Garment Cleaners in Brooklyn.  Visit FGC at their Lafayette Avenue location to shop for Japan only Archival samples and end of season colorways.  Items available via the sale include Rolltops, Totes, …

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Archivel Field Trip – Nepenthes NYC

Last week, Archival dropped in on the Monday eve pop-up shop and Kenzo Minami gallery opening at Nepenthes, one of our favorite NYC shops.  Nepenthes was so packed that we were capsule released into the space in timed intervals.   In line, we bumped into a number of fellow Market Week participants who had also …

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Springfield Catch and Release

  Lee westernwear shirt (captured, but not by me) Big Mac work boots for JC Penney (released) Paraboot derby style shoes (captured) (New old stock) Sears vintage loafers (captured) Rocsport lace-ups (released) TropiCool seersucker trousers (released) Insulated military trousers (released) A few items found, purchased from or released back to Springfield, Oregon, thrift stores on …

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Catch and release: Filson jackets for women

For interested parties, here are a few snap views of some new Filson garments for women (all returned back to the factory). As anticipated, none of the garments quite fit my circus monkey form (stumpy arms, stocky center, shortened torso, etc). For the most part, the garments were quite well made but exhibited strange design …

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