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Archival Field Trip

Archival Report – ProjectNYC

We had a great time participating in the MADE by Project pop up show in NYC.  This week, I’ll be posting photographs from the event.  Today, I wanted to reprint snaps of three of my favorite Project exhibtors – Rising Sun Jeans, Arn Mercantile and Chippewa Boots.    Mike Hodis, Rising Sun founder    Mike’s …

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Distant admiration: Patina brand boots

Saw this blog post about some beautiful boots to be sold by Patina, a soon-to-be-opening shoe store in San Francisco. Every style works for me save for the model with the ankle zipper (!). Any ideas about who is making these for Patina? The boots remind me of the old Chippewa Engineer type boots offered …

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