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Archival Review: Filson Knitwear

Scale Model Perfection: Style 710 Outfitter Sweater Discontinued Filson Cardigan If I ever earn a spot on Filson’s Council for Women (an advisory and field testing group), I’d recommend that Filson introduce a line of made-in-USA knitwear for women (and slim-framed gents). Filson currently offers only one sweater for women–the snowflake and deer patterned Cowichan. …

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Heritage Collections for Women?

Blueprint for future use From the Montgomery Ward 1949-1950 catalog Aside from a few collections and reports to the contrary, the heritage clothing revival has yet to make its way to the female consumer. Sometimes I think I’m the only woman admiring all the beautiful, Americana inspired sportswear, footwear and accessories featured on blogs like …

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Frocks I might wear: Rakuten Explorer

I take most of my fashion cues from Japanese websites (which show a circular fascination for US outdoor clothing companies like CC Filson, Duluth Pack, Centralia Woolen Mills and Russell Footwear)(further, exhibiting on their pages sportwear brands which do not actually exist in the US or for which items are produced exclusively for the Japanese …

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