Archival Field Trip

Archival Field Trip: Filson Seattle

by Lesli Larson I’ve been visiting the Seattle Filson store since its factory and showroom were located on 1st Avenue, current site of Safeco Field. Though I’m intimate with the product line (past and present), I still like to stop by and inspect items first hand. Things that you ignored in the catalog might surprise …

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Shopping From the Past

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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Shopping from Freeport, Maine

Maine Guide Wool Parka Commando Sweater Maine Guide Wool Vest Maine Guide Wool Pants River Driver’s Shirt Maine Island Fisheries and Hunter’s Tote Bag Maine Hunting Shoe, 16″ LL Bean Rubber Mocs British Slip Lead Bean’s Swiss Collar Bell I know that LL Bean has been shopped to death, but one must prepare oneself for …

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Archival Clothing with Dog

Sara and Chaz Filson Shelter cloth dog coat Barbour waxed cotton dog jacket New Zealand Rover Cozy merino wool dog coat Chaz in his Viz-Vest Snow Peak, purveyors of titanium sporks and luxury tent systems, offers a full compliment of companion dog accessories: From a Google translation of the Snow Peak page: “The dog’s life, …

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Tin Cloth Mondays: 11/13/06

As unpaid rep for CC Filson, I’ve done very well for “my company” this week. My indirect sales report: One Filson Shelter cloth waterfowl hatOne Filson small carry-on bagNote: purchases were made by non-woodsy, bookish, urban folk supporting their local timber/logging supply store, Roberts (rumor has it that we might even be in line for …

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