Shopping From Japan

Archival Camp Ensemble

Here’s my idea of the perfect summer camp ensemble. All the items are made for women but could easily be sourced in a gent’s version: Clockwise from top: Eastland Yarmouth Camp Moc, Tradlands Vacationland Shirt, Tourjours Linen Chambray Shorts, Freeman Rain Jacket. Add a few Archival accessories for the perfect camp kit  –  Cotton Bucket …

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Archival x Heritage Pop Up

  Archival Clothing will be making a local appearance at Heritage Dry Goods on Friday May 16 from 3 to 7 pm in our hometown of Eugene, Oregon. If you are a local fan, drop by and say hello. We’ll be showcasing our Spring releases and raffling off one of our new waxed twill Shoulder Tote to a lucky customer.  We will also be serving …

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Archival Webbing now milled in the US

Archival is pleased to announce that our signature, military spec cotton webbing is now being milled in the US. While we love our made in UK webbing, we’ve been looking for a domestic source for several years. Unfortunately, most US narrow fabric companies have shifted manufacturing emphasis from cotton to nylon webbing. Archival prefers cotton …

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Archival Picnic

From the archives, here are some exemplary snaps of classic summer picnics.  What could be better than an impromptu, plein air meal in the trees, next to water or on the patio of a tent trailer.  When Tom packs for a picnic, he prefers to bring along real plates, flatwear and glasses.  Lynn has been …

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Release – Archival Trail Caps in Natural

We are now offering our lightweight, waxed cotton Archival Trail Caps in natural.  Classic five panel design with leather tab back adjustment. Made of a 5.5 ounce waxed cotton/nylon that’s both durable and lightweight.  The new natural cap is perfect for walking, hunting, fishing or outdoor tennis.  Made in USA    Full family of Archival Trail …

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Shopping from the USA: Carhartt

When I was 14, the guys at the bike shop where I volunteered insisted that Carhartts were the only pants worth buying at retail price. I biked out to Coastal Farm and Feed in Eugene, dropped $40 on a pair of B01 double-knee pants, and have been a fan ever since. We’ve done a few little …

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Archival Photography: The Clampette

In my stocking this past Christmas came a happy little thing of forged aluminum – the Clampette!  It’s a tiny camera fitting that can clamp onto just about anything – ideal for the time-lapse aficionado. Great packaging, great tool, made in the USA. Can’t go wrong. Go check out High Sierra Mfg. 

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