Archival Field Trip

Archival Field Trip – NYC

Earlier this month, I had a chance to visit a few of my favorite Archival shops in Brooklyn, Manhattan and Philadelphia. Here are some evidential snaps. Next week, I’ll post a specific report on my field trip to the amazing Moulded Shoe (purveyor of the hard to source Alden modified last shoe).   French Garment …

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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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Archival Fieldtrip – NYC/Brooklyn

Snap views of my recent visit to NYC/Brooklyn. Wages of Fear – best film I’ve seen in ages. If you live in NYC, you should be at the movies right now. Kiosk – home of Reference Library’s famous Steele tote in black. 45 rpm Goose Barnacle – Brooklyn Stuart & Wright Hickorees -Brooklyn Bridgestone MB-1 …

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Archival NYC

Armando Negron, owner, Upland Trading Co (199x?) I’m heading to New York for a quick visit with friends. In addition, I’ll be scouting a few favorite shops and taking in archival entertainments at Film Forum, at The Oak Room and on Broadway. Alas, not on my agenda will be a visit to the Upland Trading …

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Archival Announcement: Pop Up Flea Appearance

There’s a Pop Up Flea in Nolita this weekend, and we will be there! Come by on Friday or Saturday and see what’s new at Archival Clothing. Meet Tom, the designer of our bags, and share your feedback. This is an exciting event because many of the best purveyors of heritage menswear are participating. Although …

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Archival Field Trip: NYC/Brooklyn (Pt 2)

Back in Eugene, I’m fast forwarding through some more snapshots from our recent trip to NYC. If you live in NYC, you should be watching a movie nearly every night. No excuses. During our trip, we were able to catch a screening of Frederick Wiseman‘s new documentary, Boxing Gym. In a future post, we will …

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Archival Field Trip: NYC/Brooklyn (Pt 1)

Bobby Short portrait at the Cafe Carlyle. Soon after we landed we headed over to the Carlyle for a dinner show featuring OFAM favorite, John Pizzarelli and his wife Jessica Molaskey. Jonathan Schwartz was in the audience.  Tom, Sara and I breakfasted in Brooklyn with Matthew from the William Brown Project. Pratt campus. We wanted …

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Field Report – Brooklyn Flea

Classic example of Duluth-style bag sag I haven’t done too much New York exploring yet, since I’ve been thoroughly cloistered in the studio. Thankfully, my neighborhood has a number of Interesting Things, so I’ve been trying to keep Saturday mornings free for strolling around. Pack basket spotted at the Fort Greene Farmer’s Market Typical produce …

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Archival Update: Upland Trading Co.?

Photos from NY Mag profile. My obsession with a certain of family of brands (Barbour, Filson, John Partridge, Hucklecote, Le Chameau, Beretta, etc) dates back to the pre-internet days of mail order catalogs and telephone orders. Visits to the Upland Trading Co. in NYC were the visual equivalent of browsing an online site. In one …

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