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Outtake – Archival Rucksack

Thanks to Archival friend and photog Raymond Molinar who sent along this outtake of his Archival Rucksack during a recent shoot for Rising Sun Jeans. I think the bag looks terrific but what I really love is the cotton jacket with knit trim.  Nice snap, Raymond!

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Archival Odds & Ends Sale

   Check out the Archival Web Shop for our three day Odds & Ends sale.  This is your chance to secure seasonal items, one-off samples and special closeout items.  In many cases, our inventory is limited to a single size or sample so place your order early.  Here are a few items you might want …

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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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New Additions to AC Web Shop

We’re updating the AC web shop with Fall items from Rising Sun, Leather Head Sports, Saint James and Columbiaknit. Check out our Columbiaknit cotton caps in new colorways. And by popular demand, we’re bringing in a new logo-neutral Cooperstown Ball Cap in our favorite color, navy blue. Stay tuned for updates on more items coming …

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Archival Update: Rising Sun Outdoor Vest

We’re excited to offer a limited run of one of our favorite Archival finds, the Rising Sun & Co. Outdoor Vest. Made from stout, indigo dyed canvas duck (loomed by Cone Denim), the Outdoor Vest takes its inspiration from traditional hunting and fishing vests. Heritage inspiration This best quality, handcrafted garment comes with front patch …

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Shopping from 1958: Montgomery Ward Denim

I’m ambiguous about premium denim. I love brands like Rising Sun, Mister Freedom and Sugar Cane that manufacture jeans using historical patterns, vintage sewing equipment and top quality raw denim. I’m also attracted to denim’s labor intensive care requirements (akin to our own waxed fabrics). But truth be told, I hesitate to pay more than …

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Archival Field Trip: San Francisco (1/2010)

by Lesli Larson Archival Clothing made a quick trip to San Francisco over the weekend to see friends, visit shops, show bags and attend Andrea Marcovicci’s Johnny Mercer tribute. As it were, our visit corresponded with the opening of MAN UP, a menswear pop-up store on Market St. In the next few posts, we’ll document …

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