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Shopping from the past: Hunting World Trousers

It’s not often that you get follow through on shopping from the past. Hunting World NYC closed its doors in 2008, and currently seems to sell only in duty-free airport shops in East Asia. However, if, like us, you’re still shopping from Hunting World and need a safari tuxedo, eBay seller cowboywest currently has a …

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Archival Safari

Tom Baxter, Explorer   Filson Bush Jacket for women (sans belt) Filson Japan 90s Filson catalog (discontinued poplin pants and shorts) Matching Kalahari shorts and Safari dress   In Swiss gabardine Absence of Malice (Pollack 1981) After several catch and release episodes, I finally ordered and removed the tags from a Filson Safari jacket for …

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Archival Safari

To Have and Have Not (Hawks 1944)Overstuffed safari jacket signals villainy Filson Bush Jacket for women (sans belt) 90s Filson catalog (discontinued poplin pants and shorts) Matching Kalahari shorts and Safari dress In Swiss gabardine Absence of Malice (Pollack 1981) After several catch and release episodes, I finally ordered and removed the tags from a …

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More Filson for women

Since I was left off the CC Filson clothing council, I’ve been convening my own private focus groups to test and report on fit, finish, style and sizing of the new women’s product line. Last Spring, I issued a general report of the new women’s product line. In my initial report, I commented on the …

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Shopping From Japan

Japanese Filson

Ok. One of my primary obsessions at the moment is the hunt for Filson (and other waxed or woolen outdoor) items manufactured for the Japanese market (specifically–garments marketed to fashion forward Tokyo teens and gentleman flyfishers who doll themselves up in a full cruiser suit for a day on the trout stream). I’ve tracked down …

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