Shopping From The Present

Shopping from 2020

At the end of 2019, I’m still following the Archival Resolutions I set out for myself at the start of the decade. My favorite has always been resolution #4: “Shop from yourself and from thrift shops. Repurpose strategic items from the past.” In the past year, I’ve been trying to shop more from myself and …

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Archival Field Trip – Project NYC

   If you’re in NYC for market week, drop by and visit Archival at Project.  We’ll be participating in MADE by PROJECT,  a pop-up concept comprised of some of our favorite heritage brands creating products on the floor.  While I won’t be hammering grommets or bartacking web belts, I will be wandering the show taking …

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Archival Envy – FWK EG Aviator’s Jacket

  My wardrobe comes from three places: Archival, thift shops and FWK Engineered Garments.  Since 2010, I’ve been buying carefully selected pieces from Engineered Garments line for women.  I’ve amassed Bedfords in wool and corduroy plus a rotating collection of work shirts in chambray and broadcloth.  Just when I thought I was set with staple …

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Archival Holiday Sample Sale

  If you’re in Eugene, you’re welcome to stop by our offices now through December 21st to make holiday purchases and see samples, prototypes, and other goods not listed on our web store. You do have to schedule an appointment – just email info@archivalclothing and Nicole will find a time for you to come in. …

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Release – Archival Trail Cap in Tan

We couldn’t find a lightweight waxed cotton baseball cap that was readily available and made in the USA, so we’ve produced one ourselves. Classic five panel design with leather tab back adjustment. Made of a 5.5 ounce waxed cotton/nylon that’s both durable and lightweight. Ideal for all-weather walking, fishing, and hunting. One size fits most. …

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Archival Release – Marled Cotton Caps

For the Fall, we’re releasing our knit caps in soft, itchless, 100% marled cotton.  These cozy hats are made on a 1920s-era circular knitting machine. We love their sturdy ribbed knit and subtle colors.   They’re terrifically comfortable, but please note that unlike wool, these caps won’t keep you warm if they get soaked, so don’t take them …

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Archival Down Vests by Crescent Down Works

I really love down vests, so it was a treat to work with one of the finest down garment makers in the country on a really special project. Here’s our take on a classic work/hunting vest, done with a lightweight waxed cotton shell, a nylon lining for easy layering, and a worsted wool rib collar, …

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