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Archival Permanence: Filson Wildfowl Hat

Photo courtesy of Moonshine and Matches In my story world, the Tin Cloth Wildfowl hat has become oddly popular–even among folks who do not normally wear Filson (let alone–hunting garb, industrial workwear or heritage brands). I would never have selected this hat as a Filson gateway accessory. But for some reason, it has a kind …

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Evidence for the Archives

Jacket JealousyOriginally uploaded by thbonamici Filson women’s Tin Cloth Creek jacket, size XS, as it fits a 6ft fellow. More evidence that Filson is secretly marketing the “Filson for Women” line for slim fit urban gents.

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Tin Cloth Gossip: Schaeffer Outfitters

One of the things I love about Northwest outdoor stores like the Portland Outdoor Store, Les Newmans (Salem), Roberts (Eugene) and long ago, BB&M (Richland, WA) is that the store owners and workers really know the history of regional brands like Filson, Danner, Pendleton, etc. They can give you spot sales reports, provide you with …

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Tin Cloth Mondays: 11/20/06

In prep for a short work week (and inspired by a recent screening of the documentary American Hardcore), I kept things simple today with a collapsible, uninsulated, short billed Filson cap (noted here in its original three step origami fold). Since I spent most of the day in meetings I have no additional notes on …

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Tin Cloth Mondays: 11/13/06

As unpaid rep for CC Filson, I’ve done very well for “my company” this week. My indirect sales report: One Filson Shelter cloth waterfowl hatOne Filson small carry-on bagNote: purchases were made by non-woodsy, bookish, urban folk supporting their local timber/logging supply store, Roberts (rumor has it that we might even be in line for …

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Tin Cloth Mondays

Stand-up Filson tin pants (after a day of wear and tear). Originally uploaded by agfachrome25. Remember: Filson tin cloth (fabric of penance) is now the official fabric of Mondays. Plausible simulations/substitutions by Carhartt and Mcalister will also be accepted. Bonus points for newly waxed garments or those sporting double layers of tin fabric (like my …

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Shopping From Myself: Double Tin Filson Pants

Renewing my austerity vows, I’m trying to locate items from my own home closet to sport for the new Fall fashion season. It helps that I’m an epic pack rat with still unopened boxes from my last two moves (souvenirs from 2001 trip to Tokyo or a genuine Rosie O’Donnell barbie doll w/prop microphone anyone?). …

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