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Shopping from ebay – Patagonia pants

Add these old Patagonia pants to the list of garments I’ll stick to admiring from afar. They remind me of the Gramicci pants that were everywhere in the early 90s in Oregon. But when I showed them to Lesli, she immediately thought of traditional Japanese monpe pants, a simple pull-on affair once worn by farmers …

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Earl’s Chinos

Thanks to the popularity of the Earl’s Fatigue Pants, we’re adding Earl’s military-style chinos to our web store. Same great folks in Texas. Same embarrassingly low price. – Durable 100% cotton twill – Classic military fit – 7 belt loops, metal fly zipper, bar-tacks at all stress points – Tough pocket material so you don’t …

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Shopping From The Present

Earl’s Apparel Fatigue Trousers

Our pal Jason found a pair of these pants in the back of a hardware store. We were thrilled to find out that Earl’s Apparel is still going strong, making durable clothing in Crockett, TX. Easily the same quality as similar fatigue pants that cost far more, Earl’s fatigues are made from a super comfortable …

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Shopping from the present: Old Town Clothing

by Jim Green Old Town Clothing workshop Editor’s note: it’s never too early to start planning your Fall wardrobe. I’m already mentally packing up the linens and breaking the corduroy. London blogger Jim Green of Modern Day Hunting writes about his obsession with British workwear company, Old Town Clothing. If you’re inspired by Jim’s report …

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Shopping from the Present: Duchess Clothier

Editor’s note: Duchess Clothier, located next to Winn Perry in Portland, Oregon, offers custom and ready to wear clothing. In addition to stock patterns, Duchess can produce custom garments based on vintage patterns or photographs, using fabrics sourced by the customer. While I continue to contemplate the perfect Duchess project, AC friend Tiffany Thorton moved …

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Shopping from 1999: David Morgan Catalog

Same plain brown cover in 2009 No longer available: Dale walking trousers Early source for Bills Khakis Hickory shirts and logger buttons Brilliant belt selection Filson (i.d. the discontinued items) Akurbra hats (someone should wear them) No longer available: Nova Scotia woolens David Morgan is one of the few remaining mail order companies that still …

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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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