Appropriation within the context of art (which is where we are focused today) is basically the re-use of an existing thing with slight or no modifications. Adoption, if you will. Or theft might sound better. There are long debates on this issue ranging from entire cultures being ‘borrowed’ for use as […]
Halloween comes every year and every year decisions must be made – sexy ghost? Plumber? Netflix & Chill (Real thing) Where do you get such a great halloween get up? VINTAGE SHOPS, of course! A cheesy, store bought costume lacks character and originality and on the one day you’re to be remembered for what you […]
A sampling of some recent classic Field Jacket additions from our online shop.
Why? Often asked when you see somebody wearing one. However, when appropriately paired, the trucker hat is an iconic and valuable fashion staple with origins far simpler (and even further from the frat party) than you may have imagined. Where did the trucker hat come from? Briefly, this style of cap appeared in the early […]
Trendsetting. “Vintage trends.” I’m not really sure how I feel about those two words used together in a modern context. (Influencer is up there, too. Vintage Influencer – maybe we call those people historians? ) There’s some kind of contradiction at play there – I feel like a trend is a trend while it’s trending […]
This week we invite you to pause and reflect on the beauty of the Levi’s 501 jean. These, as part of our inventory, graciously agreed to be photographed in their natural state, in our warehouse. Contact us any time to place an order.
Rockies were born from a merger between two major western shirt manufacturers – the Miller Stockman Company and the Prior Company. Prior sold a line of women’s denim under the brand name Rocky Mountain Jeans (which if you find today, are still Rockies, or shall was say, the O.G. Rockies). Miller Stockman ran with the idea […]
The 70’s. The ME Decade. Women’s Rights. Civil Rights. Cultural Movements. Fashion Movements. Slogan tees became so popular that you could literally wear whatever you wanted on your sleeve (or chest, or back). These styles are highly collected – not really for their financial value – but more so for the emotions these things invoke. […]
What can we (really) learn from the fashions of bygone eras? “We must have the courage to go back to the age-old tradition of ritual and dress code. We must have the courage to turn the shoddy away at the door.” – Glenn O’Brien People of Walmart. The voyeuristic blog-dumping-ground for the least appropriately […]