Archive | Vintage Clothing

Fashion & Water Consumption.

Do you know how much water it takes to make a tee shirt? 713 Gallons. Do you know how much water is used to make a pair of jeans? 1800 Gallons. These are insane statistics.  Based on simple math, we figure we’re saving millions of gallons of water by wearing vintage clothing.   For context, […]

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Greg Brady X Stanley Desantis

Everybody knows Barry Williams, who played Greg Brady in The Brady Bunch.  You see a simple Greg Brady promo tee that’s been nicely autographed and dedicated to ‘Jasmine,’ by Mr. Williams himself. Do you know who made this tee?  Enter Mr. Stanley DeSantis – actor, pop culture merchant and soap dealer.  Mr. Desantis’s filmography includes […]

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The Vintage ‘Archive.’

Do you have a vintage ‘archive?’  You know what I’m talking about – that box under your bed filled with vintage pieces you simply cannot part with.  I’ve heard about archives of all sizes over the years.  Even met a guy who had an entire vacant house filled with vintage items he collected that just, […]

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Rolled Denim Cuff Facts.

Did you know that the rolled denim cuff originated in the cowboy days?  Cowboys would store their precious belongings or small stuff that wasn’t practical to be kept in saddle bags.  Coins, small liquor, bottles and cigarettes were often slipped right into the rolled cuff for easy access while on horseback.  There’s even tales of […]

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The Baja.

The Baja.  Californian surfers brought these back from their Mexican surf trips.  Over the years these ubiquitous jackets have been adopted by hippies, post-hair metal rockers, and various other sub-cultural groups.  Also known as Sudadera de jerk,

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