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Ametora.

An excerpt from forthcoming Spring 2020 FM/AM Magazine article.  The Japanese vintage market has been strong for over 40 years.   It is no secret that the Japanese adore American vintage clothing and are willing to go great lengths to source the absolute best pieces.  American traditional style, from Champion Reverse Weave sweats to Levis […]

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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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The Vintage Proposition.

The Vintage Proposition.  (Or the modern concept value proposition) Vintage gear is getting expensive!  Come on!  I guess vintage threads have always been sorta expensive if you’re getting down with serious pieces.  Rock tees, leather jackets, a great pair of boots – they’ll all set you back.  Which is where this weeks value idea comes […]

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Vintage Blues.

Vintage ennui, anybody?  Ever have the ‘vintage talk’ with somebody?  You know, the smirked inquisition – ‘Whats up with that shirt?’ or ‘You really wear old clothes?”  (Answer – this shirt is awesome.  And yes, we wear old clothes) We can get a bit defensive, can’t we?  I mean we’re all guilty of this.  Especially […]

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