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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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Fashion As Design.

What We Wear – How We Wear It – Why We Wear It – What It Means – How It’s Made. These five simple questions are more important now than they ever have been before.   Life has become a system of mass-identification rituals.  Group-likes, viral-trends, social-shames – whatever.  We have flooded the internet with […]

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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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