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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 Breakers Hotel.

Henry Flagler opened The Breakers Hotel to support his newly constructed Florida East Coast Railway. In 1896 it was known as the Palm Beach Inn.  Guests flocked and soon began requesting rooms with views “over the breakers (waves)” and thus, was renamed The Breakers Hotel in 1901.  Rooms were $4 a night and included 3 […]

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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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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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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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