Daniel’s Vintage Gitman Brothers Shirt, US Open T-Shirt and Fluorescent Hat

We had to ship this admittedly muted Vintage Gitman Brothers Shirt to ofset the brightness of the hat and t-shirt. Frankly, it does very little to do that, though. Look at that t-shirt! And that hat! You could look at it even if it were a mile away, a lighthouse of certain vintage guiding you safely away from the boring folks out there to someone who really knows the score: Love-93. More photos and the letter after jump. Continue reading

Ryan’s Box: Vintage Levi’s 505-0217XX and a chunky ragg sweater!

Chunky Sweater with vintage Levi's 501s

We always get excited when we’re able to match a subscribers expectations. Ryan, for example, asked for light wash denim and chunky sweaters to get him through the San Francisco spring. We’re glad that we had these 1980s 505-0217 XX in stock to go with a snowflake pattern sweater in otherwise un-dyed wool. Sadly, the jeans were a bit too small. But hey, we work with that. Read the full letter below. Continue reading

It’s 5/01. Here’s some links on the history, styling, and legacy of the Levi’s 501.

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The author’s pair of vintage Levi’s 501XX, dated to the early 1990s. If you look closely, you’ll notice that they’re absolutely beautiful and perfect.

The Levi’s 501XX is my and many others’ favorite piece of clothing. It’s about as reliable and timeless and perfect as it gets, and has a well-documented, culturally significant history.

And for that reason, many, many, many people have already written awesome things about Levi’s 501s, and they know a heck of a lot more than I do. Here’s a bunch of interesting links Continue reading

Jason’s Mystery Wool Flannel and More

Vintage Wool Flannel, Selvage Bandana

I have a soft spot for connecting with my subscribers’ location. When Jason told me he’s taken up fly-fishing and lives in Philadelphia, this shirt was only ever going to him. As for the flannel: It’s one of the nicest pieces I’ve found this year. Jason recently upgraded from a quarterly to annual subscription, and I’m glad to send it his way. Continue reading

Jason’s Wool Pendleton Blazer and Made in USA Chambray Workshirt

Vintage Pendleton Blazer and a US-made Chambray Workshirt
What I like about Pendleton blazers is that most people would not think to buy one; heck, most people don’t know they exist. They’re completely unstructured, a heavy shirting fabric cut into a blazer with some patch pockets thrown on. These are the items I get most excited to ship: Something you wouldn’t get any other way. Oh and the chambray’s nice too.  Continue reading