Thursday, 3 November 2011

Friday, 16 September 2011

TRUE VINTAGE BUTTONS

ORIGINAL RIVETS PATENT MAY 1873

The Denim Consumer 1890

Denim Reference Sourced in Mines!!!

Original Denim Reference

ORIGINAL DENIM REFERENCE-ANTIQUE MINE WORKWEAR


Excellent new book of reference for Denim originators.Jeans of the Old West:A History By Michael Allen Harris-ISBN 978-0-7643-3500-6

The book illustrates Denim "Mine" Finds from the 1890s-Taking denim Workwear back to its origin in San Francisco and LA-Brilliant Worker shots and original Levis and Lee labels and Patent 1873 rivets!!!!!


Thursday, 21 July 2011

DAVID HULMES -PUSHING THE BOUNDARIES OF MODERN SOUL-THE RIGHT WAY


htthttp://21stcenturysoul.podomatic.com/
‎My old friend Dave mixing it like he always has-
Download to your I tunes and
Appreciate his latest update.
Also listen to him on Starpoint Radio on a Saturday tea time
to get soulful and then some.........

PITTI UOMO 2012 NIGEL CABOURN DIRECTIONAL BRAND

NIGEL CABOURN ARMY GYM CONCEPT STORE IN TOKYO-
I WOULD LOVE TO SEE IT.

PITTI UOMO 2012 POST O'ALLS DIRECTIONAL BRAND

POST O'ALLS-AUTHENTIC MADE IN NYC WORKWEAR-
ONE OF THE MORE DIRECTIONAL BRANDS AT THE SHOW

Tuesday, 28 June 2011

Thursday, 23 June 2011

PITTI UOMO SPRING SUMMER 12 HIGHLIGHTS

70'S BOXING GYM
Vintage 55 Mohamid Ali Range  and Jack Jones Vintage

PITTI UOMO SPRING SUMMER 12 HIGHLIGHTS

60'sBIKER ROAD TRIP
A rugged vintage  look shown by  EDWIN and JACK JONES VINTAGE

PITTI UOMO SPRING SUMMER 12 HIGHLIGHTS

US MILITARY VINTAGE
Excellent looks from Vintage 55 and 40 Weft amongst others

PITTI UOMO SPRING SUMMER 12 COLOUR HIGHLIGHTS

Clear direction on colour at Pitti for Spring 12-Khaki,Blue/Grey, Excellent Khaki "Colours "fom Nigel Cabourns new Army Gym and Jack Jones Vintage.Royal Blue and Washed Reds/Coral.

Monday, 6 June 2011

RRL-NEW YORK

Washed Red and Chambrey

Indigo Workwear
RRL was one of the best in New York-Perfect for Trend and commercial direction-Above are a couple of  Soho Store shots.

Sunday, 22 May 2011

Soft Drinks Beer Mats

Thought these would be nice for a bit of High Summer Holiday Tee layout inspiration. 

Inspired by J Crews Pub Sign Tee print

I thought id post some of my Vintage Beer Mat collection from the 60s-re found in Dads attic-Loads more to come!!!

New York Last week-

Multi colour Vintage for high summer-Scotch and Soda along with Lucky Brand

One colour vintage hand drawn Graphics

 from J Crew,Lucky Brand,and Ralph Lauren

New York Trip last week-

Some excellent commercial starting points-Pub signs such as Hope and Anchor or Slug and lettuce,how blokey can you get- it even makes an Anchor look masculine.