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In Detail – 2/24/2012

So, since the 5D is in for repairs. My pal, and super talented photographer Clark Griffiths helped me with some photos for a post while I await it’s return. Quite warm out today, but I hope it’s not the end of the nicer weather we’ve been getting here down south. I don’t really mess with slim fitting cargo pants, and I can’t seem to find a pair better than these vintage ones. If I could date them, I would say they’re Vietnam era BDU’s. It’s neat to see the design elements that Daiki took from these for the pair of Engineered Garments trousers I own. Well-worn, washed a lot Engineered Garments plaid work shirt. Red Wing 8131’s at two years of wear, and treated with Obenauf’s three times.


Filed under Engineered Garments, In Detail, Made in USA, Red Wing Boots

Vintage Finds: Wool Fisherman Sweater & Army Cargos

There’s not much for specialty stores in Pennsylvania, but I did have some pretty decent luck at second-hand stores while up there. I had been looking for a oatmeal colored fisherman sweater for awhile, and thanks to a Goodwill somewhere near Mt. Ligonier – the hunt is over. Knit of mainly wool with a really slubby texture, this was an awesome find for under $3. Next up, a pair of Winfield Mfg Company Cargos from a really rad vintage shop located in the south side of Pittsburgh. I wanted some olive drab cargos for awhile, but every pair I found was manufactured in China, and just felt like bad quality. These are made of a 50% Cotton/50% Poly blend with tons of little details:

  • 6 snap-secured pockets
  • Suspender buttons inside
  • Side-tabs for waist adjustment
  • Draw-string hem
  • Serval zipper fly
  • Made in USA


Filed under Made in USA, Vintage

Oh, hello Fall.

The air finally has a chill in it. I’ve waited all year for this. Thanks Dylan Barnes for helping me out with these photos, and thanks to Michael Andersen for always holding me down with the best American made goods from the Woodlands.

What I’m wearing:

Hood: Reigning Champ Heavyweight (the best investment you will ever make, it’s worth the money folks)

Bag: Parrot Canvas x The Woodlands

Jeans: Tellason

Shoes: Clarks Beeswax DB’s

Leather Goods: Corter & Tanner Goods

Bandanna: The Hill-Side

What Dylan is wearing:

Jacket: Vintage Flannel Lined Rain-Slicker

Shirt: HUF Chambray

Jeans: Uniqlo Selvedge

Shoes: Sperry Top-Sider

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