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Announcement: Wabash scarves

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Announcement: Wabash scarves

It's with a heavy heart that I have to announce a problem with the wabash selvedge scarves: namely, they lost their selvedges. Because of a miscommunication with the factory, they accidentally cut off the selvedge edges of the wabash fabric and sewed them over. 

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Who I follow online: Blogs

Who I follow online: Blogs

Occasionally, in the sea of choices that the Internet provides these days, we get a little lost or don't feel sure where to turn next. Maybe you're burned out on amekaji but you don't feel like going 1890s hobo miner chic. 

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The Rite Stuff 'Harvester' ecru long-sleeve henley sample

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The Rite Stuff 'Harvester' ecru long-sleeve henley sample

Hello again ladies and gents, I'm back with something big: the first sample of The Rite Stuff 'Harvester' long-sleeve henley in ecru fabric! Once again, the shirt is made in Japan, with Japanese fabric, with John Lofgren and Co. Although it's a sample, the factory knocked it out of the park on the first try and I don't plan on making more samples. We'll just change the tag out for a different one and this baby is good to go! In case you missed my previous blog post on henleys, I've dived a bit into the history of this shirt, which...

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The Changing Face of the Denim Industry, or Why White Oak Closing Moves the Needle

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The Changing Face of the Denim Industry, or Why White Oak Closing Moves the Needle

Cone Mills is shutting down its White Oak plant; no more major mill making selvedge denim in the US anymore. Why did this happen? What does it mean for the scene? Is there a light at the end of the tunnel?

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Of XLs, XXLs, Henley Samples and The Heraclean Quest

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Of XLs, XXLs, Henley Samples and The Heraclean Quest

Hello again boys and girls, it's been a while since I've posted; well, I've been busy with the odds and ends of life, work, a man-flu, and grappling with The Rite Stuff's stuff. 

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