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Japanese Americana: Japan’s Take on American Style

In the next in our series of in-depth articles relating our products and brands, we’re going to get into detail about why Japanese Americana and the ‘made in Japan’ label has become such a recognisable mark of quality in heritage clothing. These days Japanese brands are synonymous with the production of period-correct reproductions of vintage […]

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Dorothea Lange's Faces of the Dust Bowl, 1930s

Chambray Work Shirts: The TTK Guide

With the arrival of the new Heracles chambray shirt from The Rite Stuff, we thought it was a good opportunity to get in depth about the history of one of our products again. The last time we did this, we went into detail about loopwheel t-shirts, so this time, here’s the Those That Know guide […]

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The manufacturer of loopwheel t-shirts by Kanekichi Industries

Loopwheel T-shirts: The TTK Guide

Loopwheel t-shirts are the absolute best quality t-shirts available. As we’ve added The Rite Stuff to our list of brands and their pocket t-shirts to our catalogue, we thought it would be useful to write a piece explaining what loopwheel knitting is, why it produces cloth of such high quality and what this means for […]

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Pre-WWII workwear from The Rite Stuff

Pre-WWII Workwear from The Rite Stuff

The Rite Stuff produce pre-WWII era workwear using traditional manufacturing processes and the most highly skilled craftspeople. Each piece they produce is made in Japan by John Lofgren & Co. We’ve been fans of The Rite Stuff for a while and had been following their work on Instagram since their early days. Much as with […]

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Upcycled vintage clothing from Overlord Brand

Upcycled Vintage Clothing from Overlord Brand

Overlord Brand was created around the idea that obsolescence is a nonsense. A direct response to the dark world of fast fashion, Overlord create unique pieces using upcycled vintage clothing that are, quite literally, greater than the sum of their parts. In a culture where, in general, clothes are throw-away, made cheaply and designed with […]

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Handmade leather goods from Faler Leathers

Handmade Leather Goods from Faler Leathers

From their workshop in Dayton, Ohio, Faler Leathers create beautiful handmade leather goods using traditional leather working processes. We first became aware of Faler several years ago and found ourselves captivated by their dedication to the art of leathercraft. Since then, Faler have developed their craft even further by travelling across their native USA and […]

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