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Happy New Year 2010

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Be safe everyone.  Make sure you go through the motions and watch the Rose Parade and pop a beer back during the “Grandaddy of them All”.  Enjoy.


Written by Victor

December 31, 2009 at 5:05 pm

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Vintage Pendleton Flannels

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20090716-IMG_0004So I said in my Rose Bowl post a few days ago that I’d bring you some more info about some of my pickups.  Here are 2 vintage Pendleton flannels I picked up last weekend at the Rose Bowl Flea Market.  Obviously this is awful weather to attempt to wear these, but nonetheless should kickass once the clouds start forming again.  Should be more of a testament for how painfully awesome the Rose Bowl Flea Market is.

I’m still digging up info about vintage Pendleton shirts, but all I’ve managed to find in their website was some obvious revelations.  They’ve been at it for 100+ years, making the best wool products in America, top notch, luxury fabrics, yada yada yada.  If anyone has any info on these, let me know.

Written by Victor

July 16, 2009 at 10:14 pm

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Rose Bowl Flea Market

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I’ve gone to the last two Rose Bowl Flea Markets and I find myself perpetually mesmerized.  There’s a mountain full of treasures to find, and every single thing entails some form of lesson, whether it be denim, clothes, era, fabric, craftsman, author, location, history, etc.  Here’s a shot of my pickups from yesterday.  More on these later.  All-around, a wonderful way to spend the Sunday morning.

Top Left to Right: 1960’s Magazines, Harley Davidson Book of Fashions by Rin Tanaka (!!!).

Bottom Left to Right: 2 Vintage Pendleton Flannel’s, Navy T-shirt, Vintage Navy Thermal, ’76 Army Shirt w/ Peace Sign for the lady.

Written by Victor

July 14, 2009 at 1:46 am

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