Tag: vintage adverts

| 17 Jan ’12 | 0 Comments

Raeford 1966. A Great American Fabric.

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| 17 Jan ’12 | 0 Comments

Maybe it’s just with the modern hindsight, but it does seem a particularly camp advert this one, especially for mainstream store Sears. Very nice cut of chinos, though. www.theweejun.com

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The Dickies Slacks Rally 1966

| 2 Sep ’11 | 2 Comments
The Dickies Slacks Rally 1966

It’s tempting to think that brands like Dickies were always sold as utilitarian workwear until the post punk ironic look took those poor unsuspecting workaday brands (Dr Martens?) and turned them into ironic fashion’s icons. But this 1966 advert shows that even back then the Texas based Dickies brand was busting out of its workwear […]

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For Sale: Deadstock 1960s Bass Weejuns N734 Boxed (and the REAL Definitive History of Bass Weejuns!)

| 4 Aug ’11 | 34 Comments
For Sale: Deadstock 1960s Bass Weejuns N734 Boxed (and the REAL Definitive History of Bass Weejuns!)

These amazing shoes actually don’t fit me so in the interests of freeing up wardrobe space these Deadstock 1960s Bass Weejuns are for sale. Email your bids here: Worldwide shipping at cost plus insurance… Hot on the heels (so to speak) of my last lucky deadstock find, the Ivy League donegal tweed suit I posted […]

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