The Journal

Trucker Caps : An Americana Staple

Trucker Caps : An Americana Staple

  The Trucker Cap comes from humble beginnings. They were originally given away by agricultural companies, such as John Deere, to truckers and cust...
The Origins of the Iconic Dickies Eisenhower Jacket

The Origins of the Iconic Dickies Eisenhower Jacket

The Eisenhower Jacket has seen a resurgence in interest, no doubt since Kanye West famously donned the classic workwear jacket to the Met Gala in 2...
The Vintage Starter Jacket - How Starter Changed Sports Merchandise Forever

The Vintage Starter Jacket - How Starter Changed Sports Merchandise Forever

The Vintage Starter Jacket, the 90's Icon that forever changed the world of sports merchandising. The Starter Jacket was the beginning of Sportswear's transition into the world of pop culture, a trend that has continued right through the 2000's.
The Environmental Benefits of Vintage Shopping

The Environmental Benefits of Vintage Shopping

Choosing to shop vintage or second hand, means we can shop with a clear conscious, knowing our what we buy hasn’t contributed to someone else’s pain. Making small changes to our lifestyles and shopping habits, means we can do our bit for the planet, whilst gaining clothing which will last and has its own unique history. 
GATs - The Most Iconic Sneaker Ever?

GATs - The Most Iconic Sneaker Ever?

There are few sneakers more iconic than the GAT, or German Army Trainer. While they are most well known for Margeila's iconic adaption, their histo...
THE ALOHA SHIRT - FROM HAWAII TO THE HIGHSTREET

THE ALOHA SHIRT - FROM HAWAII TO THE HIGHSTREET

A deep dive into the history of the Hawaiian Aloha Shirt, a vintage staple in the wardrobes of today's fashionistas. We look at the garment's journ...
THE BOMBER JACKET - A SHORT HISTORY

THE BOMBER JACKET - A SHORT HISTORY

The bomber jacket—or MA-1 if we're being technical—has a longstanding history that stretches from the middle of the 20th Century into today. Starting as a jacket that was best suited for chilly, cramped cockpits, the jacket has become  into an outerwear staple that's seen high fashion reinterpretations for the modern man.
BLEU DE TREVAIL - FRENCH WORKWEAR

BLEU DE TREVAIL - FRENCH WORKWEAR

As the fashion world's love for traditional workwear shows no sign of diminishing, we take a look at one of the most coveted pieces for collectors and street-style stars alike: the bleu de travail or French worker jacket.
Champion & Wu-Tang Clan

Champion & Wu-Tang Clan

On the track “7th Chamber” Raekwon spits “Champion gear that I rock, you get your boots knocked.” 
American Madness Spotify Playlist

American Madness Spotify Playlist

Follow the American Madness playlist on Spotify, featuring tracks from The Clash, Beastie Boys, B-52's & The Beat.
History of Carhartt

History of Carhartt

Carhartt was founded by Hamilton Carhartt in 1889 in Dearborn, Michigan, to make work clothing for manual laborers. The company started with only two sewing machines and five workers. Carhartt's first slogan was "Honest value for an honest dollar."

In 1994, Edwin Faeh established his project ‘Work in Progress’ and became the first distributor of Carhartt in Europe.