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  1. 40 points
    Healthy amount of symbolism in that video: NG3-PS Errolson represents old school, "tech" ACR Cowboy Errolson represents new wave, high fashion (high priced) ACR John Mayer is really Hiroki Nakamura in disguise JM/HN wants to sway E to follow visvim's path, the high-priced road, with his sweet melodies. Cowboy E is forced to face his former tech self and decide if he wants to kill him and move forward. We're at the cusp of ACR's new business model and audience. Will Cowboy E pull the trigger and go full Nakamura?
  2. 34 points
    I heard that the neon tape is actually a Forcelock tape for when your AirPods fall off your jacket, your shoes can pick em right back up.
  3. 32 points
    navigare beanie tcb 30s lee archives overalls in a size 40 (made in japan but can't make suree whether by Warehouse or Rmc) RW8111
  4. 29 points
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    3sixteen Hanes MF Warehouse RW
  6. 28 points
    I discovered LVC a couple of years ago, and have learnt so much from these pages - thank you all - that I thought I'd try to give something back. On a summer holiday with my family in Devon, England in 1966, when I was 12, my older sister said why don’t I spend my holiday money (£5), on a pair of Levi’s. I’d never heard of them, and she proceeded to tell me all about them, saying that they were made in America, were very desirable and I'd be really cool if I had a pair. I wasn't interested, especially as it would mean blowing my holiday money in one go, but she persisted and persuaded me to at least go with her and try a pair on. Looking back, I think I was her guinea-pig! Off we went to Exmouth, and found a Millets (an 'outdoor' chain which stocked Levi's). At this time 501's were simply known as Levi's - that's all we had available, the other styles starting to come over, at least to the south-west, later. So the shopkeeper measured me up and recommended W28 L36, explaining that they shrunk 2" in the waist and 4" in the leg. I duly tried them on and from then on life was never quite the same. We left the shop, with very little change, if any, from my fiver, with me wearing my new Levi's (with a belt on to hold them up), feeling fabulous, with the labels and my old (Mum-bought) jeans in a bag. I was awestruck by the stiffness and weight, by the two horse patch and the red tab, the smell, the ruggedness and toughness, and the image. They were like no other jeans, or clothes, I'd ever seen; something from another planet, and woke something up in me - a lifelong love of 501's and good denim. Also the beginnings of fashion-consciousness, I suppose. I took the ticket and flasher into school after the summer holidays, and showed the other kids - it turned out I was the first in our year to own Levi's. The labels got passed round and everyone was impressed. For a brief time I was the cool kid! That year, everyone seemed to be getting Levi's and Wranglers (the Wranglers - I had a pair - were amazing, too, but that's another story...), and a few Lee's. The girls all wore men's 501's and loved them. It was a while 'til women-specific's arrived. The patch had 502-0117 on them which I think was how the zip-fly version of the 501 was denoted. The only leg lengths available, at least in our area, were 34 and 36. I lived near Gloucester, where we had a Millets and also a gents' outfitter called Leslie Hull, next to the Odeon cinema. He had one wall of 501's, sorted into sizes; zip-fly in one section, button-fly in another. On the opposite wall were Wranglers, either in straight leg or tapered, and otherwise identical. He seemed to stock very little else - such was the demand, I suppose. What an Aladdin's cave. Oh, the smell! I was fascinated by the way they had a shape of their own, and wore them for ages before washing them, not wanting to spoil things. Again, it was my sister who persuaded me to wash them, reminding me that they were shrink-to-fit and that washing was an essential part of the process. We tucked any excess length inside - no-one wore turn-ups/cuffs on jeans then, apart from the skinheads (de rigeur) and some Mods, always very small cuffs. It was considered very uncool and a bit rustic. As the jeans shrank or you grew, you just let out a bit more length. This was the style. I needn't have worried - after they were washed they were even stiffer. The shrinkage was unbelievable - they almost bore no resemblance to the raw jeans. I'm sure the guy was right when he said 4" off the length, though I never bothered to measure anything. A lot of leg-twist, too. The two sides of the zip didn't line up any more - they were so buckled with the shrinkage. The solution was to do the zip up before buttoning the top button. We didn't have a washing machine so washing took place in the kitchen sink. The water was quite literally like ink - I could hardly see my hands, and had blue fingernails for a couple of days. Into the top-loading spin drier for rinsing, with the rinse water coming out blue, rinse after rinse. This was the case for the first several washes. No-one in those days was concerned with fussing over raw denim - the concept didn't seem to exist. We were aware of the 'sit in the bath and wear until dry' method, but being so bloody cold and wet here for so much of the time you could have waited months for an opportunity! The dye bled into the white weave and turned it a lovely deep blue. The kitchen looked like an explosion in a dye factory and my Mum freaked out. She must have been intrigued though - shortly after she wore nothing but one-wash 501's, from her mid-forties to when she died aged 85, often with a faded type 3 jacket. The denim was tough, thick and hairy, and very stiff. There was very much a hand-made feel to the jeans and they needed hard breaking in - they made you waddle when first put on after washing. Later on when my sister bought her own 501's, the kid next door, who worked on a building-site, offered to wear her jeans there to break them in. Levi's were jeans which you beat the hell out of and would still last forever, and which looked better for being faded and beaten up. And which by some alchemy had become a fashion item! They were very much considered to be work wear, and that's what we were told they were - that's how they were sold to us. We never thought of them as anything else - they just happened to look, and be, amazing. The 'flaws' in the weave, the varying stitching, the fact that everyone else's pair looked slightly different to yours reinforced this workwear vibe. It seemed like there was no effort at uniformity in production, which made them really special in our eyes - the aim was simply to make jeans that were extremely well-built and would last and last. When they were washed they fitted snugly round the bum. After wearing for a while, they'd stretch out and bag a bit. Eventually they'd settle down and were neither tight nor loose - perfect. This wash/wear/stretch/shrink and repeat process was the key to getting a lovely moulded fit - it didn't happen after just one wash. Every time I put them on, it was a Clark Kent/Superman moment. (It still feels like that today! I wear 47 and 76 LVC repro's, the 76's being the closer denim to my original 66's but with less shrinkage, less stiffness and less pronounced puckering. Still lovely denim, though. My 47's are fading nicely and showing a superb red cast. I've got my first LVC 66's on order, hopefully delivered before Cone runs out). My jeans had a very pronounced 'flaw' running all the way across the right lower leg, as if the loom had malfunctioned for a few passes. There was a similar defect running the whole width behind the left rear pocket. I loved these imperfections. The stitching was several shades of orange and yellow, and used to vary from pair to pair. I'm sure at least some of it was cotton - the arctuates were often partly worn off jeans, leaving a trail of dark blue behind. I vaguely remember a 501 ad. campaign saying 'Every Pair Is Different'. I could never quite understand why heavy denim work jeans, riveted and bar tacked, should have such a weak-seeming outer leg seam - where was the strength in that join, especially when compared with contemporary Wranglers - double-stitched inner and outer leg seams? But I guess they knew what they were doing, never a problem. The rivets were domed, not punch-through, and must have had a high copper content - they used to get covered in verdigris, but the domes stayed polished through wear. The back pockets were quite big - a tad bigger than the LVC 47's, and a very similar shape - maybe a bit more square. I can't remember how shallow or curved the arcs were. The zip had a number on it, which I can't remember. I never even looked for a number on the waist button. There was quite a lot of width to the selvage outer seam, so the 'train-tracks' were quite wide. The jeans shrank a bit more for the first several washes, but the dye loss became much less pronounced. We used to wash our jeans about once a week. Though beginning to be fashion conscious, we were still very active kids and needed to wash them! The dye seemed to pool in the crevices and creases and stay there. In the high wear areas, the denim would become bone-white - contrasty fades happened without even thinking about it. All the seams would pucker beautifully (all that shrinkage and twisting...), and create some lovely fade patterns - the 'peaks' would become bone-white, with the 'valleys' a lovely deep blue. Generally, they faded really fast, and the colour was really beautiful. Pretty soon, as I grew I got my second pair, W30 L36 and sold my 28's to a smaller friend. In my early twenties my sister gave me her (men's) 501's, as she didn't wear them any more. They were faded and still totally intact - even the paper patch and the arcs. They were W32 L36, and they fitted me perfectly, no turn-ups, like a W30 L32. The red cast of the denim dye was really apparent and was quite lovely. I hope this is of interest! All the best.
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    who hurt you
  9. 27 points
    this thread need more activity so i braved the beast to take some pics
  10. 27 points
    Mission Workshop Orslow TSPTR x Standard é Strange
  11. 26 points
    Tcb seamen The Ritestuff chambray Remainsvintage vest Tcb 50s White's
  12. 26 points
    Tcb 30s j crew oxford warehouse 800 alden
  13. 25 points
    it's to obfuscate the direction, speed and size of the feet of the wearer from the observer. temporarily confusing and dazzling the observer for a important but brief moment from the bin bag as a jacket as the hypebeast has exhausted all their financial resources on said footwear. before the bin bag is noticed the wearer has moved swiftly back into the shadows, in the meantime rendering an illusion in the mind's eye of the observer of a 'sick fit'. a trick known as the ol' razzle dazzle.
  14. 24 points
    I have the 1105z, Hinoya 1001s, and the c/l 800s all in 34. I'm pretty sure the c/l 800s are cut a little more generously than the regular 800s. As for the quality of the denim I think it's some of the most interesting fabric on any jean that I've bought. I bought them one-wash and there was a serious break in period. The linen fibers are rough and scratchy , but it gives it a texture more like a lighter PBJ. I wear them though the very hot and very humid Louisiana summer and they are fairly comfortable. Here's my pair with about 150-200 wear days. I wash them pretty often as they've become my kayaking in the swamp jeans. If I could find a these in the 1001 cut I would definitely buy another pair. The 800 cut is just a little too slim in the thighs now
  15. 24 points
    Also, I bought the wife a pair of TCB's Norma jeans. Here's the fit pics.
  16. 24 points
    PBJ607918OZ 209 days of wear.
  17. 24 points
    Vintage b&l rayban/ 1966 dated alpha ind. Ma-1/ Mt olive flannel/ west ride/ old visvim (never dies)
  18. 24 points
    Quick shot at work Ballroom Marfa (Yes, I've been to Marfa Texas) Buzz Workshirt Trophy 1605bk Whites
  19. 23 points
    denim check denim lvc, thrifted m&s, tender, cheaney etc
  20. 23 points
    fit pic of size 32s after a cold wash. I could use another inch in the waist but everywhere else this is the slimmer looking fit that I was looking for.
  21. 23 points
    Current 30 jacket status with 60s
  22. 23 points
    waywt (the other day edition) Gap (!) Adjustable Costume Leroy Levi's (in hand) Lofgren
  23. 22 points
    Been using my olive 3TS for a few weeks and I honestly friggin love how thick and rugged the xpac is. Feels like it’ll last forever and easily my fave material so far.
  24. 22 points
    A few of pics of my Ranchman.
  25. 22 points
    as we wait for the tcb phoenix to rise again - I give you "TCB laden sideman" TCB 50s w/ denim ranchman.
  26. 21 points
    my pair is still stuck at customs in Milano Meanwhile some TCB fanboyerism 2.0
  27. 21 points
    I think some flares would be most practical.
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    LOL by Sebastian Speier
  30. 21 points
    snapped some quick pix today
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    lovely stuff, sirs. @Frost dig the lack of cuffs, I like a lot on other and everytime I try it myself it doesn't convince me. @Spiraltoy lovely sweater, must try on a similar design at some stage. Couple days ago, and same outfit as a one of my fits from last page, but basically that's what I've worn since friday, except half day yesterday (don't feel like wearing overalls for a gig). Navigare watch cap Tcb 30's jacket Bob Dong plain white T Lee Archives bib overalls Red Wing Iron Rangers Trying the Italian style coffee version of @Lendo 's coffee mug fits.
  33. 20 points
    I thought spring would have sprung by now but it’s still snowing here. Ebbets field, vintage Spiewak golden fleece, Russel southern by John Lofgren, Sugar cane, TCB 60s, Redwing.
  34. 20 points
    outstanding co watchcap cheap N1 tcb ranchman remains vest warehouse 1004xx white's
  35. 20 points
    30-day DIY Techwear Design Challenge - Day25 - Giveaway Raffle Pouches "Do something simple" I said, "Keep it easy"... famous last words began day 25... by the end of the day that intention was no-where to be found as I took on my first attempt a production volume sewing! I made 70x! no-waste pouches that I'm going to raffle off and giveaway! Gallery of pouch production here Pics are ready to be posted... I just need a few hours to get the insta running... today maybe!?: https://www.instagram.com/techwear.intern/ This 30-day challenge has become so much more than I ever could have anticipated when I started. The community support that has followed and pushed me along every step of the way has exploded this idea into so much more than I ever intended. I want to try and show some appreciation for all the kind words and interest in my work; and very early on it was suggested to me that I hold a raffle of some kind. After some pondering on how to do that I came up with the idea of seeing how many no-waste pouches I could make in a 12hour period, and then hold a giveaway raffle and ship away the days results to a few winners. I have a total of 70x pouches available, which I'd like to pair up into sets of three. And next week I'll hold a raffle by some means which anyone interested is welcome to enter! The only caveat I have to ask is that contestants be willing to pay for the shipping from me-to-you because otherwise I couldn't afford to send out ~24packages?!?! In order to also incorporate this project into my schooling, I'd like to call these things "user experience research prototypes" and ask that winners keep in touch and share with me their likes and pains so that I may document the feedback as part of my final project. And to anyone whose been kind enough to post a comment, or send me a message, if you'd like to enter the raffle I'll count each of your posts made before this announcement as an extra ticket! So tune in soon... I'm going to figure out how to manage this whole raffle business by the end of the challenge and start sending these little pouches out to new homes!!!! Thank you again to everyone!
  36. 20 points
    Some impressions of my 710
  37. 20 points
    At the Belfast City Museum hunting for dinosaur's Conners Sewing Factory S406xxx type 1 Buzz Rickson chambray Conners Sewing Factory S409xxx M-46 Vans
  38. 19 points
    Mister Freedom Okinawa ranch blouse Tender hook buckle belt Dry Bones x Self Edge SEXDB19 (in close up) Viberg Boondockers out of the box
  39. 19 points
    This logo is actually from a very early T-shirt. It was front-centre on a '3RD-ARM' T-shirt. I can't find the shot of the back (It has a big 3RD ARM logo inside a trapezoid/triangle kind of shape at the back), used to have it... but here is the front.
  40. 19 points
    Eternal Merz B. Schwanen TCB 50's Tricker's
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    Sprung for Spring ... Trickers X Styleforum ALLAN Teak Cordovan
  42. 19 points
    Brokeboi: Hello, I would like to adjust the tariff code for my acr shoes. Customs Agent: *opens box* What shoes? Brokeboi:
  43. 18 points
    Glad to have our contest up and running again. Here are a few snaps from my first bona fide outing with the new batch of 20s. Entertaining family visitors with a day hike through an old rice plantation that's been turned into a nature preserve. Swamp, tidal marsh, former rice paddies, and cypress forest all converge here: Lots of alligators in the rice paddies, including a pair of babies riding atop their mother, presumably. And the 20s:
  44. 18 points
    got it...back in the game! need to remove the patch before soaking/tumbling - still have the old patch somewhere...
  45. 18 points
    Superfuture rules state that selling threads require prices. Post prices people. It’s not that hard.
  46. 18 points
    More thread spamming ... Me and Jack are stuck in Canary wharf and we're pretty bored so i took some pics of my S406xxx Now back to some hide and seek in the apartment before we go for another walk amongst the robot/people of Canary Wharf
  47. 18 points
    A quick update on my 60s and 30s jacket.
  48. 18 points
    Freewheelers Gladhand Tshirt Eat Dust TCB Vintage
  49. 18 points
    We'v got Scotch and Japanese denim...we're doing just fine
  50. 18 points
    Down for smoothies... aoku//acrnm//_coded//nike