Riding, Shooting And Hunting Suits

Hunting, Riding & Shooting Suits from the 1930’s

After discussing Nucky Thompson’s clothes in Boardwalk Empire, I want to present to you a slightly edited article about hunting and riding which I found in an Apparel Arts magazine from 1934. Read more

Pendleton Woll Shirt 540

Pendleton Men’s Plaid Wool Shirt

The history of the Men’s Wool Plaid Shirt dates back almost as far as the history of the Pendleton Company itself. This all wool flannel shirt in plaid has certainly been the hallmark of the company since the 1930s. Today, we want to take a close look at the history of this famous Plaid Shirt as well as the Pendleton Woolen Mills Company of Portland, Oregon. Read more

Barchetta and Linen Pocket Square

The Fresco Fabric

When most people hear fresco they will probably think of a certain painting type which is found on plaster, ceilings or walls. The word fresco is derived from the Italian affresco which means as much as”fresh”. This describes perfectly the technique because the color has to be applied to the plaster as long as it is wet. Read more