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Today marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day.
Intended for use by British Military Prisoners of war.
Hundreds of previously unpublished period photos capture several generations in all their festival finery.
In the early 1950s, an Edwardian look was being revived by young men.
Aptly labeled ‘El Incendio’ of Mexico City, this is one hot tamale.
A lovely gift from the family of Mr Lingard.
With Wimbledon just days away and with Henley Royal Regatta around the corner – some recent finds.
Thee Pearly Kings and Queens represent over a hundred years of collecting for those in need.
Our latest book is a collaboration with Orta Anadolu.
Michael Fish, the man behind the brand Mr Fish, set a new standard for men’s tailoring in the 1960s.
Through fantastic images, the book tells the story of when Paul Carter met an English family, the Whitfields.
Don’t know what you lot are thinking of but we’re talking about his black leather jacket.
Designed to be worn over the uniform and webbing in the event of a gas attack.
This piece channels the stillsuits worn by Frank Herberts fictional Fremen from his epic Dune novels.
Who wore what on that summit on the 29th of May 1953?
Both jackets are cut from a yellow silk damask fabric with black silk reverse and turn back cuffs.
Texan Joe and Ratso we salute you!
Albion Knitting Mills Wool produced these over-length custom letterman cardigans throughout the 40s, 50s and 60s.
These bespoke ‘big toes’ were made for a customer whom never returned to collect.
The hero of the book is the proprietor of a hardware shop which is none other than the former F.W. Collins.
These photos piqued our interest because some date to a pre-Vietnam war Indochina of the 1950s.
The Great-Great-Granddaddy of modern-day backpacks…
Industrial factory glitter glamour baroque pop underground Andy Edie Gerard silver balloons Campbell’s soup.
A cross between the Ghostbusters Stay Puft Marshmallow Man and Michelin’s Bibendum.
Unlike other outdoor clothing companies, Masland came to it relatively late.
This US Navy Mackinaw coat has ‘1st Beach Battalion’ stencil stamped on its lining.
In 1837 Augustus Siebe, German-born but living in England developed a Diving Helmet which sealed airtight to a rubber suit.
A wonderful insight and example of resistance through style penned by regular contributor and ‘antiquous oracle-ius’ Simon Andrews.
Revisiting the archive of Lawrence W Dagger.
The all-star cast and the coming of age theme, along with a classic wardrobe made it an instant hit.
Kicking off our final boots triptych, here is something for the ladies.
French vs English Hussars ‘pelisse’ tunics.
A recent Vintage Showroom finds!
Shining a light on recurring design details.
What we have here is an altogether different condiment though.
Everest pictures and Yetis, what more could you want from a post!
This 1980s parka was made especially for the BAS.
Recognise your brands, marques to be reckoned with.
Rockall is an extremely small, uninhabited and remote rocky islet in the North Atlantic Ocean of which we had never heard.
A new addition to the archive.