Both jackets are cut from a yellow silk damask fabric with black silk reverse and turn back cuffs.
Albion Knitting Mills Wool produced these over-length custom letterman cardigans throughout the 40s, 50s and 60s.
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.
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.
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.