‘Quality makers’ Category

  1. A Short List of Men’s Vintage Reproduction Companies


    January 27, 2022 by Ville Raivio

    I’ve recently developed a case of vintage clothing-fixation. As with most things in life, there is a rub. Few pieces …
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  2. Anatomy of TLB Mallorca boots


    December 18, 2020 by Ville Raivio

    TLB Mallorca, founded in 2018, is a new shoe factory that’s gathered a bit of praise online. Its eccentric name …
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  3. An Interview with Stuart Clurman from Lost Worlds Inc.


    July 23, 2020 by Ville Raivio

    VR: Your age and occupation? SC: 69, Leather Outerwear Manufacturer. VR: Your educational background? SC: B.A., English.  4 years Ph.D. …
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  4. Aero Leather: An Interview with Ken Calder


    July 14, 2020 by Ville Raivio

  5. An Interview with Rory Nichols from Made By Nichols


    March 31, 2020 by Ville Raivio

    VR: Your age and occupation? RN: I am 31 years old and my occupation is Owner/Director at Made by Nichols. …
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"If John Bull turns around to look at you, you are not well dressed; but either too stiff, too tight, or too fashionable".
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