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Kapital - hippies, Japanese farmers and post-apocalypse survivors

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You might have this on your blog but before I go look, I figure I'd ask. How the heck did you end up working for Kapital in that capacity as a foreigner? Sounds like it'd be a cool story.

Also thanks on the heads up. Maybe I'll wait on the restock actually.
I spoke about this very topic on an episode of Blamo! Podcast. I have never really written about it on my blog. Doing all the research for the Bandanna Museum, and coordinating most of that project to launch, got me enough credibility with Kiro that he asked me to work for Kapital when they opened the Osaka store. There is more too it but my verbal explanation is much more entertaining. Blamo! Podcast
 

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I spoke about this very topic on an episode of Blamo! Podcast. I have never really written about it on my blog. Doing all the research for the Bandanna Museum, and coordinating most of that project to launch, got me enough credibility with Kiro that he asked me to work for Kapital when they opened the Osaka store. There is more too it but my verbal explanation is much more entertaining. Blamo! Podcast
Sick I’ll check it out, I need more things to listen to while I cook. I still wanna make it out to the bandana museum. I’ve always been interested in collecting bandanas but knowing me, I’m better off not falling into another rabbit hole.

I still regret passing a set of 16 uncut elephant trunk down bandanas for 100 bucks at an antique shop because I didnt know what I’d do with them.
 
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Sick I’ll check it out, I need more things to listen to while I cook. I still wanna make it out to the bandana museum. I’ve always been interested in collecting bandanas but knowing me, I’m better off not falling into another rabbit hole.

I still regret passing a set of 16 uncut elephant trunk down bandanas for 100 bucks at an antique shop because I didnt know what I’d do with the
Unbelievable. I have heard this sort of thing before from other people, but Trunk Down uncut are pretty rare!
 

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Unbelievable. I have heard this sort of thing before from other people, but Trunk Down uncut are pretty rare!
Yeah! at the time I didn't know much about it, but I saw selvedge and had never seen bandanas still together. Was a broke 19 year old at the time. I didn't want to pass but had to go home to see if I could scrounge up the money and research a bit more. When I realized the rarity, I jetted back the next day when it opened but the owner had said that they sold it not long after I had left the place.

Although to be honest, even now I wouldn't know what to do with it. That's probably why I appreciate the concept of the Bandana Museum. The fact is, it probably would sit around gathering dust in rather than on display for people to enjoy.
 

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Yeah! at the time I didn't know much about it, but I saw selvedge and had never seen bandanas still together. Was a broke 19 year old at the time. I didn't want to pass but had to go home to see if I could scrounge up the money and research a bit more. When I realized the rarity, I jetted back the next day when it opened but the owner had said that they sold it not long after I had left the place.

Although to be honest, even now I wouldn't know what to do with it. That's probably why I appreciate the concept of the Bandana Museum. The fact is, it probably would sit around gathering dust in rather than on display for people to enjoy.
Ouch. Well that happens to the best of us. True, most of the time I collect stuff.... only to sell it later.
 

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Thanks - I thought I had read through your entire blog by now, but I guess I missed a few corners.
I spent all day going through hard drives looking for the images from the interview (text I always save in the same place) but ugh the frustration of finding these pictures from almost 10 years ago. I re-upped the interview and hopefully I can find a few more photos from old posts worth uploading. Original Interview
 

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I spent all day going through hard drives looking for the images from the interview (text I always save in the same place) but ugh the frustration of finding these pictures from almost 10 years ago. I re-upped the interview and hopefully I can find a few more photos from old posts worth uploading. Original Interview
Awesome. Thanks!
 

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Went to the Osaka store to check out the new century denim and I gotta say, it took all the willpower in the world to not buy. They look more black then brown in hand unless the stores low lighting was tricking me. It was really nice, and definitely will get a pair once work actually picks up.

it was roughly 430 bucks with tax. They also had a fair amount of stock too.
 

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Went to the Osaka store to check out the new century denim and I gotta say, it took all the willpower in the world to not buy. They look more black then brown in hand unless the stores low lighting was tricking me. It was really nice, and definitely will get a pair once work actually picks up.

it was roughly 430 bucks with tax. They also had a fair amount of stock too.
It was tricking you... the lighting in the Osaka store is really poor. The base denim is a dark brown/black and the doro is definitely a shade lighter blackish-brown.
 

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Does anyone know if the original Damask fleece is still available in stores, or has the season passed for fleece?
 

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Gaah i hesitated and the denim ring coat is sold out in my size. Really hope there's another restock one of these days.
 

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