- Jul 6, 2020
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In most parts of NYC the public has embraced mask wearing. In fact, here in hipster Williamsburg Brooklyn, it’s actually “hip” to wear a mask ..... and it can also even be a fashion statement.Off topic but are masks the norm now? I’ve seen maybe 3 /4 people in masks since this started (I am in north Sweden).
For the height of great ‘mask wearing‘ style, check out the mask in this small local Japanese boutique tailor shop in W’burg called ..... Kai D Utility.
The Kai D. label was conceived with one simple notion: to create HANDSOME and FUNCTIONAL products to reflect our affection for utilitarian ideals and ti...
Kai D is another regular often featured in Clutch Magazine. The shop is truly awesome; RRL on steroids and a bit less expensive. Kai doesn’t largely “do” denim, flannel and cardigans, but the core of his collection is pure vintage style. Well worth a look.
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BTW a lot of critics claim the Japanese actually saved US vintage style and often give Japan credit for the revival of “American Heritage” style. For example, legend has it that the Japanese bought all the original Levi’s hand shuttle looms (and the patents) after Levi’s began to mass produce denim when wearing denim jeans became popular (James Dean) back in the 1950’s. Those shuttle looms are actually crucial in creating the tighter and denser knit raw selvedge denim fabric. Perfect for stressing and uneven fading. But that’s just an old wives tale. Anyway, there’s no doubt the Japanese have now mastered and perhaps even conquered denim production. Clutch/Men’s File are Japanese magazines that pretty much document the American vintage trend.
Double RL RRL CLUTCH magazine 2015 Vol. 41, Issue 8 Mint condition. Due to the weight, postage will be £5 within the U.K. - Sold by @frightl
Photo by Maiko Naito 内藤真依子 時代を超え、国境を越える世界基準のモノと人。The timeless, goods and people of the world standards across the border.
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