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What Are Kapital and Kapital Kountry?
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What Are Kapital and Kapital Kountry?

The history behind Kapital and Kapital Kountry

By Gunner Park August 05, 2019 18 Comments
The Thematic Theatrics of N.Hoolywood Designer Daisuke Obana
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The Thematic Theatrics of N.Hoolywood Designer Daisuke Obana

One of the more unique, but underappreciated, brands of the ongoing cultural exchange b...

By Jacob Victorine October 09, 2018 6 Comments
On The Road: Jack Kerouac and the Beat Generation's Style
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On The Road: Jack Kerouac and the Beat Generation's Style

Take someone from 70 years ago, drop them on a city street today. Would their style fit...

By Brenden Gallagher June 29, 2018 10 Comments
Be An Outsider: A Look at L.L. Bean
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Be An Outsider: A Look at L.L. Bean

It’s hard to remember a time when L.L. Bean was “cool.” Yet, the brand has outlasted ma...

By Brenden Gallagher May 01, 2018 19 Comments
Engineered Garments: Daiki Suzuki’s Remix of American Workwear
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Engineered Garments: Daiki Suzuki’s Remix of American Workwear

The story of Engineered Garments is the story of Daiki Suzuki and, to a lesser extent, ...

By Jacob Victorine April 16, 2018 17 Comments
A Brief Beginner's Guide to Alden
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A Brief Beginner's Guide to Alden

It’s tempting to align national character with the clothing and shoes made in a particu...

By Pete Anderson February 12, 2018 5 Comments
Levi's and the Staying Power of American Innovation
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Levi's and the Staying Power of American Innovation

Levi's jeans are one of, if not the most, iconic garments on the face of the planet. Th...

By Jacob Victorine November 08, 2017 12 Comments
Weaving Past into Present: The Lineage of Pendleton
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Weaving Past into Present: The Lineage of Pendleton

Maintaining a menswear brand can be difficult. High fashion credibility can turn on a d...

By Brenden Gallagher October 30, 2017 8 Comments