Thursday, November 13, 2008

Archival News: Filson washed totes and luggage

Saw this blog notice on hyrcollective about deconstructed Filson totes and luggage being sold by Steve Alan. Not sure I really endorse this sort of for-hire weatherization, but I do like the idea of shops reinventing and customizing stock products like these iconic totes. However, if it were my annex, and I were offering a rebadged version of the Filson twill tote, I'd goop it up with ten layers of paraffin wax and add red "mended spiderweb" embroidery by Nina Katchadourian.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

ha...i bought a filson bag on ebay for half the price, put it through the washer & dryer twice and got the exact same result.