Monday, August 20, 2012

Archival Shop Visit: Tradesmen - LA

Archival merch on display

Showing samples

Nicest gent

Investigating the make of his shirt


Oblique view

Last week I was in Los Angeles to visit a friend, see Liza Minnelli in concert and revisit a few of shops. On my itinerary was Tradesmen - our newest Archival stockist. Located in Venice, Tradesmen specializes in casual, well made, military and heritage inspired clothing: chambray shirts paired with camo shorts, for example. Trademen owners Ruben and Doug are two of the nicest gents you'll ever meet and their store -- its physical space, the presentation of their merchandise, and even the print ephemera -- is stunning.

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