THE UNION SPECIAL
'Union Made' might not carry the same pedigree as it once did mere decades ago, but the legendary manufacturing movement across North America still rings synonymous as a badge of quality.
Made traditionally on 'Union Special' sewing machines and directly where our namesake originates from, we'd like to dedicate this highlighted heritage collection to the history of Union Made.
Beginning with one of the global leaders in fairtrade fashion and sustainability, Nudie's Howie Chore is a recycled designed crafted from a mix of worn-out Nudie Jeans and certified organic cotton. The chore is piece dyed in to a vivid hydrone blue colouring to evoke the aesthetics of the 30s working man. Pair it with the 70s dyed Rad Rufus for some serious Canadian tux action.
Edwin are renowned for making some of the finest and affordable denim the world over. All their denim now comes loomed in Japan, utilising various historic mills to produce their super sturdy selvage. Case and point coming in the form of the Loose Straight Rainbow selvage jean, made of Japanese denim from the famed Kaihara plant founded in 1893.
A true texas titan of industry, Stan Ray make clothes that are designed for wear and movement, with minimum fuss and maximum practicality, for rough work or lateral living. Truly representing that ethos to the max, the Coverall jacket chucks a classic hickory stripe to the workwear coat, perfectly encapsulating everything needed from a hardwearing and hardworking heritage design.
Channeling American vintage workwear designs in to every collection, this year Carhartt WIP takes a new approach to the iconic chore coat design by creating the Chore Vest in their distinctive hardwearing Norco denim. Striped blanket lining and triple-stitched detailing for durability and a guarantee of superior craftsmanship.