F.W.Collins 112 Denim

Finally, we can share with you our first production of denim jeans: 112 Denim. They could have been named after the number of weeks it has taken for these to finally be finished, although that could have easily been the case. Instead, they are named after the number of pairs in our first run.

ZOOT SUIT – (CATCHING ZS NOT GS)

This ‘Anti-blackout suit’ made from 3-ounce nylon was designed to be cool, durable and easy to remove. When it was first made in 1945, an article was published with the headline ‘Improved, Light Nylon Zoot Suit Prevents Blackout when Fighter Pilots Pull High G’s in Combat‘.

KINGPINS SHOW CHINA CITY TOUR

 

It’s great to be involved in the latest Kingpins Show China City Tour. Here is a sneak peak of the looks that we have sent over! Denim has been synonymous with the motorcycle culture since the 1930’s and remains a key focus of inspiration for designers.

POW’s

Made of a heavy canvas material which was certainly not chosen for comfort, these unusual 1940’s, Broad Arrow stamped, Coveralls remain in remarkable condition.