Thursday, July 31, 2008

nasty cup!

eYe x Brooks Brothers patchwork shirt $5100 HKD ~ $654 USD

eYe x LEVI’s selvedge reconstruct denim $11600 HKD ~ $1487 USD


the story behind this pair of denim has a great story beside the image and the price, as this article is being published the price is at $8,700.00USD with more than a day to go on Ebay. This is the kind of find that inspires all the efforst of worn denim we see created today, here is the story direct from the seller pure astounding.

"This old pair of LEVI'S were found in a mine in the Rand Mining District, on the Mojave Desert,. California. They are covered in candlewax from the candle's the miner was using to light the tunnel he was working in. They were found with and old paper bag with the name of a mercantile store which operated between 1895 and 1898 in the town or Randsburg. Their was also a gunny sack with the initials A.P.K. and Randsburg marked on it. A.P.K. is through to be Adam P. Kuffel who was a partner in the mercantile store.

These pants have the cloth label vice the leather label. The label (pictured) indicates that they are size W34 x L33, They are copper riveted with the rivets marked L.S. & Co. S.F. They are buckle back (pictured) with suspender buttons. Buttons are silver in color and are all marked LEVI STRAUSS & CO. S.F.CAL. Tthe pants were made with just one back pocket on the right hand side."

I like Montblanc pens and Moleskine paper!

I can not find this shirt!! mos def + undrcrwn