Chicago 1905. The leather industry booms as an offshoot of the area’s meatpacking trade. Tanneries line the north branch of the Chicago river. An immigrant from Ukraine named Isadore Horween sees an opening and establishes I. Horween and Co.
This Thursday: The Return Of Survivalon
We are thrilled to host Bert Pulitzer for a Survivalon trunkshow this Thursday, April 23rd. Pulitzer is an outerwear innovator, the man who taught Ralph Lauren about the neckwear business, and the guy that first made a name for Velcro. He relaunched Survivalon in 2012, and we’re happy to see it’s return. These waterproof jackets are stylish, in traditionally muted shades as well as brash and compromising colors. They are highly functional, long-lasting, and American-made. And their client roster has included titans among men, like John Wayne.
Posted on April 20, 2015 by davidmacfaddenelliott