Vintage Vault: Sierra Designs Backpack, c. 1970s

A long-time customer brought his 70s-era Sierra Designs backpack in for our resident bag repairman to fix, and we managed to sneak a couple of shots in before its return home. Note the blanket-lined straps and worn-in patina on the leather bottom and lash tabs. Vintage beauty.

Vintage Vault: Deadstock Carhartt Brown Duck Chore Coat

Available now: Unearthed from the Tent City archives are brand new with tags Carhartt chore coats, circa late 1980s/early 90s. These vintage jackets are union-made in the USA by the now defunct United Garment Workers of America, and feature triple seam construction, riveted pockets, and Carhartt’s 12-ounce 100% cotton duck.