Friend and regular collaborator for Unionmade and Mill campaigns, Andrew Paynter, debuts his latest photography exhibition at Canvas in Malibu this Saturday the 18th. Be sure to stop by if in the area, the show runs for one month.
Design Director for Levi’s XX, Miles Johnson, sits down to discuss the SS13 Levi’s Made and Crafted collection. Johnson notes strong inspirations from the desert landscape for this season’s offerings and goes on to highlight some of the standards of quality that ground the brand as it continues to evolve.
A favorite new addition to the assortment, Barena, is now available in store and online. Inspired by the versatile and functional clothing worn by inhabitants of the Venetian lagoon territory, Barena reinterprets pieces found in museums, antique markets, and books. Fabrics used for each collection focus on high quality natural textiles specific to the region and are often specifically produced for the brand. Every garment is then produced in the Venetian inland.
Our friends at Sightglass recently relaunched their online presence and produced this short video documenting the day to day ongoings of their impressive operation. Be sure to check out their new website and, if in San Francisco, pop by the coffee bar and roastery to pick up their debut newsprint piece.
Recent addition to our print assortment, B magazine, is a monthly publication from Korea that focuses solely on one brand for each issue. Examining and documenting a brand from its beginnings to current existence, the still young publication has already covered a handful of our favorites, including Penguin and Bic. Our current offering from B magazine is available now in store and online in the Bookshop.
Our friend Michael Williams of A Continuous Lean recently paid a visit to the Barbour Repair Shop, providing a look behind the scenes of an amazing service the brand extends to all customers. Michael was lucky enough to have his jacket repaired on the spot, documenting much of the step by step process. Learn more about the experience over at ACL and see our current Barbour assortment online or in store.
With each season Tender’s William Kroll continues to explore, experiment, and produce garments in England, using new construction techniques and natural dyes. Each buying trip we eagerly await our Tender appointment, anticipating exciting new offerings and updates. Notable new developments in the Tender assortment include the use of verdigris, a light green dye that results from copper weathering, and handmade acetate sunglasses. The entirety of our selections from this season’s collection are now available in store and online.
Monocle takes us inside one of our favorite stores in Tokyo, Tokyu Hands, which hosts an enviable assortment that often appears to cover nearly every imaginable category. We take time each buying trip to walk the floors of the massive Tokyu Hands Shibuya location, always stumbling upon something we haven’t seen before, but always known we needed.
Spring/Summer arrivals from Japanese brand Mt. Rainier Design are now available in store and online. Continuing to offer classically inspired outerwear and bags, this season shows the brand expanding its assortment to include a wider array of styles, including shirting, sweaters, shorts, and more.
Unionmade and our women’s store, Mill, are presently hiring for a full-time online Customer Service position. This role includes operating as the primary contact for client interactions by phone and email, offering timely, exceptionally helpful, and professional assistance for customer relations and inquiries. To apply and learn more about the position, please email info@unionmadegoods with a copy of your resume.