We are beyond hyped to introduce our first Collaboration boot with Wesco.
Inspired by the colour of the forests in our back yard, build by the best for the active lifestyle we live.
We chopped the 10" boots down to 8" and swapped out the typical engineer sole for the #700 Vibram sole, perfect for riding motorcycles and climbing around the forests of the Pacific North West.
Motorcycle enthusiasts have always shown a preference for the handsome Wesco® Boss but it gets as much mileage from those who just like the solid comfort and style.
If you wish to have them custom made for you for a small up-charge please email us VIP@TheShopVancouver.com or give us a call 604-568-7273
These will be produced in very limited numbers for those that pre order only.
We have the option to custom fit for a small up charge.
I personally wear a size 10E in the Wesco Boss
to compare , I wear a size 10 in the IronHeart Low top Sneaker , size 10 in Converse 70s Chucks Low and Hightops.
In the Redwing Iron Ranger I wore a size 9.5.
Via Christophs website, here are the details on the new Conductor Jacket
For Spring 2018, the MF® Conductor Jacket gets cut from another mfsc favorite, a vintage New Old Stock hickory stripe lightweight twill that came out of an old warehouse in Southern California. The hickory stripes were a perfect match for their old-school railroad worker-inspired jacket.
Whether worn as a top garment or as a layer under another ¾ length coat, with a classic bowtie à-la Bing Crosby’s Musicaladers, with a simple T-shirt or chambray workshirt à-la Choo-Choo Charlie, the MF® Conductor Jacket is pretty versatile. The numerous pockets make it quite a practical garment when running around town or traveling.
The Conductor Jacket is designed by Mister Freedom® and manufactured in California in collaboration with Sugar Cane Co.
Vintage 100% cotton New Old Stock lightweight twill, hickory stripe pattern, origin USA.
* An all original mfsc pattern inspired by early American workwear and European tailoring, vintage 1920’s-30’s chore coats and denim engineer jackets.
* Four original MF® pocket-shape designs.
* Elegant front panel cut-away.
* Watch compartment on left chest pocket.
* Pockets lined/half-lined with NOS 2×1 indigo denim.
* Inside iPhone chest pocket
* Black oxidized donut wreath buttons.
* Collar chin strap with contrast copper donut button.
* Split back panel, displaying selvedge ID.
* Selvedge front panel facing, cuffs and watch pocket opening slit.
* Side cinch straps, French NOS metal buckles.
* Contrasting green chainstitch, bar-tacks and button holes.
* Made in USA.
The MF® Conductor Jacket comes UN-WASHED (=raw) and is cut so that the measurements match the labeling after an initial cold soak/line dry. We recommend our usual method for raw denim garments:
* 30-40mn cold soak with intermittent hand agitation, in minimally-filled washing machine or bath tub.
* Spin dry cycle (if using a machine).
* Hang dry.
The garment will stiffen when dry following this initial routine, due to the re-activated fabric starch contained in the cotton yarns. This is normal and the ‘crispiness’ will subside with normal wear.
I opted for a size 38 (Medium), for a relaxed fit. I could fit a size 36 but preferred having the option to layer in colder weather.
Please refer to sizing chart for approximate raw/soaked measurements. Soaked = 30mn cold soak, spin dry and line dry.
Wash when necessary.
Machine wash with cold water, gentle cycle, eco-friendly mild detergent and line dry. Some light indigo blue transfer to the white yarns might occur. This is normal and will subside over time and subsequent wash cycles.
The Shop Goods
Designed by our main man KC for our classic dealership style T shirt, Printed locally on Canadian Made T shirts.
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Olive Whipcord - Face
Whipcord is usually found in durable outdoor clothing (typically pants, sometimes jackets) as a 16 to 18oz (ounce per square yard fabric weight) wool, or in durable workers' clothing (typically overalls) as a 9 to 12oz cotton. In the latter case, whipcord is an alternative to duck, which has a different weave.
On sale $349.99 $199.99
The Shop Goods
Designed from the ground up, with a classic silhouette, Natural Indigo Colour, and enough synthetic fibers to help you keep your skin. As motorcycle riders, we kept our passion in mind when we designed our jeans.
We often found ourselves considering going home to change into more protective pants before heading out for a ride. Since we prefer a more subtle classic design, that doesn't overstate its protective elements, we designed The Shop Denim with a 32% blend of synthetic fibers for asphalt abrasion resistance, and 8% Stretch for comfort and flexibility.
Our goal was to make a product that was manufactured in the USA that we could wear everyday, both on and off our bikes, with no one ever looking at us knowing that we were wearing something specifically designed for motorcycle riding.
We are very excited to introduce you to a collaboration that has been in the works for nearly 15 years.
Our Series A run of 225 hand signed and numbered Asphalt Resistant blend riding jeans. Made in Los Angeles California by our friends at Mr Clarke (@MC_Collective), specially for us here at The Shop Vancouver.
Te see some of our construction details please refer to the video below.
Thank you to everyone that has purchased a pair thus far, we are sitting at 20% sell though. Thank you !
***Our Jeans fit on the slimmer side of things, if you ride with a really high tight stance we suggest sizing up. Many people expect that our jeans will be like many other "motorcycle" pants that offer products with stretch..ie they will feel like jogging pants, or they are ill fitting and baggy to accommodate rubber padding, This is not the case with our jeans, because the Elastex is running along side the non stretch synthetic fibers which offers no stretch, our jeans has the slightest amount of mechanical or diagonal stretch. Our jeans are also designed to look good and fit when you are off your motorcycle as well.. Please note that our jeans are also raw, so you can expect them to open up a little bit in the waist, about 2cm with about 14 days of wear.
We suggest you either never wash your jeans or you use a soaking method of washing and hang dry them.
our photos aren't models, they are real people who have been wearing our jeans for the last few months.
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Stevenson Overall Company
These jeans drive me nuts I love them so much!
perfect true to fit for me... Tj is a little over 6 foot and 174 Lbs and wears a size 30 with a couple rolls on the bottom.
this pair is about 50 days in with no wash or soak and wearing in like a beautiful glove.
‘LA JOLLA’ draws inspiration from the preferred cut of the 1960s, with an overall tapered silhouette. The handmade process of creating each pair of Stevenson Overalls are symbolized through the features like the curved belt loops, back pockets and coin pockets, which are all crafted using the same single stitch flat felled seam method originally applied to denim production during the 1920s.
The denim fabric is exclusively produced for Stevenson Overalls on a vintage shuttle loom with Zimbabwe cotton. The unsanforized 14oz. selvedge denim has a rough and slubby character, with a subtle green color undertone.
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If you were planning on adding a pair of jeans to your wardrobe menu, here is an “organic” version of our Californian, specifically designed for raw foodies.
Our MF® Californian blue jeans Lot.64 OG are cut from an older stock of premium denim from Cone Mills, and feature… ORGANIC cotton!
Not that anything about the process of making denim apparel usually epitomizes much of an eco-friendly gesture from us and the ever-booming international Denim Industry. In 2018, well over one billion pairs of blue jeans will likely change hands on the blue planet. This unrestrained consumerism means extensive farming of genetically-modified cotton (largely China and India), high water consumption of indigo-dyeing and yarn-bleaching inherent to milling denim, unnecessary chemical ’vintage’ washes favored by many contemporary labels to boost sales, cleverly-planned obsolescence of disposable fast-fashion jeans with convincing “bargain” price tags, etc…
As regular purveyors of selvedge denim wearables and members of this fine Industry, we, at Mister Freedom®, are well aware that featuring “organic denim” for Spring 2018 only buys us a temporary good conscience. The most we will claim is a determination to stick to environmentally-conscious countries for milling, sourcing and manufacturing denim, such as USA and Japan.
In any case, some time before hearing the sad news of the shutting down of Cone Denim White Oak plant in Greensboro, N.C., we secured a nice cargo of New Old Stock Cone 15.5 Oz organic denim. With an attractive raw indigo hue somewhat reminiscent of the color of rigid 501 Levi’s® one could pick-up from Army/Navy surplus stores in the 1970’s-80’s, this fabric was a perfect candidate for our Californian blue jeans family, the humble Mister Freedom® contribution to the crowded world of five-pocket jeans.
After road-testing an early proto, a few months of normal wear and a few washes later, the denim evo showed similarities with the “Malibu” denim we used on the Spring 2017 Conductor Jacket, Speedways, etc… No high contrast fading or fast indigo abrasion (unlike the sugar cane fiber “Okinawa” denim of the Lot.64 BB), no impressive Friday-special honeycombs, but a beautiful and uncommon indigo blue, a blessing for the denim-on-denim creative connoisseur who loves mixing-up his indigoes.
Feb 20, 2018 UPDATE: We received a kind and insightful email from our friend Chip at Cone Denim giving us the actual background of this specific fabric. Chip knows a thing or two about this organic indigo denim, as he personally developed it at the time:
“We (Cone Denim) partnered with Stony Creek Colors in Tennessee who are working with Tobacco farmers to change their crops into indigo plant.
This is how the fabric gets to be such a vibrant blue, and is completely unique from any other dye we have ever run in the past.
It truly is one of the greatest, and most sustainable, selvedges we put out: Texas organic cotton, America indigo plant dye, all woven here in the US.”
The pocket bag fabric we opted for is an old stock of sturdy 100% cotton woven plaid with warm saffron/yellow tones, enhanced by the most flamboyant Californian paper flasher to date, featuring an enchanting sunset in Venice Beach, California, hotter than a 1970’s Playboy® magazine fashion ad.
The Mister Freedom® Lot.64 OG are designed and manufactured in California by Mister Freedom®, in collaboration with Sugar Cane Co.
New Old Stock Cone Mills (Greensboro, N.C., USA) 15.5 Oz. indigo twill denim, Organic cotton, solid white selvedge ID.
NOS 100% cotton woven plaid fabric, saffron/yellow check pattern.
* Classic vintage five-pocket pattern.
* Button fly.
* Selvedge leg outseam.
* New Old Stock woven plaid fabric pocket bags.
* MF® original white “M” stitch design on rear pockets.
* Hand-debossed natural veg-tan cowhide leather MF® patch on rear pocket.
* Twelve types of 100% cotton threads (gauge and color combination) used for construction. Main colors are yellow and orange, with white accents.
* Coin pocket with concealed selvedge.
* Selvedge button hole fly placket.
* Hidden back pocket reinforcement rivets, with top pocket reinforcement zig-zag stitching.
* Unlined rear pockets.
* Original silver-color ‘oxidized’ MF® metal cast waist/fly buttons.
* Unmarked copper riveting for pocket opening reinforcement.
* Original MF® paper pocket flasher (Venice Beach, CA., enchanting sunset edition).
* Made in USA
The Californian LOT.64 OG (organic cotton) blue jeans come UN-WASHED and are cut so that the measurements match the labeling AFTER an initial cold soak/line dry. A tagged W32 x L34 will shrink to approximately 32 inches x 34 inches after a soak/dry process. Note that this specific denim is pretty much sanforized and will not move much.
We recommend the usual protocol before wearing: cold soak for about 30mn/spin dry/line dry/wear briefly when still damp to set creases/line dry until fully dry.
The word is to go for your usual mfsc (Mister Freedom® x Sugar Cane) waist size. I opted for a Waist 32 in the Lot.64OG, my usual size in the MF® Californian family.
As with all denim twills, slight back-and-forth shrinkage/stretching will occur for a while, fluctuating according to the wearer’s body, activities and initial fit.
Please refer to sizing chart for approximate raw/soaked measurements.(Soaked = 30mn cold soak, spin dry and line dry, ie. minimal shrinkage.)
Wash your jeans when needed and necessary. Machine wash inside out to avoid marbling. Cold water, gentle cycle, eco-friendly mild detergent. Line dry.
Patina will develop according to activities and frequency of wear.
Available RAW/unwashed ONLY.
W28 x L32
W29 x L32
W30 x L32
W31 x L32
W32 x L34
W33 x L34
W34 x L34
W36 x L36
W38 x L36
The Flat Head
The Shop is proud to Introducing one of The Flat Heads heaviest jeans to our line up.
20oz of beautiful Japanese denim, milled on old shuttle looms in Japan, the 3200XXB offers a tight straight tapered fit with a slightly shallower rise.
Strong-rise is a somewhat shallow tapered straight model
· Iron button fly
Original copper rivets
· Iron Hidden rivet
Pocket part: special double stitch
·made in Japan
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Stevenson Overall Company
These jeans drive me nuts I love them so much!
Colored denim jeans made in our standard 5-pocket La Jolla fit. Made popular in the 1960’s when jeans began to shift from workwear into a fashion item, and many brands began producing 5-pocket jeans made with various types of materials and color. Inspired from the iconic 1960’s cut, the denim features an overall tapered silhouette.
13.5 oz. selvedge black denim made with long staple U.S. cotton giving the fabric a dry texture. Woven on shuttle looms, it gives the fabric the distinctive character very similar to vintage denim.
Note these pants are One wash so expect little to no shrinkage
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The Shop Goods
The Shop Vancouver collaboration with Ampal Creative .. We teamed up with these cats to make one of the hats we could.
SUNNNNNNY VANCOUVER all 35 days a year.
Limited production of 25.
Brushed 100% Cotton Twill Uppe
Khaki 100% Cotton Micro-herringbone Under Brim & Inside Lining
Unstructured Vtg. Style Crushable Upper
Adj. Leather Strapback
Vtg. Style Felt Pennant Applique
Made In LA
Yesterday I finally gave in to the calls of the TCB 50s style Type 2 jacket.
I came home after work and gave this unsanforized beauty a little bath to take out the initial shrink and make it fit just that much better.
Here are my results.
Pre Soak size 40 fit
Pit - Pit 21"
sleeve length 27"
I used lukewarm water with a soak time of 20 minutes.
Results Post Soak.
Pit - Pit 20" loss of 1"
Shoulders 18.5" loss of .5"
Length 27.25" loss of .75"
sleeve length 26.5" loss of .5"
I think I'd still like the Sleeves to shrink up a little bit more, but I'm going to start putting some time into it and see how it comes up over the next few weeks.
Skipping Born Free sucked... The warm weather, friends from around the world and more motorcycles than you can see in 2 days.
Luckily our friends down at Trev Deeley held their annual Vintage show and shine this past Sunday June 24th.
I was a little taken back this year by some of the bikes that showed up.
JD's , Indians, Flatheads, and more ... A great little show worth checking out next year.
The girls of the Eastside Flea have opened up a new space on the east side of Vancouver at 550 Malkin Ave.
The old shipping warehouse will house 25 artist spaces and is the new home to many a DIY events which have so far included BBQ's, Dance Parties, and last nights Eastside Outdoor Movie Night, "Dazed and Confused", and "The Lost Boys"
The $10 at the door was well worth the great time.
check em out @eastsideflea on Instagram and we will see ya at the next event.
Ironheart 21oz 888
A lot of people have been very interested in The new RedMoon wallets that we have brought into The Shop Vancouver.
We are very excited to be one of the only dealers of these wallets in all of North America.
The guys in Japan sent us over this video to help us share with you the passion behind these beautiful hand made leather goods from Japan. Check out our Collection of Redmoon wallets here.