This trouser is inspired by early 1900's tobacco silks. These silks were found inside packages of cigarettes or sent by mail to those who collected them. Women began making quilts from these silks. The original pair was patchworked in-house drawnwork trim.
Back pockets with button flaps
Model is 6'1.5" and is wearing a size 29.
Spring/Summer 2020 pre-order ships out in early April.
This collection takes a look at my own familial ties to the Bode Wagon Company, a wagon building workshop based in Cincinnati, Ohio from 1824 to 1940. The narrative speaks to a specific time in history- that of their renowned commission for the Barnum and Bailey and Ringling Brothers Circus for ornate and elaborate show wagons. The painted and engraved tableaus of animals, far-away lands, and dreamscapes carried the circus as they traveled through the expansive and everchanging American scenery.
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