Talking Uniforms with 95-Year-Old Designer Elaine Goldsmith

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Today we have something very special. Give me a minute to set it up and provide some context.

So: Three years ago, I ran a blog post about a 1965 catalog that had been loaned to me by Uni Watch reader Tom Jacobsen. The […]

Uni Watch Show and Tell: A 1948 Uniform Catalog

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It’s been a while since I scored a good vintage uniform catalog. This one — a 1948 edition from Brill Uniforms, a Milwaukee operation I’d never heard of before — is just a single sheet folded in half, but it’s still a doozy. Let’s […]

Doc Ginn’s 1976 Sand-Knit Catalog Gold

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[Deputy Editor’s note: Today we have a guest column from William “Doc” Ginn, who has a fantastic 1976 Sand-Knit Catalog. Enjoy! — PH]

Submissions from a Uniform Catalog By William “Doc” Ginn

Hey! It’s been almost 11 years since I have submitted anything, but the Coronavirus has […]

Fondly Remembering The Sears ‘Wishbook’

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I have a very special holiday post for you today, and it’s by the one and only Jimmy Parker, who you may also know from Twitter as @BeautyOfAGame (if you don’t follow him, you should!). I’ve featured Jimmy on Uni Watch before, who has […]