After the Denim

An unedited photo journal and inspirational board of mostly found images
Weird finding these so far away from the prairie #Chippewa #madeinusa #vibram #deadstock #thrifting

Weird finding these so far away from the prairie #Chippewa #madeinusa #vibram #deadstock #thrifting

Insane texture on this elk. And it’s not even from the belly area.. #leather

Insane texture on this elk. And it’s not even from the belly area.. #leather

Love the hunt #bigE #vintagelevis #thrifting #vintagedenim

Love the hunt #bigE #vintagelevis #thrifting #vintagedenim

Tannery

Tannery

Oh, and apparently it’ll hold a new born 👶 as well 🙏 @emilieholst #regram #leatherworking #leathercrafting #madeindenmark #afterthedenim #SimonTuntelder #madeincopenhagen #lædertaske #kernelæder #vegtan #perfectmommybag

Oh, and apparently it’ll hold a new born 👶 as well 🙏 @emilieholst #regram #leatherworking #leathercrafting #madeindenmark #afterthedenim #SimonTuntelder #madeincopenhagen #lædertaske #kernelæder #vegtan #perfectmommybag

Remember that woven tote I made some time ago? Well, it’s being worn by the ultra-supportive @emilieholst and it seems to be performing quite well. #regram #leatherworking #leathercrafting #madeindenmark #afterthedenim #SimonTuntelder #madeincopenhagen #lædertaske #kernelæder #vegtan

Remember that woven tote I made some time ago? Well, it’s being worn by the ultra-supportive @emilieholst and it seems to be performing quite well. #regram #leatherworking #leathercrafting #madeindenmark #afterthedenim #SimonTuntelder #madeincopenhagen #lædertaske #kernelæder #vegtan

Copenhagen 1969

Copenhagen 1969

Vintage Russell Moccasin Catalogs

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Before custom shoemaking in the US was mostly bespoke and made-to-orders, there was a small niche of manufacturers who would make shoes based off of the individualized foot tracings that customers would mail in. Russell Moccasin was one such firm. They sold shoes through outfitters such as Orvis, Eddie Bauer, and Abercrombie & Fitch (when the company still served outdoorsmen and adventurers), as well directly to customers through their large catalog business. 

Here are some photos of such catalogs. These date back to the early ’80s and late ’90s. Notice that every one includes a foldout form, which has a Brannock-looking diagram on which you’re supposed to trace your foot. This tracing — along with fourteen other measurements you’re supposed to provide of your feet and legs — is what gave Russell enough information to make you a perfectly fitting pair of sport shoes.

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