Archives specialises in the Heller’s Cafe brand, a collaborative venture by Larry McKaughan (the ‘King of Vintage’) and Ebisu's Warehouse. This label deals in American workwear and offers lines designed on the basis of different eras, allowing customers to get a taste of the historical background and imagery behind the items. Their ‘1880s-1900s’ series is based on the Old West, and displays the ingenuity of craftspeople who worked with limited techniques and resources around the turn of the century. You’ll be able to trace the history of jeans through items like waist overalls, while those who aren’t too interested in workwear may find the 1930s-style sportswear and military clothes more worthwhile.
|Venue name:||Archives Ebisu|
Ebisu West 2F, 1-29-8 Ebisu-nishi, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
|Transport:||Ebisu Station (Yamanote, Saikyo, Hibiya lines), west exit; Daikanyama Station (Tokyu Toyoko line)|