Richman Brothers Jacket

Richn Brother 2017 03 --- Joined 07-01.png

I’ve begun an exercize of tracing and measuring my clothes to dissect their construction without actually taking a knife to them. Below is a vintage coat by the long defunct Richman Brothers. I like the modest fake fur collar and the rectangular double pockets. I am guessing from the label that it was made after 1980, but could very well be earlier.

via Vintage Fashion Guild:

Richman Brothers was established in 1877 in Portsmouth, Ohio. Self-described as “The World’s Greatest Clothing Factory,” by 1928 the company had 31 menswear stores in 30 cities. They also sold their suits and tuxedos by mail. Woolworth’s bought the Richman Brothers company in 1969 and closed its 260 stores in 1992 after an unsuccessful attempt to sell the subsidiary.

 

Advertisements
Standard

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s