Posted by Tellason on 28th Mar 2016
It pays to listen. When we started Tellason, we listened to our hearts and our minds when we made the decision to source all of our denim from Cone Mills’ historic White Oak plant in Greensboro, North Carolina and to cut and sew our jeans in San Francisco, California. Six years later and with five men’s fits in our range, we began to ask our retailers a simple question, “when a person tries on our Ladbroke Grove slim tapered (our best seller) and they do not buy it, what are their comments?” Almost all of the comments were that their customer loved the fit in general, but preferred a slightly higher from and back rise. We listened and added 1.5” to the front and back rise of the Ladbroke Grove — Elgin was born.
By the way, all of these decisions were made while we listened to The Clash.
We are lucky enough to work with some of the most important shops and distributors around the world. Each of them come to this business of ours with certain interests, experiences and a passion for great men's clothing. One of our early partners in crime is our distributor from Germany. He has [...]
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By most accounts, 2015 has been a good year for most people - unless you play or manage the Los Angeles Dodgers organization (sorry citizens of L.A., but our rivalry is just too good not to say something here about it). So to keep the positive minerals flowing, we have put together various holiday packages [...]
This just in- Italian made 100% silk bandanas in blue and orange for the days when you wake up feeling a bit more cavalier than the day before! These measure 26” x 26” and will help you look like a well dressed hero when you hand it to the heartbroken knockout sitting next to you on [...]
Here at Tellason, we are very proud of the fact that our jeans are not only made in America, but that the pocketing, thread, buttons, rivets and leather patches are as well. We’ve become friends with our suppliers and feel it is the right thing to do to support them and their businesses as all [...]
Our efforts to build a meaningful capsule collection for serious Fall / Winter weather includes a close collaboration with our friends and colleagues in Forli, Italy. In 2014, we had great success with a beautiful and classic zip front parka, using a British waxed canvas and a canteen striped wool lining made in Tuscany. For 2015, [...]
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