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The Journal

Our Fellow 'Made In America' Brands

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 [...]

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The Vest With A Legacy

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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Just Added: Hickory Striped Lined Coverall Jacket

       We’ve long been fans of what is called “railroad stripe” or “hickory stripe” fabrics. However, we always found pants or shirts and jackets made from these vertical striped fabrics to be too busy for daily wear.  Our solution was to line our 16.5 oz. Cone Mills White Oak Coverall jacket [...]

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Brand Spotlight: Tellason + Manifattura Ceccarelli

For the past three years, we've had the privilege to have Manifattura Ceccarelli as our brand ambassador representing Tellason in the great country of Italy. Their culture reflects identical values that Tellason has had since the beginning - a love for well made goods, deep respect for where things are made, and [...]

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Our Classic Sherpa Lined Jean Jacket

        With colder weather upon us, we aim to add a little extra heat in the lives of our customers out there. For immediate delivery, we have taken our 16.5 oz denim jacket and lined it with a U.S. made sherpa. Again, nothing new here. Companies have been lining this classic jacket [...]

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For The Ladies In Denim

A year ago, our distributor in Tokyo approached us about doing a capsule collection of specific items they needed for their customer base that are not part of our regular range. We're happy to announce that 100% of these pieces will be made in Japan, using Japanese fabric.  The first two items are for women, which [...]

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Denim Production Timeline: How Our Raw Denim Jeans Are Made

When it comes to making our jeans, we know that by starting out with unprocessed raw denim that our jeans will last considerably longer than a pair that has been processed to death with chemicals, stones and tons of water. Our raw denim is produced at Cone Denim's White Oak Plant in in Greensboro, NC, who reserves the best [...]

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New from Japan: Black Selvage Denim

We’ve been searching for a consistent supplier of high-quality heavyweight black selvage denim for years. On a recent trip to Japan, we found it! After a four week boat ride, the denim arrived in the Bay Area and we put it into work in our Ladbroke Grove slim tapered fit and for the [...]

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Now Added: Our Twill Shirt Collection

Reinventing the wheel isn’t always the best course of action. Especially when it come shirts and jeans. Fit is paramount and making a change just for the sake of newness can sometimes cause more harm than good. We’re always looking for beautiful fabrics and we recently came across some incredible 7.5 oz twills made [...]

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Why You Should Recycle Your Jeans

The average American throws away 65 pounds of clothes every year. 1  This amount of garbage (just from clothes alone) takes up 126 million cubic yards of space. And to make matters worse, when all this clothing decomposes, the dyes break down and release toxic methane gas in to the air. How we recycle our jeans To help reduce [...]

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