Tag Archives: Rin Tanaka

My Freedamn – Beach Fashions

Vintage beach fashions and swimwear via Rin Tanaka’s My Freedamn 7.

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King of Vintage – Heller’s Cafe Part 2

Rin Tanaka has continued his King of Vintage series with another volume showcasing more pieces in Larry McKaughan’s collections – like the first volume, the book opens with a great section on workwear and then transitions through outdoor clothing, sportswear, and then motorcyle gear. The most interesting part however, is the last section on American [...]

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Inspiration LA – Volume 2

Rin Tanaka’s Inspiration Volume 2 event for vintage enthusiasts is wrapping up today and some great pictures are already showing up on the web, many with familiar faces: * NYC Paris London HK Tokyo LA * Junctioned * In Pursuit of The Rush * BEAMS style photo stream Image from Modernica’s blog.

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King of Vintage

Rin Tanaka’s latest book “King of Vintage” documents part of the collection owned by Heller’s Cafe, a local dealer of very old clothing. Over two hundred items are shown, covering everything from sport uniforms to motorcycle jackets. Get it from InspirationLA.com, Self Edge, or your local Kinokuniya book store. Update 5/19: Men’s Mentore has some [...]

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Spring Inspirations – Motorcycles Et Cetera

Above: Images from Harley-Davidson, Books of Fashions 1910s-1950s by Rin Tanaka. Above: Images from Men’s File, Issue 2.

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Report from Inspiration LA

Rin Tanaka’s Inspiration meetup took place down in LA last week and Albert Thomas was able do a great writeup and report from the event for Styleforum.net. Hopefully Rin will decide to do this again next year – I will definitely make the trip! I’ll admit that I felt a bit out of the loop [...]

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Rin Tanaka has put together an amazing event for February: The kulture recycling & vintage fashion event “Inspiration” will be hosted by Rin Tanaka, the author of the “My Freedamn!” book series. Under the big theme of his life, “vintage fashion,” this event will be held at one of the coolest “event halls” in Los [...]

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