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Vintage Denim & T-shirt Collection Vintage Denim & T-shirt Collection

proactively sourced fashion for the modern human Dust Factory is featuring a collection of the essential items you need for your vintage collection. Why not stock your shelves with classic denim shorts, t-shirts and jackets worn into the perfect style and fit. For a Limited Time Only: Vintage T-shirts (Rock, Harley, Sport) $9 Levi Denim Shorts $16 Denim... [Read More]

Open a Vintage Store Open a Vintage Store

FIND OUT EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW TO OPEN A STORE – Do you like fashion, recycling and working with people? If you answered yes to the these questions than you may be a perfect candidate for opening a vintage clothing store in your town. In the first volume of our series we cover everything from finding a good business name and... [Read More]

Summer Vintage Essentials – Denim Jackets + T-shirts + Levi Shorts Summer Vintage Essentials – Denim Jackets + T-shirts + Levi Shorts

Dust Factory is featuring a collection of the essential items you need for your Summer 2017 vintage collection. From Denim to T-shirts, Dust Factory Vintage Wholesale has everything that you need to keep your store stocked, your customers happy and your coffers full. For a Limited Time Only: Rock T-shirts $9 Harley Davidson T-shirts $9 Vintage T-shirts... [Read More]

60′s PSYCHEDELIA & THE BIRTH OF SURF ART | THE LEGEND OF ARTIST RICK GRIFFIN 60′s PSYCHEDELIA & THE BIRTH OF SURF ART | THE LEGEND OF ARTIST RICK GRIFFIN

Rick Griffin is known as a surfer, cartoonist, psychedelic poster artist, legend. Griffin was born near Palos Verdes in 1944, where he took-up surfing at age 14. While he was still in high school in the 50’s he was heavily influenced by Mad magazines comic styling but he soon found his own voice, creating his own surf style that would become... [Read More]

A Few Steps to improve the Bottom Line Vintage Shops A Few Steps to improve the Bottom Line Vintage Shops

A smart business owner understands the inherent value of goal setting in steering a growing business in the right direction. Unfortunately, figuring out exactly what the right direction is—and the road map to get there—isn’t as much of a no-brainer. More than 80 percent of the 300 small business owners surveyed in the recent 4th Annual Staples... [Read More]

Cold Water Surfing… the legend of Jack O’neill Cold Water Surfing… the legend of Jack O’neill

Any one that has ever pulled a thin piece of rubber over their shoulders so that they can paddle out into the cold pounding surf has Jack O’neill to thank for making that secession possible. His little shop in San Francisco is now a multimillion-dollar empire, but that wasn’t why Jack O’Neill began. He just wanted to stay warm. “I’m... [Read More]

Vintage T-Shirts 101 Vintage T-Shirts 101

“The t-shirt is a symbol of freedom, but also a rebellion to society”. Rin Taken. Did you know that the t-shirt is as North American as apple pie and blue jeans. It wasn’t until after the fighter pilots in the South Pacific returned home from WW2, in the 50’s, that it was finally acceptable to wear an undershirt as a t-shirt.... [Read More]

Vintage Rock T-Shirt Picts | Sometimes a Tee Says it All Vintage Rock T-Shirt Picts | Sometimes a Tee Says it All

Vintage T-shirts have been a North American fashion icon since the fighter pilots returned home from WWII wearing them decorated with war slogans as normal weekend attire. Often the pilots stationed in South Pacific during the war would mark up their undershirts that they wore under their normal uniform with all types of pictures and slogans. When... [Read More]

1980’s Swimwear – Neon Glow, V Hip, the Thong and More 1980’s Swimwear – Neon Glow, V Hip, the Thong and More

From leather to lace, bright colored neon to power-suits, the aesthetic experiments of the ’80s gave the fashion world a colorful mine of styles which continue to inspire today’s beachwear. Swimwear collections for the past few summer seasons have obviously drawn inspiration from the 80’s “cult of the body” swim suit designs.... [Read More]

My Freedamn! JAPANESE VINTAGE SO-CAL 2 NYC My Freedamn! JAPANESE VINTAGE SO-CAL 2 NYC

When it comes to collecting vintage clothing from the United States the Japanese buyers have been paving the path for nearly 30 years. Since the eighties Japanese vintage collectors have been traveling across the United States hitting up thrift stores, vintage stores, clothing flea markets and just about anywhere they could find old vintage jeans,... [Read More]

The Truth About Unproductive Employees. The Truth About Unproductive Employees.

If you are a manager or a business owner you can not afford to have negative non performing employees on your payroll. Often times unproductive people search out smaller companies because of their lack of direct management. As an owner you should always be ready to recognize both positive and negative behaviors in an employees performance. Large companies... [Read More]

Lacostte : About the Label Lacostte : About the Label

Izod Lacostte Vintage T-shirts The Lacoste Crocodile shirt came about in 1933, when then tennis star Rene’ Lacoste joined teams with a French garment maker to manufacture tennis shirts. Later in 1952, Lacoste signed a contract with the David Crystal Company to import, and in 1966, to make Lacoste shirts in the United States. David Crystal was also... [Read More]

Adidas : About the Label Adidas : About the Label

Adidas was founded in 1947 by Adi Dassler in Germany. Adi Dassler started making shoes in the 1920’s but did not start Adidas until 1947. In 1948 they came up with the name Adidas – as a shortened version of Dessler’s name. The next year the company registered the three stripes as their trademark logo. Adidas started to produce... [Read More]

Screen Stars : About the Label Screen Stars : About the Label

Screen Stars is a T-shirt label that you find in a number of Authentic Vintage Tees dating back to the 70’s and 80’s. Screen Stars was purchased in the 80’s by BEST, which was later taken over by Fruit of A Loom. The remnants of the Screen Star style can be found today in the Fruit of Loom BEST style tee. Many vintage tees were printed... [Read More]

Puma : About the Label Puma : About the Label

The shoe brand Puma has a large street following dating back to the 80’s when NYC DJ’s & Hip Hop Artists started wearing Puma sneakers and workout attire. Before that Puma has a long history dating back to 1924 … Puma Throughout the years information provided by http://about.puma.com/EN/1/10/10/.               1924... [Read More]

The History of Vintage Denim Cutoff Shorts The History of Vintage Denim Cutoff Shorts

Whether they are distressed, baggy, stonewashed or tight, everybody loves their cutoff denim shorts. Pair  them with a tank-top and sneakers and it is a easy way to look cute and sexy for just about any casual occasion. Denim Shorts Through History Denim shorts became popular in the late 1960’s when fashion, style  and art all began to take... [Read More]

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