Feast your eyes on the latest piece of rugged-yet-affordable accoutrement from the folks at Core77's retail enterprise Hand-Eye Supply. The Vanport Outfitters × Hand-Eye Supply "American Craftsman" Apron marks the former company's first foray into apparel, taking the same finely-tuned balance of form and function of their canvas bags to an article of workwear.
The special, limited-edition shop apron is handmade by Nicholas Everett, Head of Vanport Outfitters, and his design assistant, Keely, in Portland, Oregon, representing true American craftsmanship and innovation.
The "American Craftsman Apron" is available in limited quantities in the colors of Navy, Olive and Taupe. It features sturdy brass grommets, a leather waist band and a snap-on detachable front pocket with reinforced buttons for durability. Pleated pockets in the front are wide enough to fit a variety of tools or materials and a ruler pocket on the side perfectly holds a printer's line gauge. Made to endure the rigors of the shop environment with just the right amount of features, the Vanport × Hand-Eye Supply "American Craftsman Apron" is sure to become a must-have in any shop.
Additionally, the hang tag was designed and letterpressed by print and illustration studio KeeganMeegan & Co.
On Tuesday, Nov. 29th, be sure to stop in at the Hand-Eye Supply Curiosity Club where Nicholas Everett will be speaking with us about his projects at Vanport Outfitters!