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A visit to the archives at the Museum of far eastern antiquities

A visit to the archives at the Museum of far eastern antiquities

One of our favorite museums in Stockholm is the museum of far eastern antiquities and this spring we were invited there to choose an item from their archives to look closer at!

Past events: Second Sunrise one year and the release party of the English Indigo book!

Past events: Second Sunrise one year and the release party of the English Indigo book!

Thanks to all who came to celebrate with us last Thursday! We sure had a good time with the release of the English indigo book, some BBQ and indigo...

Second Sunrise Archive: Vintage Levi's 1967 502-0117 Jeans

Second Sunrise Archive: Vintage Levi's 1967 502-0117 Jeans

This week we give you you the story of the Levi's 1967 505 jeans and we will also speculate in what makes these jeans popular!

We are writing a new book!

We are writing a new book!

We are very happy and proud to announce that we are writing a new book! It will be released by Natur & Kultur in October (if all goes according...

Second Sunrise Archive: Vintage Levi's Bay Meadows t-shirt

Second Sunrise Archive: Vintage Levi's Bay Meadows t-shirt

As you can see in the pictures the label is woven and reads "Bay Meadows, California Styled By Levi Strauss Co." The logo features three horses racing on the oval racing track.

The story of Blue Highway Clothing and a presentation of our future plans

The story of Blue Highway Clothing and a presentation of our future plans

Blue Highway Clothing was founded in 2007 by me, Douglas, and my brother Hampus along with our friend Patrik Andersson. All three of us grew up in ...

Second Sunrise Archive: 50s Levi's Shorthorn Denim Shirt

Second Sunrise Archive: 50s Levi's Shorthorn Denim Shirt

This weeks vintage item is one of the three parts in a "Canadian Tuxedo". A western style denim shirt is just like a pair of blue jeans, garments that has proven to deserve there spot among the classics when it comes to clothing. 

Interview with Karl-Gunnar, author of "Polarfararnas kläder"

Interview with Karl-Gunnar, author of "Polarfararnas kläder"

One of the best things with our work with Second Sunrise is all the people we get to meet and all the stories they tell us. Karl-Gunnar is one of...

Second Sunrise Archive: 1960's Wrangler Blue Bell 13MWZ Jeans

Second Sunrise Archive: 1960's Wrangler Blue Bell 13MWZ Jeans

We were told by the seller that these Wranglers had been worn by her grand father, "A true North Dakota Cowboy" Living in Amidon, North Dakota.

Second Sunrise Archive: 50s Levi's Denim Family Women's Jacket

Second Sunrise Archive: 50s Levi's Denim Family Women's Jacket

This jacket was made by Levi's back in the mid 1950s and it's part of the so-called "Denim family" collection. As mentioned earlier in our blog posts regarding a pair of Lady Levi's 701 Women's jeans from the 50's, this jacket tells the story of the American society after the second world war.

Second Sunrise Archive: 40s/50s Can't Bust em, Copper King Denim Jacket

Second Sunrise Archive: 40s/50s Can't Bust em, Copper King Denim Jacket

Copper King by Can't Bust 'Em was first made by the Neustadter Brothers during the great depression and it later become the brand they used for making jeans and jackets in the five pocket jeans style that became popular after WWll.

Second Sunrise Archive: Vintage Swedish Army Shearling Survival Coat "Livpäls M/1916"

Second Sunrise Archive: Vintage Swedish Army Shearling Survival Coat "Livpäls M/1916"

This model is named m/1913 for the year it was brought into service. I suspect that the jackets were used by the Swedish ground forces and intended for winter warfare!