Since 1884 Alden shoes company offers high-end shoes in the largest American tradition.Alden shoes company is an institution in the purest line of «Shoemakers.» Over 130 years, this iconic brand refines its know-how, focusing around the shoe and comfort. Alden built its reputation by making high-end shoes, and using the craftsmanship of GOODYEAR’S stitching. Alden's popularity is based on its exceptional production than its selected materials through the best leather tannery (Horween in Chicago) in the world. Alden is known for its shoe manufacturing with Cordovan leather, the horse leather with shiny appearance, which is often brown-red color, has since become almost inseparable from Alden. Alden is an art, which goes beyond shoes and an American history.
In 1961, Carrie Birdwell Mann transformed her small house in southern California into a sewing workshop and shop.She launched Birdwell Beach Britches, a brand which became one of the first companies specialized in surf clothes, and turned her living room into one of the first surf shops.
Japanese magazine, Lightning Clutch references the vintage culture. It's the true encyclopedia of the heritage universe, watches, denim, suka jacket, etc. Lightning magazine is a reference for all the cultural heritage. Lightning magazine focuses on the urban culture.