Vintage J. Press Is Hard To Find, But The Brand Just Dropped A Collection Of Old Wares

As a clothing label that predates the Model T, World War I and women’s suffrage, J. Press has existed long enough to seed a rich supply of its second-hand wares—or so you’d think. “There’s really not that much of it out there compared to other brands, where you might get tens of thousands or even hundreds of thousands of [online] listings,” says Brian Davis, founder of online vintage store Wooden Sleepers. “J. Press is really scarce in the secondhand market, and I do believe that’s because people buy it for life.” Fortunately, Davis has joined forces with J. Press to make his secret stash available for purchase on the Ivy League outfitter’s website. And in addition to those J. Press pieces of yesteryear that Davis has collected—which include mint-condition flap pocket OCBDs, English-made ties and Nixon-era tweeds—he’s also thrown in vintage varsity sweaters and letterman jackets that could have graced the pages of Take Ivy. Read more at Robb Report.

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