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  • n. A waterproof and windproof cotton fabric.


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  • Called the "Criterion" jacket and priced at $1,400, it is made of the water-shedding Ventile cotton used by the British military and is lined in English tweed.

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  • A hearty all-weather cotton, Ventile pushes the theme, and keys on the history capture in the design.

  • With his group seemingly picking up instruments and following the xeroxed advice of Sideburn fanzine's "This is a chord, this is another, this is a third, now form a band" (as opposed to the current climate's, this is a chambray shirt, this is Ventile, this is a copy of 'Free & Easy' - now start a brand) mantra, they made a certain DIY impact, despite sounding like shit.



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