At the current date (December 2011), Jack Knife Outfitters and its’ proprietors aim to manufacture hand-made utilitarian men’s haberdashery, luggage, and accessories; with a focus on classic Americana design inspirations brought to life and revitalized with high-end selvedge denim from Japan and Cone Mills. Jack Knife Outfitters business is presently in the manufacturing and retailing of made-to-measure goods. As of above mentioned date, Jack Knife Outfitters has designed, hand-crafted, and sold: denim jeans, selvedge barn coats, workwear vests, four-fold and flat-end ties, a number of pieces of luggage, bandannas, handkerchiefs, field note (passport) holders, pouches, and a myriad of other unique custom orders. Generally speaking the principal customers have and will be anyone appreciative of exclusively rare denim and fabrics crafted into life-time guaranteed pieces that reflect generations of a heritage that was once past, and now is present in Jack Knife Outfitters.
Dario Smith ( @ http://dslitephoto.tumblr.com/) hails from Oakland, CA and majored in photo journalism with a heavy emphasis on fashion and style. He defines style as an extension of ones character and believes that fashion is the grounds for sophistication. In harmony these two create the classic and innovative art that we’ve come to love on a universal level. This concept of aesthetics has always been an umbrella to his trajectory. He shoots to capture this sartorial harmony locally in mandate to express the notion that the San Francisco Bay Area “does” have an iconic flare that is not always noted in magazines, blogs, or in general fashion media. He is dedicated to seeing a brighter future for the SF Bay area fashion and style community and makes a point to capture all of the glory that the local landscape has to offer, fashion wise, to share with the world. So put on your best ensemble Bay Area, he’s looking for you!