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Holiday Gift Guide 2009

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$50 & Under


Apothia Soul & Chrismukkah Aromatic Candles ($46)


Field Notes 48-Page Memo Books, Set of Three ($9.99)


Red Flower Hammam Collection: Body Scrub, Fragrances, Bath Soak, etc. ($48-$68)


Vintage Navy Sock Cap ($45)

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$100 & Under


I+W Plus Sweatshirts ($100)


Billykirk Card Cases & Wallets, Handmade in the USA. ($85-$95)


Vintage Flannel Shirts ($75-$85)


Brixton Hats ($40-$60)

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$200 & Under


Hollywood Trading Company Refurbished Vintage Belts ($149)


Vintage Boots (Most under $200)



Samskara Scarves, One of a kind & Handknit in India ($125)


Lux Revival Jewelry, One of a kind (Many $200 & under)

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$300 & Under


Vintage Navy Issue Pea Coats, “The Real Deal!” (Most $250)

Vintage Peruvian Zip-Up Sweaters (Most $200-$250)

I+W Denim (Most $200-$300)

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$600 & Under


Vintage Furs, So old yet so new! ($300-$500)

White’s Semi-Dress Boots, Handmade in the USA for 125 years! ($550 & $475)


All Photos by Thomas Petillo.
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imogene + willie Gift Certificates are available!

Sometimes it’s just easier to let them pick out the gift themselves… (Sigh).

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Happy Holidays everyone! We hope to see you in the store soon. And remember, if you have any questions about the pictured merchandise—or anything else—please just call us at the shop! (615) 292-5005.

Love,
imogene + willie

1st Annual 12th South Pinewood Derby





WHEN: SATURDAY NOVEMBER 21st

WHERE: imogene and willie

TIME: Doors Open at 4 p.m. Races Start at 5:00

ENTRY FEE: $50.00

FEE INCLUDES:

Car Kits (available at imogene and willie)

Race Day T-Shirt

BBQ Spread

Beer and Whiskey

Shit talking


Prizes to be announced…….

Trophies for…….

Best in show
Not So Best in Show
1st, 2nd, and 3rd place



ALL CARS MUST PASS INSPECTION TO QUALIFY FOR THE RACE

Following are the inspection points

1. The car weight shall not exceed 5.0 ounces. The official race scale shall be considered final.
2. The overall length of the car shall not exceed 8 inches.
3. The overall width of the car shall not exceed 2 ¾ inches.
4. The car must have 1 ¾” clearance between the wheels.
5. The car must have 3/8” clearance underneath the body.
6. The wood provided in the kit must be used. The block may be shaped any way that is desired.
7. The wheels supplied with the kit must be used. The wheels may not be cut, drilled, beveled or rounded. You may remove the seam from the wheels.
8. The axles supplied with the kit must be used. They may be polished or lubricated.
9. Wheel bearings, washers or bushings are prohibited.
10. The car must not ride on any type of springs.
11. The car must be freewheeling, with no starting devices.
12. No loose material of any kind, such as lead shot, may be used.

Each car must pass inspection by the official inspection committee before it will be allowed to compete. The Inspection Committee has the responsibility to disqualify those cars that do not meet these specifications.

Craftsmanship: Billykirk as seen on The Scout

Billykirk from The Scout on Vimeo.


In this new video series, The Scout shares with us one company that still cherishes the old form of producing quality goods and services: Billykirk. You may notice that we just started carrying Billykirk at Imogene + Willie! As you can imagine, craftsmanship is best viewed in person, so come check out this fantastic brand and visit the store. If you would like to see some images of Billykirk product that we have in the store, see the post below.