Monthly Archives: September 2011

The Ballroom Band Club this Saturday at Södra Teatern in Stockholm

AMERICANA is proud to support The Ballroom Band Club. This is the place to be on Saturday night to hear the best music in Stockholm…

Get your tickets here!

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AMERICANA Classic Vintage Sponsors Helsinki Vintage

Since we were not able to make it in person this time to sell our American vintage clothing, we’ve found another way to participate in Helsinki Vintage.

Helsinki Vintage October 2, 2011

AMERICANA will be sponsoring the event’s goody bags which will be given to the first 100 attendees through the door. The bags will contain one of AMERICANA’s vintage bandanas along with some more goodies from the other sponsors as well.

So if you’re in Helsinki this Sunday, we highly recommend that you go to Kaapelitehdas for the weekend’s best event. And don’t forget to get there early to get a goody bag from AMERICANA!

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Gearin’ Up for The Ballroom Band Club at Södra Teatern

All of us here at AMERICANA are gearin’ up for The Ballroom Band Club this Saturday at Södra Teatern in Stockholm.

Here’s a little taste of what’s in store this Saturday up on the hill in Södermalm…

httpv://youtu.be/eVy4-elnjY8

Get your tickets here.

___________________________________________________________________________Fill all your senses with Americana. Come hear The Ballroom Band Club this Saturday night at Södra Teatern!

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C.P.O.

Vintage Gant C.P.O

C.P.O.s are solid or plaid heavy wool flannel shirt-jackets that have either a quilted or fake fur lining.  C.P.O.s are named after U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officers, or non-commissioned officers, who wore similar shirt-jackets as part of their uniform.

Vintage Filson C.P.O.

Famous brands include Woolrich, Filson and Campus.  Although they convey that rugged mountain man vibe, C.P.O.s are more often seen these days on urban types.

Vintage Woolrich C.P.O.

At one time, even the Boy Scouts of America had a red C.P.O. that was part of the uniform.  Members sewed merit badges onto the backside.

Vintage Boy Scouts of America C.P.O. with Merit Badges

Woolrich Vintage C.P.O.

Vintage C.P.O.

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American Candy Now at AMERICANA Classic Vintage

Classic American candies have just arrived at AMERICANA Classic Vintage. Come down to Gamla Brogatan & experience the U.S.A. with all your senses!

Emily Gray, our friend over at Gray’s American Stores helped us pick out the most-loved classic sweets from the U.S., including chocolates, chewy candies, licorice & gum.

We have Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, 3 Musketeers, Good & Plenty, Reese’s Pieces, Hersey’s Chocolate Bars, Whatchamacallits, York Peppermint Patties, Skittles, Big Red gum, Hersey’s Kisses & even a special shipment of NHL hockey cards from the 1990 season!

All candy is 20 kronor each, hockey cards are 25 kronor, but 5 Hershey’s kisses are just 10 kronor!

___________________________________________________________________________AMERICANA at Gamla Brogatan in Stockholm…Sweet!

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Christina Lindberg Wears AMERICANA Classic Vintage

Beautiful song. Beautiful voice. Beautiful singer.

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J3mn7rhXPTc

___________________________________________________________________________ AMERICANA has a fantastic selection of vintage dresses at our store on Gamla Brogatan in Stockholm, all from the U.S.A.

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Pendleton Wool Is Woven Into America’s History

Founded in 1863, Pendleton has been family-run business for six generations.  Since the company’s beginnings, it has produced almost all of its Indian blankets and clothing in the Pacific Northwest.

Although Pendleton first made blankets for trade with Native Americans, they have been producing wool shirts since 1924. For nearly a century, Pendleton has used the same size yarn to produce Umatilla wool that comes from the same sheep at Cunningham Ranch and other local farms in Oregon and Washington.

The Beach Boys (a.k.a. The Pendletones)

Pendleton gained widespread fame through surfers and California pop music.  When the Beach Boys first got together in 1961, the band was called the Pendletones.  Pendleton Woolen Mill sent the band a letter advising them they could not use the name. So the Beach Boys were born.  Later, in 1963, the band wore matching Pendleton shirts for the album cover for “Surfer Girl.”

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