Selectism Columnist, Jeremy Dunn, gives a nice studio walk through with Portland, OR’s Chester Wallace, bag maker. “Before a recent trip back East I had the good fortune to pick up a Chester Wallace tote bag straight from its creator Patrick Long at his studio in Portland, OR. The Pdx cache of cool was apparent when running into the bags while traipsing about New York City.One with a red bottom stood out nicely against the green shelving in the Project No. 8 shop connected to the Ace Hotel. And once in Boston someone liked mine so much that they straight up tried to take it from me without me noticing. Which was a bit awkward, because I did.”

Read the full studio walkthrough at Chester Wallace at Jeremy’ Dunn’s Selectism Column.

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