Pendleton‘s look is unmistakable. And with the cold fall weather comes a certain need for coziness that we think Pendleton completely embodies. For over 150 years, the American label has been producing their signature Native American-inspired wool blankets and other woolen goods. See our favorite collaborations and custom items from the famous mill to keep you cozy this season.
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November 3 marks the return of Pendleton fabrics to a wide array of Nike sneakers. Through the NIKEID program, users will be able to customize the Nike Roshe, Janoski and other sneaker silhouettes using a selection of Pendleton’s best fabrics. Learn more at NIKEID.
1960’s West Coast living is explored in the all-new Levi’s (Japan) California Label collection. The Fall 2014 collection features a strong range of garments including this Pendleton diamond print wool shirt and a black trucker with a Pendleton blanket-quilted liner. The good life is right here.
Levi’s Made & Crafted x Pendleton New West Blanket
The New West blanket is a sure shot addition to any room in your home. Each blanket is made in the USA from “unnapped wool and cotton with micro suede binding,” making it incredibly soft and perfect for any room in your home. ($298)
Ural Motorcycles mark their 20th anniversary with the Guacho Ramber, a three-wheel motorcycle developed in collaboration with Pendleton Woolen Mills. The Pacific Blue colorway was specially chosen by Pendleton for the Guacho Rambler and paired with their Journey Blanket for an American West-inspired ride. Only 50 units of the rambler are being produced for North American sale. Get on it. ($14,400)
Back in the Spring of 2014, Dr. Martens delivered a Pendleton blanket-wrapped boot in earth tone leathers. It was an unexpected take on the English bootmaker’s iconic eight-eyelet boot and played well into the trend of the moment. Today, the Dr. Martens Pendleton boot remains in production, though the pictured 3989 brogue shoe is long gone. ($111)
Downtown Los Angeles’ Ace Hotel has the right idea. They’ve partnered with the Oregon-based purveyors of fine wool products to create custom blankets for their rooms. To create the modernist-inspired blankets, the Ace tapped their pals at the design collective Commune to concept the bright, clean Mondrian-style square pattern. Made with 100% non-scratchy virgin wool, the blanket has a soft hand feel and cozy fabrication that’s hard to beat. ($385)
There’s nothing old-fashioned about this rocking chair. Pendleton’s fellow Oregonites at curated online shop Beam & Anchor have partnered with the brand to put a contemporary twist on a genuine Eames rocking chair. The first prototype was made from metal in 1948, and was subsequently entered into MoMA’s International Competition for Low-Cost Furniture Design. In 1950, the Eames pair changed the material to fiberglass and the rest is history. Beam & Anchor’s version comes swathed in Pendleton virgin wool but retains the original walnut feet and metal body. All you need is a roaring fireplace and this chair and you’re all set for the snow. Find more custom home furnishings here.
Protect your ears while hearing your favorite music with Urbanears’ Plattan headphones. Fully decked in Pendleton’s brightest wool, these headphones will add a touch of color to your listening experience. Featuring an intricate motif inspired by traditional Native American blankets and textiles, Pendleton once again come through with their softest, most lightweight virgin wool fabrications. The Urbanears headphones also have the benefits of built-in music sharing, hands-free talking and a collapsable portable design. ($80)
If you’re planning on benefiting from the body warmth of your fellow woman (or man) this winter, you’re going to need to set the mood. Enter the Joya and Pendleton candle collaboration. In celebration of 150 years in business, Pendleton teamed with the New York-based candlemakers to create three custom fragrances, all of which come wrapped in soft Pendleton wool. The “Cedar & Suede” scent features notes of musk, saddle leather, damask rose, redwood chips and cedar leaf while “Wood Smoke” relies on Texas cedar wood, incense, birch tar, cade, thyme and vetiver. There’s also the “Mission Chai,” which is all about love bud oil, ginger, Hawaiian sandalwood and cinnamon bark. All candles are soy and beeswax-based for a slow, strong burn. ($58)
Shwood and Pendleton enter their second collaboration with a new limited-edition Canby sunglass model, laser engraved with Pendleton’s “Rancho Arroyo” pattern. A matching Pendleton wool blanket pouch finishes off the frames nicely. Limited to 500 units and available now. ($250)