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Today, Filson is proud to announce the opening of our first Minnesota store. Our Minneapolis store is located in the North Loop near the Cedar Lake Trail, at Washington and 3rd Avenue. This shop offers a variety of Unfailing Goods such as signature luggage, leather accessories, apparel and iconic outerwear such as our 100-year-old Mackinaw Cruiser. It is located next to iconic watch brand Shinola, and features an indoor coffee shop and comfortable seating for a relaxed, inclusive shopping experience. Filson Minneapolis228 Washington Ave. N.Minneapolis, MN 55401612-338-5506

From SoDo to NoHo: Filson to open New York Store

We're pleased to announce the opening of the company’s first retail store on the East Coast. The approximately 1800 square-foot Filson store is located in the NoHo district at 40 Great Jones Street between the Bowery and Lafayette Street. Filson’s sixth location is next door to the iconic Beaux Arts firehouse, home to Engine Company 33 and Ladder Company 9 of the New York City Fire Department. Filson is delighted with this new opportunity to bring our unfailing goods to the New York City adventurer, said Alan Kirk, Chief Executive Officer of Filson. Founded as a rugged working mans outfitter, it feels right that Filson will be located next to a firehouse. The store offers a variety of s...Read More

Seahawks Superbowl Giveaway

Seahawks Superbowl Giveaway

In honor of the Seahawks' upcoming Superbowl victory on Sunday, Filson is giving one lucky fan an Original Briefcase in Navy. To enter, visit our Facebook page and comment on our latest post. The people who guess the final score of the Superbowl right, or those who are closest, will be entered in the random raffle to win. Hurry the contest ends soon, final comments will be taken at 3PM PST on Superbowl Sunday, February 2nd, 2014. Complete terms and conditions below. // Post by Filson.  


Filson Seahawks Giveaway

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. The “Filson Seahawks Giveaway” is sponsored (“Sponsor”). This contest is governed by these ...Read More

Made In Seattle: The New Filson HQ

Today is a big day around Filson HQ. Mostly because “around Filson HQ” took on an entirely new meaning as of this morning, when we unveiled our state-of-the-art Seattle headquarters and manufacturing facility.The new 57,400 square-foot factory, showroom and corporate headquarters is in a converted warehouse downtown, two blocks away from Safeco Field. It’s a massive space, with wrought iron beams, dark wood floors, and tons of light. The layout even features interior windows so the new luggage and bag factory is visible from all areas of the first floor.We’ve been manufacturing in Seattle since 1897, and while we’re keeping our apparel factory open a few blocks away, this new facility is our...Read More

Filson Field Test: Shooting Sports

The winter months had been rough.  Dark days veil the distance and wet wind pierces marrow.  The city skyscrapers hide among low clouds, mountains drown, windshields streak and stain with light played through endless precipitation.Those days, one can't help but wonder.Thoughts of spring shoot up like dandelions, wild-eyed and full of promise.  In the Northwest, the first signs of warmth shatter cocoons and stagnant lakes ripple and teem with life once again.  On one of the first beautiful days this year, the Filson team took to the highway with a car full of shooting vests, shotguns, and shells, and returned with endless appreciation for this new season. 

In Your Words: Shelter Cloth Jacket Travels 2 Million Miles

‘In Your Words’ explores the incredible stories we’ve received from Filson fans across the globe.  Send us your own experiences with our clothing or product here for a chance to be featured on the Filson Life blog.  David C., an over-road trucker with 22 years of experience, wrote us regarding his Filson jacket which has faithfully served him for over 2 million miles of travel.

I hope you can repair this old friend of mine.  I'm a trucker working with Werner out of Omaha, Nebraska.  I'm at 2.9 million accident free miles, and 2 million of these miles have been with this jacket.  It's been in blizzards, chaining up trucks, working in -10 degrees or below.  Been in winds in Arizona, rains throu...Read More

Throw Back Thursday: The Trucker Jacket

After four years of constant use, intrepid excursions around the world, and endless encounters with the bottom of truck beds, duffle bags, and carry-ons, this trucker jacket speaks for itself.  Displayed next to a brand-new trucker -- fresh from the factory floor -- the beauty and character of age is made distinct and compelling.  The oil finish cracked and patterned, the moleskin collar softened and lightened in color, the buttons brazen and fatigued; all reminders of the memories made while worn.  From the Great Wall of China to the rocky wind-torn shores of Washington, the Oil Finish Trucker Jacket yearns for more.

Filson's New London Store

Filson's New London Store

We're pleased to announce the opening of our London store, the first ever stand-alone Filson location outside the Northwest United States.  The 550 square-foot store is located in Soho, one of Central London’s best burgeoning neighborhoods.  Here, we'll focus mainly on field jackets, small leather goods, bags, and luggage.  There will also be an assortment of authentic worn-in Filson luggage -- a great option for collectors  -- and special edition bags available only in this store.Filson London Location:9 Newburgh St.London, UK W1F 7RLStore Hours:Monday - Saturday: 11 am - 7 pmSunday: 12 pm - 6 pmStore Contact Information:E-mail: londonstore@filson.comPhone: 02074343007[gallery columns="4" l...Read More

Throw Back Thursday: Ray Johnson, 1920s

Constantly searching through the past for further explanation of the Filson story, we found this photograph hidden among past catalogs, antique letterpress equipment, and advertisements long gone from print.  In the picture stands a young Ray Johnson, outfitted in a work-worn assortment of Filson Tin Cloth and a knowing smile.  The photo was taken in the early 1920's while Ray was working in Castle Rock, Washington, located at the heart of the states' timber country.  Regrettably, that's all the information we have on this photograph; it was hand-written and scrawled on the back of the print.  In turn, our imaginations are flooded with the scent of rain-soaked Tin Cloth, dreary days at the f...

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In Your Words: Upland Days with Sonny

‘In Your Words’ explores the incredible stories we’ve received from Filson fans across the globe.  Send us your own experiences with our clothing or product here for a chance to be featured on the Filson Life blog.  Thanks to Sonny from Erie, Colorado for his story and support, here's to many more years in the field.

I have spent the past 24 years serving as a law enforcement officer. When I do get a chance to take some time off, I find my most memorable experiences are times afield or fly fishing; away from traffic, phones and deadlines. My year is spent upland bird hunting in the Fall and Winter with a springer spaniel and casting a fly in the Spring and Summer, and the Fall if it doesn't i...

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