Bench & Loom’s Phoenix Project is a unique initiative that helps men take inspiration from icons like Brando, Dean, Elvis and more, by recreating the distinctive items that defined their look.
The process starts with extensive research. Photo archives and movies libraries assist the team in identifying possible projects worth remaking like the bomber immortalized by Marlon Brando’s character Terry Malloy in On The Waterfront, or the cowboy boots worn by James Dean in Giant. The hunt then continues for stronger points of reference from an existing original, conversations with family descendants, museum curators and even searches through private estate collections.
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