Find out what inspires Dust Factory collections…

Dust Factory Look-book

Check the Dust Factory Vintage Look Book for an eclectic collection of images and designs that inspire our collections each season.

We believe that fashion and style are timeless, this is why we draw inspiration from the past. The Dust Factory Vintage Look Book captures the essence of a time that lives on through or vintage collections. Take a look at what inspires our buyers, designers and clothing graders.

How to Merchandise Womens Vintage

It is good for a buyers to communicate with their store merchandisers how the products should be grouped together. Just because each vintage piece is one off, does not mean that you can not merchandise mixes together. A well thought out marketing plan and creativity can help any store owner or buyer maximize their return on their products.

The following are different ways you can group ladies vintage mixes together

Dust Factory products used in image groupings


  • Poly shirts
  • Western Shirts
  • Delicate Tops
  • Scout Shirts
  • Hippy Tops
  • Ethnic Tops
  • T-shirts



  • Vintage Elastic
  • Wrap Skirts
  • Hippie Skirts
  • Denim Skirts
  • Long Skirts
  • Plaid Skirts

  • Poly Party dress
  • Antique Dress Mix
  • Cotton Dress Mix
  • 50’s House Dress Mix
  • Plaid Skirts
  • 80’s Prom Dress Mix
  • Summer Strapped Mix



  • Sweaters
  • Car Coats
  • 80’s Lightweight Jackets
  • Faux Fur
  • Leather Coats
  • Trench Coats
  • Sweatshirts
  • Baja’s /Ethnic Wear
  • Denim Jackets

  • Ladies Cords
  • 80’s Color Denim
  • 70’s Jeans
  • 70’s Polyester


Men’s Vintage Clothing Merchandising Tips

Merchandising vintage clothing can get a little tricky if you want to maximize the your return on your investment.  Most women who work in a vintage clothing store know how to merchandise a mannequin with women’s clothing but miss a lot of opportunities when they start dressing the men. It is important for product buyers and merchandisers to understand how different items can be grouped together, and displayed.

The following are different groupings to assist buyers and merchandisers

Product mixes :


Army Shirts


Mens Disco Shirts

Mens Retro Shirts

Boy Scout Shirts

Sport Shirts



Hawaiian Shirts

Tuxedo Shirts

Western Shirts

Flannel Shirts

Three Button Polos

Hippie Shirts


Light 80s  Jackets

Military Jackets

Field Jackets

Track Jackets

Members Only/80’s

Vintage Suit Coat

Tuxedo Jacket

Work Jacket

Leisure Suit Jacket

Leather Jackets

Denim Jackets

Trench Coats


Bajas /Ethnic Wear

Men’s Sweaters

Insulated Jean Jackets


MenPoly Pants


Mens Jeans – 70s

Levi 501, 517

Boot cut Lee, Levi,

Wrangler Denim

70s Tuxedo Pants

Work Pants

Checkered Poly Pants

Western Poly Pants


Vintage Patagonia Outerwear

Vintage Patagonia Wholesale#322 Vintage Patagonia Collection

Dust Factory has a one of a kind collection of Vintage Patagonia Outerwear available for wholesale purchase. This is a collection of 80’s and early 90’s Patagonia Label fleece pullovers, and windbreaker style jackets.

We will not have this collection for very long and this offer is only available while supplies last.

Vintage Patagonia Outerwear

Item # 322
Fabric: Fleece, Polyester, Rayon
Eras: 70′s – 90′s
Price: $12 a piece (When ordering a pack of 12)

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Please Note that the photo is only a sample of the type of items we use for our Mix. Generally we pack mixes with a size run of 4 small 4 medium 4 large Each pack is original and one of a kind, no two packs are alike.

Vintage Patagonia Jackets

Patagonia Steps it Up Even More

Patagonia Westsuits

The clothing company Patagonia has always been one of our favorite brands. For years they been environmentally conscious through their ethical business practices. Not only do they make great outerwear for men and women, but their wetsuits are some of the best in the industry and have changed the way surfers around the world view cold water waves and sustainable products.

Patagonia continues to lead the pack with their sustainable approach in their 2011 collection of outerwear for both men and women, even children. All of their threads are recyclable through their Common Threads Recycling Program plus more than half of their collection is made by using environmentally conscience fabrics.

Vintage Patagonia Outerwear

Patagonia has always been known to merge fashion with function even in their past Vintage Patagonia collections. The latest 2011 collection is no exception, take a look at some of their latest pieces:

Patagonia Outerwear

This season, Patagonia has revamped their merino wool collection with a new blend of 80% merino wool and 20% recycled polyester that are Bluesign-approved and chlorine-free. Patagonia claims that the garments provide odor control and are breathable. The merino comes from farmers in Australia who practice sustainable land management and do do not perform mulesing.

Patagonia Sweater
Patagonia’s iconic Synchilla Snap-T Pullover and Re-Tool Hoody make a comeback this season with vintage prints and retro colors, drawing inspiration from the brand’s archives.

Visit Patagonia for more Information.

vintage wholesale catalog