Brand Profile: Pendleton Woolen Mills

For the past 100 years or so, Pendleton clothing was worn solely by rugged senior citizens living on ranches in Oregon. But these days, you can find this brand on young city folk. 

Learn more about the hype + more pics after the jump.

Founded in 1863, Pendleton started as a woolen blanket company, and although they still produce lux blankets, their Native American print clothing is all the rage. With collaborations from Comme des Garcons and Opening Ceremony to Hurley, Levis, and Vans, this brand is having great success among young trend setters. Pendleton is also coming out with a whole new line to meet this new demand named "Pendleton, The Portland Collection" releasing in Fall 2011. See pics from their collaborations below.

Pendleton x Comme des Garcons

Pendleton x Comme des Garcons

Pendleton x Levis

Pendleton x Opening Ceremony

Pendleton x Vans

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