Category Archives: Hand-Painted Jackets

“Gilded Palace of Sin” Gringo S

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I spent the past two months developing this leather wrapped, hand-painted rendition of Nudie Cohn’s infamous “Gilded Palace of Sin” suit, which he originally made for Gram Parsons in the late 60s. I brought the idea to Mike Stampler of Norman Porter during a late night dice game and he decided to assist me in […]

Wet Paint

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It was a long day painting jackets in the garage in preparation for the Trenton Avenue Arts Festival in Philadelphia. The top jacket was a commission job for a good friend and fellow DJ, John D. His buddy Jay Jay died a few years back and John was left this jacket as a keepsake. For […]