We are unable to ship the jackdaws today as we’d hoped. It feels like it’s been a long time since we’ve had to report of delayed delivery like this run of Jackdaws. There have been several hiccups with receiving the new material that we’re using to make these. That said, the Jackdaws are coming along beautifully and we think you will be very happy with the extra care we took in pre-washing all our materials (which means these sweatshirts will be our first machine-washable product) and making sure they were all milled and dyed in the US. The materials are coming from a new supplier and we incorrectly estimated the time that dying and washing would take, and we’re very sorry about that. As with anything, when we do it for the first time we are learning a lot and improving our process and understanding what it takes to make a garment and to make it in the best way possible.
To be safe our new ship date is September 15. We expect it to be sooner than that, but can not guarantee anything sooner at this time.
Thank you all for your patience and understanding. If you have any further questions or concerns please get in touch with email@example.com. If you have a reason why your order is in a rush, we will do our best to accommodate these requests.
camocamocamoflauge: Enzo, I've been following your work for a while, and all your stuff is amazing. I know you probably get this question quite a bit, but are you considering making anything Doctor Who themed? (I was thinking something like "The Time Agent" coat, like Cap. Jack's vintage RAF greatcoat. Barrowman would probably approve, since you saw him at the con recently. :D)
We did receive a number of requests at BCC around Who-themed clothes, which seemed strange at the time since the BBC mostly tends to costume it’s characters by trolling Salvation Army and Goodwill—no offense, I love the costuming in Who, but it doesn’t excite us to create costume replicas, especially not if the clothing already exists somewhere else.
That said, after putting Barrowman in the Falcon it occurred to me that a Time Agent shortcoat could be extremely fun to work on. Something that exudes the authority of Harkness’s coat, but sits somewhere between peacoat and blazer length and is more for everyday wear.
remi-bloodwolf: So did you give the Falcon to Barrowman or did he buy it? I saw you gifted Spike a DK, which is just perfect lol
We offered it to John, but he said it was a little too tight across the back, despite the fact that it obviously looked great
(according to his con aide, he’s like a child and needs to have the freedom to flail around). Next time we’ll be prepared.
jasper-the-flirty-ghost: Hey I'm a big fan of your work and would love to ordering something from you guys. I guess my question is do you have any new products in the works that I should wait for? I don't have a lot of money and knowing you guys you'll reveal something super amazing right after I make my purchase haha thanks :D
We always have more things in the works. It’s impossible for me to tell you whether you should wait, or how you should budget yourself other than if you buy something now you will be able to start saving immediately for a future second purchase.
Right now our plan is to diversify; we’re going to be adding new product types like shirts, pants, vests, and new gear. We have a lot of ideas, and it’s hard to know right now what we will be able to do and how quickly we will be able to do it.
The takeaway here is that we will always be working on new awesome things. Even if we were to stop coming up with new ideas we have a huge backstock of ideas that I’ve been drawing for years which would take years to run dry.
blackhanding: Hi guys! Just curious, are you planning to be at NYCC this year at all?
Yes we are. NYCC was a lot of fun for us last year, and this year will be even better. We are upgrading for a 10x20 booth, which is twice the size of last year and is in a more central location. We’ll post updates with booth information and how to find us as we get closer to NYCC.
In the meantime we are preparing for our DragonCon booth at the end of the month.
shinnyshinshintsai: will there be pictures of the Male cut of the Vergil in blue?
I don’t think we’ll be able to add photos of that color scheme in Men’s before release, but perhaps once we have them in hand we will be able to. The wool is very expensive and the coat is very time consuming to make samples of and we’d rather focus our sample-making energy on new prototypes so that the designs for next season get all of the attention they deserve.
Be aware that the buttons for the blue Virgil will be different from what is shown in the picture, and will be the same as what we use for the Eagle. The Total Eclipse Virgil will have the buttons shown in the sample.
glorwen: I'm planning on doing the AC course at SDCC in my Assassin hoodie that I got from you two years ago, thought you should know! :)
Excellent! If you get video or pictures of you [or any other Volante coat] in action, please share it with us!
We’re also sending a representative to run it in the Harrier and Pinion. So keep an eye out for him.