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AN INTERVIEW WITH JERRY COHEN OF EBBETS FIELD FLANNELS - REVISITED 2021

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Illustration by John Speed aka Rebel Yüth. Originally posted in 2014 I recently had the pleasure of talking with Jerry Cohen, owner and founder of Ebbets Field Flannels, on his latest trip to London. We discussed a great deal of things including Jackie Robinson and the integration of Major League Baseball, wool as a performance fabric, meeting Odd Future and the renaissance of the business into the fashion market. When asked how his relationship with Craig Ford's 'a number of names*' came about, his answer was "It wasn't a difficult choice to make". After meeting the team and being impressed with the headquarters, he chose 'a number of names*' from several suitors to represent them. The hats were a trend at the time but they shared a long term vision and Ebbets Field Flannels went from a small company to a global brand in about a year. Since then Ebbets Field Flannels have become known in the UK for more than just their hats. Offering uniqu

Chain Breaker

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  " Do not merely listen to the word, and so deceive yourselves. Do what it says. " James 1:22 I've spent a great deal of time since giving myself to Jesus really and truly filled with the Holy Spirit. Numerous prayers through out my day, watching multiple services weekly, playing countless worship songs, getting into scripture and actively participating with online church and zoom calls kept my cup running over. There were still struggles, many that are shared across not only the country but around the World due to the pandemic. Things like having to homeschool teen-agers, not being able to play team sports or go to the gym, oh and the complete lack of real life social interation and it's affect on mental well-being. And yet no matter how difficult things were I always felt as though I had something extra to give. I've been fired up to serve God, to help where ever I can and to be better by taking advantage of God's goodness in me.  And then along came adhesi