In the 1920’s they began knitting varsity and collegiate sweaters for student athletes. In the 30’s they started supplying local motorcycle clubs with riding sweaters. In the 50’s they added the Varsity Jacket to their repertoire, making each jacket by hand to the specification of each individual lucky enough to letter in his or her sport.
Today, Dehen continues a tradition of heavy duty, quality manufacturing while actually producing their goods in Portland. Value is built into every garment that Dehen makes.