Continuing my series about global denim destinations that’re worth travelling to, this review takes a closer at Standard & Strange in Oakland.
Blue Blooded Instagrammers
Lucas Fitzpatrick aka @lucaszfitz on Instagram got into denim when he and few friends built a start-up workwear shop a couple years ago. Here’s his story.
Greg Tamura aka The Denim Hound runs a denim blog next to his actor/director career. Genuinely cool dude. And he’s this week’s Blue Blooded Instagrammer. Here’s his story.
Blue Blooded Instagrammer, Edd aka @eddenim got into the raw denim scene when he was looking for well-fitting jeans. Here’s his story.
Katrina Rodabaugh is not the typical denimhead you’ll read about in this Q&A series. But her book, Mending Matters, makes her a true blue blooded Instagrammer.
How Denim Is Made
In this fourth episode in the series about how denim is made, you’ll learn how denim is woven and why denimheads prefer shuttle-loomed denim.
This final episode of my “how denim is made” series discusses how the two kinds of fabric finishes impact the way denim looks and behaves. The trick is to use this knowledge to your advance a make it part of the story you tell.
How Jeans Are Made
We love jeans for their naturally lived-in look. To recreate it, jeans makers use what’s called garment finishing, or pre-washing. In this sponsored blog post, influencers Adriano Goldschmied, Stefano Aldighieri and Giovanni Petrin tell the story of jeans pre-washing.
This quick guide outlines the process of making jeans with key points about design, cutting and sewing, and pre-washing, plus links to in-depth resources.
If you’re selling jeans for a living, you can use this knowledge in your sales pitch to point out the physical features that make one pair different from another.
History of Jeans
When you’re selling jeans, you’re selling history! That’s why it’s crucial to know at least the key facts of the history of jeans when you work with denim and jeans. And that’s what this blog post teaches.
In this history of jeans overview part 3, you’ll learn how vintage denim broke through the mainstream, plus how to tell the story when you’re selling.