“I was just kind of a lurker for a while. Then I thought I’d start contributing a bit to the community. From there, it turned into a fun blog of sorts where I could track my own style evolution.”
MOST RECENT POSTS
This week on the podcast, Jake and I are doing a special podcast version of AMA (ask me everything) where we answer listener questions.
When it comes to raw denim care, there’s no shortage of false assumptions and myths. In this member resource, I bust three of the most common ones; freezing your jeans, washing them in the ocean, and waiting six months before you wash.
In this third episode in the series about how denim is made, you’ll learn about natural and synthetic indigo, and the differences between rope dyeing and slasher dyeing.
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.
This second episode in the series about how jeans are made teaches the cutting and sewing steps of making jeans, and discusses the 3 most debated aspects of sewing jeans.
The Q&As with Blue Blooded Instagrammers are a great way to really get to know some of the people I’ve come to know through Instagram. Now, I’m expanding my focus with another Instagram series of curated and categorised lists of feeds that I think you should follow. We start with the ladies in denim.
Jake aka @almostvintagestyle is part of the LADenimHangs crew. He’s a true blue blood. no doubt. But, in his book, leather comes before denim.
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.
In this 4th part of my series about the history of jeans, you’ll learn how the Japanese built a cult around Americana, which evolved into heritage fashion.
Levi’s. Lee and Wrangler invented the modern conception of jeans. Over a span of more than 100 years, each inspired a boom in denim as the definitive clothing of youth, leisure and fashion.
DENIM DESTINATIONS and BRAND PROFILES
In this in-depth review, I take a close look at why Second Sunrise in Stockholm is one of Scandinavia’s best denim destinations.