Joining us once again is boot reviewer, Carl Murawski. For this second episode in a batch recording (the first was episode #20), we’re talking about the state of influencers on the heritage style scene.
In this tenth episode of The Denim & Boots Podcast, Jake and I interview jeans maker and one-man brand, Ben Viapiana of Viapiana Custom Denim, about how jeans are made.
In the fifth episode of The Denim & Boots Podcast, Jake and I give an overview of and discuss the most common types of boots in the heritage style scene.
In this episode, Jake and I talk to Bryan Shettig from The Rife Stuff. You’ll hear how Bryan got into denim, how he ended up living in Taiwan, and how he gets his clothes made in Japan.
On this episode, Jake and I are joined by Lennaert from Benzak Denim Developers to talk about his denim passion and why the details of jeans matter.
What is selvedge denim? Why is it more expensive than normal denim? Is it worth it? And is selvedge denim better? This video guide gives you the answers.
Classic blue jeans have five pockets. Three on the front, two on the back. This preview of a Denim 101 lesson gives a brief introduction to jeans pockets.
Have you noticed how the colour of your jeans changes as you wear and wash them? It’s called ‘fading’—and it’s because of how denim is dyed that it happens.
How a pair of jeans fit is essential for how good you feel wearing them. In this video, you’ll learn about the four elements of the anatomy of the fit, which determine how jeans sit on your body.
This article is the last in the series about buying jeans. Learn how you can extend the time you can enjoy your jeans, save money, and lower your environmental footprint. All by repairing your jeans!
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 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.
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.
In this second episode in the series about how denim is made, you’ll learn how yarn is made in the spinning process of denim production. I also discuss the pros and cons of ring spinning vs. open-end spinning and why denimheads prefer ring-spun denim.
This last episode in the series about how jeans are made discusses pre-washing; how it started, how it’s done, and what it will look like in the future.
This article explores what it takes to design a pair of jeans, and the three stages denim designers go through to do so.
You’ll learn how the design influences all aspects of the garment; how it looks, how it feels on the body, how it wears and fades. The design also differentiates one maker’s from another’s.
In this part 2 of my history of jeans overview, you’ll learn how ‘designer jeans’ broke through the mainstream, plus how to tell the story when you’re selling.
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.
Victor aka @selvedge1 talks about how he takes his amazing photos, and how he doesn’t feel guilty anymore for not posting every day.
Business of denim
Before we know it, computers and robots will be making our jeans. At Munich Fabric Start’s Bluezone in January, I interviewed the show’s creative partners, Lucie and Tilmann Wröbel of Monsieur-T., on how the Concept Zone visualised how AI and Big Data can be combined with human creativity.
At the latest Bluezone show by Munich Fabric Start, I interviewed a handful of experts and influencers about the future of artificial intelligence and Big Data in the denim industry.
For the first time, a fabric trade show presented an approach to and work and think beyond trends for denim. Using denim communities can create long-lasting trends, as well as more personal relations with consumers.