On the ninth episode of The Denim and Boots Podcast, Jake and I talk about the different types of chinos and trousers, as well as the fabrics they’re usually made from.
MOST RECENT POSTS
Lars got into denim after watch Jack Nicholson as McMurphy in Cuckoo’s Nest wearing the most effortlessly cool mid-century outfit. Here’s his story.
In this episode of The Denim & Boots Podcast, Jake and I talk about leather, how it’s made, and the types of leather that’re used for boots and jackets.
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!
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.
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 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.
Los Angeles is the denim capital of the US. The city has over 4 million inhabitants, dozens of influential brands and retailers, and a thriving raw denim community on Instagram. A group of these denimheads have formed what they call the LADenimHangs.
Iron Heart is not like most denim brands. It’s traditional but at the same time modern. It’s super heavy yet comfortable. And it’s got some of the most loyal fans in the world of denim, the #ironheartarmy. I’ve talked to 22 of them to find what it is that makes the brand special.
I met Illya aka @illcutz during Amsterdam Denim Days 2018 where we had a quite interesting conversation. But I didn’t get to hear his story. So here it is.
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.
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.
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.