This recap looks back at the 2-year Artisan Challenge between jeans makers. Learn about the successes and bumps in the road, and find out who won the Challenge!
Artisan Challenge contender, Johann Ruttloff of Ruttloff-Garments talks about what it meant for him to have his Katagami jeans on display in a museum.
In May 2015, the Artisan Challenge kicked off and Iu Franquesa of Companion Denim set out to push the limits of denim evolution with his 21 oz. AC jeans. They proved to be tougher than the Spaniard had expected.
After 16 months of Artisan Challenge, Lennaert Nijgh’s experiment with the new BDD-006 Heavy Slub denim is showing minor issues and great fading potential.
We explore the origins of the iconic indigo dye that has been used on everything from Tutankhamun’s funerary garb to the jeans you are wearing right now.