Rivets are a key defining feature of blue jeans. They were introduced in the early 1870s as a simple and durable solution to an urgent need for durability. In this video guide, I explain the origins of rivets.
While some wear their jeans raw and unwashed, most prefer to buy jeans that’re already soft and have that faded lived-in look. Pre-washing makes that possible. But it has some disadvantages too.
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.
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.
This beginner’s guide provides a complete overview of how denim is made, along with links to in-depth member resources about each of the five production stages.
This in-depth jeans fit guide for men teaches you the 4 features that make a great fit, how to use them to find a flattering fit for your body type, plus 5 things you must consider.
The world of denim has its own specialised language with technical terms that is expected to be mastered by anyone working in the business.
This denim glossary explains in the simplest way possible 22 of the most commonly used terms.