So many great things have happened in 2019. Here’s a review of five highlights of my year, plus the most popular blog posts and an Instagram best nine.
Self Edge is an authority in the raw denim scene. Here’s the Q&A I did with founder Kiya Babzani for the article I wrote for Sportswear International.
Rivet & Hide is one of the world’s finest ‘rare denim’ retailers. Here’s the Q&A I did with co-founder Danny Hodgson as part of the research for the ‘top 10 denim stores’ article I wrote for issue #289 of Sportswear International.
In issue 290 of Sportswear International, you’ll find a 10-page article about my ten favourite denim stores. Here are Henrik Brund’s original answers to a Q&A I used for my research to write about the store he opened in 2004, Brund.
In this blog post, you’ll meet 10 of the Indigo Invitational Fade Competition contestants from Southeast Asia. These profiles are required reading for fade fanatics.
On October 18, 2019, issue 290 of Sportswear International was published. In it, you’ll find a 10-page article about my ten favourite denim stores. Here are Menno van Meurs of Tenue de Nîmes’ original answers to a Q&A I used for my research.
In this episode of The Denim & Boots Podcast, Thomas talk to Pete and Tony from Tellason about choosing ‘made in Japan’ denim after White Oak closed.
In this episode, Jake and I interview W. David Marx, the author of Ametora, to talk about how Japan has saved American style and influenced fashion in general.
Nick Clements has been living and documenting ‘revival’ and heritage style for more than four decades. In this interview, he shares his experiences, including the role Japan has had.
We are again joined by Lennaert from Benzak Denim Developers. This time, we dig a little deeper to learn more about what it’s like to make jeans in Japan.