It’s through denim that I became acquainted with indigo—something that has become a hobby of mine in its own right. Many denimheads dream of making their own jeans, including making the fabric. It’s through this interest that I got acquainted with indigo as a dye, and fell in love with the Japanese technique of shibori.
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When we look for new jeans, there’s much more than the colour and fit to take into consideration. In this article, I’ll be looking specifically at the labels that appear on premium denim, and the semiotic and semantic power that such labels carry.
In this free guide, I will look at all of the features that jeans makers use—and have used—to make our jeans fit right, and more importantly, not fall down while you’re wearing them.
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.