Being active on Instagram since 2012, Jaesung Lee has built an impressive following of denimheads. Here’s his story.
MOST RECENT POSTS
In the fourth episode of The Denim & Boots Podcast, Jake and I talk about the jackets that we (and other denimheads) often wear with our jeans and boots.
I’ve wanted to start podcasting for a couple of years. Here’s the story of how I finally got there and launched The Denim & Boots Podcast together with Jake from Almost Vintage Style.
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 article explores what it takes to design a pair of jeans, and the three stages denim designers go through to do so.
You’ll learn how the design influences all aspects of the garment; how it looks, how it feels on the body, how it wears and fades. The design also differentiates one maker’s from another’s.
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.
The Netherlands has a thriving denim community. Here are 23 feeds run by Dutch denimheads you should follow.
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.
Blue Blooded Instagrammer, Edd aka @eddenim got into the raw denim scene when he was looking for well-fitting jeans. Here’s his story.
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.
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.
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.
DENIM DESTINATIONS and BRAND PROFILES
Continuing my series about global denim destinations that’re worth travelling to, this review takes a closer at Standard & Strange in Oakland.