Joining us once again is boot reviewer, Carl Murawski. For this second episode in a batch recording (the first was episode #20), we’re talking about the state of influencers on the heritage style scene.
In the 20th episode of The Denim & Boots Podcast, Jake and Thomas are joined by Carl Murawski to talk about seven important benefits of wearing boots.
This week on the podcast, Jake and I are joined by Scott Morrison from 3×1 to talk about the travel documentary series, Common Threads, that he’s launching.
On this episode, Jake and I are joined by Greg Tamura aka ‘The Denim Hound’ to talk about what he calls “life after Instagram.”
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.
When you’re selling jeans, you’re selling history! That’s why it’s crucial to know at least the key facts of the history of jeans when you work with denim and jeans. And that’s what this blog post teaches.
When you wear raw denim for months without washing it, you often wear out the denim much quicker than what you might expect.
After a lot of trial and error, I discovered that I could make my raw denim last longer AND get great fades with this super simple denim care trick.
Classic blue jeans have five pockets. Three on the front, two on the back. This preview of a Denim 101 lesson gives a brief introduction to jeans pockets.
With raw denim’s spread from niches to masses, several myths about raw denim care have taken hold in the public conscious. As a result, you might be getting really bad advice about how to best take care of your jeans.
This member resource discusses why these 4 raw denim care myths aren’t totally busted: soaking in vinegar, tumble drying, dry cleaning, and the bathtub soak.
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 is the first of five episodes in the series about of how denim is made. You’ll discover what cotton is and how you can use this knowledge to tell better stories when you’re selling jeans.
In this fourth episode in the series about how denim is made, you’ll learn how denim is woven and why denimheads prefer shuttle-loomed 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.
This second episode in the series about how jeans are made teaches the cutting and sewing steps of making jeans, and discusses the 3 most debated aspects of sewing 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.
In this part 2 of my history of jeans overview, you’ll learn how ‘designer jeans’ broke through the mainstream, plus how to tell the story when you’re selling.
In this week’s Q&A with a ‘Blue Blooded’ Instagrammer, you’ll meet Berlin’s @fort_box_ who has made on-his-way-out-of-the-door-with-coffee-and-denim pics his signature.
Business of denim
During Amsterdam Denim Days 2018, Benzak Denim Developers celebrated their 5-year anniversary. The day after the party, we got a tour of the new BDD studio.
When it comes to how jeans, there are two fit trends that’re dominating the market right now. At Bluezone in January, I talked to a handful of experts about these two trends. Watch the video to find out what they are.
For the first time, a fabric trade show presented an approach to and work and think beyond trends for denim. Using denim communities can create long-lasting trends, as well as more personal relations with consumers.