This recap looks back at the 2-year Artisan Challenge between jeans makers. Learn about the successes and bumps in the road, and find out who won the Challenge!
Artisan Challenge contender, Johann Ruttloff of Ruttloff-Garments talks about what it meant for him to have his Katagami jeans on display in a museum.
NoKipple have signed up Rest Denim to the Artisan Challenge hoping it will be a launchpad for the brand’s jeans line that will debut on The Makers platform.
While most Artisan Challenge participants focus on five-pocket jeans, Simon James Cathcart from the UK has made a three-piece Washed-printed denim suit.
Ruttloff-Garments, Germany’s best-kept raw denim secret, joins the Artisan Challenge with beautifully custom-made jeans, all “Handgefertigt” in Dresden.
Kenley Chittick, founder of Dumluck, will be wearing a drop-crotch, carrot fit jean made from 15 oz. Japanese selvedge denim for the Artisan Challenge.
Ru Denim is one of Dutch denim’s shooting stars. Now, the growingly popular Amsterdam-based brand is ready to prove their worth in the Artisan Challenge.