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!
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.
Chris Benson aka ‘Netleyhunter’ has been wearing the Naked & Famous 32 oz. jeans in the HWDC2 without any washing or soaking. This is what it has been like.
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.
paul kruize jeans is a good example of how actions speak louder than words. His bespoke Artisan Challenge jeans are made from 16 oz. Collect denim.
Not surprisingly, Companion Denim, Artisan Challenge co-host, focuses on fades with his Challenge jeans. Find out what the talented artisan is making.