While every denimhead on the planet is in Amsterdam for Denim Days, here’s a curated selection of stuff I’ve seen and saved over the past couple of weeks.
Although the internet has made learning easier than ever, we’re still drawn to knowledge on paper. We somehow trust printed knowledge a little more; maybe because it’s harder or maybe because it’s more prestigious?
If you want knowledge about denim on paper, these are some of my favourite denim books that I think every denimhead should read; books that inspired me and helped me write Blue Blooded.
The White Oak denim plant is the grand ol’ lady of our industry. It’s the company that supplied Levi’s with American-made selvedge denim for the 501 for 70 years. Soon, it will be history!
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.
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.
In this second episode of the series about the defining features of jeans, I look at how small, yet iconic elements have made the jean what it is today.
In this first episode of the series about the defining features of jeans, I look at four features that originally served practical purposes, and how those purposes have changed.
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.
Few denim companies compare to Tellason when it comes to brand authenticity. Co-founders Tony and Pete tell how a strong story builds a loyal customer base.
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.