At this point, Ruedi Karrer doesn’t really need an introduction. He’s the Swiss Jeans Freak! Still, I let him have a go at the Q&A. Here are his answers.
Rob got into raw denim and set up his Instagram account after he lost 35 pounds and needed a new wardrobe. Read his story in this Q&A.
His name is Cathal but he mostly goes by Carl. You might know him as calgeary on Instagram. Here, the redheaded, German-based Irishman answers the Q&A.
During Selvedge Run in Berlin earlier this summer, I sat down with Ben Woodhouse, the guy behind the Clobber Calm universe, to talk about his idea for offering better customer service when you’re shopping for raws online with the Clobber Call.
Paul aka partial2denim follows a simple recipe for Instagram success: Great denim and style mixed with the most brilliant DIY photo setup. The community loves it!
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.
I met Ruedi Karrer aka the Swiss Jeans Freak at Selvedge Run in Berlin to talk about his vision for the Jeans Museum and how to bring it to life. You can watch the conversation in this video.
Jonathan Grinberg aka yonagrinberg when he’s on Instagram is a family man, he owns two cafés and a bar called Denim, he’s a surfer, and a denimhead. Inspired by BDD’s ‘modern-day cowboy’ slogan, he’s bringing the flavour of urban Tel Aviv to the global denim community.
Collaboration jeans are a key part of the raw denim community. But they’re usually between brands and retailers. Collaborations between bloggers and brands are less common. So, how did Greg Tamura aka The Denim Hound get his own collab jean?
While some wear their jeans raw and unwashed, most prefer to buy jeans that’re already soft and have that faded lived-in look. Pre-washing makes that possible. But it has some disadvantages too.