It’s no secret that I like Pike Brothers; the brand is not about fashion or the latest trends but instead it focuses on creating authentic and honest workwear without making any compromises. An appealing philosophy that is worth striving for. Recently I had a closer look at what the proud Germans will shipping out shortly. Exhibiting for the first time in the Fire Dept. at Bread & Butter, the response from both buyers and media was overwhelming for Fabian Jedlitschka and his crew, but the fact is that they have earned their popularity.
The designers from Levi’s Vintage Clothing are know to go a long way to find sources of inspiration. For the spring summer 2013 collection they literally went all in to find the roots of the company’s rich heritage as they explored a silver mine that had lain disused for 130 years together with Michael Harris. The result is the pre-1900s denim workwear inspired Miners theme, the second leg of the season’s dichotomy is the slightly more commercial 1950s Hot Rod theme.
“For a long time we have missed having our own clothes that fit our desires and wishes, our way of life….” To solve this problem the Wrenchmonkees took matters into their own hands and made a clothing line in collaboration with the truly authentic Danish workwear manufacturer, Kansas. Soon you’ll be able to read a lot more about it here on Denimhunters, but while you wait you can enjoy these three videos documenting the Monkees on their roadtrip through Europe to test the durability and functionality of the first WM A.C. clothing line.
Since Monday the 20th of August we have been moving 7 GBs of pictures and over 500 articles to a new server host and as a result you might have experienced a little down time on the site. More importantly we haven’t been posting any new articles. Now we’re back, fully loaded with a brand new server that is running smoothly. And we have brought tons of new articles. Once again, thank you for your support and your patience. And by the way, the Denimhunters mail is now working flawlessly again. However, should you contrary to our expectations experience any problems please report them.
How do you get a job as the store manager of one of the world’s leading fashion at the age of 28? You probably need a bit of luck, but more importantly you need a whole lot of confidence in yourself and motivation like your life depended on it, but for Gods sake don’t be overeager to show it. Add to that a cool and catching charm and you might end up like Daniel Werner who has been store manager of 14 oz. for the past 4 years. I had a very pleasent chat with Daniel during the Bread & Butter show in July, now it’s your chance to get to know him.
Merz b. Schwanen takes authentic underwear manufacturing to a new level. The high quality t-shirts and henleys are 100% made in Germany without compromises using authentic manufacturing processes and workmanship with understated details. This also includes buttons, hangtags the woven tags, and packaging. With the help of a traditional knitwear manufacturer based in the southwestern German Aples, the Swabian Jura mountain range, authenticity enthusiast Peter Plotnicki has revived the old way of crafting clothes.
Fashion shows always makes people bring out their best worn in denim, and at the Gallery International Fashion Fair, which was held from the 9th through the 11th of August 2012, we spotted a bunch of beautiful jeans. We’ve picked out only the best for your inspiration – notice that one of the wearers is a girl, a rarity to find in the tough world of dry denim.