Haman Alimardani aka Hamansutra is a sewing machinist, a master tailor, and a design director. I met him at Bluezone in January where he was showing a few of his vintage sewing machines and his latest collaborations, including his homage to Levi Strauss.
During the Bluezone show in January, Ruedi Karrer aka the Swiss Jeans Freak from the Jeans Museum and I walked through our collab denim exhibition, which highlighted how denim’s past has inspired innovation.
At Bluezone in January 2019, Denimhunters and the Jeans Museum present an exhibition of 8 original details that inspired innovation to link denim’s past and future.
Ruedi Karrer is an institution in the world of faded jeans. But there’s more to the man than denim evolution. In this interview from Bluezone, Wouter Munnichs and I uncovered things about Ruedi’s story that you might not know.
At the most recent edition of the Selvedge Run trade show in Berlin, I asked a handful of guys why they go to the show and what makes it special.
2018 has been a hell of a year for me. Wrapping it up, I take a look back at 5 highlights of the year, and reflect on what I’m going to do in 2019.
Christina Agtzidou is a denim enthusiast. She works at a high street jeans maker and retailer. So how does she put her denim passion into “commercial” jeans?
Martin Schaefer is a denim sourcing specialist. He knows how to make “cheap” jeans and in this video interview from Bluezone he explains the process, and why they might not be as low quality as the price suggests.
Will Varnam aka @rugged_style recaps the activities and events of the 2018 edition of the Amsterdam Denim Days festival. From getting your hands blue to meeting the Instagram denim community in real life, this is what you missed out on if you didn’t go.
I’ve known Piero Turk for years, but I never really heard his story. We sat down at Munich Fabric Start’s Bluezone show in September to discuss how he ended up in denim, and how denim’s has changed since he did.