Greg Tamura aka The Denim Hound runs a denim blog next to his actor/director career. Genuinely cool dude. And he’s this week’s Blue Blooded Instagrammer. Here’s his story.
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.
@sirjoms has quickly built a name for himself in the denim community on Instagram with his beautiful shots of his faded Iron Heart jeans, Red Wing boots, and Filson bags. Here’s the story behind the feed.
In this week’s Q&A with a ‘blue blooded’ Instagrammer, you’ll meet Sweden’s @indigovein aka Alexander Ohlson who’s a fan of shopping locally and Japanese cinch back jeans.
It’s tough to keep up with the constant evolution of denim. This blog post guides you through 27 of the most important recent denim innovations.
When you know how the defining features have evolved, you can build better narratives about the jeans you’re selling by putting them into a bigger picture.
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.
Brit Eaton is a true denim hunter, exploring mines, salvage yards, and ghost towns on a quest for indigo treasures. If you want to keep up, you will need a keen eye, a head for history, and a silver tongue. A look at what it takes to uncover truly vintage jeans worth thousands of dollars.
The Osaka Five are the pioneers of Japanese and heritage denim; they laid the foundation for an internationally renowned industry. This is their story.
When we look for new jeans, there’s much more than the colour and fit to take into consideration. In this article, I’ll be looking specifically at the labels that appear on premium denim, and the semiotic and semantic power that such labels carry.