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Kurt’s Amsterdam Indigo and Screen Printed Hemp T-Shirts

In our line of work, we’ve seen practically everything under the sun dipped and dyed in indigo. There have been shoes, boots, beanies, even sofas and clocks so it takes something extra special to catch our [...]

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Inside New England Outerwear Co. – Making Maine’s Handsewn Footwear

When you hear outerwear and see footwear, New England Outerwear Co. may sound like a bit of a misnomer. Dan Heselton and Greg Cordeiro began NEO in 2012 primarily producing outerwear (and they still do make jackets). But their passion was shoes, specifically the handsewn [...]

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Workers’ From Cotton to Jeans Parts V and VI: Patterning and Sewing

We’ve translated Japanese brand Workers’ six part feature on the denim production process From Cotton to Jeans. In Parts V and VI, they discuss the pattern creation and sewing stages. Click here to start from the beginning. Part V The Pattern This is the [...]

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Workers’ From Cotton to Jeans Parts III and IV: Dyeing and Weaving

We’ve translated and reformatted Japanese brand Workers’ six part feature on the denim production process From Cotton to Jeans. In Parts III and IV, they discuss the rope-indigo dyeing and shuttle weaving stages. Click here to start from the beginning. Part III Rope Dyeing The spools of [...]

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Workers’ From Cotton to Jeans Part II: Spinning and Carding

We’ve translated and reformatted Japanese brand Workers’ six part feature on the denim production process From Cotton to Jeans. In Part II, they discuss the spinning and carding stages. Click here to start from the beginning. Part II Weaving/Raw Cotton Storehouse – Test Spinning [...]

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Workers’s From Cotton to Jeans Part I: Cotton

Japanese denim brands are well-known for their obsessive attention to seemingly inconsequential detail. But the exact process by which this is done often remains somewhat obscure to overseas clientele, who rarely get much of a behind-the-scenes glimpse of denim production, [...]

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Rogue Territory Sashiko Western Shirt

Had Akira Kurosawa and Sergio Leone been designers, this shirt from Rogue Territory would be their collaboration. It’s a western shirt made of an indigo dyed 6 oz. selvedge chambray from Nihon Menpu wrought with details like a [...]

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Left Field NYC Tube Knit Tees

New York’s Left Field has long been much more than just jeans. They’ve made jackets, shirting, underwear, and for the past several months, tubular knit t-shirts. The majority of today’s mass-produced tees are cut from large bolts of fabric and sewn back [...]

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Lady White Co. – LA’s Tube Knit T-Shirt

The white t-shirt was conceived as a piece of underwear by the US Navy during the Spanish American War, but it has since become the most universal menswear staple and one of the best things you can combine with a pair [...]

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3sixteen Spring/Summer 15 Lookbook

3sixteen is putting their home turf on display in their Spring/Summer Lookbook for 2015. Shot in Tompkins Square Park, just a few blocks north of their showroom in the Lower East Side of Manhattan, the brand shows off some of [...]

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