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Denim by Première Vision: Denim’s Top Trade Show

We’ve covered the trade show circuit here before, but in the larger label shows denim is usually just a small part of the massive whole that is the entire menswear scene. [...]

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dutil. denim Fade February 2014 Re-Cap + $100 GC Giveaway

Though everyone takes to raw denim for their own reasons, one of the biggest drivers for taking the leap is the goal of obtaining high contrast, drool-worthy fades. dutil. denim‘s Fade February is a competition celebrating this very aspect of dungarees, [...]

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Trophy 1605 Dirt Denim World Tour 2014/14 – The Dirt Dash

On a theoretical level, denim companies revolve around the legitimacy of their products. Higher levels of legitimacy relies on either high quality-to-price ratio products, outstanding marketing, and/or the ability to offer unique or exceptional products. Different customers have different expectations [...]

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NYC Market Week AW14 - The Leather Roundup

NYC Market Week AW14 – The Leather Roundup

Last week was Market Week in New York City, where thousands of buyers, brands, and press turned out to have a look at what designers have come up with for the AW 2014 season. In our previous post we [...]

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NYC Market Week Denim Recap – Autumn/Winter 2014

It’s that time of year again: all of our favorite brands have finished tinkering away on their lines, the samples are set, and now it’s time to sell sell sell like their lives depend on it. That’s right, MARKET WEEK! [...]

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Lee Jeans Dry Denim Survival Weekend

Lee Jeans x Wolverine x Long-John Dry Denim Survival Weekend

The aftermath from the “Lee Jeans Dry Denim Survival Weekend” Earlier last year in October, Lee Jeans organized one of the most remarkable and noteworthy denim events of the year – the Lee Jeans Dry Denim Survival Weekend. Co-organized with Wolverine Boots and [...]

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The 2013 Pronto Denim Carnival in Bangkok, Thailand – Re-Cap

The Pronto Denim Carnival. Unbeknownst to many occidental denimheads, Thailand has become a centre of raw denim culture over the past seven years or so. There are at least two large online communities – Soul IV Street and Selvedge Forum – as [...]

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American Field 2013 in Boston, MA, USA – Full Re-Cap

On September 28th and 29th, the second annual American Field took place in Boston, Massachusetts. For the uninitiated, American Field is a celebration of any and all made in the USA goods and apparel.  In the words of the event’s organizers, [...]

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Liberty Fairs Las Vegas 2013 (1/2) – 3sixteen, Flat Head, & More

Liberty Fairs Las Vegas 2013 In addition to the Liberty Fairs New York 2013 Tradeshow in July, we were able to join in on the Liberty Fairs Las Vegas 2013 Tradeshow two weeks ago from August 19th – 21st. Though it was the show’s [...]

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New York Trade Show Recap – Capsule Man and Liberty Fairs

About a month before New York Fashion Week comes Trade Show week, where brands have a chance to show off their latest collection to a host of buyers and press for the upcoming seasonal cycle. Two of the largest of the [...]

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Denim Bruin 2013

Denim Bruin 2013 Tradeshow In San Francisco, CA

When you put on an event that celebrates American-made denim and workwear goods in the heart of San Francisco – the birth place of American workwear – you’re bound to see all the heavy weights break out the best of the [...]

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Blue Archives: A Dutch Denim Exhibition of the New and Old

As part of the Modefabriek fashion show earlier last month, Amsterdam was host to the Blue Archives - an exhibit showcasing select pieces from Ruedi Karrer’s Swiss Jeans Museum in Zurich, Switzerland. Wouter Munnichs, from the Long-John blog, curated the selection with [...]

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