William Werner's 3sixteen ST-120x after a year of wear.

William Werner of Craftsman and Wolves – Behind The Fades

Editor’s Note: We’ve spent the better part of five years featuring examples of worn, beaten up, and faded denim, but rarely do we get a look into the people that made it that way. In our new monthly series Behind [...]

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Alyasha Owerka-Moore, PF Flyers Brand Historian – Interview Part II

We recently had the chance to speak with legendary designer, Alyasha Owerka-Moore. In Part I of our conversation, we learned about Aly’s background, his admiration for PF Flyers, and some interesting insights about the heritage footwear brand. For our second [...]

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Alyasha Owerka-Moore, PF Flyers Brand Historian – Interview Part I

Though first and foremost a skateboarder, Alyasha Owerka-Moore has donned a handful of hats since breaking into the apparel industry nearly thirty years ago, including: designer, creative director, entrepreneur, and more recently, brand historian. Indeed, through either helming or helping shape several pivotal brands–e.g. Phat [...]

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Robert McMillan, Founder of Four Star Denim & Apparel – Interview

Kickstarter. Since it’s inception in 2009, literally everything imaginable has cropped up on the online crowdfunding website; from the evolutionary and enlightening to the bizarre and pure nutty (pun intended). Given the risks and high barriers to entry for seriously starting anything [...]

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Benno Cooper, Co-founder Chain Stitches

Benno Cooper, Chain Stitches Co-Founder – Exclusive Interview

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’re probably well aware of all the buzz coming out of South East Asia these days. We ourselves can’t get enough of the drool-worthy, picture perfect, and incomparable denim fades submitted from those in [...]

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William Gibson Interview: His Buzz Rickson Line, Tech Wear, and the Limits of Authenticity

William Gibson and his novel Neuromancer burst into the cultural consciousness in 1984. The book was in the first wave of cyberpunk and established ideas of cyberspace, artificial intelligence, and human augmentation that only to become more relevant with each passing year. His more recent [...]

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Henry Wong on Artistic Fabric Mills’ New Ajrak Denim

For most denim enthusiasts, their appreciation for high-quality jeans is directly tied to a rediscovery of decades-old methods of production–ranging from the dyeing and weaving of selvedge denim, to the vintage machinery often used to sew their jeans. And while [...]

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Chnanon “Dan” Sachdev of Pronto Denim – Exclusive Interview

Unbeknownst to many occidental denim fans, Thailand’s Pronto Denim has quickly become what might be the most successful raw denim store in the world. With many stores throughout Bangkok and Chiang Mai, Pronto quickly emerged as the heart of [...]

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Matias Sandoval of MATiAS Denim – Exclusive Interview

Many brands these day play up their “heritage” as much as possible, how they revitalized some long forgotten production process or fabric to put the apparel industry back on the right track. Not so for Matias Sandoval of MATiAS Denim. Self described [...]

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Bandit Photographer Cory Piehowicz – Exclusive Interview Pt. 3

See the first two parts of our interview with Cory here and here. Cory Piehowicz clearly loves denim and its history. He has [...]

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