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Benno Cooper, Chain Stiches 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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Pete Searson of Tellason: Denim Innovation Pt. 4

This marks our fourth installment in our series on “innovation” in the world of raw denim. We’ve been speaking with experts within the industry to get their take on this idea as it applies to our beloved fabric and [...]

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Bandit Photographer Cory Piehowicz – Exclusive Interview

Outside of a retail store, it was the biggest stack of denim I had ever seen. “Would you say you’ve got more denim than you do socks?” I asked. Cory laughed. It wasn’t a sheepish laugh; rather it seemed to simultaneously acknowledge and [...]

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Brian Awitan, Veteran Denim Consultant – Exclusive Interview

Our special interview with seasoned menswear veteran, Brian Awitan, who boasts 20 years of experience; working with Levi's XX, Tellason, and many other brands.

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Exclusive Interview – Simon Wahl, Store Manager of Tate + Yoko

Spanning three brands, countless fabrics, and a retail store in Montreal, Naked & Famous has grown to become one of the most prominent names in raw denim today. Tate + Yoko represents not only brick and mortar retail for N&F, [...]

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