Norman Porter making jeans

Video: Norman Porter Makes a Jean

Norman Porter Co. has been making jeans one pair at a time for over three years now. Dave Stampler runs the business end of the company while his brother Mike designs and crafts every single pair of jeans with his own hands. Mike’s salvaged [...]

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A Day With 3sixteen

“A Day With 3sixteen” Video By Kellen Dengler

As part of an ongoing series, 3sixteen has saddled up with New York City-based director and cinematographer, Kellen Dengler, to create “A Day With 3sixteen” . The short video documents the brand’s recent trip to their denim factory in San Francisco, CA. Since [...]

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Nudie Jeans Repair Kit (VIDEO)

Thanks to the helpful folks at Nudie, you’ll soon be able to eschew your tailor and fix the fraying spots on your favorite jeans yourself. In this instructional video, Nudie demonstrates how to prolong the life of your current project [...]

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Dutch Raw Denim - An Overview BDD

Dutch Raw Denim – Benzak Denim Developers, Atelier Tossijn

Dutch Raw Denim – An Overview Nowadays Holland is enjoying a growing reputation for its premium raw denim, even when the sales numbers are pretty modest. Since G-Star Raw started back in 1989, much water has flown through the denim [...]

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PRACT Denim's Japan Trip Pt. 5 - Studio D'Artisan

PRACT Denim’s Japan Tour Pt. 5 – Studio D’Artisan

PRACT Denim’s Japan Trip Pt. 5 – Studio D’Artisan This is a guest post from our friend Dandy Harun, the owner of Indonesian denim label PRACT. On a recent trip to Japan, Dandy visited a number of denim factories and brand [...]

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PRACT Denim’s Japan Trip Pt. 1 – Double Volante

PRACT Denim's Japan Trip Pt. 1 - Double Volante This is a guest post from our friend Dandy Harun, the owner of Indonesian denim label PRACT. On a recent trip to Japan, Dandy visited a number of denim factories and [...]

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Blue Jeans - The Fabric of Freedom

Denim Documentary: “Blue Jeans – The Fabric of Freedom”

"Blue Jeans - The Fabric of Freedom" No other garment personifies freedom more than denim blue jeans…what’s old is new again. -Serena Altschul, Blue Jeans – The Fabric of Freedom It might be an outlandish statement to make, but indeed [...]

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Raw Denim Manufacturing - Self Edge x Cone Mills x Roy

Denim From Beginning To End – Self Edge x Cone Mills x Roy

Truly understanding what really goes into denim and the complex process behind it is no easy feat. Whether it’s the mention of the machinery terminology or the sight of a massive denim mill, most are rendered intimidated and turn [...]

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Edwin Jeans – Returning To Their Roots?

Jean producers Edwin have been a long-standing player in the Japanese denim market for over three decades. In recent years, they’ve become increasingly popular in Europe as well; popular enough to have Brad Pitt as the official face of [...]

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Warp And Weft - A SnapShot of Raw Denim In The United States

Warp And Weft – A Raw Denim Documentary

Be a Backer via Kickstarter - "Warp And Weft" An interesting and highly relevant Kickstarter project came to our attention – “Warp and Weft: A Snapshot of Raw Denim In The United States“. For those unfamiliar with Kickstarter, it is [...]

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