Tag Archives: Denim

Jeans of the Old West

First published last year, Jeans of the Old West is by far the most fascinating and in-depth book on the history of denim that I’ve come across. Packed full of pictures, drawings, and old patents, the author spends an incredible amount of time exploring over a dozen companies and the denim they created (Levi Strauss [...]

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Going to Battle

I’ve been infatuated with these stripes lately.

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Denim in Today’s News

The WSJ is reporting on a postive turn around in the financials at Levi Strauss & Co: The 157-year-old company is trying to reinvent itself as not just a purveyor of basics but as an edgier brand suitable for the fashion cognoscenti. By opening lavish boutiques, like one in London, renaming its high-end labels, and [...]

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Self Edge Visits Sonny Barger

On Cool Hunting, by Kiya Babzani: http://www.coolhunting.com/archives/2009/08/sonny_barger_x.php As we turn onto the dirt road to Sonny Barger’s house outside of Phoenix, AZ, the fear starts to sink in. I mean, he is Sonny Fucking Barger, the man that helped found The Hells Angels, the world’s largest and most notorious motorcycle club. Photographer Clay Gardner and [...]

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Blue Gold: The Movie

A documentary on denim.

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