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Repairing Jeans

August 5, 2013

Repairing Jeans

As many readers know, the point of buying jeans made from high-quality denim is to get something that will age…

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Real People: A Light Palette for Summer Denim

June 27, 2013

Real People: A Light Palette For Summer Denim

In the summer swelter of the mid-Atlantic, I try to hang in there with jeans but eventually succumb and put…

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The Simplest Casual Look

June 12, 2013

The Simplest Casual Look

Although I enjoy wearing tailored clothes on weekdays, I dress pretty casually on weekends. Lately, that’s meant dark blue jeans…

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White Denim Season

May 22, 2013

White Denim Season

I have one pair of white blue jeans – some 501s not unlike the ones above – and this is…

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3sixteen Sample Sale (in Los Angeles)

May 14, 2013

3sixteen Sample Sale (in Los Angeles)

One of my favorite brands of denim, 3sixteen, is having a sample sale this Friday and Saturday in Los Angeles….

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Should You Take a Bath in Your Jeans and Other Common Denim Questions

May 9, 2013

Should You Take A Bath In Your Jeans And Other Common Denim Questions

Denim Lore with Kiya Babzani, Part II Yesterday, we talked with Kiya Babzani – co-owner and founder of Self Edge…

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Should I Really Wait Six Months To Wash My Jeans? <em>Denim Lore with Kiya Bazani, Part One</em>

May 8, 2013

Should I Really Wait Six Months To Wash My Jeans? Denim Lore With Kiya Bazani, Part One

Jesse’s excerpt from Marc Maron’s hilarious NYT article yesterday coincidentally comes just a day before I finished my interview with Kiya…

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The Centraal Museum in Utrecht, Netherlands

November 26, 2012

The Centraal Museum In Utrecht, Netherlands

The Centraal Museum in Utrecht, Netherlands just opened a fascinating-looking exhibit on the history of blue jeans. It traces their…

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the value of plain old Levi’s 501s

August 17, 2012

The Value Of Plain Old Levi’s 501s

The Silentist on the value of plain old Levi’s 501s.

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Check out this three-day series of events on all things denim

July 26, 2012

Check Out This Three-day Series Of Events On All Things Denim

If you happen to live in the Bay Area, check out this three-day series of events on all things denim….

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It’s On Sale: Levi’s Jeans

April 26, 2012

It’s On Sale: Levi’s Jeans

Levi’s has a one-day sale today. Take 20% off orders over $100, or 30% off orders over $150. Shipping is…

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Jack/Knife Japanese Grey Cast Selvedge Denim

December 11, 2011

Jack/Knife Japanese Grey Cast Selvedge Denim

jackknifeoutfitters: Jack/Knife Japanese Grey Cast Selvedge Denim. Our friend Gus of the excellent tumblog abitofcolor tells us he just paid…

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Mike Hodis

December 10, 2011

Mike Hodis

I just stopped by to visit our old friend Mike Hodis at his new Rising Sun store in Eagle Rock,…

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It’s On Sale

October 29, 2011

It’s On Sale

To celebrate their new store opening on 5th Avenue in New York City, Uniqlo is offering a pretty big discount…

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The T-Shirt Outfit

September 5, 2011

The T-Shirt Outfit

When it comes to casual clothing, I’m a big advocate of simplification. When it’s Sunday and I’m not getting dressed…

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