Tag: denim

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Brave Star Selvage; Day One of Fade Friday

I bought a new pair of dungarees! I bought a pair of heavy weight selvage* denim jeans from Brave Star Selvage. My new Brave Star Selvage jeans are made from a 21.5 ounce sanforized denim that is made on the classic Cone Denim looms located in White Oak North Carolina. Brave Star jeans are stitched […]

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Selvedge Denim – What Is It?

Over the next few days I will be taking some time off to be with family and friends so I will not be posting as much about my adventures and such. Instead I will be sharing some really interesting readings from around the interweb. Today’s reading is about selvedge denim – just what is selvedge […]

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Gustin Premium Menswear

In January I went online and purchased a pair of jeans from Gustin Premium Menswear. And just this week I received them. You would be justified in thinking WTF – ¬†you ordered them in January and receive them in March? Well that is because Gustin does a crowdsourcing form of retail. What they do is […]

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The Value of Artisan Produced Goods

There is a movement, a resurgence of manufacturing taking place in North America. The resurgence is taking place with small mom and pop type shops. This is a movement away from massive factories with hundreds of workers chained (figuratively speaking, of course) to machines. People like Railcar Fine Goods – makers of fine denim wear. […]