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Raw Denim Gift Guide

For the Jean Nerd in your life (and for anyone in my life who is paying attention...take notes people.) The season of glorious consumerism is upon us and there's probably an internet pants person in your life you have to buy a gift because you like them. Or because you ...

My Visit with the Willie Wonka of Denim: SwissJeansFreak

People have always been hard for me. I've never been at ease in large groups of people unless, oddly enough, I'm standing in front of them talking. Free form happy hours and networking events give me cold sweats. I never understood as a kid that boys communicated love ...

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Ullac Denim Review: Two Problems & a Jean

This Ullac Denim review starts with two first world problems. Ctrl + F and find "The Review" if you don't want to listen to me whine. First World Problem One A few weeks ago, maybe two months, I logged into Netflix and saw a new account called "Jorge, Don't Delete Him ...

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5 Questions: A Style Conversation with Berry Grass.

I love talking to people about their personal style, what it means to them, how it all happened, why it's always more than clothes. I also like talking about myself, clearly, so here's my first conversation with Berry Grass about their style. Here's a quick bio: Berry ...

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A Doofus Goes Dove Hunting: an Alabama Love Letter

I mentioned last week that I went on a dove hunt to write a piece for the Oxford American. When I wrote this thing, I was trying to get across what it was like to be a northern carpet bagger coming to accept and enjoy the south, even the parts I thought I'd never care for. ...

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What Cone Mills Closing White Oak Means to the World….and Me

Mostly me though. Cone Mills Closing It’s not exaggeration to say that I owe my career, modest though it may be, to denim. Obviously there have been innumerable teachers, friends, peers, mentors, two parents and luck to help me along the way, but it wasn’t until I ...