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DENIM.LAB

DONATED BY SANDER VAN DE VECHT

MR. SANDER VAN DE VECHT, THE FOUNDER OF DENIM.LAB, A BRAND OF QUALITY INSPIRED DENIM GOODS FOR THE MODERN MAN, HAS GIFTED US A SPECIAL PAIR OF THEIR OWN CREATION.
THE PAIR OF SELVAGE JEANS HAS A REGULAR TAPERED STRUCTURE, THE FABRIC WAS THEIR OWN DEVELOPED SELVAGE LAB FABRIC MIXED OF BLUE, BLACK AND GREEN COLOURS.

PIC OF THE WEEK #12

HEDDELS DENIM 

DONATED BY NICK COE

NICK COE THE FOUNDER OF HEDDELS DENIM HAS GIFTED US THIS PAIR OF UNBRANDED RAW JEANS.
BEING UNBRANDED RAW JEANS MEANING BASIC HARDWARE AND STANDARD STRUCTURE. THIS PAIR WAS SPECIAL BECAUSE IT WAS THE ONLY PAIR OF JEANS MR. COE WORE DURING THE FIRST YEAR WHEN HE STARTED HIS BUSINESS IN THE DENIM INDUSTRY.
THE SIGN OF WEARING AND BREAKING IT REMAINS AS THE WITNESS OF THE SPECIAL PERIOD.

PIC OF THE WEEK #11

DENHAM

DONATED BY LIAM MAHER

A PAIR OF DENHAM FROM THE FORMER DESIGN DIRECTOR LIAM MAHER BACK THEN. IT WAS AN EXPERIMENT IN THE EARLY DAYS WHICH LEAD TO A NEW CLASSIC. THIS STRAIGHT LEG MODEL SELVEDGE DENIM “VIRGIN GRADE” HAS BECOME THEIR POPULAR “RAZOR” TODAY.

PIC OF THE WEEK #10

LOIS JEANS

THIS WEEK WE ARE SHOWING YOU A PAIR OF VINTAGE LOIS JEANS. A CLASSIC FIT WITH A FADE BLACK WHITE COLOR, SNOWY EFFECT.

PIC OF THE WEEK #9

MARITHÉ & FRANÇOIS GIRBAUD

DONATED BY MARITHÉ & FRANÇOIS GIRBAUD

THE FOUNDERS OF MARITHÉ & FRANÇOIS GIRBAUD GAVE US THIS SPECIAL PAIR OF THEIR CREATION. THE MODEL IS NAMED “PIEGATOR”, INSPIRED FROM THE ITALIAN WORD “PIEGE” WHICH MEANS CREASE. THE JEANS HAVE A LOOSE FIT WITH ROLL TWISTED POCKETS AND ROUND LEGS. AND THIS PARTICULAR PAIR IS COVERED WITH DRAWING, FULL OF LIFE.

PIC OF THE WEEK #8

BLUE BLANKET JEANS

TODAY’S ARCHIVE IS FROM THE COLLABORATION INSPIRED BY THE GOLD RUSH ERA BETWEEN BLUE BLANKET JEANS AND BRIT EATON WHO IS ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT RESEARCHERS, COLLECTORS AND HISTORIANS OF DENIM. THE NAME OF THIS PARTICULAR MODEL IS INDIANA JEANS AND IT’S MADE OF 100% JAPANESE WABASH COTTON.

PIC OF THE WEEK #7

HOLY STITCH

DONATED BY JULIAN PRINCEDASH

A SPECIAL PAIR OF HOLY STITCH THAT JULIAN PRINCEDASH MADE FOR RAPPER 2CHAINZ WITH GUCCI, LUIS VUITTON, DOLCE & GABBANA, NASA PATCHES, PAINTS, ART, CAMOUFLAGE, CHAINS, STRIPES AND ALL THAT JAZZ.

PIC OF THE WEEK #6

SCOTCH & SODA

A PAIR OF SCOTCH & SODA WITH THIS ELEGANT BLUE COLOR FROM AN EARLY TIME WHEN THEY STARTED THE “ONE SIZE FITS ALL” CONCEPT.
IT’S A TRULY CLASSIC PIECE THAT CATERS BOTH MEN AND WOMEN.
AMSTERDAM BLAUW 💙

PIC OF THE WEEK #5

LEE

SHOWN BY SWISSJEANSFREAK

AN ICONIC DENIM JACKET FROM SWISSJEANSFREAK’S EXPO AT DENIMCITY.
LEE WAS THE FIRST DENIM BRAND THAT STARTED PURPOSELY MAKING DENIM CLOTHES FOR COWBOYS. THEIR JACKETS WERE ALWAYS SHORTER AND SLIMMER THAN OTHER BRANDS. THE ORIGINAL VERSION OF STORM JACKET HAD A CORDUROY COLLAR AND A SMALL LEE TAG ON THE LEFT BEAST POCKET.
TODAY THE RIDER JACKET IS STILL A BEST SELLER IN FASHION. IT’S NICE TO SEE HOW IT HAS DEVELOPED IN ALL THESE YEARS AND MANY DENIM LOVERS STILL CHERISH THIS ORIGINAL VERSION.

PIC OF THE WEEK #4

MOTOTARO

DONATED BY KATSU MANABE

WE WERE PRIVILEGED TO RECEIVE THIS PAIR FROM KATSU MANABE, THE FOUNDER OF JAPAN BLUE, AND MOMOTARO JEANS. THE JEANS IS A PAIR OF MOMOTARO JEANS MADE IN EARLY 2000. THE FABRIC IS HAND-WOVEN WITH UNEVEN YARNS OF DIFFERENT COLOURS, WHICH ENDED A BEAUTIFUL SPECIAL WAVY SOFT SELVEDGE DENIM.
AND THE JEANS CAME WITH A BEAUTIFUL WOODEN CASE FROM JAPAN BLUE.

PIC OF THE WEEK #3

LEVI’S

DONATED BY ANDREW OLAH

WE HAD THE HONOUR TO RECEIVE AND ARCHIVE A PAIR OF KD418 JEANS PERSONALLY WORE BY THE FOUNDER OF DENIM DAYS FESTIVAL – ANDREW OLAH. THE FABRIC WAS REDEVELOPED ALSO BY MR. OLAH FOR LEVIS AFTER STUDYING THEIR VINTAGE JEANS. “I WILL ALWAYS CONSIDER THIS FABRIC IS THE SINGULARLY AS MOST IMPORTANT TEXTILE DEVELOPMENT OF MY CAREER.” AS MR. OLAH RECALLED.

PIC OF THE WEEK #2

DIESEL INDUSTRY

DONATED BY MARK RUTTE

IT’S MR. RUTTE’S FAVOURITE MODEL FROM DENIM BRAND DIESEL THAT HE WOULD WEAR TO ANY OCCASIONS.
IN HIS NOTE ALONG THIS PRECIOUS GIFT, MR. RUTTE WROTE THAT IN A COUNTRY LIKE THE NETHERLANDS WHERE EVERYONE OWNS 5 PAIR OF JEANS ON AVERAGE, IT’S GREAT TO PROMOTE THE SUSTAINABILITY OF THIS ITEM OF CLOTHING.

PIC OF THE WEEK #1

LEVI’S -VINTAGE CAPITAL E

DONATED BY MR. TOMMY HILFIGER

A PAIR OF VINTAGE LEVIS CAPITAL E PERSONALLY WORE AND DONATED TO US BY MR. TOMMY HILFIGER. MR. HILFIGER SAYS THIS WAS HIS FAVORITE JEANS AND HAS BEEN WITH HIM ALL OVER THE WORLD. THE PATCHES AND REPAIRS ARE MADE BY HIS HOUSEKEEPER IN HIS HOME IN GREENWICH.

A ONE-OF-A-KIND COLLECTION OF VINTAGE GARMENT PIECES FOR INSPIRATION, RESEARCH & EDUCATION. THE DENIM CITY ARCHIVE INCLUDES REMARKABLE CONTRIBUTIONS FROM (DENIM) CELEBRITIES LIKE ADRIANO GOLDSCHMIED, KARL LAGERFELD, TOMMY HILFIGER, JASON DENHAM, FRANCOIS GIRBAUD AND EVEN DUTCH PRIME MINISTER MARK RUTTE.