FADES OF THE DAY AT MUMBAI’S DHOBI GHAT OPEN AIR LAUNDRIES

FADES OF THE DAY AT MUMBAI’S DHOBI GHAT OPEN AIR LAUNDRIES

Let us invite you on the journey of a single pair of jeans, through the open air laundry system called the Dhoby Ghat in India. It’s here you’ll understand why you can find some of the most beautifully worn-in denim in the world.
ERIC DOES THE ROSE BOWL

ERIC DOES THE ROSE BOWL

Trailing the buzz of last week’s Los-Angeles-centric vintage bonanza that is Inspiration and the Rose Bowl Flea, we asked our pal, favourite photographer, and PTJ wireman Eric Kvatek to give us a two part serving of vintage deliciousness.
FAVOURITES FROM KAPITAL’S BAD OPERA RELEASE

FAVOURITES FROM KAPITAL’S BAD OPERA RELEASE

One soggy summer, team Kapital, our pal Eric Kvatek, a bunch of fresh faced Hungarian models, an all-woman army Eva Bajomi, and Lauren met in Budapest to dance the Kapital Autumn Winter 17 ho-down that became, "Bad Opera".

OUR FRIENDS AT HEDDELS VISIT FDMTL STUDIO

On the radar this week, we are zooming into our friends at Heddels who produced a tasty studio visit to FDMTL in Tokyo. It’s interesting to watch indigo sprout, bloom, blossom, and start to decay throughout the world as we find ourselves meditating on workwear taking strides and lengths of time through a harsh trend-based landscape.
W’MENSWEAR ON THE RADAR: SYNDROME BY SYNDRO

W’MENSWEAR ON THE RADAR: SYNDROME BY SYNDRO

As the beginnings of a women’s workwear line that plunges into a lifestyle driven design philosophy, Syndrome is the ’her’ to established mens brand, ’Syndro’ out of Taiwan. Perfectly (geographically) positioned for production, a strong work ethic, passion, a growing economy, as well as access to an incredibly diverse range of textiles from neighbouring China, Korea, Japan, and further down to South East Asia; these guys are exceptionally geared for making niche luxury workwear.
KAPITAL AT THE BAD OPERA.

KAPITAL AT THE BAD OPERA.

To enter into the wild world of Kapital is a little like stepping into a twisted wonderland, one that has its own gravitational force that has you walking upwards, backwards, inside, and outwards. Let us take you into the friend making, beer soaked experience that is the Kapital catalogue shoot, one that never disappoints and one that takes us to the famous and forgotten corners of the earth.
DENIM DUDETTES IN BANGKOK

DENIM DUDETTES IN BANGKOK

Our walking denim-encyclopedia friend Amy Leverton has just released a women's rendition of her first published book 'Denim Dudes', appropriately called 'Denim Dudettes'. In the beautiful hardcover she has curated the world's raddest women who love denim, from so many corners of the globe. Since...
LADIES, YOUR DENIM HANDBOOK.

LADIES, YOUR DENIM HANDBOOK.

Buying denim, or buying a pair of jeans is a really big decision for a lot of us. It’s that pair that you hope will flatter you in all the right places, last for a good long while, and also a style that you won’t get sick of a few weeks in. Choosing denim is not only about fit, but it’s about colour, wash, stitching, pockets, crotch, weight, and don’t be embarrassed if you have no idea what this word ’selvedge’ even means, or why people are so obsessed with raw denim. Don’t worry, Ponytail got-cha-back.
SLOW GROWING GOODNESS / BLACK HORSE LANE

SLOW GROWING GOODNESS / BLACK HORSE LANE

We think that the move to design and create products in a more mindful way is the future of business. Black Horse Lane Ateliers are trying out a more responsible and transparent model, which should be a great pay-off to the industry itself. So a couple of weeks ago these guys opened their doors to welcome us to the seasoning of their remarkable new brand that hopes to connect nature with industry in E17, London.

INSIDE THE VAULT

Levi’s invited our pals at Heddels to tour their priceless archive in light of their Spring Summer 16 collection, based on a photograph of the company’s baseball team in 1913. What a rare experience to say the least.
FIRST LOOK / KAPITAL GOES DOWN UNDER

FIRST LOOK / KAPITAL GOES DOWN UNDER

Lets talk about the new Kapital Spring Summer 16 collection, "Denim Perth, Land Loves Indigo", an Australian story about the land and the sun. It’s a celebration of strangeness, and about a community of people who take life by the blue tongue’s tail.