Fighting sex trafficking one pair of jeans at a time

Rebekah Rhoden Contributor

By Rebekah Rhoden in New Fashion on Thursday 19 July 2012

Based in Greenville, South Carolina, billiamjeans is a clothing company that makes designer jeans, t-shirts, and accessories. Even more impressive than their handmade designer jeans is their mission: they donate 20 percent of their profits to fight sex trafficking in America. Billiamjeans is a company with great products and an inspiring purpose.

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Handmade, small run jeans by Hiut Denim Company

Lee Basford Reader Find

By Lee Basford in New Fashion on Thursday 31 May 2012

Hiut Denim Company are doing something good: breathing life back into the Welsh coastal town of Cardigan, which used to make thousands of jeans a week until production was moved overseas (400 people lost their jobs, but the skills remained). Ten years later, David and Clair Hieatt started Hiut with strict goals: make the best […]

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Imogene and Willie store in Nashville

Doug from The Clutters Reader Find

By Doug from The Clutters in Cool Travel on Sunday 29 May 2011

Handmade reconstructed jeans from Nashville. The Imogene and Willie shop is an old service station with no signage. They have great reconditioned leather cafe jackets, as well.

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The Other Side’s Reversible Jeans

Tim Neve Reader Find

By Tim Neve in New Fashion on Thursday 20 May 2010

Now you never have to do the walk of shame again. The Other Side’s reversible jeans, presented recently at Australian Fashion Week, give you an instant costume change as the mood takes you. Designer Kassandra Scardino’s denim line is full of fresh takes on the traditional wardrobe staple. Friendly to both the environment and your […]

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Noko Jeans

Melissa Banigan Reader Find

By Melissa Banigan in New Fashion on Wednesday 9 December 2009

Will you be visiting Stockholm in the near future? If so, be amongst the first to pick up a pair of Noko Jeans, manufactured in the anti-social country, North Korea, and marketed in Sweden. 1100 pairs of these novelty jeans were made for girls and boys to wear around the world — except, of course, […]

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Jeans that glow in the dark

Zolton Editor

By Zolton in New Products on Saturday 24 October 2009

Remember hyper-colour t-shirts and Wham’s day-glo video for Wake Me Up Before You Go Go? Yeah? Well these new jeans from Diesel are in the same ballpark. A special fluorescent coating, devised to be glaring under UV lights, is layered on the denim and cotton, so that on denim, hidden graphics are revealed under black lights. Now that’s what we call standing out from the crowd.

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