Tag: denim

  • Really Simple Style: How I RSS’d My Wardrobe

    Really Simple Style: How I RSS’d My Wardrobe

    When a friend asked where I bought my shoes I told them it was the result of an RSS search on eBay. Looking closer, I realized my entire outfit (from head to toe) was the result of RSS searches. Like many of you, I buy most of my clothes online. The only difference is that […]

  • Denim plant sacks hanging in the SoMa

    Spotted these awesome denim bags hanging up on Mary St, near the old San Francisco Mint building. Though I haven’t been able to get a confirmation, I’d recommend that work from anywhere… I’m betting this gorilla garden has something to do with Julian and the Holy Stitch crew. Currently, Julian is teaching sewing skills to […]

  • Custom made jeans from Blue J Denim

    My buddy Steve Buffel, from Spyy Yo-Yos, has been quietly perfecting the art of making his own jeans… which is no easy task at all! Even during my 4 years working as a specialized denim tailor for Self Edge, I never tried making my own pair of jeans from scratch. A few months ago, Steve […]

  • Quoc Pham and Outlier: Shirts and Shoes For The Weekend Tourist

    A few years ago I became a tailor for Self Edge denim in San Francisco. Through my experience there I learned to appreciate high quality shuttle loom denim that was coming out of Japan. Through working this intimately with denim I learned to ditch polysynthetics and embrace cotton, wool, and leather. Not only do these […]