My friend Antonio di Battista (founder from Blue Blanket Jeans) from Italy just came back from California where he was for the Denimbruin event. During the event he presented his new jean inspired by the gold rush era in collaboration with Cory Piehowicz (a.k.a. Bandit Photograph). The jean they made is based on a pair of 1800’s waist overalls which Cory found in the desert when he was on a trip with his buddies Mike Harris (writer from the book Jeans from the old West) and Russ. Everything was made by hand and with old machines using a Japanese pure indigo denim made especially for this jean. The jean will be produced as a limited edion and will come this Fall. Really nice project between two authentic passionated guys! Below some pictures of the jean.

Antonio di BattistaBlue-blanket-Jeans-Italy-LONG-JOHN-blog-antonio-di-battista-nino-davide-jeans-denim-vintage-selvage-original-japanese-quality-handmade-11Photo by Cory Piehowicz

denim bruin long john blog 2014 antonio di battista jeans san francisco ab fits store usa cory piehowicz bandit photograph 1800 pant replica raw rigid blue italy motors bikes (1)

denim bruin long john blog 2014 antonio di battista jeans san francisco ab fits store usa cory piehowicz bandit photograph 1800 pant replica raw rigid blue italy motors bikes (10)

Blue-blanket-Jeans-Italy-LONG-JOHN-blog-antonio-di-battista-nino-davide-jeans-denim-vintage-selvage-original-japanese-quality-handmade-11 (2)

denim bruin long john blog 2014 antonio di battista jeans san francisco ab fits store usa cory piehowicz bandit photograph 1800 pant replica raw rigid blue italy motors bikes (14)

denim bruin long john blog 2014 antonio di battista jeans san francisco ab fits store usa cory piehowicz bandit photograph 1800 pant replica raw rigid blue italy motors bikes (12)

denim bruin long john blog 2014 antonio di battista jeans san francisco ab fits store usa cory piehowicz bandit photograph 1800 pant replica raw rigid blue italy motors bikes (11)

denim bruin long john blog 2014 antonio di battista jeans san francisco ab fits store usa cory piehowicz bandit photograph 1800 pant replica raw rigid blue italy motors bikes (7)

Cory Piehowicz wearing the Bandit Overallsdenim bruin long john blog 2014 antonio di battista jeans san francisco ab fits store usa cory piehowicz bandit photograph 1800 pant replica raw rigid blue italy motors bikes (6) denim bruin long john blog 2014 antonio di battista jeans san francisco ab fits store usa cory piehowicz bandit photograph 1800 pant replica raw rigid blue italy motors bikes (5) denim bruin long john blog 2014 antonio di battista jeans san francisco ab fits store usa cory piehowicz bandit photograph 1800 pant replica raw rigid blue italy motors bikes (4) denim bruin long john blog 2014 antonio di battista jeans san francisco ab fits store usa cory piehowicz bandit photograph 1800 pant replica raw rigid blue italy motors bikes (3)

denim bruin long john blog 2014 antonio di battista jeans san francisco ab fits store usa cory piehowicz bandit photograph 1800 pant replica raw rigid blue italy motors bikes (8)

denim bruin long john blog 2014 antonio di battista jeans san francisco ab fits store usa cory piehowicz bandit photograph 1800 pant replica raw rigid blue italy motors bikes (9)

denim bruin long john blog 2014 antonio di battista jeans san francisco ab fits store usa cory piehowicz bandit photograph 1800 pant replica raw rigid blue italy motors bikes (13)

 www.blueblanketjeans.com & http://corypiehowicz.com

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Written by Wouter
I'm the founder of Long John. Next to running this daily magazine I'm working as a freelance marketing specialist for brands and retail. Specialized in denim.