Today is the official release date of the new denim book Blue Blooded by the publisher Gestalten. The book is written by Thomas Stege Bojer (founder of denim platform Denimhunters) and Josh Sims (British journalist and writer of the book ‘Icons of mens style’). Blue Blooded is a very high quality made denim book with one of the best book titles ever. The cover is wrapped in real rigid denim fabric from the Candiani mill from Italy. This gives the book a very special and rich look and feel. They also used the perfect paper for the book (with a great smell by the way, book enthusiasts knows what I mean ; )).
Blue Blooded tells and shows the complete story of denim. As there a lot of denim books on the market, this one is outstanding from the rest. The content of the book gives you a total inside into the denim industry from the past and nowadays. The chapters in the book highlights it all, from cotton plant, spinning, indigo dyeing, weaving, fabrics, making of a pair of jeans and the denim scene are part in Blue Blooded. The books shows you the secrets of selvedge. The true origins of the Osaka Five. The immigrants and inventors in the Wild West who created jeans. Exclusive profiles of the independent designers and makers invigorating the denim scene, like 3sixteen and Iron Heart, along with forces like the big 3: Levi’s, Lee and Wrangler that shaped the denim industry.
As you can read the Blue Blooded book covers the topic of jeans in its entirety, from their rivets to their various washes and from their cultural history to a recommended selection of stores where they can be bought. And, of course, the things every denimhead needs to know: how to wash, or not wash, your jeans. How denim is made. And how denim makes us who we are.
As said before this book belongs to every denimhead in their book collection as it gives a perfect denim overview. It turned out very nice! Well done Thomas, Josh and Gestalten with the birth of Blue Blooded!
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Official Launch Party from Blue Blooded at Norse Store in Copenhagen
On Thursday, May 26, Norse Store in Copenhagen hosts the official launch party for Blue Blooded, and you’re all invited.