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Although it’s still Summer I would like to give you a sneak preview of the new upcoming Indigo People Fall Winter 2016 collection. Indigo People is founded to share the love of traditional craftsmanship and natural indigo. For upcoming season Indigo People is bringing 3 new product groups in this new collection: t-shirts, bandanas and bags.

Indigo People Fall 2016 long john blog shirts bow tie bandana blue jeans denim workwear workwear tshirts  (6)

Indigo People Fall 2016 long john blog shirts bow tie bandana blue jeans denim workwear workwear tshirts  (8)

Indigo People Fall 2016 long john blog shirts bow tie bandana blue jeans denim workwear workwear tshirts  (5)

Indigo People Fall 2016 long john blog shirts bow tie bandana blue jeans denim workwear workwear tshirts  (9)

The Indigo People t-shirts and bandanas are produced following the authentic batik technique. The artworks are stamped or printed with hot wax to resist dye during the indigo dyeing process. The artworks are then cracked and the garments are manually dyed, piece by piece, in natural indigo. To reach the dark indigo colour, the dye master has to dip the garments up to 16 times in indigo. After dyeing, the garments are boiled in hot water to remove the wax. The printed artworks and the cracked lines remain their raw colour and appear on the garments.

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The Indigo People bags are offered in 2 different fabrics: 17oz handwoven selvedge denim in natural indigo and 17oz handwoven batik denim. The 17oz selvedge denim is hand woven and hand dyed in natural indigo. The weft yarns are dipped about 16 times in natural indigo to get the dark colour.

Indigo People Fall 2016 long john blog shirts bow tie bandana blue jeans denim workwear workwear tshirts  (4) Indigo People Fall 2016 long john blog shirts bow tie bandana blue jeans denim workwear workwear tshirts  (3)

Indigo People Fall 2016 long john blog shirts bow tie bandana blue jeans denim workwear workwear tshirts  (1)

Indigo People Fall 2016 long john blog shirts bow tie bandana blue jeans denim workwear workwear tshirts  (7)

Next to the new upcoming products Indigo People added also some new styles from their ties and scarves. All ties are made from fabrics that are natural indigo dyed and handwoven following the traditional ikat technique. The scarves are traditionally hand loomed and manually dyed in natural indigo following the ikat technique. Looking forward to see those beautiful items in store!

www.indigopeople.net

Written by Wouter Munnichs
I'm the founder of Long John. Next to running this daily magazine, I'm working as a freelance denim specialist for the industry. Titled as 'Denim Influencer 2020' by Rivet 50. Celebrating my 10th anniversary with Long John this year.