Today we have something special; Top 5 Vintage Denim Items. These private denim items belongs to Martijn te Riele from Utrecht (NL). Martijn is a real vintage denim lover with a great knowledge and work experience within the denim industry. He used to work for big brands like Pepe Jeans, Lucky Brand and Garcia to name a few. For his work he travelled a lot around the globe during the years, always looking for authentic inspiration for the new collections. Now years later Martijn is still working in the denim business at Apxpress, a company specialized in spare parts like rivets, buttons, hangtags, patches, etc. They work for the best and biggest international denim companies. Real craftsmanship. Thanks for sharing some of your great private denim items Martijn. Till soon! Enjoy Martijn’s Top 5.


1) Big John Jeans Rare from 1980;

 2) Levi’s ‘Big E’ Type III Jacket from 1969;

3) Wrangler Jeans Jacket from ’80’s;

4) Levi’s Panatela 3 pieces denim suit;

5) Levi’s Jeans banner from ’90’s;

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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.