What’s Your Favorite? With Andrew Chen

A new topic on Long John is What’s Your Favorite? In this topic, we ask denim professionals within the industry, or true denim aficionados his, or her, favorites as it comes to denim brand, denim jacket, food, music, store, and so on.

The first editions are already online;

The new edition is with Andrew Chen, co-founder of the 3sixteen denim brand.

This new topic is made in collaboration with Denimhunters.

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Photo by Brian Engblad (@oddhunt) & Denimhunters from the ‘Blue Blooded Portfolio’.

  • Name: Andrew Chen.
  • Location: New York, USA.
  • Profession: Co-owner 3sixteen.
  • Instagram: @3sixteen.

What’s your favorite denim brand? 

The one that pays my bills: 3sixteen.

What’s your favorite pair of jeans?

3sixteen, CT-100xk model.

What’s your favorite denim jacket?

3sixteen Type 1 in indigo/indigo (releasing this Summer).

What’s your favorite footwear brand?


What’s your favorite retailer?

Self Edge.

What’s your favorite Instagrammer or person in the denim industry?

Too many kind people to name. No favorites here.

What’s your favorite accessory?

Good Art Model 10 bracelet.

What’s your favorite food?

Too many to name, but after being quarantined for over a month now, I really miss Scarr’s pepperoni square slice.

What’s your favorite music?

I listen to all kinds of music, it’s difficult to pick just one.

What’s your favorite book?

The Bible.

This new topic is made in collaboration with Denimhunters. You can jump to their site for more Q&A’s about Andrew Chen  here.


In case you have missed the previous What’s your favorite?, check them out here;

If you’re interested in showcasing your brand or product on Long John to reach your target audience, read more about it here, or send an email to: wouter@long-john.nl
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. Celebrated my 10th anniversary with Long John in 2021.