3×1 + Cone Mills “Special Edition” Capsule Collection

Two brands that live and breathe denim have joined forces for a covetable range

North Carolina’s Cone Mills (founded in 1891) was the largest denim-maker in the world over a century ago. And while the business of weaving denim has changed extensively over the years, Cone has managed to evolve with the times, but also maintain their legacy. It makes sense then that denim experts 3×1 have teamed up with the historic mill in order to create the Special …

Chrome Industries’ New Denim Apparel

A three-piece collection entirely made in the USA and utilizing extremely strong Dyneema fiber

Though largely known for their heavy duty, guaranteed-for-life messenger bags, Chrome Industries has been gently dipping a toe into urbanwear for the past two years. Wanting to break out of the cycling mold the right way, the SF-based brand launches their first-ever denim apparel collection with considered thought. The three new offerings, which include 5-pocket jeans, a work shirt and a chore coat, utilize Dyneema—an …

Nudie Jeans Lean Dean US Selvedge Denim

The ethical Swedish brand teams with Cone Mills for their first run of made-in-USA jeans

by Steve Dool As Nudie Jeans unveils their limited edition run of 14.75 oz. selvedge denim jeans today, it represents more than just a new product launch. The jeans, created in partnership with North Carolina’s revered Cone Mills, are the first Nudie Jeans product made entirely in the United States. For a brand as proudly Swedish as Nudie, it took a fair amount of persistence …