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The Denim & Boots Podcast is co-hosted by Jake from Almost Vintage Style and Thomas from Denimhunters — two denimheads that just can't stop talking about raw denim and rugged leather footwear. The podcast dives deep into the world of heritage style and the honest craftsmanship that go into the products we wear and love.

The Denim & Boots Podcast is co-hosted by Jake from Almost Vintage Style and Thomas from Denimhunters — two denimheads that just can't stop talking about raw denim and rugged leather footwear. The podcast dives deep into the world of heritage style and the honest craftsmanship that go into the products we wear and love.
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Denmark

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The Denim & Boots Podcast is co-hosted by Jake from Almost Vintage Style and Thomas from Denimhunters — two denimheads that just can't stop talking about raw denim and rugged leather footwear. The podcast dives deep into the world of heritage style and the honest craftsmanship that go into the products we wear and love.

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English

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+4522417443


Episodes

Episode #23: Making Jeans in Japan with Lennaert from BENZAK

8/26/2019
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On episode 23 for The Denim & Boots Podcast, we are once again joined by Lennaert Nijgh from Benzak Denim Developers. This time, we dig a little deeper to learn more about what it's like to make jeans in Japan. NOTICE: The podcast will be a season-based show after this episode, which will be last of what will effectively become season 1. To prepare for season 2, we will be taking a short break from our weekly publishing. We promise it will be worth the wait! Stay subscribed - or subscribe in...

Duration:00:50:22

Episode #22: The Details of Jeans with Lennaert from BENZAK

8/19/2019
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On episode 22 of The Denim & Boots Podcast, Jake and Thomas are joined by Lennaert Nijgh from Benzak Denim Developers. Lennaert shares the story of how he got into denim, and how his passion led to start his own brand. As you'll learn, Lennaert is quite particular about the details on his jeans, which leads us to talk about why details matter.

Duration:00:53:16

Episode #21: The Responsibility of Influencers with Carl Murawski

8/12/2019
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Joining us once again is boot reviewer, Carl Murawski. For this second episode in a batch recording (the first was episode #20), we're talking about the state of influencers on the heritage style scene.

Duration:01:10:19

Episode #20: 7 Benefits of Wearing Boots with Carl Murawski

8/5/2019
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In the 20th episode of The Denim & Boots Podcast, Jake and Thomas are joined by Carl Murawski to talk about the seven most important benefits of wearing boots.

Duration:01:00:31

Episode #19: Denim's Roots and Future with 3x1's Scott Morrison

7/29/2019
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This week on the podcast, Jake and Thomas are joined by Scott Morrison from 3x1 to talk about the travel documentary series, Common Threads, that he's launching.

Duration:01:05:34

Episode #18: Life After Instagram with Greg aka @denimhound

7/22/2019
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On this episode, Jake and Thomas are joined by Greg Tamura aka 'The Denim Hound' to talk about life after Instagram. Greg shares his thoughts on blogging, being an influencer (whether that's something you intentionally strive to be or not), and why there's more to life than Instagram.

Duration:01:38:03

Episode #17: Ask Us Anything

7/15/2019
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This week on the podcast, Jake and Thomas are doing a special podcast version of AMA (ask me everything) where they answer listener questions.

Duration:02:02:45

Episode #16: How Bryan from The Rite Stuff Built His Brand

7/8/2019
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In this episode, Jake and Thomas are joined by Bryan Shettig from The Rife Stuff to talk about how he built his brand. You’ll learn how Bryan got into denim and heritage style, how he ended up living in Taiwan, and how he gets his clothes made in Japan with the help of none other than John Lofgren.

Duration:01:08:53

Episode #15: How to Wash Raw Denim and Why You Should

7/1/2019
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In this episode, Jake and I talk about denim care and how to wash raw denim jeans. We discuss the pros and cons of never or at least very infrequent washing, as well as the different washing methods we recommend.

Duration:01:02:05

Episode #14: Online vs. Brick and Mortar Retail with Clobber Calm

6/24/2019
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In this episode, Jake and Thomas are joined by Ben Woodhouse aka @clobbercalm. Ben has built a name for himself in the world of raw denim and heritage style with his Instagram account, which at the time of recording has over 77k followers. His success on Instagram lead him to start a blog, the ClobberCast podcast, and eventually open the Clobber Calm Supply Co at the end of 2017. The store was doing quite well which made it even more of a shock when Ben announced on February 28 this year...

Duration:01:18:31

Episode #13: How to Clean and Condition Your Boots

6/17/2019
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Keeping your boots clean and properly conditioning is not only important because it makes them look good. It'll also make them last longer. In this episode, Jake and Thomas talk about boot care.

Duration:00:57:36

Episode #12: Best Made vs. Best Marketed Boots with Carl Murawski

6/10/2019
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In the twelfth episode of The Denim & Boots Podcast, Jake and Thomas are joined by YouTuber and product reviewer, Carl Murawski. Carl has built a successful YouTube channel with +37k followers at the time of recording by sharing honest and well-produced reviews about quality clothes, boots and accessories. You'll hear Carl's story and how it all started with a side business he ran as an in-person style consultant for guys in suits.

Duration:01:34:53

Episode #11: Top-Shelf and Budget-Friendly Alternatives in 5 Styles of Jeans

6/3/2019
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In the 11th episode of The Denim & Boots Podcast, Jake and Thomas discuss top-shelf options and budget-friendly alternatives in five categories of jeans. The five categories are: Japanese repro jeans, modern Japanese jeans, modern Western jeans, heavyweight jeans, and bespoke jeans.

Duration:01:40:36

Episode #10: How Jeans Are Made with Ben Viapiana

5/27/2019
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In the tenth episode of The Denim & Boots Podcast, Jake and Thomas interview jeans maker and one-man brand, Ben Viapiana of Viapiana Custom Denim, about how jeans are made. As a second-generation tailor, Ben explains the steps he goes through to make a pair of jeans, from drawing the pattern to the last stitch. He also shares the story of how he got into denim, including the role his father played.

Duration:01:16:55

Episode #9: An Overview of Chinos and Trousers

5/20/2019
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On the ninth episode of The Denim and Boots Podcast, Jake and Thomas talk about the different types of chinos and trousers, as well as the fabrics they're usually made from. In terms of types, they cover 5-pocket trousers, chinos, pleated trousers, work pants, fatigues, dress pants and overalls. For fabrics, they talk about plain weaves, duck canvas, twill, tweed, herringbone, wabash, corduroy. As for news, both co-hosts have so new gear coming in that they tease for. And the answers two...

Duration:01:17:17

Episode #8: How Leather Is Made and Types of Leather

5/13/2019
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In the eighth episode of the podcast, Jake and Thomas talk about Jake's his favourite topic; leather. They discuss how it's made and the different types of leather. For the first time, they ask you, the listeners, to share news stories. If you know about a story you think we should cover on the show, send it in! You can pitch news stories by sending an email to podcast@denimhunters.com or by reaching out to either Jake or Thomas directly on Instagram. Of course, you can also send us...

Duration:00:56:00

Episode #7: Shirts to Wear with Denim and Boots

5/6/2019
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In the seventh episode of The Denim & Boots Podcast, Jake and Thomas talk about the different types of shirts that're popular as part of the heritage style. The list includes chambray shirts, flannels, oxford shirts, work shirts, jacquards, Hawaiian shirts, CPO shirts, T-shirts, and sweatshirts. Throughout the episode, we also talk about the news that The Flat Head is rebranding as its founder and president, Masayoshi Kobayashi, is retiring.

Duration:01:29:05

Episode #6: How the Way Denim Is Made Determines Your Fades

4/29/2019
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In the sixth episode of The Denim & Boots Podcast, Jake and Thomas discuss the five stages of making denim, and how they each affect the fades you can expect. The five stages are: The raw materials; spinning; dyeing; weaving; and fabric finishing. They also discuss the news about a local Greenboro investor who's planning to put White Oak's Draper looms back into operation. The news came from Heddels:...

Duration:01:09:29

Episode #5: An Overview of the Most Common Boot Styles

4/22/2019
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In the fifth episode of The Denim & Boots Podcast, Jake and I give an overview of and discuss the most common types of boots in the heritage style scene. The overview includes the following boot styles: Engineer boots; Cowboy boots and ropers; Chelsea boots; Moc toes; Service boots; Iron Rangers; Beckman/work boots; Packer/semi-dress; Monkey boots; Lace-to-toe; and Derby shoes.

Duration:01:13:09

Episode #4: Jackets To Wear With Jeans and Boots

4/15/2019
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In the fourth episode of The Denim & Boots Podcast, Jake and Thomas talk about the jackets they (and their fellow denimheads) often wear with jeans and boots as part of the heritage style look. They give an overview of the most popular and common jacket styles within the four categories: leather jackets; (non-leather) military jackets; denim jackets; and other jackets. They also talk about what other garments pair well with each of the jacket styles.

Duration:01:11:50