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A talk with Giles Padmore of Iron Heart

How Giles met the Iron Heart boss. Marc: How did you meet Shinichi Haraki? Giles: I’ve always loved denim — I grew up wearing proper Levi’s 501s. Sometime around 1980, the quality of the product dropped off but I still kept trying to buy them. I wasn’t savvy enough at the time to understand what
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Iron Heart, quality denim for life.

Do you have an Iron Heart? Life just isn’t the same without a pair. My personal preferences have always included a variety of fashions, many from Japan. Their use of raw materials appeal to my tastes through the garments cut and texture. Selvage denim is a prime example of these qualities, and Iron Heart is one
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A Love Affair With Selvage Denim

Selvage denim: a beautiful life partner Imagine an indigo blue so intense that you can’t help but drown into her depths with every gaze. You fall into a daze staring at her diagonally ribbed lines and sweet stitched curves. Damn, just check out her cuff. I call her my ole baby blues, them trusty jeans
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Presence for the Holidays: Materialism in Fashion

Materialism is the white elephant. The holiday season is always looked upon as a joyous time for giving, yet I have always felt otherwise because the spirit of the holidays has been replaced by materialism. Retailers and advertisements spawn the need for obligatory gift-giving and relationships falter when gifts fall short of expectations. Did you
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