Grant Schildhouse

Interview 2:  with Johan Blom of SOSO

Interview 2: with Johan Blom of SOSO

Who is Johan Blom? Like most people, Johan was born. But, unlike others, legend has it he was born wearing selvedge denim. While I am 90% sure that I am 100% joking, I am 100% certain that Johan is one of two masterminds behind the SOSO Clothing. Johan and Jannis...

The Great Bing Crosby Could Kick Your Ass

The Great Bing Crosby Could Kick Your Ass

You may know the story of Bing Crosby and the Canadian Tuxedo. You may not. Almost certainly, though, some smart-ass has made the fatal mistake of calling you "Denim Dan,' or asked you where you got your "Canadian Tuxedo." If you're anything like me, you've probably...

The Paradox of Choice

The Paradox of Choice

It's Friday morning. I have a light day for work ; I likely WON'T be customer facing and WILL be sitting in front of my computer setting appointments, returning phone calls and following up on a week's worth of meetings. I've been to the gym, showered, mused at the...

Selvedge and all things Raw: Expertly Not an Expert

Selvedge and all things Raw: Expertly Not an Expert

Oh no! Another selvedge denim/workwear/leather/buy it for life blog. Make way in a crowded space. There are literally dozens (maybe more) of blogs potentially more qualified than this one. Perhaps that isn’t fair. My Co-Author is certainly well experienced and...