Monday, May 21, 2007

Denim Demon SS07 in stores

So, the new Denim Demon collection has been in stores for a while now, and I just wanted to give you a heads up.
I've written about this earlier - the new thing is a new, slimmer cut(Aahka) and a new, heavier type of denim, 14,5oz instead of 13.25oz.
I said before that the two different fabrics are very similar, but after seeing them side by side I have to say they're not. The old denim has a greenish tint while the new denim is very blue. The texture is a little different as well.
I really couldn't say that either is better though, it's definitely just a matter of taste.

Also, if you're not in Sweden, it'll be a lot easier to get your hands on a pair now as Sneakersnstuff is now selling the jeans online.
They have pictures of the fit when the jeans are sized up and worn low, but they look a lot different when worn high, like I prefer to do.
Hopefully I will be able to get pictures of this soon.

For now, you'll have to make do with these pictures. They're of the first edition Aajja after two and a half months of wear.

Sunday, May 13, 2007

Bayicon Street Cowboy

Swedish Bayicon just released their new limited model, the Street Cowboy, and I paid them a visit to have a look at it!
It is inspired by early 20th century models and comes with a cinch-back, suspender buttons and suspenders to go with them. No belt loops! The leatherpatch is also centered, just like the old times.
The denim is 11oz redline selvedge, made in Portugal, where the jeans are also sewn, and supposedly woven on a narrow loom from the 1930's.

The best thing about Bayicon, and what sets them apart, is the triple-stitching, inspired by early Lee-models, and the felled seams. There is no overlock stitching to be seen anywhere on their jeans!

The Street Cowboy fetches a hefty price at 2000 SEK, 295 USD or 215 EUR.
They will be available for purchase at

Caliroots & Sivletto, Sweden and online
Wallace, Denmark
Bond, United Kingdom
The Lawn, Singapore
Mackdaddy, Japan

Click below for more!

Left: Pocketbag print. Right: Bag that comes with the jeans.

Bay Icon is also coming out with a lined jacket and an unlined shirt-jacket for fall, as well as a pair of shoes!

Comes with a handkerchief.

Tuesday, May 01, 2007

S0500XX 4 Months

My contest jeans after 4 months of effective wear.

S0500XX 3 Months

Contest jeans at 3 months of effective wear, also compared to my friend's new pair of the same jeans.