Denim is one of the hardest fabrics to work with as a Designer. Not only is it expensive……but it takes incredible skill. Denim pattern makers and designers are like Gods in the fashion world. If you’re lucky ( as a designer) ….you may actually get to meet one of these divine spiritual beings on your way to the top. If you’re an average Joe like the rest of us..you’ll continue to complain about severely over priced denim and wonder why True Religion has not gone bankrupt yet.
This new Patchwork Denim phase seems to work for all parties involved this season. We can now get this same exact look at Goodwill for less than $5. No more slaving away over a sewing machine for hours. Lets just throw some left over denim swatches together, sew it up, and call it “trending:. Hell… lets skip the hemming process too! They actually may be on to something.