Take 5 | Denim Hound


5 things I never leave home without

1. My phone.
2 Sweettrade key hook.
3. wallet (right now I’m rotating through: Albatross Brand, Voyej, and a denim Momotaro wallet).
4. My YSL prescription sunglasses.
5. Feeding my bunny Harvey.

Must visit spots in Los Angeles

General Quarter – Blair and the rest of the crew over there are genuinely cool people, and the store smells amazing.
Self Edge, they have denim in the shop you can’t see anywhere else in LA, like Sugarcane and The Strike Gold.
Bar Keeper in Silverlake, they have the coolest stuff for your bar.

5 favourite films

I am a huge film geek so this is tough, but just to name the first 5 that come to mind
The Master
There Will Be Blood
Buffalo 66
The Royal Tenenbaums
It Follows

5 of the best pairs of denim I’ve owned to date

Oni – Secret Denim
Tanuki ID x ID
Okayama Denim x Japan Blue Sapphire Slub, Oni – 517xx.

5 people (dead or alive) I would love to have lunch with

Philip Seymore Hoffman
Hunter Thompson
Daniel Day Lewis
My Grandmother Kei.

Check in next week as Denim Hound breaks down buying your first pair of Selvedge Denim.