The latest video by Refinery 29 takes a sneak peak behind the scenes of L.A.-based jeaner DSTLD, outlining the various steps necessary in making your favorite pair of jeans. Start off your day with a look at the different processes that ensure the perfect pair of denim.
Stone washing softens and tightens the yarn, ensuring that the color does fade or bleed.
My favorite part: the whirring sander that turns a perfectly woven denim into clouds of blue fluff.
Patterns are drafted and cut, the pieces then sewn together with the help of a few different mega-machines. Later, the finished products are stone washed or detailed on their way to become the perfect lived-in blue.