Monday, January 24, 2011

a shout out to the

 hartford denim company!!!

i heard the following on npr radio the other day and was very happy! i know dave (and i've met marshall, but don't know him very well). dave is a cool dude and i  know how very excited he and they were to start this company. i know the pride he shows. i know how hard they all work. i've seen the jeans and touched the jeans and they are VERY well made.

Hartford Blue Jeans, Made By Hand
By Catie Talarski
It's not uncommon to see men in suits walking around downtown Hartford - but the city’s role as the Insurance capital has been slowly fading.  So what’s next? A group of young men are hoping Hartford might become the new capital of fashion.  As part of our small business project, WNPRs Catie Talarski reports how the men are doing their part. One stitch at a time.
Walking into the workshop of the Hartford Denim Company, three things stand out.
 Denim, Leather, and Beards.
Marshall Deming laughs, “I was told I would be out of the club if I didn’t grow a beard”
The impressive amount of unruly facial hair is worn by Marshall Deming, Dave Marcoux, and Luke Davis.  They certainly don't look like the typical downtown businessmen...................

pic: chion wolf
here's a link to a TON of photos by chion wolf: Hartford Denim Company

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