North Carolina bleeds blue. The state is the home of the venerable Cone Mills denim manufacturing company, whose products are implemented in numerous brands from meticulous Japanese reproductions to tried-and-true American companies. Raleigh Denim is another company proud of its Carolina roots, and has been putting out great-fitting no-nonsense jeans for the past few years.
One of their big breaks in the industry was getting picked up by Barney's New York, and their partnership continues with a small run of hand-dipped indigo chambray trousers. In this video, Susan Oliver Fennell goes over the painstaking process of hand-dying denim and the desired color consistency sought from the process. Check out how they do things down South. [Hypebeast]