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Perfect jeans for men

perfect jeans for men

How should men pick the perfect pair of jeans?

Jeans used to be easier to buy for men, in the past, as they were very similar, but nowadays we see different styles available, which makes it harder for them to find the perfect pair, so today we will help you find those jeans that will match with you.

“The great part about jeans is that once you have found the perfect type, it would be easy to wear them, as denim is easy to combine with almost everything”, advised Salomón Juan Marcos Villarreal, president of Grupo Denim.

Here are the steps you need to follow when you want to pick the perfect pair of jeans for you:

  1. Measure your body – The first step is to know your type of body, and you can achieve that by measuring your chest and belly, if your chest is wider, you have a shape like an inverted triangle, but if your stomach is wider, you can consider an oval shape, that will help you finding your perfect jeans easier.
  2. Find the perfect fit – There are many different fits available on stores, the boot cut fits are great for inverted triangle shapes, as that will help your figure balance top part of your body. The loose fits help for the oval figures. If you are thin, you can go for tight jeans, but if you are not sure of which one would be your perfect type of fit, choose the straight fit, this favors all type of bodies.
  3. Try them on – When you go on shopping, you will have to try several types of fits until you find the perfect ones.
  4. Ask for opinions – A second opinion will also help you find the perfect jeans, when going on shopping, ask someone else to join you, this way you will know from other person’s mouth how do you look on your jeans.

“Men prefer jeans as they are comfortable, easy to combine and can be worn at almost every occasions”, added Salomón Juan Marcos Villarreal.

You can also know about the world of denim at http://moredenim.com/

Denim overall

denim overall

Denim overalls, from the farm to fashion clothing

As jeans were mine workers’ uniform, overalls were the uniforms of the farmers or working man and they were a symbol of low class… Later, this clothing was like a flag for 1960’s hippies and then for college teens of the 70’s. The most common fabric for this type of clothing is denim but now materials like waterproof or fire resistant are used to sew overalls.

Like so many denim jean styles are always present, overalls are also a fashion garment today, at some cities people wear them for gardening purposes as this a very relaxing clothing, some others wear them because the comfort of not using a belt and having so many pockets!

Women today are wearing overalls and they look so fashion, following the jeans trends, brands are following the same styles: skinny, distressed processes, dungarees, casual, wide leg, flare, high cropped etc..

Now talking about men, overalls are still mostly used for uniform purposes, adding tool and ruler bags, but there are a few styles that some brands have developed for those fashion men that even look for overalls on the kids dept.!!

Grupo Denim, a successful maquiladora from Mexico, has produced overalls and coveralls for brands like Dickies and Wrangler. Salomon Juan Marcos Villarreal, president of this company, has explained that the last year they made unlined and lined bib overalls for Wrangler, and that they even developed a style that had zippers on the out seams. “It was quite a big challenge for our operators as they are used to sew regular overalls but it was so satisfactory to see that they were committed and so open to learn something new, having this great team is what makes us so successful”, said an enthusiastic Salomon Juan Marcos Villarreal.

Denim look

denim look

Giving a new meaning to “denim look”

Have you noticed everyone is wearing denim now? The reason is that denim look has taken new meanings, a pair of jeans, which began their life as a working clothing, are nowadays so popular that everyone is trying to create new looks with them, including super stars. Designers are playing with this fabric in many different ways, giving the denim clothes all type of finishes, decoration, color and fits so that all will find a piece for their very own style.

Salomón Juan Marcos Villarreal, president of Grupo Denim, a company dedicated to manufacture clothes, most of them done with them, gave us his impressions about the popularity of denim in the present.

Interviewer: Why do you think denim because so popular in the last few years?

Salomón Juan Marcos Villarreal: I believe it is because denim has many advantages, depending on the composition, a garment made of this fabric can be worn at any season, the costs are usually affordable and the garments last longer.

I: We seem to have seen it all about denim; do you think it has more things to offer?

SJMV: Of course, I dare saying we have glimpsed on what denim has to offer to people who loves this fabric; designers are just starting to gamble and are offering more attractive designs every day.

Here are some advices that will help you having a great denim look:

  • For jeans and shirts – When buying a pair of denim jeans, make sure they are not so rigid and fit you well. As for the shirts, look for ones made with a light denim.
  • Accessories – Denim is great for a relaxed look, but if you add it a necklace and some bright heels, you will give your outfit a completely new meaning.
  • Take risks – If you like to play with looks, make sure you have clothes in denim of different shades.
  • Wear more denim – Of course jeans are the most popular, but there are other garments that are as awesome, such as denim dresses or skirts.
  • White and black – Have you tried black denim jeans? If you haven’t done it, go for it. White denim is back so try them on, too.

“Denim is more popular because designs are done for all type of likes, with different designs that have made everyone to look for garments made of this fabric more than ever”, added Salomon Juan Marcos Villarreal.

Shrinkage on denim jeans

shrinkage on denim jeans

Shrinkage on denim jeans, finally a solution

We all love denim and we go nuts when seeing new styles on the stores, we try them on and then we take them home; BUT, what happens after the first wash? Our new brand jeans shrank too much and now they just don’t fit.

Well, apparel industry is hit by the new foolproof collection introduced by 7 For All Mankind brand, which eliminates the stretch after wearing the jean and the shrinkage after wash. The fabric used is a “unique blend of fibers” called intelligent luxury denim which is woven by a patented machine, no more details were specified.

Foolproof are launched for Spring 2016, in Paxtyn, Slimmy and Straight fits, in three indigo washes. Looks like this new denim is solving the everyday troubles and stretching and shrinkage seem so far away now.

In an interview with Salomon Juan Marcos Villarreal, president of Grupo Denim, it was mentioned that they have developed some styles for this brand before, and he agreed that 7 For All Mankind is a brand that is always innovating on the industry.

Grupo Denim is also a company that is remarkable for its fashion designs given to the apparel industry; they have a complete production process that ensures a fit that will measure as speced by the customer, their developments and production are based on shrinkage and sku tests that will guarantee the dimensions of every jean. “Our development team’s first step is to follow the shrinkage results before even making a proto and they continue doing shrinkage tests during the next step of the development. Once the development is approved and we go into production, we continue doing shrinkage tests to every fabric shipment in order to make sure that we will be using the correct patterns”, said Salomon Juan Marcos Villarreal.

 

Boot cut jeans

boot cut jeans

Boot cut jeans, so classic

Boot cut is obviously the most persistent denim fit in the world. Boot cut jeans are never out of fashion but this fit was originally created back in the 50’s in order to allow more room in the legs so cowboys and ranch workers could wear their boots.

The leg form is the key of these types of jeans, if a skinny jean is most directed to the young; the boot cut fit is most for an older brother.

As of today, this fit has emerged from different seasons with new versions. Famous brands have “baby cut” fits for those who want to look more fashion-forward outfit. On the other hand we all know Levi’s Strauss, and we also know they will always have a boot cut style offering. We can say that this style has passed the test for every season, the market is still open, we cannot imagine stores without boot cut jeans for sale, it just do not seem logical.

Salomon Juan Marcos Villarreal, president of Grupo Denim and a successful entrepreneur, is always looking for denim jeans trending and he agrees that the boot cut fit future is assured in the market as we all wear boots in the present. “There are all kind of boots, and they seem to be in the market for ever; therefore, we need a boot cut jean that matches our boots, women might say the skinny jean is an option and it really is, but seeing a women wearing cowgirl boots along with a boot cut jean, it just reminds me back in time at those western rodeos. Actually, Wrangler, a VF brand and one of our best customers, still encouraging rodeo activities, its network is called “home of the western lifestyle”, I’m so thankful that our organization is part of their great apparel industry by manufacturing most of their styles”, said Salomon Juan Marcos Villarreal.

How to make the color of your jeans stay

how to make the color of the jeans stay

How to make the dark color of your jeans stay for a longer time

Jeans made of black or dark blue denim look great, but what everyone fears is to wash them and find out the color faded away and the rest of the clothes within the washer machine are ruined, so today we will present you some valuable advices that will guarantee the dark denim color stays at the jeans by fixing the tint on them.

“The quality of the garments made of denim depends on the type of fabric used on them, in Grupo Denim, we make sure to buy fabrics of the highest quality, and to treat the garments with the correct finishes so that the color on them stays longer after a few washes”, says Salomon Juan Marcos Villarreal, president of this company:

To make the dark color of your jeans stay for a longer time, you will need the following:

  • A plastic cuvette
  • Water
  • White vinegar
  • Mild detergent

Step 1 – Fill the cuvette with half of water and the rest with white vinegar; leave enough space for the jeans.

Step 2 – Immerse your dark color jeans on this solution for 15 minutes.

Step 3 – Turn your jeans and wash them with cold water and a mild detergent.

Step 4 – Dry your jeans as you usually do.

If you have followed these steps, the color should last longer as the tint should be fixed with the vinegar and the excess of tint should be removed with the first wash. After you have done this, when you wash your jeans again, remember to mix them only with garments made of similar fabrics and dark colors.

“The color on the jeans can last longer when they are washed correctly, so it is also important to verify the care labels before they are washed for the first time”, addedSalomon Juan Marcos Villarreal.

Look awesome on your jeans

look awesome on your jeans

Tips to look awesome on your jeans

Every women needs a pair of perfect jeans, so today we will show you some advices that will help you look your jeans as if they were made especially for you.

Buy jeans of your size – That is a basic and probably the main rule, do not buy them too small or big, when going to the store, try on a few different ones until you see which ones fit better on your body.

  • Identify your body – If you carry most of your weight on your torso, try with jeans with small details on them to balance the middle part of your body. If your back part, hips or thighs give you trouble to find the perfect jeans, avoid the skin tight jeans, and try to find some with straight cut, that will help your figure as your legs will look longer and thinner. If you are very slim, buy tight jeans to create curves.
  • Consider buying dark pants – They are easier to combine and they look well on all sizes, as they fit on any type of figure.
  • Variety – Depending on your budget, you can buy different type of brands and styles according to your needs. Remember that different brands will make you look different, so try with different sizes, as you might be size 2 in a brand, and 4 in another one.
  • Buy them for you – When you buy jeans, make sure you are the first one to like them, as if you don’t, you will not feel enough confidence to wear them.
  • Do not go by the price – It is not necessary to spend much money to get some good jeans, there are many cheap styles or on sale that might fit you very well.

Salomón Juan Marcos Villarreal, president of Grupo Denim, a jeans manufacturer says: “Jeans come in a variety of styles, sizes, fits and colors as it is only matter of knowing which type fits better and everyone can find the perfect pair”.

The nylon fabric

The Nylon Fabric

Physical and Chemical Properties of Nylon Fabric

The Nylon compositions are polyamides with recurring amide groups. They contain carbon, oxygen, nitrogen and hydrogen elements.

Strength: Nylon has good tenacity and the strength is not lost with age. Nylon has a high strength to weight ratio. It is one of the lightest textile fibres is at the same time also one of the strongest. It is one of the fibres which are added at the points of wear such as knees and seats of jeans and toes and heels of socks. The strength of the nylon fabric is lost when wet.

Elasticity: Nylon has good elasticity which makes it much suitable for the apparel purposes. Nylon like other fibres has its own limit of elasticity. If stretched too much, it will not completely recover its shape. The high elongation and excellent elastic recovery of nylon contributes to the outstanding performance in hosiery. Nylon hosiery recovers to its original shape at knees and ankles instead of bagging.

Resilience: Nylon fabrics have excellent resilience. Nylon fabrics retain their smooth appearance and the wrinkles from the usual daily activities can be removed easily.

Drapability: Fabrics of nylon filament yarn have excellent draping qualities. The drape of the fabrics made from nylon can be varied depending on the yarn size. The light weight sheer fabrics of nylon night gowns have high-draping quality. The medium-weight dress fabrics can drape very nicely.

Heat Conductivity: The heat conductivity of the nylon fabrics vary depending upon the fabric construction, the type of nylon (staple/filament) used in the construction etc.

Absorbency: Nylon fabrics have low absorbency. The low absorbency of the fabrics tends to be advantageous and also disadvantageous. The main advantage of the nylons low absorbency is that the water remains on the surface of the fabrics and runs off the smooth fabric and hence dries quickly. This property makes the nylon fabrics suitable for raincoats and shower curtains. Nylon’s low absorbency has a disadvantage in that the fabric feels clammy and uncomfortable in warm, humid weather.

“Nylon has excellent abrasion resistance, also the excellent elasticity would mean that the nylon materials return to their original length and shreds the wrinkles or creases”, added Salomón Juan Marcos Villarreal president of Grupo Denim.

Dressing Colors

dressing colors

Colors used for dressing play a very important role

Your image has a very significant role wherever you go; therefore, choosing the right tones when dressing can determine different circumstances, like getting a job when going to an interview. For this reason, when dressing, you need to make sure you are causing a good impression by picking up the right colors and accessories.

“The phrase, the first impression counts is right, as it is in the way we dress that can make a difference or contribute in order to get or not those goals we are reaching for”, commented Salomon Juan Marcos Villarreal, president of Grupo Denim.

Experts in clothing confirm that dressing can affect on the perception that other persons have about you, so each color can help processing feelings or information about the person who is wearing them.
These are some colors and their effects, as well as some ideas as to how to combine them with your clothes:

  • Navy Blue – An ideal color to use on job interviews, combined with white clothing projects peace and trust to another person.
  • White – Color of optimism and honesty, organized personas who try to transmit their trust usually wear this color.
  • Grey – A color who talks about a person who uses logical and analytical thoughts.
  • Yellow – Wear this color on a wise way, for it is worn by smart and innovative people, but much of this color can eyestrain your interviewer.
  • Black – This color can show a quiet and reserved person, as well as elegant, this is a strong color, worn by people who shows leadership.
  • Red – Shows a passionate and creative person.

The details of your clothing play an important role, as well as the accessories you add, so choose the right ones to complement your outfit, remember that less is more when it comes to accessories.“It is not necessary to spend such a huge amount of money to get a professional vestment, what is most important is to know how to invest your money in clothes with which you can make the right combinations”, added Salomon Juan Marcos Villarreal.

Behind the scenes denim jeans

behind the scenes

Behind the scenes denim jeans, a whole manufacturing process

We all love to wear denim jeans; everybody says it is because of the comfort, because they want to look fashion, etc. . . . Now we see denim even on the runways, when it was originally used to dress mine workers & cowboys. Right now there’s no other trending that could replace denim, at least all brands keep on designing and developing new styles, there seems to be no end.

But, what’s behind the scenes before we get a pair of jeans in our hands? Well, there’s a dedicated team in each manufacturing company that works together through all the different processes:

  1. Development. – Customer sends a selected style or design, fabric is also specified and a pattern is issued.
  • Leg panels are sewn in order to set a wash & finishing processes.
  • 1 proto garment is sewn for measurement confirmation purposes.
  • If measurements are approved, paper pattern is released.
  • Proto garment along with a quote sheet is sent to the customer.
  • If the proto garment is approved, customer releases production.
  1. Production. – Customer sends production orders specifying style and sizes to be produced and the process begins: cutting, sewing, laundry, finishing, packing and shipping to the final destination previously requested, usually a distribution center from the customer.

Grupo Denim is a leading manufacturing and certified company, that follows the highest standards in quality; as a result, they work with the best brands in the market. “We have become as an extension for our partners, they trust us because we have shipped for many years finished goods that meet their specifications, our worldwide customer service depts. are always there to support them in case of any inconvenience. Our development team is always looking for new trending and we share our designs and ideas with our clients, we have built a great partnership”, said Salomon Juan Marcos Villarreal.