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Apr 16Liked by Jane Herman

🤯 That is Sorcery!

I grew up with a mom who sewed and know enough about garment construction to be annoying to tailors. It brings me genuine joy to see such thoughtful and creative tailoring. Going to share this with my mom!

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Thank you Vanessa! Cool mom.

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Apr 17Liked by Jane Herman

Desert Denim company here in Tucson is amazing. She offers a bespoke fitting experience where she sizes and fully rebuilds the denim to your body. She is a true wizard, here is her IG.

https://www.instagram.com/desertdenimcompany?igsh=MTF5N291ZHpsOHl0ag==

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Yes! Thank you Josh, I’m following now.

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Jane! I'm new to your Substack and really enjoying how you intertwine clothing commentary with statements on life and what makes it worth living. There's nothing better than feeling yourself in the exact place you're supposed to be in that moment.

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Agreed! Thank you Kelly.

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Apr 17Liked by Jane Herman

Hi Jane, I’m responding to your call for denim tailors for the guide you’re vetting and assembling. I’m so glad you’re doing this! It’s needed and will be wonderful to have these resources in one place! For NYC, in case these aren’t already on your radar, look at Brooklyn Denim Co and Emma Sienkiewycz for denim tailoring and repair. Emma was at the Loren denim shop in Greenpoint before it closed. They can both make all kinds of magic happen to a pair of jeans!

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Thank you Jessica, Emma is news to me and sounds great! Appreciate this.

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Apr 16Liked by Jane Herman

This is incredible. But why does the wall of detached coin pockets make me sad?? Ha. Now I'm looking forward to taking all my old denim to a tailor! Thanks for this knowledge.

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Hahaha. Don't be sad for the coin pockets. I'm sure Lindsey will find a good use for them one day!

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Apr 16Liked by Jane Herman

Hi Jane! I’m a relatively new follower and love your five pieces! I normally buy a 30 to 31 jean to have them slightly loose and not too tight at the waist. What size should I buy in your jeans, since I am not quite sure about measurements. Thank you! I think your pieces are beautiful! Best, Jamie

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Hi Jamie, Thank you so much. I recommend you get a size 30. I’m finding that, unless you really like your jeans to hang, sizing down is working for most of my customers. And myself. Thanks for reading!

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They look so good! I love that she utilizes all the old fabric “scraps”.

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I love that, too.

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I loved every second with you in SF, and I’m beyond obsessed with these jeans. Love them. Perfect fit and so easy to wear and comfortable. Instant compliments. ❤️❤️❤️

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Love your stories and new line. Love that you can make these old jeans fit like they've been yours for years! Here is one that might be a little tricky. My friend bought these vintage jeans from a shop in Santa Barbara. She didn't realize until she tried them on at home again that they had worn in one very particular place. She was kind of horrified when she realized the shading on the front next to the fly. As she says, someones package had left quite an impression!!!! Do you have any suggestions? Would love to send you a photo. It's actually kind of hilarious. Thank you!

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