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The Journal

Best Ways To Break In Your Raw Denim

The process of breaking in a new pair of raw denim takes time, as rigid denim requires time to soften and mold to your body. Of course, the best way to make the jeans unique to you and your life is to wear them daily and incorporate them into your daily routine. For those in a hurry, try [...]

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Guide to Removing Denim Stains

When it comes to raw denim, the indigo color can easily rub off and stain any surface it comes in contact with, especially when it gets damp from rain or sweat. To minimize indigo bleeding (also known as crocking) altogether, do not get the denim wet or rub against any easily stained surfaces. When crocking just can’t be prevented, however, [...]

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(Re)Introducing Our Pocket Tee

The list of iconic items in a man’s closet can be as short or long as you want it to be. There are still some out there that consider shopping to be a sport and end up playing as often as possible in hopes of it all fitting in their personal space. This keeps makers and [...]

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Indigo Dyed Crew Socks

The main thrust of Tellason has, and always will be, to make staple items in a man’s closet that are made locally using the best manufacturing facilities we can find. Disposable fashion has left, and it is with great satisfaction to pursue iconic and durable goods for men that serve a purpose, have a story and that are made [...]

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The Tellason Rewards Program

If you know a bit about Tellason, you know that we are passionate about the things we make. But, we are equally passionate about getting the word out there about what we create, where we make it, and why we made it in the first place. We know we could spend our money [...]

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How and Why To Soak Your Raw Denim

All denim is either sanforized (pre-shrunk) or unsanforized (in its raw cotton state). Soaking either type, if you choose to do it, has its benefits and can be an important step to undertake when starting a new pair of jeans.How to soak your raw denim The main reason to soak sanforized denim before wearing it is to remove some [...]

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The Chemical Concerns in Denim Manufacturing

The mass manufacturing of clothing is a hot topic in terms of workers’ rights and safety. In terms of mass-producing blue jeans, the process can be dangerous and even life threatening for blue jeans factory workers.  Sandblasting, an artificial method of distressing jeans, has been a safety concern since the 1990's when the distressed denim look became high [...]

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Why Banning Sandblasting Is Not Solving Anything

Supply and demand is a concept we live and breath by in the fashion industry, as production is heavily impacted by popular trends. As a result, the increase in demands can flourish as fast as the fashion statements driving it. Unfortunately, this scenario creates the false perception that the ability to meet those demands can only be accomplished through [...]

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#ShowYourFades Giveaway

***UPDATE: The giveaway is now over and we've chosen a winner! Thanks everyone for sharing your pictures! Congratulations to  Daron Jacob, the winner of our #ShowYourFades giveaway contest! Daron considers himself to be a "denim head" and is a huge fan of Tellason, showing us why natural fading beats manufactured fades with this awesome shot! Thanks again to everyone who entered the [...]

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