In bags, on sofas and in your closet, classic denim’s true-blue appeal never fades. Try these stylish picks on for size.
WHERE TO FIND ARTISAN DENIM
You don’t need designer genes to appreciate these denim goods.
1 RUGGED RUG
Treat your feet to a rug handmade in Guatemala and sold by The Brow Bar shop in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Indigo Recycled Denim Rug, $65 meilingwest.com
2 BOLD SHOULDER
Indigo-stripe denim meets canvas and leather in this Ohio-made bag. ipad Bag, $98 breadand roses2.etsy.com
3 PILLOW TALK
Mix denims? For sure! Varied tones interlock like bricks on this pillow cover. Berkeley Denim Patchwork Pillow Cover, $85 madeforroo.etsy.com
4 TRAY CHIC
Treated denim and tanned leather form a striking display piece. Kawabon Tray Large, Washed Denim/natural, $124 graf-lantz.com
5 GREAT BLUE WHALE
The Maryn, an Ann Arbor, Michigan, boutique, sells this charmingly huggable toy crafted by Haitian artisans. Wally the Whale, $32 themaryn.com
6 WEEKEND DUFFEL
Make a quick getaway with a bag that’s not too big or too small and ages well. Medium Duffel Bag, $245 detroitdenim.com
buttoned up FONTENELLE SUPPLY COMPANY IN DES MOINES SELLS NEW AND VINTAGE DENIM, LIKE THIS ’60S-ERA JACKET. fontenellesupplyco.com 2 3 4 6 5