Here some unpublished images of the Tellason Bird Raw Denim Jean, which I took for the review I wrote for Denimhunters. After about 2 month of wear Maria from Feinschmuck is more and more happy with this jean. It took here some wears to break it in and get the denim softer hence she mostly owned pre washed or stretch jean.
” For men, some of the top priorities when choosing our jeans would likely be the general fit, the weight of the denim, the colour and size of the pockets for stowing in our stuff. For the ladies it’s another story; the main issue here is how well the jean makes them look from behind. Disregarding how well it may be constructed, the durability of the denim, or the intensity of the colour, the jean won’t score high at all if it doesn’t score in fit. Tellason seems to have found a way to combine all the things men value in denim with a great fit in the newly released Bird lady jean.
The details of the jean:
Straight leg lady cut
12.5 oz. blueline non-stretch raw selvage denim form Cone Mills White Oak
Unlike the men’s Tellason jeans the Bird has a zip fly
Tellason’s European distributorAmtraqwas kind enough to let Maria from Feinschmuck try out a pair of the Bird – the one pictured throughout this article. The jean looks great and will look even better once worn in. As it’s not a stretch denim and the fit is rather slim, we expect great fades with this one. We love the fact that Tellason accepted the challenge to create a proper pair of lady jeans, top of the line in quality and fit.
Lately I visited the Schachenmayr Gerberei / Tannery in Bad Grönenbach to buy leather for upcoming Feinschmuck Buckles/Belts. Unluckily the rumors were right, the Schachenmayr Tannery is discontinuing to make leather, which they did since 1851. But the good news is that the machines, the knowledge and the recipes will be passed to another german based Tannery. Mr Schachenmayr will so be able to trade “his” great leather after his specifications, further to his clients.
Ha! Did not know that I got my own celebration day, but it´s just like that.
Just Because Day
When : August 27th
Today is Just be-cause Day. Finally, you have a chance to do something without a rhyme or reason. Most often in life, we do things because we have to, or we want to, or it’s expected of us. None of those reasons apply today.
Is there something you’d like to do, but there isn’t a reason or logic for doing it? Well, today is the day to go out and do something “just be-cause“. It is most enjoyable if it is an uncommon, or unexpected activity or action. Perhaps, you have something in mind. If not, just go with the first thing that comes to your mind. “Just be-cause” activities often come from a “whim” or a “what if I” type of thought. We know you will quickly get the hang of this day, and have a lot of fun with it.
To get you started, here are some of our suggestions for Just be-cause Day :
Take an unplanned day of vacation
Visit someone you haven’t seen in a while
Knock on someone’s door and compliment them for their great lawn
Skip, don’t walk
Spin a wheel, and bicycle in the opposite direction of where the arrow points.
Lake of Constance – The Fisherman: Support your local fishermen, what a joy to have young guns join the path of their fathers. I met our fishermen of trust last weekend and had a short chat with him to finally witness the fishing of our fish in the lake of constance. An agreement was made that I will call him be-cause he is fed up with people asking to accompany him over and over again and never show up. So I called monday evening to meet today at 4:30 am. Somehow i could not sleep after 1am. The rest is mostly told by the images who aren´t to less and I´m a bit sorry to post a 2nd fishing post today. But it is at it is and the memories about this great morning on the lake are still fresh and I had the desire to share them.
Nintendo Gameboy – Tetris:
Who do not remember the tune of Tetris? How often did you battle against someone and a nasty smile crossed your face when “bam” 4 lines went so your opponent (sister, brother, friend …). Do you still know the name of the inventor, programmer, designer of Tetris ? It was Alexey Pazhitnov / Alexy Pajitnov it was shown on every start of the game. The Gameboy is nearly 25 years old, the batteries still work and the gameboy and the game as well. Just the highscore sucked.