We took a look at how the denim industry is gradually returning to natural dyeing techniques and paying homage to communities traditionally steeped in indigo production.
We caught up with internationally acclaimed bartender Shaun Layton in the latest edition of the Weathered Project – see the evolution of Shaun’s Imogene + Willie Barton Slims and find out how Juniper is part of a wave of restaurants transforming Vancouver’s Chinatown.
The good people at Imogene + Willie put together the gorgeous short film, “summertime ride” that shows the versatile and durable qualities of their denim and the timelessness of their designs.
Local filmmaker John Bolton explores the uncanny parallels between contemporary classical composer Mark Haney and his muse, Canadian stuntman Ken Carter (the Evil Knievel of the North), in the musical docudrama Aim for the Roses. We chatted with Bolton to learn how the film evolved from a performance piece (a choreographed interpretation of Haney’s underrated concept album of the same title) to a rich, eccentric and emotional character study that will tug at the heartstrings of all the dreamers of the world.
May 5th marks the return of DOXA, Vancouver’s Documentary Film Festival. Over two weeks, the city will host the screenings of over 80 films from around the world (that’s a whole lot of documentaries). We here at dutil. have a special sneak peek of some the films you should absolutely check out.
The denim experts at Nudie broke down the traits of each denim weight class for us – find out which ounce quality suits your lifestyle and patience threshold.
In Toronto, Marc and Arlene Green have been inspiring their community to reverse the damage done to the environment through the Backyard Urban Farm Company. By offering gardening products, planning and coaching, they are propelling a movement that lowers our carbon footprint and encourages a sustainable, natural, independent and local lifestyle.