Become Your Own personal Atelier

Esquire|The Big Black Book - Fall/Winter 2019

Become Your Own personal Atelier
DENIM DAMAGED? DON’T TOSS IT! INSTEAD, TAKE A CUE FROM JOHN ELLIOTT AND DIY A UNIQUE FIX.
Daniel Dumas

SAY YOU’RE at an amazing thrift shop in Tokyo’s very cool Koenji neighborhood and you come across the perfect pair of vintage denim shorts. Well worn, sun faded, and frayed in all the right places. Well, almost perfect. The left leg has an enormous tear, exposing more skin than you might want to in polite company. What do you do? If you’re L.A.–based sportswear designer John Elliott, you buy the shorts and figure out how to fix them later.

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The Big Black Book - Fall/Winter 2019