From sweatshop to runway: a denim photo essay

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jeans_essay.jpgTime magazine have produced an amazing series of photographs on the journey of a pair of jeans, from production in Chinese and Sri Lankan factories to runways and shops. Workers churn out 10,000 pairs a day, hand-distressing and sewing denim.

The photo essay also gives us a behind-the-scenes look at American denim production with LA brands Bread Denim and All American Wash.

(via We Are The Market)