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Multibrand womenswear store Hengelo – founded in 2011 and based in Surrey, UK – targets customers of all ages. Here, co-owner Kate Payne gives us a glimpse into the running of the store and its eclectic selection, within which denim plays a major role.
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Exclusive Travel Diary
"Japan, proud to be one of the last countries with fully functional ancient denim dyeing and weaving methods, organized a trip for a few denim experts who wanted to know more", writes our guest author Tilmann Wröbel. Read his full report here...
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