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90's Hip-Hop Style featuring Aaliyah in Maurice Malone

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Aaliyah in Maurice Malone t-shirt Photos via tumblr.com Aaliyah was one of my all time favorite people. Back in the 90's, I was on-set to supply her with clothing for her first video and she always showed me Detroit love. P. Diddy, Aaliyah and The Notorious B.I.G. Photos via tumblr.com

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Denim Designer Maurice Malone teaches denim wash techniques in China factory

Denim Design How to Maurice Malone Vigoss

Denim Designer Maurice Malone teaches denim wash techniques in China factory

Maurice Malone at the Vigoss factory in China, explains to staff how to correctly make realistic whiskers on denim jeans. Denim Designer Maurice Malone   This video was created for Denimwork.com, Maurice's Freelance Fashion and Denim Design Service in 2011. Head of denim design at Vigoss USA, Maurice worked up to six months out of the year at factories throughout China. Like fabric selection, one of the other clear ways to distinguish between good and bad jeans is the effort that goes into making the washes. Many of the factories and designers that make jeans don't understand the original purpose of sanding raw jeans during production was...

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THE RISE, FALL, AND RISE OF THE "STEVE JOBS OF DENIM"

Steve Jobs of Denim

IN THE 1990S, HIP-HOP STARS EVERYWHERE WORE MAURICE MALONE'S CLOTHES. BY 2001, HE WAS BROKE. BUT HIS NEW VENTURE IS SIMPLICITY ITSELF: QUALITY JEANS AT A REASONABLE PRICE. BY DAVID ZAX Maurice Malone walks into a café in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, his home and base of operations for nearly 20 years, looking suitably stylish. Soon, the man Brooklyn Magazine once called "the Steve Jobs of denim" is teaching a fashion-backward journalist about the joys of "raw denim," which Malone specializes in. In an age where jeans come pre-washed, pre-sanded, sometimes even pre-torn, raw denim is a return to purity. They’re for...

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Maurice Malone speaks to students at Kent University

How to start a fashion brand Maurice Malone Video

TIPS STARTING A FASHION BRAND 2012 video of Maurice Malone instructing students at Kent University and giving  "tips in starting a Fashion Brand."

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Maurice Malone new website

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Maurice Malone new website

Welcome to the new Maurice Malone website. This is the 1st post for the blog area which will be updated weekly with things past and present related to designer Maurice Malone. In the shopping area, you'll find products from Maurice's current brand Williamsburg Garment Company, with plans to remake classic Maurice Malone products from past collections. Fans and friends are welcome to post comments.    

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