Links to Press and Published Media

In this page, we share a selection of various published articles and media for reference.

In this Philippine Star Life feature, together with friends from Denim Manila  we weigh in on the most common question discussed and even debated among denimheads - "How many times can we wear our jeans before washing them?"  


ANCX wrote " Behind the specialty denim brand Leon Denim is a group of men passionate about upholding the heritage of making jean trousers and jackets the way vintage pieces were made." 

Watch this short video feature for ArteFino 2019 where we talk about  about who we are and what we are about.


In this article written by Eric Caruncho and published in the Philippine Daily Inquirer June 2019, he talks Léon Denim and its philosophy of making things that last and support for increased sustainability and responsibility in the the everyday things that we consume and use.

Click on the article here Meet the Raw Denim Movement: The Anti-Fast Fashion Resistance 


In this feature for GRID Magazine Vol. 06 penned by Chiara de Castro  and photographed by Sonny Thakur, they "meet with three local brands that are working against the endless tide of insatiable wants and waste, showing us that dressing up and looking good doesn’t have to hurt anyone or the environment. (photo credit: Sonny Thakur)


Mabuhay, Philippine Airlines' inflight magazine feature about Léon Denim as among what to watch out for in the  capital city of Manila.  Penned by Writer & Editor | Kara Ortiga , and photography by Rei Gil Medestomas of RG Medestomas - Foto Medestomas .


In the the 2019 Artefino Fair, Léon Denim was given a Merit Award by Metro Magazine x ArteFino, awarded to a few selected brands in the fair that displayed creativity and design, and as well for garnering very positive reception during the event.  It was an unexpected but exceedingly pleasant surprise for us and we were grateful for the recognition.  Read more about this here  Metro Style x ArteFino 2019 Awards .

Our very first important feature is this article  Léon Denim: The First Filipino-Made Raw Selvedge Jeans written by Miguel Escobar and photographed by our late friend, Rennell Salumbre for Esquire Philippines.  It was the piece that helped introduce our brand to a wider audience locally and also abroad, for which we are and always will be grateful.  


Where can you find good jeans? Spot.PH leads you where here:  For the Guys: 10 Best Places to buy Jeans in Manila

In this article by Nana Caragay for ANCx, we share some of our views on where fashion is headed in the post-COVID 19 era.