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The Modern Definition of Denim with Andrew Olah

If the denim industry is a family dinner party of wine drinking and storytelling, then Andrew Olah sees himself as the grandfather at the table.

While it would be easy to paint his industry outlook as negative—or even cantankerous—the fact is that the Kingpins founder is incredibly proud of the industry for tackling the hard truths and implementing lots of change.

Carved in Blue talked with Andrew about the most pressing issues facing the denim industry, why competition is more vicious than ever, and why a group of denimheads is far greater than the sum of its parts.

Read more at Carved in Blue.

This article is one of a series on Rivet from Lenzing’s Carved in Blue denim blog. From conversations with the experts behind the mills that make some of the world’s most-wanted denim to the global brands bringing novel denim made with TENCEL™ Lyocell and Modal branded fibers to the market, Carved in Blue shares the stories of those whose roots run deep with denim. Visit