Knox County man devoted to handmade denim apparel
The owner and operator of Zace Denim USA has made raw-denim overalls, jackets and jeans in Ohio for 15 years, currently working out of a reconfigured barn behind his home near the Knox County village of Fredericktown.
During the past decade, raw denim — meaning the fabric has not been washed or processed — has exploded in popularity on the international market, particularly in Japan.
Myers, who sells primarily through his website (www.zacedenim.com), ships his denim wholesale only to overseas retailers. International buyers, he said, view it as a wearable connection to the American mystique.
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