When Dime started realizing how hard it was to find clothes that he liked to wear, and that were comfortable, but also didn’t belong to the pop or hip hop world, he found that his style of clothing had become almost obsolete! It was becoming impossible to find camo anywhere, let alone a pair of canvas shorts that didn’t “make my legs look like match sticks coming out of the bottom!” (Dime was not a fan of the baggy, big legged look) or even being able to find his leather Chuck Taylor’s!
So that’s when he decided, right then and there, “I’ll just make my own! Let’s let the Rocker take care of the Rockers for a change!” That being said, he sat down and went to work sketching out his ideas and making notes on his ‘likes’ and ‘dislikes’ about his own clothing and what he wanted to change. These drawings are compiled on various canvas… from bar and airplane napkins to hotel note pads, anything he could get his hands on when an idea hit, even shit paper… well clean shit paper… haha! The man had a knack with his ideas… for writing or verbally getting them down. He always found a way for them to be recorded.
Dimebag Hardware is now featuring a small “Dimebag” swag collection headed towards a full-blown collection of street wear and accessories inspired by all of Dime’s Original Drawings and Designs. The collection, which combines the Southern Metal music lifestyle influences, with a ready wear feel, reaches fans of all ages and style.
I welcome you and your input to come along each step of the way and help us to make Dime’s clothing vision and website come alive!!! I know that it has been a long time coming and I really appreciate your patience and devotion to Dime, but we have lots more headed your way… so now… It’s time to get to work!
Many thanks and much respect from us here at Dimebag Hardware!
“Dime and I sat together charting out how he would structure his line, what the categories would be called, and even asking me all my ins and outs on chick stuff. He took a lot from his lifestyle and preferences to incorporate into these ideas!
Just like having his own language of “Dimebonics” he also had many elements in this world that related to him and that he called his own! I want to make sure that we stick to those elements and that his clothing doesn’t just relate to those who are rebellious to the trends, the metal heads and rockers, or just the ones looking for something different, but for those looking for comfort and practicality too!”
Dimebag Hardware represents everything that is Dimebag; his southern style, rock and roll, and just plain ol’ good times!
“Our continued goal here is to build you an awesome interactive website chalked full of ‘exclusive’ Dime info and a place where you can share your ideas and stories about a man who touched our hearts in many different ways! I know he truly impacted my life and I hope that we can all share those experiences together! Here you will be able to find his clothing line, exclusive videos, home movies, music, drawings, photos, notes, private audios and much, much more to come! I hope you will enjoy your “Dime Time” here as much as we will enjoy bringing it to you!
Thank you once again for sharing the love an admiration of Dimebag Darrell Abbott.”