BlueCut Aprons - Designer Aprons Handcrafted in Los Angeles

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Announces a New Partnership with Celebrity Chef Ilan Hall

BlueCut Aprons (New York 347.460.4827; Los Angeles 310.734.8232;, American made goods, is bringing a fresh approach to chef and utility wear with handcrafted aprons and chef’s coats. Established in 2014, BlueCut Aprons utilizes only the finest materials to create fashionable, comfortable and practical wear for both men and women. Designed for chefs, home cooks and others, BlueCut's clean-cut, high quality products are bringing a unique approach to culinary apparel.

Constructed from fine, hand selected denim from America, Japan and Europe, BlueCut provides stylish, resilient aprons for working in kitchens, bars, hair salons, gardens and art studios. Its 100% cotton webbing neck straps and ties are sourced from American mills, of the highest quality. BlueCut Aprons are reinforced by bar tacks and facing at the pocket corners and where straps are attached, providing extra durability. For strength and style, some aprons include rivets and metal hardware. The adjustable neck and waist straps incorporate metal sliders and rings for added convenience and comfort. BlueCut products are handcrafted in Los Angeles, CA.

BlueCut’s handcrafted aprons feature durable denim, twill, canvas and other fine weaves. It’s most popular style, Mason Selvage Apron ($89), features 10 oz. selvage denim from Cone Mills, 100% cotton webbing straps, copper rivets and antique brass hardware. Madison Water & Stain Repellent Apron ($59) is made of a traditional cotton/polyester material, matched with antique nickel hardware, and comes in a variety of appealing colors, such as bordeaux, dusty blue, black and white. They’ve recently created an aged apron collection utilizing their expertise in crafting unique washes and finishes. Each aged apron is worked by hand to create a vintage style to emulate the look and feel of an old pair of jeans. BlueCut Aprons features stylish and useful elements, including chest pockets, towel loops, pen/thermometer pockets and signature darts for a tailored fit. In addition to its full-length aprons, BlueCut specializes in distinct waist and bistro aprons, such as its Chelsea Waist Apron ($50/$52), available in indigo denim and railroad striped denim, as well as fitted chef’s coats. Its Rivington Chef’s Coat ($130) made of stretch fine twill and antique brass buttons features stretch arm gussets for easy movement, plus a tab on the back of the collar to secure apron straps.

BlueCut, the creation of several talents, was launched in 2014. Chachi Prasad and Karam Kim, a husband and wife design team are the founders of the premium denim line Bishop, the New York City natives cut their teeth on Fashion Avenue, working for Calvin Klein, John Varvatos, Yigal Azrouel and Oscar by Oscar de La Renta. In 2009 Chachi and Karam were commissioned by restaurateurs and chefs to create cool, stylish, and functional aprons for their establishments. They partnered with longtime friend and entrepreneur Chris Miale, founder of Intox Productions, a creative boutique in New York specializing in brand design and development, whose clients have included Saatchi & Saatchi, Deutsche Bank, Benihana and Litton Entertainment.

BlueCut is proud to partner with celebrity chef Ilan Hall (Gorbals, NYC), a graduate of The Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, NY, and the winner of the second season of Bravo’s Top Chef. Ilan opened his first restaurant, The Gorbals, in Downtown Los Angeles in 2009, and a Brooklyn outpost in 2013. His cooking competition show Knife Fight, is in its third season on Esquire Network. Along with the wealth of culinary experience Ilan brings to the table he connects with BlueCut’s audience, sharing a similar sense of style and a profound respect for the culinary world. With BlueCut’s seasoned designers and Ilan’s kitchen expertise, BlueCut aprons are a landmark style in the industry in form, function and craftsmanship.

BlueCut’s custom designs are also worn by other notable, rockstar chefs, including Ilan Hall (Gorbals), Ori Menashe (Bestia), Walter Manzke (Republique), Fabian Gallardo (Petty Cash Taqueria), Michael Chiarello (Bottega), Fabio Viviani (Firenze Osteria), and Ray Garcia (Broken Spanish and B.S. Taqueria). Its chef wear line can be spotted in fine establishments, such as Santa Anita Park’s Chandelier Room, The Milling Room, Rebelle, The Eveleigh and Esquire Network’s Knife Fight.

BlueCut creates original and unique styles. From screen printing and embroidery, to selecting the fabric, pockets, closures, straps and accessories, BlueCut works with chefs and restaurants to create an original aesthetic for each individual. For more information, visit

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