We are featuring Nico Mantzke(@nico.mantzke) from Germany! Nico is all about the “Urban Dandy”, being part of the Instagram denim community is a big thing for him, and he always enjoys hanging out with others, having fun and talking about denim, of course:) His Instagram is full of cool shots of his adventures with his denim, traveling and more! Check it out!
Traveler based in Berlin. Love to meet people and experience nice cities. Once a carpenter, I value quality goods. Born in eastern Germany - Levi’s was the big thing. Developed my own style over the years. Call it Urban Dandy. Love my Harley, Red Wings, Selvedge and Stetson.
How did you start Instagram?
The usual, I guess! Check for yourself if you wanna know, just scroll down. But I was already hooked by the real denim stuff - started with a gift certificate of 25 € from my brother for Burg & Schild in Berlin. Fell in love ever since. When you walk through the door you got ask if you want a Coffee or a Whiskey.
Everyone was so nice and everyone talked and about his favorite legs and how great this raws will fade. I wanted to know more about these and looked on Instagram. Then I posted my own denim and now....
What does social media/Instagram mean to you?
The best thing that happened to me!
Any interesting encounters through social media?
Too many to count. I love to travel and love denim and I’m friends with lots of the guys & girls via Instagram. Now, when I travel I try too arrange to hangout. That’s so much more fun and you get to know the people and the country in the best possible way.
Any opinion on Social Media?
Don’t just passively consume the content on Social Media. That’s just an inspiration and a starting point.