#56 - Pockets and Planet: a conversation about inclusivity and denim innovation with Marshall Conley

In this episode of A Smaller Life, we explore the world of Slø Jeans with co-founder Marshall Conley. Slo Jeans is a denim brand that focuses on creating sustainable and inclusive jeans for all body types.

Marshal emphasizes that Slø Jeans is committed to inclusivity, with sizes ranging from 00 to 40, and a goal of eventually expanding to 50. He also discusses how Slø Jeans focuses on creating jeans that fit real bodies, not just industry standards.

Another unique feature of Slø Jeans is their emphasis on functional pockets. Marshall believes that everyone should have access to pockets that fit their needs, whether they need to carry a phone or a wallet.

Throughout the interview, Marshall offers insights into the denim industry and the challenges of creating sustainable and inclusive fashion.


  • Sustainable fashion is the future, and it is essential for brands to take responsibility for their impact on the environment.
  • Slø Jeans uses sustainable materials and ethical manufacturing practices to create high-quality, long-lasting denim.
  • Slø Jeans is committed to creating sustainable and inclusive denim for all body types.
  • The brand offers sizes ranging from 00 to 40, with a goal of expanding to 50 in the future.
  • Slo Jeans emphasizes functional pockets that fit the needs of real people.
  • Marshall offers insights into the challenges of creating sustainable and inclusive fashion.


  • "We're about creating real, inclusive fashion that everybody can wear." - Marshal Cohen
  • "Sustainable fashion isn't just a trend, it's a necessity for the future of our planet." - Marshall Conley
  • "Inclusivity is at the core of Slø Jeans because fashion should be for everyone, not just a select few." - Marshall Conley
  • "Pockets are essential for functionality and practicality in fashion. It's important to prioritize practical design." - Marshall Conley
  • "We want people to feel comfortable and confident in their jeans, and that means having pockets that actually work for them." - Marshal Cohen

Key words: Slo Jeans, sustainable, inclusivity, pockets, denim, fashion, real bodies, industry standards, ethical, manufacturing, functional design, practicality, environment.




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