Chioma Nnadi at Vogue recently wrote about her experience with Shawn Joswick. Shawn is a customized denim professional who has customized distressed jeans for companies including Barney's and Corso Como and works out of a denim boutique in Brooklyn, Brooklyn Denim Company.
Chioma narrates the process of her visit with Shawn, and details some of the techniques he uses, including one with power tools! While I may not be paying a professional to customize my jeans anytime soon, the article does provide some helpful tips about how to distress jeans.
You can view the entire article and photos here.