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Fade of the Day – Self Edge X Imperial SExI14 (11 Months, 1 Wash, 1 Soak)

Editor’s note: One of the most popular features over the past four years of Rawr Denim has been Fade Friday, where we’ve featured a pair of jeans, from fresh to faded, every single week. Today, we’re introducing the Fade of the Day, which [...]

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The Rawr Denim Guide to Leather

How Leather is Made – The Complete Breakdown

We’ve already given you a breakdown of the different types of leather and the way they’re graded, but do you know what happens in between the animal losing its skin (sorry) and when it’s made into [...]

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Rawr Denim Forum Redux – A New Age in Denim Discussion

One of the key fixtures of the Rawr Denim community has been our forum. For the past few years, thousands of our readers have discussed everything from denim evolutions to brand questions to the worst Kickstarter video on the internet. But the [...]

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Tender Co Type 007 Woad Dyed Socks

Before there was indigo, there was woad. Dyers all over Asia and Europe mashed and fermented Isatis tinctoria to make their fabrics blue from the Stone Age through the 1600s, when it was largely replaced by the

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The Raw Denim Sales Compendium: February 27

Denim sales come and go, which is why we’ve dug deep to compile a list of all the current raw denim special offers. This near-exhaustive list is posted every Friday, so if you nothing catches your eye this week check [...]

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Fade Friday – 3sixteen ST-120x (26 months, 0 washes, 0 soaks)

Wherever you are in the world, point your head towards California and take a deep breath in through your nose. Smell that? That’s these jeans. Reader Austin Nguyen has been wearing his 3sixteen ST-120’s everyday for over two years without a single wash or [...]

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Nudie Jeans x Oi Polloi Grim Tim Rainbow Warrior

If you’re the type of person that prefers rainbows ON their jeans instead of IN their jeans, then Sweden’s Nudie has the pants for you! Their Grim Tim Rainbow Warriors feature 14oz. of

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Levi’s Launches Selvedge Made In USA Collection

To commemorate 100 years with Cone Mills, America’s original denim maker, Levi’s recently launched their Made in USA collection using all selvedge denim. They’ve begun with their classic 501 Shrink-to-Fit jean in both men’s and women’s as well as their Sawtooth Denim Western Shirt. [...]

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Vintage Sewing Machines – The Complete Guide

The machine that often gets the bulk of the attention in the raw denim world is the Union Special 43200G chainstitch hemmer (see Self Edge’s above). We wanted to take a deeper look at some of the equally important vintage [...]

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Red Wing Heritage Foreman Chukka Boots

Newly added to their heritage line, Red Wing have introduced the Foreman Chukka. The last is the same as their Classic Chukka, but swaps out most of the details which accumulate to produce a version [...]

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