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Why Vintage Clothing Was Made Better – The Economics of Durability

I’ve always considered the adage, “they used to make things better” to be a logical fallacy. When you look back at the last century in music, movies, books, cars, clothing, etc., yeah, it’s all fantastic. But the products of the [...]

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!iTEM Denim – LA’s Fashion Forward Raws

In the past 4-5 years, the rising popularity of raw selvedge denim has brought forth an increase in brands. And while they all have the same goal of creating better made goods, inevitably they begin to release products that seem [...]

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The New Standard Edition – New York’s Latest Raws

As many of you know, a few of us here at Rawr set up post in New York last month to cover Market Week. During the marathon runs of trade shows throughout the city, we met with many brands including [...]

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Norman Russell Denim – An Amalgam of Americana

American-made goods are making its way back into the market with plenty of independent denim companies at the helm. One such brand, Norman Russell, is taking that idea and keeping it in the family by building the brand with inspiration spanning four [...]

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New Releases

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Endrime 18oz. Hand-Made Jeans – Just Announced

We know by now that we can expect some seriously unique stuff from the Mohsin Sajid and the folks over at Endrime, and these jeans are no exception. Some of Sajid’s creations, such as the 

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Steel Feather SF0216 & SF0215 Slim Tapered Jeans

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Naked & Famous Elephant 4 – Just Released

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Ray-Ban Denim Wayfarers – Just Announced

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Benzak Denim Developers Launches New Crowdfunder

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Editorial

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Why Vintage Clothing Was Made Better – The Economics of Durability

I’ve always considered the adage, “they used to make things better” to be a logical fallacy. When you look back at the last century in music, movies, books, cars, clothing, etc., yeah, it’s all fantastic. But the products of the [...]

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Mohsin Sajid of Endrime: Denim Innovation Pt. 2

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Kenley Chittick and Dumluck Handcrafted Garments – One Man Brands

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Buck Mason Slim Fit – Denim Review

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Why Does Japan Love Mid-Century America So Much?

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Denim Care

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Five Ways to Get Rid of Vintage Smell

Everyone knows the smell. Whether it’s referred to as musty, dank, or plain funky, the scent of vintage clothing shops is pervasive. Thankfully, these stores provide some of the greatest finds in the hunt for menswear. The unfortunate side of this [...]

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5 Repair Shops You Can Send Your Jeans To

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Levi’s 501 Shrink-To-Fit (STF) Denim – The Ultimate Guide

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retaW – Denim Fragrance

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Mr. Black Garment Essentials – Keeping Your Denim Clean and Fresh

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