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Fade of the Day – Naked & Famous Okayama Spirit (1 Year, 6 Months, 1 Wash, 1 Soak)

It’s a slubby Sunday thanks to this pair of Naked & Famous Okayama Spirit‘s worn by Thamrongwit Sornpaleenan. He’s developed plenty of contrast on this unsanforized pair after wearing them for a year and a half with just a single wash [...]

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Left Field NYC Forest Ranger 16.5oz. Selvedge Chinos

For you unfortunate souls that can’t fade on the job, there are a few options for you to go business-casual selvedge. The perpetually punk Left Field NYC have just put out a new offering with a new Forest Ranger version of their Kerouac [...]

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Fade of the Day – Unbranded 121 (15 months, 1 soak)

If you’re a fan of fast faders, Unbranded’s heavyweight 21oz. denim will not disappoint. Reader Riley Gillespie of British Columbia wore these jeans for over a year, which isn’t all that surprising except when you learn he wore them ONLY ON THE WEEKENDS. [...]

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The Weekly Rundown: Mining for Vintage Denim with Michael Harris

There’s a ton of great stuff out there. And, while we would love to cover it all, we thought it best to just give it to you straight. Here’s The Weekly Rundown with the latest happenings from around the web. [...]

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The Sales Compendium: October 2

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

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Fade Friday – Momotaro x Japan Blue 0700SP (1 Year, 8 Months, 6 Washes)

The weekend is upon us and, for the weekend warriors, that can mean a fun Saturday. For today’s Fade Friday, however, that means going to battle. Rawr Denim reader Taro Salinas wore his Momotaro x Japan Blue 0700SP jeans for a year [...]

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Fade of the Day – Viapiana (14 Months, 2 Washes)

One-of-a-kind fades come in every day, but rarely do we get to see a pair of one-of-a-kind jeans. Today’s fade is a bespoke pair of Viapiana jeans worn by Gavyn Stroh of Canada. For over a year these custom jeans have [...]

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PF Flyers x The Brooklyn Circus Rambler Sneaker

My grandfather played basketball for Texas A&M before being drafted in the early 1940s. We don’t have many images of him from that time period, but there’s one in particular of him charging down court in a pair of super [...]

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Who Made Japan’s First Jeans?

In the last two decades, Japanese denim brands have emerged as global leaders in quality, craftsmanship, and design. And while many of these companies like to tie their trade back to ancient Japanese indigo dying techniques of a prior millennium, [...]

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Fade of the Day – Naked & Famous Elephant 4 (4 Months, 1 Wash)

The wearer of today’s fade is certainly not a stranger as he submitted a couple pairs of Levi’s five months ago. Sekti Wara‘s third submission is a beefy pair of Naked & Famous Elephant 4‘s, made of a heavy 22 oz. [...]

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