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Fade of the Day – Unbranded UB101 (14 months, unknown washes)

Today’s Fade of the Day is the workhorse of the entry level jean market and our pick for the best buy for newcomers. Even at under $100, the Unbranded 101 shows that it can [...]

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Digging into Moleskin – Textile Tales

When talking workwear, the usual images that come to mind are denim, canvas, and heavy [...]

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The Raw Denim Sales Compendium: April 24

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 – Imperial Prospector (1.5 years, 0 soaks, 0 washes)

These Prospector jeans from Australia’s Imperial started off with very high prospects: a slim tapered jean made from 14oz. of raw Japanese denim. Luckily, reader Kenneth Dang was able to strike it rich with the [...]

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Fade of the Day – Sage Warden (2 Years, Unknown Washes, 1 Soak)

On today’s Fade of the Day we bring you Rawr Denim reader Reinhard Andersen’s gorgeous pair of jeans from Indonesian denim and apparel brand Sage. This model, the Warden, has been worn in the hottest of hot and coldest of cold climates, [...]

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Japan Blue Bear Photoshops – Vote for Your Favorite and Win

Alright, our seven days are up and we received nearly a hundred original submissions for our Japan Blue Denim Bear and Momotaro Banner Photoshop Contest. For those unaware or with short [...]

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Fade of the Day – Nudie Thin Finn Dry Heavy Selvage (1 Year, 0 Washes, 1 Soak)

Today’s fade comes to you from reader Nadthachai Kongkhajornkidsuk from Thailand who wore his pair of Nudie Thin Finn Dry Heavy Selvage jeans everywhere from the classroom to the basketball court. One year and one repaired crotch blow-out later, Nathachai is well on [...]

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Lauren Yates of Ponytail Journal – People To Know And Follow

Lauren Yates is probably one of the most unexpected things in the heritage wear market. From Thai, Chinese and British descents, she was born in Hong Kong and raised in Bangkok and Australia, where she spent most of her life, [...]

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Fade of the Day – Nudie Tape Ted Dry Ecru (16 months, 1 wash, 1 soak)

“I didn’t know what it was like to trash a pair of jeans until I met Nudie and continuously wore the same pair of raw for like over six months.” That was Tai An Lu’s experience with the orange monster that is Nudie. [...]

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3sixteen Spring/Summer 15 Lookbook

3sixteen is putting their home turf on display in their Spring/Summer Lookbook for 2015. Shot in Tompkins Square Park, just a few blocks north of their showroom in the Lower East Side of Manhattan, the brand shows off some of [...]

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