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Fade of the Day – Studio D’Artisan SD-107 (1 Year, 5 Months, 5 Washes, 1 Soak)

Counting itself among the Osaka 5, these Studio D’Artisan SD-107 jeans can also count itself among this week’s Fades of the Day. For a year and 5 months, these jeans have been losing indigo in Jakarta, Indonesia thanks to Aditya Sumardana. The indigo [...]

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Crepe-Soled Boots – Five Plus One

In the past, Rawr Denim has published a breakdown of the most common shoe sole options. One such sole type is crepe, a rubber made of coagulated latex that is recognizable due to its wrinkled textured. Although traditionally derived [...]

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Fade of the Day – ONI 527ZR (4 Months, 1 Wash)

Today’s fade is comin’ in hot at only 4 months of wear and already some excellent loss of indigo to show for it. These Oni 527ZR‘s belong to Inhwan Ji from Korea and come in on the heavy weight side [...]

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Tanner Goods Salt and Pepper Collection

The new collection from Tanner Goods is all about salt, pepper, and dust. Lots of dust. A glimpse at their lookbook may trigger an asthma attack, but it does demonstrate the the durability of their bags made with a revived Swiss military [...]

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Fade of the Day – Oldblue Co. 7.5″ Cut Selvedge Indonesia (4 months, 1 wash, 1 soak)

The Indonesia invasion continues with this pair of heavyweight jeans from local brand Oldblue Co.. Reader Aldrette Anakotta has taken his pair of 7.5″ Cut Selvedge Indonesia jeans out every day, including cycling, and achieved incredible results in just four months. The concealed rivets are bursting, the belt loops [...]

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The Worst of Raw Denim – Volume 2

Here at Rawr Denim, we work very hard to bring you the best of what the worlds of raw denim and heritage clothing have to offer. But in order to do that, we have to wade through a lot of crap. [...]

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Fade of the Day – Folta & Co. 027-50 (13 months, 2 washes, 5 soaks)

Indonesian-faded jeans are featured prominently here at Rawr Denim thanks to our many readers there, but it’s not every day that we get to talk about Indonesian-made jeans. Reader Pandu Kharisma has worn his pair of Folta & Co. 027-50 jeans for a little over a [...]

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Cone Mills Denim Celebrates 110 Year Anniversary

Cone Mills has come a long ways since that first spool of bobbin thread came off the line in April of 1905. Just a decade later they began producing fabric for American denim giant Levi’s, and now their White Oak [...]

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The Raw Denim Sales Compendium: July 31

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 – Red Cloud R400 (8 Months, 3 Washes, 3 Soaks)

The heat and humidity of summer can be brutal. But, one thing it’s good for is producing some equally brutal fades. Bangkok resident Dhanainun Dhanarachwattana donned the slubby 17 oz. denim for a mere 8 months and has already achieved [...]

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