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Stitches per Inch: What it is and Why it Matters

One of the main reasons why raw denim continues to be so interesting is the amount of details a designer can build into a pair of jeans. Many jeans seem pretty similar to each other on the surface, but when [...]

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“Beachniks” Levi’s Red Tab Spring Summer 15 Lookbook

Levi’s Red Tab returns for the Spring/Summer 2015 season with their lookbook entitled, “Beachniks.” The collection is a tribute to the beatnik style of the 1960’s clearly mixed with California beach culture. Monochromatic looks in beach-inspired palettes made of dusty blues, [...]

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Clarks 65th Anniversary Desert Boot

Brothers Cyrus and James Clark made their first shoe in 1825 but it wasn’t until over a century later in 1950 that the Clarks shoemakers would introduce the now iconic Desert Boot. In celebration of the 65th anniversary of the original desert [...]

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The Raw Denim Sales Compendium: January 30

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 – Jean Shop Denim Jacket (7 years, 1 soak, 0 washes)

Last week’s fade had reached a ripe bold age at 5 years, but week’s one is downright ancient at 7 years. We’ve had some

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Alden for Epaulet Innsbruck Alt Wien Bluchers

Many brands do Alden collaborations, but not many do them as well as Epaulet. I’ve lost count of what number this is for them, but this pair of Alt Wien cap-toe bluchers [...]

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Oni 527 Tapered Secret Denim Review

When I set out with the goal of reviewing the Oni 527 jean, I hoped to find out as much information on the model as possible in order to provide an accurate review. Therefore I contacted Blue in [...]

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Understanding Camo: The 13 Patterns to Know

The word camouflage is said to have originated from the Parisian slang term camoufler (meaning “to disguise”) after the French army began employing artists to paint their artillery and observation posts in the same patterns as the forest during World War [...]

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Mister Freedom Pulls Patch on S/S 15 “Saigon Cowboy” Collection

Mister Freedom revealed images from their upcoming SS 15 collection known as “Saigon Cowboy” last week. As the name would imply, the line is heavily inspired by US military clothing and culture during the Vietnam War. Mister Freedom went the extra [...]

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Pure Blue Japan Indigo Dyed Beanies

Let it never be said that we don’t appreciate indigo at Rawr Denim. Besides the obvious blue jeans, we’ve covered indigo socks,

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