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The Raw Denim Sales Compendium: September 4

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 – LVC 1944 501 (7 Years, 1 Month, 4 Washes)

In 2008, Fleet Foxes’ eponymous album was released, the recession hit, and these jeans were raw. It’s Fade Friday and today’s pair is practically a senior citizen in denim years. Worn by Nor Sinarimbo, this pair of Levi’s Vintage Clothing 1944 501 jeans have made [...]

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Fade of the Day – Left Field NYC Black Maria Greaser (2 Years, 4 Washes)

Now, we love indigo. Hopefully that’s evident. What might not be so evident, though, is the fact that we do love us a pair of black jeans. Maybe after today’s Fade of the Day, you’ll share our sentiment. These Left Field NYC Black Maria [...]

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Dear Jean Denim Advice – Fading, Ocean Washes, and Hemming

Raw denim and quality clothing in general aren’t the most intuitive of subjects. If they were, there would be no need for sites like ours to exist. We do our best to cover a wide swath of the most common [...]

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Fade of the Day – A.P.C. Petit Standard (1 Year, 9 Months, 3 Soaks)

We love getting submissions like these A.P.C. Petit Standard‘s for a couple of reasons. One, the fades are dope and secondly, the journey they’ve been through is even better. Kurt Metscher from Texas wore these through a summer trip to Japan and [...]

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Sugar Cane 1953 Type II Unsanforized Raw Denim Jacket

New on Self Edge shelves, the Sugar Cane 1953 Type II Unsanforized Raw Denim Jacket is made of a crispy 14.25 oz. selvedge denim and has all the typical Type II trappings – pleated front, dual breast [...]

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Fade of the Day – Pure Blue Japan XX-011 (1 Year, 1 Soak)

Today we present to you a pair of Pure Blue Japan XX-011‘s submitted to us by Josh Hicke of Toronto, Ontario. The XX-011 are made of a 13.5 oz. denim and are actually cut from the same pattern as the Blue in Green [...]

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Natural Leather Boots – Five Plus One

Five Plus One is our weekly series of buyer’s guides. We pick a specific category and dig up five great options along with one that’s a little outside the norm. It has been my observation that denimhead evolution usually follows [...]

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Fade of the Day – Kings of Indigo Clovis 12 oz. Organic (17 Months, 1 Wash)

It’s fade time! Reader Diederik from Rotterdam has worn these Kings of Indigo Clovis 12 oz. Organic jeans for a year and a half and let me tell you – he’s giving this brand a good name as this [...]

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All About Boro – The Story of Japanese Patchwork

Boro might sound unfamiliar to the everyday person, but in the world of indigo and Japanese fabrics, it has a storied history. The fabric is having a bit of a “renaissance” due to the fact that it’s now being used [...]

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