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Fade of the Day – Momotaro x Mod9 (22 months, 2 washes)

You may remember South Korean raw denim brand Mod9 from a Fade Friday several months back, but you may not remember that they did a collaboration with Japanese stalwart Momotaro. [...]

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Iron Heart x Vater & Sohn Indigo Duck Type I Jacket

Collaborating with Vater & Sohn, the hog riders over at Iron Heart released a Type I jacket several weeks ago, but we thought it deserved a little more attention. It’s made of a sanforized but unwashed duck canvas, which should develop relatively quick fades [...]

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Fade of the Day – Rogue Territory SK (25 months, 1 soak)

Most raw denim reflects the likes and habits of its wearer. Reader Dan DiPiero likes long bike rides, working at his local coffee shop, and amateur crotch repairs in the rain. His pair of Rogue Territory SKs reflect those likes a little bit better than most [...]

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Ideal Cap Co. – Will Arlt’s Search for the Perfect Ballcap

A friend of mine used to say that there are cars that look fast, and there are cars that are fast (my last ride was a ’93 Corolla and it was neither, so I took his word for it). I [...]

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Fade of the Day – Unbranded 121 (10 months, 2 soaks)

Reader Whatevercomes sounds like a pretty laid back guy. He’s worn his pair of 21oz. Unbranded 121s for ten months and these are apparently just his weekend jeans. I’m not sure if these fades are a testament to the super speedy fading potential of 21oz. [...]

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Momotaro x Context Clothing 0701 113XX Re-release

Midwest retailer, Context Clothing and Kojima’s Momotaro are back at it again, re-releasing the 0701 113XX jean. The fabric on this 16 oz. selvedge denim uses three different yarn gauges that are randomly arranged resulting in an irregular [...]

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The Raw Denim Sales Compendium: April 17

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 – Crossover Denim Chennai (6 months, 1 wash)

Thailand, man. Thailand. It does things to a pair of jeans, as does our perennial Southeast Asian fader nong33. Nong bought this pair of Crossover Denim Chennai’s at Pronto’s Siam Square location in December of 2013 and wore them every single day for six [...]

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Fade of the Day – A.P.C. Petit Standard (13 months, 0 washes, 1 soak)

We all do things for our fades. Some of us refuse to wash, some of us wear our jeans hiking or rock climbing when they are far from the most practical option, and Sherman Sng (fishermanswh on Instagram) often opts to walk [...]

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Japan Blue Denim Bear and Momotaro Banner Photoshop Contest

It’s giveaway time again and we’ve got two amazing pieces of Japanese denim memorabilia up on the block: For you hardcore denim lovers who happen to have children or just like cute toys, Japan Blue Jeans has got something for [...]

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