Posts by David:

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The Humble History of the Sneaker

You’ve probably owned at least a dozen pairs over the course of your life, but it’s hardly been a hundred years since they’ve been around. Sneakers, trainers, tennis shoes, plimsolls – whatever you call them, athletic shoes have made their [...]

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Rawr Denim’s Last Minute Gift Guide

So it’s December 16th and you’ve waited til “nine ladies dancing” to even think about getting gifts. Don’t worry, we did too. That’s why we’re here with our down to the wire suggestions. All of the below are in stock, ready to [...]

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The Worst of Raw Denim – Volume 1

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 Friday – Big John M1 Gunjo (3 years, 3 soaks, 0 washes)

Fade Friday is upon us again, and this week’s iteration has been three years in the making. In late 2011, Mayari Mailoa picked up this pair of Big John’s and they [...]

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Rawr Denim Podcast #2: Andrew Chen of 3sixteen and Self Edge

It’s time for our next iteration of the Rawr Denim Podcast, the online radio show where we sit down with some of the biggest names in the heritage and denim space. Today’s episode features our friend 

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Fade Friday – Gustin Heavy American (7 months, 3 washes, 0 soaks)

Some of us are denim masochists, torturing ourselves with the tightest, stiffest, most uncomfortable pants imaginable. Then there are denim sadists, who prefer it the other way around–inflicting pain onto the denim instead. Today’s Fade Friday falls in the latter camp. This pair of Gustin Heavy [...]

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Working Titles – Dallas Buyers Club

We’re in the middle of what’s been called the “McConaissance”, the glorious period where Matthew McConaughey’s acting talents and onscreen charisma have finally reached mainstream acceptance. After about fifteen years of romantic comedy purgatory (Failure to Launch, Fool’s Gold, How [...]

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Fade Friday – Nudie Gunnar Shirt Organic Dry (5.5 months, 1 wash, 1 soak)

If the photos from this week’s Fade Friday look a little familiar, relax, you haven’t gone denim crazy. They’re coming from Rawr Denim Forum user Zin (Instagram user, @nizzel55x), whose IH-666s were featured

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Rawr Denim’s Thanksgiving Buckle Outfit

Today is the day we come together and celebrate the joining of Pilgrims and the Indians for Thanksgiving, at least it is in the United States. The Pilgrims had buckles–on their hats, shoes, belts, and probably a few other things–so [...]

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Know Your Soles: The 8 Most Common Options

If you haven’t heard the hacky salesman pitch about buying quality on what separates you from the earth, you’re about to hear it now, “Spend money on what goes between you and the ground: mattresses, shoes, tires, etc.” In footwear, [...]

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