Posts by David:


Working Titles: One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

In 1962, JFK was still alive, Muhammad Ali was still known as Cassius Clay, the counterculture was still confined to outsiders like Allen Ginsberg and Jack Kerouac, and a former night orderly at a psychiatric hospital named Ken Kesey published [...]

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Viberg Ebony Latigo Hiking Boot

The logging boom of the early twentieth century begat many of the great workboot makers of the Pacific Northwest. Wesco, White’s, Nick’s, Danner, and Viberg were all born out of this tradition. They not only competed with each other, but they also helped [...]

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Rawr Denim Podcast #3: Christian McCann of Left Field NYC

We’re back with the third episode of our podcast. This time around we got to talk with Christian McCann, the founder of Left Field NYC and an industry vet whose career has spanned three decades. Have a listen as we discuss everything from [...]

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Fade Friday – Bandanna Almanac x Ooe Yofuketen (15 months, 1 soak, many washes)

This week’s Fade Friday goes out to the wabi-sabi lovers, the denimheads that know that a proud, strong, and independent jean don’t need no high-contrast fades to be beautiful. You won’t find super-defined honeycombs or stacks in this pair of 

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Vans for J.Crew Denim Sneakers

Spring is fast approaching, and for many mainstream retailers that means less denim pants and more denim everything else (little do they know, some of us wear jeans year round). One such example are these collab pairs of sneakers from [...]

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PF Flyers Made in USA Center Hi

Over the past few years, PF Flyers has slowly but steadily inculcated their shoes into the heritage menswear scene. They certainly have the historical capital as one of the original US sneaker-makers (read our full history of the brand

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The Vegas Shows Autumn/Winter 15 Preview – Part III

This is the end. This final post here represents the last of our tradeshow coverage of the upcoming Autumn/Winter 15 season preview, including our friends from Clutch Magazine above. It’s been a wild [...]

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Fade Friday – Hanzo TS105SS (19 months, 6 washes, 0 soaks)

I’m seriously considering disqualifying fades from Southeast Asia–they’re just too damn good! The climate and heavy denim culture there makes for the perfect storm of amazing raw denim evos like this one from Jakarta, Indonesia. I imagine a giant blue [...]

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The Vegas Shows Autumn/Winter 15 Preview – Part II

And we’re back for round two of our Vegas show mop-up. If you missed the first post you can get caught up here, otherwise, let’s get into it! Kato’ by Hiroshi [...]

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The Vegas Shows Autumn/Winter 15 Preview – Part I

Rounding out our seasonal coverage of the trade shows are two of the big ones from this February in Vegas–Liberty Fairs and Capsule. Pretty much everything that follows is slated for this upcoming fall, so strap in, we’ve got a lot to [...]

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