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Fade Friday – 3sixteen ST-120x (26 months, 0 washes, 0 soaks)

Wherever you are in the world, point your head towards California and take a deep breath in through your nose. Smell that? That’s these jeans. Reader Austin Nguyen has been wearing his 3sixteen ST-120’s everyday for over two years without a single wash or [...]

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Nudie Jeans x Oi Polloi Grim Tim Rainbow Warrior

If you’re the type of person that prefers rainbows ON their jeans instead of IN their jeans, then Sweden’s Nudie has the pants for you! Their Grim Tim Rainbow Warriors feature 14oz. of

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The Desert and Denim Tradeshow: Part II

Yesterday we introduced the new Desert and Denim tradeshow put on by Juniper Ridge in the middle of the Mojave Desert. Today we’re diving into the offerings from a few of the brands that came in [...]

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The Desert and Denim Tradeshow: Part I

Last week, some two dozen brands gathered at a the Mojave Sands Motel in the small desert town of Joshua Tree for a new trade show called Desert and Denim. Understanding the context of Desert and Denim requires a good bit of inside [...]

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Alden for Epaulet Blackjack Plain Toe Boots

The good men and women of Epaulet in New York are back at it with another Alden makeup. This one is a completely blacked-out plain toe boot made in Alden’s Ebony Lady

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Fade Friday – The Flat Head 1001 (4 years and 2 months, 4 washes, 9 soaks)

I’m not sure if photographers have the best jeans or it just seems that way because they take the best photos of their jeans. Either way, this pair of The Flat Head 1001s from photographer and reader Bhisma Diandra are truly something to behold. Worn [...]

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Fade Friday – LVC 1967 505 Rigid (1 year, 1 soak, 0 washes)

1967 was a banner year in world history: China exploded it’s first hydrogen bomb, Apollo I exploded on the launchpad, the Supreme Court swore in its first African American Justice, Thurgood Marshall, and Levi’s introduced this version of the 505, their zip-fly [...]

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Inspiration LA Show 2015 – Part II

We’re back for round two from Inspiration LA. Picking up from yesterday’s coverage, we’ve got more vintage inspired stories to report. Denim Dudes Amy Leverton was out for the premiere of her new book 

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Inspiration LA 2015: Part I

Inspiration LA has come and gone again. It was a weekend of vintage and repro fashions capped off by the world famous Rose Bowl Flea Market. Over 100 exhibitors gathered to greet a host of buyers, press, and the general public [...]

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Stevenson Overall Co. Spring/Summer 15 Lookbook

For the past ten years, Zip Stevenson and Atsusuke Tagaya have walked a very fine line with Stevenson Overall Co. The brand originally produced workwear in Portland, Indiana in the 1920s and 30s but relaunched [...]

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