Posts by David:


Fade of the Day – Naked & Famous Dirty Fade (1 year, 1 wash)

New York’s Christopher Cafaro likes it dirty. Dirty faded, to be exact. He’s worn his pair of Naked & Famous Dirty Fade jeans for a year with just one wash and has the stacks and repairs to prove it. Details Name: Naked & Famous Dirty Fade Fabric: [...]

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Fade of the Day – United Stock Dry Goods Narrow (15 months, 2 washes, 1 soak)

It has been nearly three years since United Stock Dry Goods first introduced their Narrow fit onto the raw denim market (read our full review here). And reader Ryan Cascarano (find him on Instagram [...]

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Fade Friday – Imperial Prospector (1.5 years, 0 soaks, 0 washes)

These Prospector jeans from Australia’s Imperial started off with very high prospects: a slim tapered jean made from 14oz. of raw Japanese denim. Luckily, reader Kenneth Dang was able to strike it rich with the [...]

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Japan Blue Bear Photoshops – Vote for Your Favorite and Win

Alright, our seven days are up and we received nearly a hundred original submissions for our Japan Blue Denim Bear and Momotaro Banner Photoshop Contest. For those unaware or with short [...]

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Fade of the Day – Nudie Tape Ted Dry Ecru (16 months, 1 wash, 1 soak)

“I didn’t know what it was like to trash a pair of jeans until I met Nudie and continuously wore the same pair of raw for like over six months.” That was Tai An Lu’s experience with the orange monster that is Nudie. [...]

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3sixteen Spring/Summer 15 Lookbook

3sixteen is putting their home turf on display in their Spring/Summer Lookbook for 2015. Shot in Tompkins Square Park, just a few blocks north of their showroom in the Lower East Side of Manhattan, the brand shows off some of [...]

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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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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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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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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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