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Akaime

Akaime A510-XX Raw Denim Review – 4.25/5

Akaime A510-XX Raw Denim – Review About two and a half months ago, I was asked to review a pair of Akaime A510-XX’s. At the time, I’d never heard of Akaime, but as a lover of all raw denim, I said absolutely. Two [...]

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The GRO Project And The Cardinal Denim

The GRO Project And The Cardinal Denim In a market dominated by premium denim brands all promising heritage, attention to detail, the strongest fabric and then some, pure craftsmanship isn’t always enough to stand out among the competition. The GRO Project’s [...]

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Viapiana

VIAPIANA – Custom, Hand-made Denim From Thailand

Ben Viapiana is the founder of VIAPIANA, a custom denim company based out of Bangkok, Thailand where, for $229.00 – $269.00, you can order a pair of handcrafted jeans customizable from the ground up. Similar to how New York City’s 3×1 provide [...]

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Flat Head X Naked & Famous X Tate + Yoko Collaboration #2

The Flat Head x Tate + Yoko Collaboration

Flat Head X Tate + Yoko Collaboration For denim heads who missed out on one of 2011’s great collaborations, The Flat Head and Tate + Yoko have teamed up to bring you seventy five pairs of a 16 Oz. second version. The Flat Head [...]

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Fade Friday - Pure Blue Japan XX-005S (13 Months, 3 Washes, 1 Soak)

Fade Friday – Pure Blue Japan XX-005S (13 Months, 3 Washes, 1 Soak)

Fade Friday – Pure Blue Japan XX-005S (13 Months, 3 Washes, 1 Soak) Pure Blue Japan has been well-represented lately for Fade Fridays, and for good reason.  Many [...]

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Studio D'Artisan x BlueInGreen NY-001 Jeans

Studio D’Artisan x Blue In Green NY-001 Jeans

Studio D’Artisan x BlueInGreen NY-001 Jeans Some of the best Japanese cloth and construction meets slick Soho styling in Studio D’Artisan and Blue in Green’s limited-edition collaboration, the NY-001 jeans. In true Studio D’Artisan fashion, the NY-001 jeans are raw, made from unsanforized, 15 [...]

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5 Raw Jeans for Beginners

In the past few years, raw denim has become quite popular. Jeans have been a must-have item for decades, but before denim worked its way into everyday fashion, jeans were only produced unwashed, dry, and raw. These days, denim manufacturers [...]

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Goodale Tailored Skinny Selvedge Raw Denim

Goodale Tailored Skinny Selvedge Raw Denim

Goodale Tailored Skinny Selvedge Raw Denim For those not familiar with JackThreads.com, it is a members-only shopping website offering daily deals on a number of contemporary fashion brands.  Originally, JackThreads partnered solely with brands like Original Penguin, Vans and WESC to [...]

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Rawr Denim's Guide To Sanforization

What is Sanforization and Why Does It Matter?

Rawr Denim’s Guide To Sanforization – IronHeart uses sanforized denim almost exclusively. You have probably not heard of Sanford Lockwood Cluett, but he is the man responsible for assuring your $300.00 Raleigh’s still fit after their long-awaited first wash.  That’s right! [...]

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Fade Friday - Cheap Monday Autobahn (2.5 Years, Many Washes)

Fade Friday – Cheap Monday Autobahn (2.5 Years, Many Washes)

Fade Friday – Cheap Monday Autobahn (2.5 Years, Many Washes) Three long years ago, Sam Wilder bought a pair of Cheap Monday Autobahn Unwash jeans at Need Supply Co. in Richmond, VA.  As he tells it, they were a little [...]

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