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Tellason Cramerton Army Cloth Chino

Posted up in North Carolina, just like a certain denim mill we admire, Cramerton Mills has been pumping out the definitive khaki cloth since 1929. Ahe fabric has served America well, clothing soldiers all the way through the Vietnam [...]

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Introducing Olé Denim

Say hello to Olé Denim. Based out of Canada and produced in the United States, Olé was formed not too long ago in 2013. But Olé isn’t just some schmuck off the street who thinks he can get in on the raw [...]

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Freenote Cloth Hickory Selvedge Railstripe Shirt

It’s no secret that we’re what you might call indigo-obsessed. Our beloved blue has had a resurgence, a golden age in which it’s appearing everywhere from shirts to sweats to boots. Freenote Cloth not only utilizes indigo for its denim, they’re [...]

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5 Indonesian Denim Brands You Should Know

Hang around raw denim for long enough and it’s inevitable to hear someone mention Indonesia. The climate–hot and humid on a cold day–juxtaposed against a fiercely passionate denim culture creates some of the most consistently impressive fade results, period. If [...]

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Kurt’s Amsterdam Indigo and Screen Printed Hemp T-Shirts

In our line of work, we’ve seen practically everything under the sun dipped and dyed in indigo. There have been shoes, boots, beanies, even sofas and clocks so it takes something extra special to catch our [...]

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Inside New England Outerwear Co. – Making Maine’s Handsewn Footwear

When you hear outerwear and see footwear, New England Outerwear Co. may sound like a bit of a misnomer. Dan Heselton and Greg Cordeiro began NEO in 2012 primarily producing outerwear (and they still do make jackets). But their passion was shoes, specifically the handsewn [...]

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Workers’ From Cotton to Jeans Parts V and VI: Patterning and Sewing

We’ve translated Japanese brand Workers’ six part feature on the denim production process From Cotton to Jeans. In Parts V and VI, they discuss the pattern creation and sewing stages. Click here to start from the beginning. Part V The Pattern This is the [...]

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Workers’ From Cotton to Jeans Parts III and IV: Dyeing and Weaving

We’ve translated and reformatted Japanese brand Workers’ six part feature on the denim production process From Cotton to Jeans. In Parts III and IV, they discuss the rope-indigo dyeing and shuttle weaving stages. Click here to start from the beginning. Part III Rope Dyeing The spools of [...]

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Workers’ From Cotton to Jeans Part II: Spinning and Carding

We’ve translated and reformatted Japanese brand Workers’ six part feature on the denim production process From Cotton to Jeans. In Part II, they discuss the spinning and carding stages. Click here to start from the beginning. Part II Weaving/Raw Cotton Storehouse – Test Spinning [...]

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Workers’s From Cotton to Jeans Part I: Cotton

Japanese denim brands are well-known for their obsessive attention to seemingly inconsequential detail. But the exact process by which this is done often remains somewhat obscure to overseas clientele, who rarely get much of a behind-the-scenes glimpse of denim production, [...]

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