Circle of Friends: Sweden’s Denim Revival

As many denim enthusiasts know, the most favored denim mills call Japan (and North Carolina) their home. There are plenty of other countries that produce denim (e.g. Elhaus of Indonesia), following the current resurgence of premium denim brands and although the fabric’s name [...]

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Fat Boy Clothing – Heritage Wear Made in France

When it comes to denim, work wear, replica and heritage wear in general, two countries spontaneously come in mind: the United States and Japan. Yet, some European labels stand out, like Netherlands based Denham, [...]

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6 Raw Denim Brands You May Not Know About

Let it never be said that we at Rawr Denim are deaf to the voice of our readers. Some of you asked for some exposure to lesser-known brands who utilize our revered fabric. Here is a small list of a [...]

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3sixteen F/W 2014 Lookbook

3sixteen recently dropped their F/W 2014 lookbook and this season’s offerings look full of strong pieces to incorporate into your rotations for the coming season. Some of the standouts of the collection include the brand’s standard indigo selvedge jeans, black [...]

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Nap, Inc. – Entrepreneurship Crafted in Okayama

There are many reasons why we love denim: the fades, the history, and the craftsmanship are the first few that spring to mind. While interviewing many brands, you realize that there’s another underestimated element that actually plays [...]

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Cult of Individuality Future Vintage Fading Contest

LA-based denim label Cult of Individuality is going all out on a fading contest starting this October. Cult wants to see how their raw denim breaks in, fades, and ages with the different personalities of their wearers so they’re inviting customers [...]

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UBI-iND Gears Up for FW ’14

In a growing industry that seems to get to more and more saturated, it’s a challenge to stand out and separate yourself from the rest. But Ulrich “Ubi” Simpson has been in the game for a long time, having worked with [...]

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!iTEM Denim – LA’s Fashion Forward Raws

In the past 4-5 years, the rising popularity of raw selvedge denim has brought forth an increase in brands. And while they all have the same goal of creating better made goods, inevitably they begin to release products that seem [...]

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The New Standard Edition – New York’s Latest Raws

As many of you know, a few of us here at Rawr set up post in New York last month to cover Market Week. During the marathon runs of trade shows throughout the city, we met with many brands including [...]

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Norman Russell Denim – An Amalgam of Americana

American-made goods are making its way back into the market with plenty of independent denim companies at the helm. One such brand, Norman Russell, is taking that idea and keeping it in the family by building the brand with inspiration spanning four [...]

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