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Fade Friday – Lee 101S (1 year, 1 rinse, 0 washes)

A little over a year ago, we covered the Lee Dry Denim Survival Weekend, where a handful Euro denimheads put the jeans to the test during two days in the [...]

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Hsiang Chin Moe of Kapital World Movie – Exclusive Interview

Even with the colossal impact and hyper growth of social media, blogs, and other technology, look books have always held their place in the fashion world. Part art, part science; they serve as a convenient, clear point in showcasing any brand’s overarching or [...]

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Fade Friday – Unbranded 121 (7 months, 1 wash)

Unbranded’s 21oz. denim sheds indigo like it’s nobody’s business. I’d like to imagine that after you buy a new pair of 21oz. Unbrandeds you just leave a [...]

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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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Fade Friday – Real Japan Blues 103BSP (3 years, 4 washes)

Every once in a while you see the grandaddy of all fades. The Holy Grail of honey combs. This week these Real Japan Blue

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Bandit Photographer Cory Piehowicz – Exclusive Interview Pt. 2

See Part One of our interview with Cory here. It didn’t take me long to find out how to irritate Cory Piehowicz. Browsing through the thousands of photos that he has from his denim journeys, [...]

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Pete Searson of Tellason: Denim Innovation Pt. 4

This marks our fourth installment in our series on “innovation” in the world of raw denim. We’ve been speaking with experts within the industry to get their take on this idea as it applies to our beloved fabric and [...]

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Fade Friday – Tellason Sheffield 16.5 Oz. (10 months, 4 washes)

Tellason has been going strong for about six years now, plenty of time for its customers to produce some nice fades and put the jeans to the test. We’ve featured a few pairs of Tellasons on Fade Friday in [...]

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Fade Friday – Left Field Indigo Canvas Chino (6 months, 2 washes)

We recently had the pleasure of visiting Christian McCann and his crew at the Left Field HQ out in Ridgewood, Queens. One of the many items he had out on display was a [...]

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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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