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Fade Friday – Rogue Territory SK (2 years, 5 soaks, 1 ocean wash)

Rogue Territory, the one-man-denim-brand turned seasonal-menswear-collection-dropper, is a label that stylish gentlemen across the world seemingly can’t get enough of. The brand’s limited edition collaborations and long-awaited restocks of favorite styles have generated a buzz that’s regularly [...]

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Fade Friday – Samurai Naniwa Special (1 year, 10 washes)

Even though Samurai Jeans got their start a few years later than the other Osaka brands, they’ve permanently secured a place in the denim pantheon for their combination of unique ingredients – ranging from wildly-textured loomstate selvedge denim to [...]

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Fade Friday – Unbranded Skinny 121 UB121 (1 year, 10+ washes)

One of the most popular gateway brands into the raw denim world is none other than Naked & Famous sister company Unbranded. Focusing on simplicity and denim quality rather than loud advertising and unnecessary bells and whistles, Unbranded [...]

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Fade Friday – Lee 101 Rider (15 months, 3 washes)

The spotlight for this week’s Fade Friday in on this classic pair of Lee 101 Riders. This beautiful pair has been worn with dedication for 450 days and has only seen 3 washes. They’ve even seen a few repairs along [...]

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Fade Friday - Imperial Shearer (2.5 Years, 7 Washes)

Fade Friday – Imperial Shearer (2.5 Years, 7 Washes)

The busiest people have the ability to fade some of the most unique jeans. This pair of Imperial Shearer comes from Johnny Bravvo - a DJ, avid wood-worker, and raw denim enthusiast. His jeans for this week’s Fade Friday displays the [...]

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Fade Friday – Naked & Famous 32oz Weird Guy (18 months, 5 washes)

Naked & Famous pretty much ended the denim weight arms race when they released their infamous 32oz Super Heavyweight Weird Guy jean nearly two years ago. The details required to tolerate the denim’s ridiculous weight ranged from a zip fly, belt [...]

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Fade Friday – Unbranded 21 Oz. 221 (6 Months, 1 Soak, 1 Seawash)

The combination of simplicity and quality of Unbranded jeans are quickly turning them into a fan favorite for denim projects. This week’s Fade Friday comes from our forum member, Schweizerth, who compiled a monthly progression of his [...]

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Fade Friday – Nudie Thin Finn Dry Ecru Embo (2+ Years, 1 Wash, 2 Soaks)

For this week’s Fade Friday, we turn to our own reader and forum member, Dlaz, who has a pair of Nudie Thin Finn jeans that are showing some serious wear. Over the course of 2+ years, the jeans [...]

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Fade Friday – Rogue Territory Dark Stanton (9 months, 0 washes)

Fading dark weft jeans can be a mystery. With a standard indigo warp and white weft you have a pretty good idea of how they’re going to turn out, but throw some black or indigo on the [...]

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Fade Friday – Indigoskin Lunar Limited Edition (9 Months, 1 Wash)

For this week’s Fade Friday we offer up a pair of Indigoskin Lunar Limited Edition courtesy of MicMaple, a university student majoring in architecture. We’ve seen a pair of Indigoskin featured

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Fade Friday – Steel Feather SF0121 (16 Months, 2 Washes)

This week’s Fade Friday comes to usfrom the founder and owner of Britain’s Rivet and Hide, Danny Hodgson. This pair of Steel Feather SF0121 have been beautifully broken in over the course of 16 months and [...]

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Fade Friday – Levi’s 514 (20 Months, 2 Washes)

Today’s Fade Friday features a well broken-in pair of Levi’s Slim Straight 514 raw selvedge denim. The owner, forum user Kleetz, wore the jeans for 20 months and washed them twice, resulting in some impressive features including heavy honeycombs [...]

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