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Exclusive Interview – Simon Wahl, Store Manager of Tate + Yoko

Spanning three brands, countless fabrics, and a retail store in Montreal, Naked & Famous has grown to become one of the most prominent names in raw denim today. Tate + Yoko represents not only brick and mortar retail for N&F, [...]

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Marvins

Exclusive Interview – Kazuhiko Hanzawa, Founder of Marvin’s Vintage, Tokyo

Marvin’s Vintage store entrance on Meiji Street, Tokyo Though most readers here know Japan for its denim, the land of the rising sun is also widely lauded for its vintage collections. While we won’t delve into all of the historic [...]

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Jason Denham, Founder of Denham - Studio Visit and Interview

Jason Denham, Founder of Denham – Studio Visit and Interview

Jason Denham (L), Paul Travi of RawrDenim.com Though just five years young, Denham Jeans has accomplished more in its short lifespan thus far than many other companies and brands hope to accomplish in a lifetime. By the numbers, their portfolio currently consists [...]

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Denim Demon

Oskar Sommarlund, Co-Founder of Denim Demon – Interview

Oskar Sommarlund of Denim Demon (left) Initially founded in December 2006 in Stockholm, Sweden, Denim Demon is a Sami culture-inspired menswear label that not only boasts an impressive lineup of Nordic outerwear, shirting, and accessories, but also offers a purposeful collection of [...]

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Johan Lindstedt, Nudie Jeans Designer

Johan Lindstedt, Designer at Nudie Jeans – Exclusive Interview

Whether you’re a newcomer to raw denim or a seasoned pro, it’s very likely than not that you’ve heard of Nudie Jeans. Founded in 2001 in Gothenburg, Sweden, the label has been instrumental in growing the popularity of raw denim [...]

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Farhad Samari

Farhad Samari, Photographer Passionate In Denim – Interview

Based in Los Angeles, California, Farhad Samari is a prolific photographer with deep experience in a wide range of spaces and industries. Though he is not dedicated to one specific niche, he has always held a special affinity with denim and [...]

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David Hieatt, Founder of Hiut Denim – Exclusive Interview

David Hieatt (source: The Holborn Mag) Over the last couple years, we’ve kept a close and interested eye on David Hieatt and company at Hiut Denim. This attention wasn’t just because of their high quality products but also because of [...]

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Christophe Loiron of Mr. Freedom

Christophe Loiron, Founder of Mister Freedom – Exclusive Interview

Originally hailing from France, Christophe Loiron is the founder and designer behind the esteemed California-based brand, Mister Freedom. Loiron is known for his relentless dedication to vintage menswear and it is through his brand – which doubles up as a retail space and [...]

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Danny Hodgson, owner of Rivet And Hide.

Danny Hodgson, Founder and Owner of Rivet And Hide – Exclusive Interview

Danny Hodgson, owner of Rivet And Hide  Even though Britain is one of the world’s largest and most powerful economies, until recently it lacked its own high-end denim store which left domestic denim heads with no choice but to import [...]

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3sixteen Decade Collection

3sixteen Decade Collection – Commemorative Denim, Exclusive Interview

It’s hard to believe that 10 years ago, 3sixteen quietly started in New York as a street wear brand by founder Andrew Chen. The idea behind the brand was and has always been to produce goods that he could [...]

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rhys davies

A Conversation with Rhys Davies, Sales Director of EVISU

We recently had the opportunity to catch up with Rhys Davies, the Sales Director of one of the best known Japanese raw denim companies, EVISU. Through our conversation, Davies shed some light on his background, how EVISU deals counterfeit products, their design [...]

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Self Edge Portland

Exclusive Interview – Kiya Babzani and Tyler Madden of Self Edge Portland

Kiya Babzani of the denim institution, Self Edge, recently announced a fourth store would be joining their line up. In addition to shops in San Francisco, New York, and Los Angeles, Babzani and his team are bringing Self Edge‘s selection of the best [...]

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