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The Complete Guide to Okayama Jeans Street – Part II

Click here to check out Part I of our Guide to Okayama Jeans Street. Last week, we discussed the ins and outs of the North Area of Okayama Jeans Street (blue section on the map below). Today, we’re focusing on [...]

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Holy Land of Jeans Kojima

The Complete Guide to Okayama Jeans Street – Part I

Most denim heads understand that Japanese denim comes from Okayama. Maybe not that many know about Kojima, and probably even less are familiar with Jeans Street. We recently met with Tatsushi Tabuchi, General Manager at Rampuya & Co, mother company [...]

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Rivet & Hide Launches London Storefront

Until earlier this week, customers of UK denim mecca Rivet & Hide were limited to online shopping or appointment only visits. Well after two years and a lot of hard work, 

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A Look Inside Tanner Goods New Downtown LA Storefront

Amazing things are happening at 9th and Broadway in Downtown Los Angeles, and at the top of the list is the opening of the Tanner Goods store. Only their second retail space outside of their hometown of Portland, Oregon, the [...]

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Tokyo’s Hinoya celebrate their 65th Anniversary

Hinoya 65th Anniversary official graphic by Codswallop Artworks. There’s something fascinating about Ueno’s Ameyoko in Tokyo. You’d never imagine that such an off-centered location was the mecca of amekaji. Because it really is a journey to [...]

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Nudie Jeans Store and Repair Studio Launch – Mitte, Berlin, Germany

Along with the debut of their Sonny Organic Dry Clean Selvedge Jacket in January, Swedish denim power house, Nudie Jeans, launched their latest brick and mortar storefront and ninth denim repair studio in the heart of Berlin, Germany. The 1,529 sq. ft. [...]

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DC4 Berlin Robbed – Needs Help Recovering Stolen Stock

On Saturday, January 18th, Berlin-based denim specialists, DC4, announced their store had been broken into earlier in the week and robbed of all inventory. As many will know, their collection is made up of some of the most respected [...]

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Top Shops to Buy Raw Denim in Denver, Colorado

Denver is a city on the rise. Thanks to its income-based tax structure, the city has weathered the recession better than most American cities so while the rest of the country has been getting back on its feet, they’ve been [...]

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NoKipple Launch: High Quality, Low Volume

Just over two months ago, Iron Heart forum founding member, Jonathan Joseph, teamed up with one of the member’s behind the no-nonsense Mega Beatle Buster and HWDC2, Gavin Smith (aka. Megatron1505), to bring a long standing dream to life. The duo wanted to bring their [...]

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Where To Buy Raw Denim On Boxing Day

Though Boxing Day might not be the most well known holiday around the globe, today, December 26th,  marks a day of massive retail sales in Canada, the UK, Australia, New Zealand, and other Commonwealth nations. As we head into the day [...]

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Top Shops in Philadelphia to Buy Raw Denim

The city of Philadelphia can get a bad rap, but what’s often shrugged off as the home of just cheesesteaks and Rocky Balboa has undergone an amazing cultural revival in the past few years. As New York has steadily priced [...]

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Left Field NYC Store Launch – Ridgewood, Queens, NYC

Although Left Field NYC‘s Fall/Winter 2013 raw denim line-up was featured not too long ago, we felt the launch of the brand’s first-ever brick and mortar presence deserved some serious notice. The Brooklyn-based brand, helmed by [...]

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