Denimio x Pure Blue Japan Contest Kicks Off

After a handful of bumps in the road, not the least being a typhoon hitting Japan on the day of shipping, Pure Blue Japan and Denimio’s first denim competition officially commenced October 15. Contestants will be uploading as many [...]

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Railcar Fine Goods Spikes X019 – Just Released

It all begins with carefully chosen fabrics, original cuts, and a small team of artisans in Arcadia, California.  Using rare vintage sewing equipment, Railcar Fine Goods ensures start to finish in-house production. [...]

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Big John Denim MA-1 Jacket – Just Released

The classic MA-1 jacket gets a Japanese interpretation in the latest release from Big John. Originally, the MA-1 was designed by the United States Air Force in the 1950s in the midst of aviation innovation as the jet plane was [...]

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Japan Blue JB0304 – Coming Soon

A regular showcase here on Rawr Denim, Japan Blue has released a new line of selvedge jeans. The Japanese company known for their innovative fabric designs is once again proving consistent with a run that is considered their must clean collection. [...]

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New Balance M1300DC Denim Sneakers – Coming Soon

New Balance has been upping their street-style credentials ever since the likes of GQ and J. Crew began pushing the brand’s iconic 574‘s years ago. Since then, urban sartortialists have been found donning an increasing array of the brand’s sneakers with suits, jeans, [...]

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How To Keep Raw Denim Rigid and Stiff (with Starch)

On the heels of spelling out the different ways that people can break-in their pair of jeans, it’s interesting to acknowledge that some people want the complete opposite for their denim–they want it crisp. The idea of rigid [...]

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Sugar Cane & Co. 2014 Slim Tapered Jean – Recently Released

As you can imagine, one of the more difficult workings to any heritage company (denim or otherwise) is maintaining tradition while pursuing innovation. Typical proponents of all things heritage and repro,

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Companion Denim Black Overdye Jeans – Just Announced

Fresh off the press release is Companion Denim‘s announcement of their latest product finish: Blue-Black Selvedge Denim. The budding one man brand out of Barcelona has been gaining some steady steam [...]

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What Wave of Denim are We In?

Sociologists often refer to cultural movements in terms of “waves”. A wave is when a new type of discourse on a given subject swells up and becomes a new interpretation of how we think about that subject. Coffee is, for [...]

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Pure Blue Japan Deep Indigo Jacket – Just Released

Pure Blue Japan has just announced a release for the Deep Indigo denim jacket. We know PBJ for their specialty in indigo dyeing and super

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