Cinch Back Jeans – Five Plus One

Five Plus One is our weekly series of buyer’s guides. We pick a specific category and dig up five great options along with one that’s a little outside the norm. Before the popularization of belts and belt loops in the [...]

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Taylor Stitch $98 Jeans Return

Once again filling the sub-100 dollar market for raw denim, Taylor Stitch has brought back their double-digit price point jeans. This time around it’s a 14.25 oz. Cone Mills non-selvedge, sanforized denim offered in both their democratic [...]

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Studio D’Artisan D4376 Denim Jacket

The Trucker Jacket has been lauded as a staple of Americana and has gone through three types throughout its history. The Type III is certainly the most ubiquitous today, while the Type I and Type II are either vintage pieces or reproductions worn by [...]

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New Naked & Famous Fabrics – Okayama Spirit II, Elephant 5, and Coffee Denim

Whether you’re an intense denimhead, a casual fan, or you just want something weird Naked & Famous has the jeans you are looking for. The brand is currently going on six fits that they do up in dozens of fabrics every [...]

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Sugar Cane 1953 Type II Unsanforized Raw Denim Jacket

New on Self Edge shelves, the Sugar Cane 1953 Type II Unsanforized Raw Denim Jacket is made of a crispy 14.25 oz. selvedge denim and has all the typical Type II trappings – pleated front, dual breast [...]

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Two Third Wave Aprons – Coffee and Denim

Ah, the elixir of life that is a hot mug of coffee. I don’t ever want to say that I’m addicted. Rather, I depend on the stuff as though it were blood running through my veins – a basic, yet [...]

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Lightning Magazine’s Denim Indigo Style Reference Guide

As anyone who’s ever wandered into a bookstore in Tokyo will tell you, the Japanese have an intense obsession with cataloging, indexing, and filing away. Well the same people who put together Japanese workwear obsession magazine Lightning have done just that [...]

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Studio D’Artisan D1672 WWI Model Jeans

When it comes to war reenactment jeans, WWII gets all the attention. Denimheads flirt and fawn over the atypical 1944 Levi’s 501–what with it’s olive drab pocket bags, painted on arcuates, and laurel leaf hardware. It’s a testament to [...]

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Factelier x Japan Blue Factory Direct Made In Japan Jeans

With a factory direct model of retail, Factelier seeks to not only bring awareness to the “Made in Japan” label, but to the Japanese factories themselves. With middlemen vying for the lowest costs in order to satisfy retailers and customers, [...]

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Pure Blue Japan’s Slubby 18oz. XX-013-18

Sultans of slub, Pure Blue Japan‘s latest jean delivers the goods in a low-tension package we’ve come to expect. The fabric on this slim tapered jean is an updated version of their heavyweight 18 oz. slubby denim and is [...]

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