Naked & Famous Denim Made In Japan (MIJ) Line

We’re now nearly two months into 2015 and with Spring and Summer just around the corner, we see myriad brands debut new models, collaborations, collections, and in this case, completely new lines. Over the last few years, we’ve come to learn [...]

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Levi’s New 501 CT (Customized Tapered) Denim Fit

Brands look to the Levi’s 501 for denim inspiration and often see it as the benchmark, even going so far as to name their jeans the ‘New Standard‘. It is so iconic and influential that Time magazine even named [...]

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Stevenson Overall Co. Spring/Summer 15 Lookbook

For the past ten years, Zip Stevenson and Atsusuke Tagaya have walked a very fine line with Stevenson Overall Co. The brand originally produced workwear in Portland, Indiana in the 1920s and 30s but relaunched [...]

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Noble Denim Small Batch Black Selvedge Jeans

Adding to the small pond of black selvedge jeans, Noble Denim recently released a small batch of jeans made of 15 oz. black selvedge denim from Kaihara Mills. The fabric itself is a mid-weight with black warp yarns, white weft yarns [...]

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Stitches per Inch: What it is and Why it Matters

One of the main reasons why raw denim continues to be so interesting is the amount of details a designer can build into a pair of jeans. Many jeans seem pretty similar to each other on the surface, but when [...]

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“Beachniks” Levi’s Red Tab Spring Summer 15 Lookbook

Levi’s Red Tab returns for the Spring/Summer 2015 season with their lookbook entitled, “Beachniks.” The collection is a tribute to the beatnik style of the 1960’s clearly mixed with California beach culture. Monochromatic looks in beach-inspired palettes made of dusty blues, [...]

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Oni 527 Tapered Secret Denim Review

When I set out with the goal of reviewing the Oni 527 jean, I hoped to find out as much information on the model as possible in order to provide an accurate review. Therefore I contacted Blue in [...]

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Tenue de Nîmes Announces Own Denim Line

Tempting us with a vague description and disparate pictures, Amsterdam based denim boutique Tenue de Nîmes recently announced that they’re making their own brand of jeans (finally). TdN has collaborated with the likes of Tellason, Momotaro,

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Denim Dudes – Profiles of Indigo Obsession

Upcoming book release Denim Dudes takes a new look at the working men of the cloth. Spanning North America, Europe, Japan, and Oceania, the book profiles over 80 of the world’s top denim designers, collectors, and enthusiasts. Devoted readers of this site will recognize [...]

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Converse x Levi’s for Beams Selvedge Denim All-Star Sneakers

American pioneers Converse and Levi’s have come together to produce an exclusive sneaker with Japanese retailer Beams. The shoe is a low-top classic All Star style but replaces the traditional canvas upper with another fabric we all know and love. You guessed it: raw denim. It’s [...]

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