Fade Friday – Naked & Famous Left Hand Twill (2 years, 3 washes, 1 soak)

Indonesia does it again with a stellar (and most likely painfully earned) fade on a pair of Naked & Famous Left Hand Twill Skinny Guy jeans. These aren’t heavyweights like many of our Southeast Asian denimheads seem to prefer, so it’s especially [...]

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Fade of the Day – Iron Heart 634S (17 months, 1 wash, 2 soaks)

Reader Art has put his Iron Hearts to the test after nearly a year and a half in his pair of 634S heavyweight jeans. Details Name: Iron Heart 634S Fabric: 100% cotton Japanese selvedge denim Weight: 21oz. Fit: Straight Unique Features: Iron Heart arcuates and patch Iron [...]

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Fade of the Day – Levi’s 511 Commuter (3 years, 1 wash)

One of the surest ways to achieve those “sick fadez” we all dream of is riding a bike. Oakland’s Jesse Wiltey put Levi’s special bike-riding Commuter jeans to the test for the last three years. The crotch required a little “encouragement” but [...]

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Fade of the Day – Samurai S710XX 19oz (6 Months, 2 Washes, 2 Soaks)

Life has been more than a walk (and wash) on a beach for Risandi Pradipto‘s 6 month old Samurai S710XX 19oz jeans. In fact, they practically haven’t left his legs through long bike rides, walks, and boating where they were [...]

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Fade of the Day – Sugar Cane x Self Edge SCxSE2 (27 months, 4 washes, 3 soaks)

Today’s Fade of the Day is a blast from the past. 2007, to be exact, and only the second ever collaboration between Self Edge and Sugar Cane & Co.. Reader Stephan Kuntze of Hamburg, Germany wore his pair for just over two years [...]

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Fade of the Day – A.P.C. Petit Standard (3.5 Years, 2 Washes, 3 Soaks)

Rawr Denim reader Malek Grimm knows how to curate a pair of jeans. In this case, his A.P.C. Petit Standards are a prime example of how when you take care of your jeans, they’ll take care of the rest. DETAILS [...]

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Fade Friday – Samurai Jeans SO510XX (2 years, 1 wash)

In the movie Yojimbo, Toshiro Mifune plays an itinerant ronin who manipulates two rival gangs against each other to bring peace to a small town. One of the gangs discovers his plan, though, and beats him so badly that he has to [...]

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Fade of the Day – Red Monkey Company 1002 (2 Years, 2 Washes)

There’s no avoiding the fact that Rawr Denim reader Yun Him Wong owns one unique pair of jeans by Red Monkey Company out of Japan. At 2 years of wear, they are already shaping up beautifully and soon people will stop [...]

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Fade of the Day – Atelier LaDurance Princeton (1 year, unknown washes, 2 soaks)

Love them or hate them, you have to hand it to French brand Atelier LaDurance for originality. Reader Bonno Schotman of the Netherlands has worn his pair through many repairs and countless washes. Details Name: Atelier LaDurance Princeton Raw Fabric: 100% cotton Japanese selvedge denim Weight: 14oz. [...]

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Fade of the Day – ESRE TG 18 (15 months, 3 washes, 2 soaks)

    These jeans need a shave because they have an obscene amount of whiskers. This is the first time we’ve featured ESRE Denim but with fades like Ivan Arditya’s I have a feeling it won’t be the last. Details Name: ESRE Denim TG 18 Fabric: [...]

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