Fade of the Day – Tellason Gustave 16.5 oz. (13 Months, 3 Soaks)

Ever since I started watching Portlandia, I knew that this familiar trope would someday make its way into an episode. I’m not sure if Ryan Adachi, today’s Fade of the Day, even watches the show. But if he does, I’m glad [...]

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Fade of the Day – Nudie Grim Tim Dry Selvedge (2.5 Years, 1 Wash)

A surefire way to achieve fade glory is to bike in your jeans. The constant pedaling breaks in the fibers and produces some killer honeycombs from all that friction. Take Harm Middlebosch‘s Nudie Grim Tim Dry Selvedge jeans as a prime example. [...]

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Fade of the Day – Levi’s Buckle Belt (30 Years)

Today’s Fade is admittedly a patina, but let’s forget about that. And even though it’s from Levi’s, this submission doesn’t fall within the denim category. Reader Nigel Sequeira wore this Levi’s Buckle Belt for a little over 8 years, but the wear [...]

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Fade of the Day – Naked & Famous x Momotaro (15 Months, 4 Washes, 2 Soaks)

Today’s fade features a collaborative jean between Canada’s own Naked & Famous and Momotaro. Worn for 15 months with 4 washes and 2 soaks, reader Chen-Yu Chung kept his pockets full with a card wallet in the front left pocket, MSPC wallet in the [...]

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Fade of the Day – Joe McCoy 991 (14 months, 1 soak)

The Joe McCoy produced by Japan’s The Real McCoy’s is made in the vein of frontier wear; if America was the first frontier of denim workwear, though, perhaps Southeast Asia is the second frontier. Today’s fade is a pair [...]

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Fade of the Day – Nudie Slim Jim (3 Years, 3 Months, 4 Washes, 1 Soak)

It isn’t every day that we see the commitment to wear a pair of jeans past the 3 year mark. Yet today’s fade was submitted by Hashim Said from Sweden who wore these Nudie Slim Jims for 39 months [...]

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Fade Friday – Warpweft SP05 (6 Months, 2 Washes, 1 Soak)

Fade Friday is back once again and so is Ivan Ardytia this time with his pair of Warpweft SP05 jeans. We first featured him a little while back with his pair of ESRE Denim TG 18‘s. We highly recommend you check out his first feature [...]

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Images courtesy of Williamsburg Garment Company.

Fade of the Day – Williamsburg Garment Company Grand St (10 Months, 2 Washes)

From proprietor Maurice Malone comes today’s Fade of the Day, a pair of Williamsburg Garment Company Grand St jeans. Thanks to the folks at WGC, we can see this pair’s evolution at four stages. At 9 months you can see that the light, 12 oz. 

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Before: Evisu 2008 regular fit - Photo courtesy of Evisu

Fade of the Day – Evisu 2008 Regular Fit (10 months, 2 washes, 1 soak)

Part of the fun of wearing in a good pair of jeans is doing some repairs along the way; today’s fade is no different. Reader Ray Faranday of Indonesia has worn this pair of Evisu 2008 jeans for almost a year, and in [...]

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Fade of the Day – United Stock Dry Goods Indigo Slight (10 months, 2 soaks)

Today’s fade is here with this well-worn, unwashed pair of United Stock Dry Goods jeans. Reader Richard Anderson of Chicago has worn his pair of Indigo Slight jeans for almost a year without a wash, and they’re showing some beautiful wear. These jeans have already had [...]

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