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FADE OF THE DAY – RED WING CLASSIC MOC 8173 (6 MONTHS)

Today’s fade isn’t denim, obviously, but there’s still a little bit of indigo goodness to be found on these broken-in boots. This pair of Red Wing 8173s in Hawthorne Abilene

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Fade Friday – Old Blue Co. The Beast (14 Months, 1 Wash, 1 Soak)

In the eyes of his family, Derek Zoolander was a huge disappointment. The reason for their disowning is often misattributed, however, to his male modeling. Though such a career is indeed dishonorable to a multi-generational family of miners, it was [...]

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Fade of the Day – PME Legend Commander Dry (1 Year, 7 Months, 2 Soaks)

From Amsterdam Rawr Denim reader Bart Bosch, today’s Fade of the Day features a pair of jeans from the European brand PME Legend. The styling of the jeans themselves may be a bit much for some, but the fades he’s achieved over the [...]

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Fade of the Day – Eastland Monroe Horween Russet (6 Months)

A good pair of shoes can be a pretty sight brand new and straight out of the box. But it’s time and wear that give it life and character. These Eastland Monroe boots from the Tate + Yoko Fade Gallery have [...]

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Fade of the Day – Pure Blue Japan XX-003 (10 Months, Unknown Washes)

Again, from the Pure Blue Japan archives comes today’s Fade of the Day. This pair of XX-003 jeans have been worn day in and day out for 10 months resulting in some amazing whiskers of which most people would envy. Not only that, [...]

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Fade of the Day – Momotaro x The Denim Store (14 Months, 1 Wash, 1 Soak)

Today’s Fade of the Day is a collaborative jean between Momotaro and The Denim Store, originally released in 2013. Worn for 14 months by Tom Wei Liang, friend and customer of TDS, his pair has only touched water twice – once for [...]

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Fade of the Day – Pure Blue Japan XX-011 (1 Year, Unknown Washes)

It’s a slubby Sunday with today’s Fade brought to you from the Pure Blue Japan archive. This pair of XX-011‘s were worn for about a year with regular washing. Overall, there’s tons of vertical streaking with some areas near white. But [...]

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Fade of the Day – Naked & Famous Indigo Broken Twill (Unknown Months, Unknown Washes)

In a world dominated by right-handed people (and twills), left-handed people (and twills) are a rarer bunch (or fabric). Somewhere, there’s the even rarer ambidextrous folk. That’s broken twill. From one fade appreciation post to another, these Naked & Famous Indigo [...]

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Fade Friday – Iron Heart 666S (13 Months, 1 Wash, 1 Soak)

The steady march of fantastic fades coming out of Southeast Asia doesn’t let up with this Fade Friday, a marbleized beauty of Iron Heart jeans. Reader Ivander Christian Sihombig didn’t go easy on his pair of 666S jeans over the past 13 months, subjecting [...]

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Fade of the Day – Levi’s 501 STF (3 Months, 1 Wash, 4 Soaks)

I love Carhartt and Filson just as much as the next self-appointed menswear aficionado. But today’s Fade of the Day reminds me of how much of a workwear poser I really am. Reader Chris wore his Levi’s 501 STF jeans for a mere 3 months [...]

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