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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 Philjake Dela Cruz of TDS, his pair has only touched water twice – once for a wash and [...]

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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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Fade of the Day – rag & bone RB15X (2.5 Years, 0 Washes, Unknown Soaks)

Here to help you through hump day are Victor Garrison‘s pair of rag & bone RB15X jeans. He achieved those whiskers over a period of 2.5 years with plenty of soaks but no washes. Surprisingly there are no rips, tears, or holes on [...]

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Fade of the Day – Nudie Organic Heavy Selvedge (17 Months, 3 Washes, 6 Soaks)

One thing we admire about Nudie is their commitment to seeing a pair of jeans through until they’re absolutely destroyed (and then repurposing the stringy leftovers for things like rugs). Today’s fade is a pair of Thin Finn Organic Heavy Selvedge jeans worn [...]

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Fade of the Day – Levi’s 511 Rigid Dragon (1 Year, 8 Months, 0 Washes, 0 Soaks)

Kicking off the start of the week are Val Fan‘s pair of Levi’s 511 Rigid Dragon jeans. At a little over a year and a half in the California sun, this pair’s boasting some sharp whiskers. The blowout near the pocket is a nice [...]

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