Alyasha Owerka-Moore, PF Flyers Brand Historian – Interview Part II

We recently had the chance to speak with legendary designer, Alyasha Owerka-Moore. In Part I of our conversation, we learned about Aly’s background, his admiration for PF Flyers, and some interesting insights about the heritage footwear brand. For our second [...]

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Alyasha Owerka-Moore, PF Flyers Brand Historian – Interview Part I

Though first and foremost a skateboarder, Alyasha Owerka-Moore has donned a handful of hats since breaking into the apparel industry nearly thirty years ago, including: designer, creative director, entrepreneur, and more recently, brand historian. Indeed, through either helming or helping shape several pivotal brands–e.g. Phat [...]

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Robert McMillan, Founder of Four Star Denim & Apparel – Interview

Kickstarter. Since it’s inception in 2009, literally everything imaginable has cropped up on the online crowdfunding website; from the evolutionary and enlightening to the bizarre and pure nutty (pun intended). Given the risks and high barriers to entry for seriously starting anything [...]

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Rawr Denim Podcast #4 – Karl Thoennessen of Rogue Territory

On this episode of our podcast, we sit down with Karl Thoennessen, the man behind the Stanton, the SK, and everything else we love about the brand Rogue Territory. Listen in as we talk with Karl about his beginnings in denim, his time making [...]

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Shooting Mr. Fujihara in Berberjin, Tokyo

Devin Leisher of Japanese Denim Documentary Weaving Shibusa – Interview

There’s a lot going on in the heritage menswear market. People have been cataloguing the developing culture through trade shows across the globe, book releases, beautiful Instagram accounts, and sites such as Rawr Denim. But there’s one media format that [...]

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Leo Tran: From South Vietnam to Pattern-Maker for Freenote Cloth

Often times, the fashion industry feels like just that: a vast factory filled with faceless machines—their cogs and wheels humming—churning out products at rapid speeds with little regard for personal connections. That’s one reason I love working within the smaller [...]

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Benno Cooper, Co-founder Chain Stitches

Benno Cooper, Chain Stitches Co-Founder – Exclusive Interview

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’re probably well aware of all the buzz coming out of South East Asia these days. We ourselves can’t get enough of the drool-worthy, picture perfect, and incomparable denim fades submitted from those in [...]

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Lauren Yates of Ponytail Journal – People To Know And Follow

Lauren Yates is probably one of the most unexpected things in the heritage wear market. From Thai, Chinese and British descents, she was born in Hong Kong and raised in Bangkok and Australia, where she spent most of her life, [...]

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Rawr Denim Podcast #3: Christian McCann of Left Field NYC

We’re back with the third episode of our podcast. This time around we got to talk with Christian McCann, the founder of Left Field NYC and an industry vet whose career has spanned three decades. Have a listen as we discuss everything from [...]

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William Gibson Interview: His Buzz Rickson Line, Tech Wear, and the Limits of Authenticity

William Gibson and his novel Neuromancer burst into the cultural consciousness in 1984. The book was in the first wave of cyberpunk and established ideas of cyberspace, artificial intelligence, and human augmentation that only to become more relevant with each passing year. His more recent [...]

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