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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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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, 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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Henry Wong on Artistic Fabric Mills’ New Ajrak Denim

For most denim enthusiasts, their appreciation for high-quality jeans is directly tied to a rediscovery of decades-old methods of production–ranging from the dyeing and weaving of selvedge denim, to the vintage machinery often used to sew their jeans. And while [...]

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Rawr Denim Podcast #2: Andrew Chen of 3sixteen and Self Edge

It’s time for our next iteration of the Rawr Denim Podcast, the online radio show where we sit down with some of the biggest names in the heritage and denim space. Today’s episode features our friend 

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Chnanon “Dan” Sachdev of Pronto Denim – Exclusive Interview

Unbeknownst to many occidental denim fans, Thailand’s Pronto Denim has quickly become what might be the most successful raw denim store in the world. With many stores throughout Bangkok and Chiang Mai, Pronto quickly emerged as the heart of [...]

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