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Fade Friday – Lee 101 Rider (15 months, 3 washes)

The spotlight for this week’s Fade Friday in on this classic pair of Lee 101 Riders. This beautiful pair has been worn with dedication for 450 days and has only seen 3 washes. They’ve even seen a few repairs along [...]

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A Brief Look At Japan’s Factotum – Clean, Modern, And Distinct

Most of raw denim’s most familiar and beloved brands are recognizably inspired by vintage American clothing from the early-mid twentieth century. Some brands excel at detailed reproductions of vintage garments, while others adapt the materials and construction techniques of vintage [...]

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MATiAS Denim Coronel Koji Raw Denim – Denim Review

A few weeks ago we introduced the Los Angeles, California-based MATiAS Denim and its founder, Matias Sandoval.  I was recently able to get a pair of the Coronel Koji jeans to test out, paying attention [...]

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Converse Selvedge Jeans

Fade Friday – Converse One-Star Straight Leg Jean (8 Months, 8 Washes)

Around a year and a half ago, Converse made some slight waves in the denim community with the introduction of their low-priced Straight Leg Jean. Originally priced at $40.00 at brick and mortar Target locations, it looks like they’re currently available [...]

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Bluer Denim: Aiming To Arm You With The Perfect Fit

Oregon-based Bluer Denim have introduced themselves to the denim consuming world via this beautifully shot video, pointing out the services it provides which aim to stand above other competing made in the USA brands. The name of the brand comes from the Japanese [...]

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Hiut Denim Co. Organic The Slim

Hiut Denim Co. Organic “The Slim” Denim – Just Released

We’ve previously featured Hiut Denim and their unique story, in large part because we agree with their adage to “Do one thing well”. Up to this point they’ve been focusing their energies [...]

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Levi’s Made & Crafted Tack Rigid Selvedge – Review

Levi’s Made and Crafted (LM&C), a division of the premium Levi’s XX line, offers up a broad selection of higher-end products each season. Covering all the bases from outerwear to shirts and bottoms, LM&C gives consumers a particularly strong selection for their Spring/Summer line. I myself [...]

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i love ugly Japanese Selvedge Denim – Review

Leather Patch – i love ugly Lately, the masses (read “Rawr Denim commenters”) have been calling for brands to take a more unique and interesting approach when designing raw denim. Unexpectedly, terms such as “slim-straight”, “13-14Oz.” and “Made in the [...]

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Railcar Fine Goods Type 3 Classic Apron

Railcar Fine Goods Type 3 Classic Apron – Just Released

Railcar Fine Goods Type 3 Classic Apron As Railcar Fine Goods continues to explore territory beyond jeans, we see the unveiling of the Arcadia, California brand’s latest creation – the Type 3 Classic Apron. Though it’s certainly not a staple of [...]

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i love ugly Raw Selvedge Denim – Just Released

i love ugly Japanese Selvedge New Zealand-based company i love ugly has been making waves recently in the menswear game, working its way from obscurity to regular appearances on Hypebeast and similar style sites within a year. Making it in North America [...]

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Iron Heart Denim

Iron Heart’s Latest Denim Shirts – IHSH-75 and IHSH-76

The Iron Heart IHSH-75 Iron Heart is a brand synonymous with rugged durable looks – think lumberjacks or motorcycle mechanics. Whenever I see these types of shirts, I think of the Marlboro Man or Richard Avedon’s In The American West. [...]

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6 Pairs of Raw Denim Between $200 and $350

6 Pairs Of Raw Denim Between $200 And $350

6 Pairs Of Raw Denim Between $200 And $350 At a certain level near the top of the raw denim industry are a number of real standout denim manufacturers. From the still relatively speaking low 200 dollars to the closer [...]

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