Edwin Japan x Edwin Europe Collab

Edwin Japan x Edwin Europe ED-55 “Made In Japan” Collaborative Denim

Back in March 2014, Edwin Japan partnered with the team at Edwin Europe to unveil their inaugural collaborative project - the ED-55 “Made in Japan” model. Initially exclusive in limited quantities London’s Son of a Stag for S/S 2014, the denim uniquely combines Edwin Europe’s best selling fit – the tapered, mid-rise [...]

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Fade Friday – Railcar Fine Goods RDCX013 (1 year, 1 soak, 0 washes)

The Railcar Fine Goods 2013 year-round contest recently came to an end and has resulted in some remarkable fades from its contestants. A limited run of 26 pairs of RDCx013‘s were released solely for the contest and this week’s Fade Friday entry [...]

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Pure Blue Japan XX-020 – Just Released

The indigofera plant, a component of traditional style indigo dyes, is now well-recognized in the denim world as the symbol for Pure Blue Japan. PBJ and its infamous low-tension looms have created pair after pair of wonderfully

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Rainbow Feature

Fade Friday – Naked & Famous Rainbow Core (15 months, 1 soak)

Without question, Naked & Famous is the Willy Wonka of the denim world. Beyond their affordable selvedge standards, the company has experimented with a whole manner of different ideas, be it their Red Core denim, cashmere denim, mixed twill, [...]

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Norman Porter NP02 Classic Fit: Just Released

For years now, the brothers behind the Philadelphia brand Norman Porter have been relentlessly working and taking on all sorts of labor intensive projects. Whether it’s hand-making their jeans and leather goods or taking on industrial level tasks like upholstering 100+ [...]

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Eternal 886 Jacket - Review

Eternal 886 14 Oz. Jacket – Review

In February of last year, Eternal released its 886 jacket. The jacket is built to resemble the famous Levi’s Type II with a boxy frame and two patch pockets. Renowned denim retailer Blue In Green carries both the 886 and 887 (modelled after the Type III) and I got the [...]

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Fade Friday – Levi’s 514 (20 Months, 2 Washes)

Today’s Fade Friday features a well broken-in pair of Levi’s Slim Straight 514 raw selvedge denim. The owner, forum user Kleetz, wore the jeans for 20 months and washed them twice, resulting in some impressive features including heavy honeycombs [...]

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Natural Selection Denim

Introducing Natural Selection Denim – Denim Meets Darwinism

Founded by John Park in 2009, Natural Selection Denim adds further proof to the fact that the Brits are just as passionate about raw denim and the fades they produce as anyone else. Calling themselves a “contemporary British [...]

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Real Japan Blues D103

Fade Friday – Real Japan Blues D103 (Eleven Months, Many Washes)

Real Japan Blues (RJB) is one of Japan’s most distinguished denim brands, yet there’s an air of obscurity to the Nagano-based company. In Japan, RJB‘s policy is to sell none of their products online – so that each customer [...]

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Pure Blue Japan XX-007

Fade Friday – Pure Blue Japan XX-007 (3 Years, Washes Unknown)

It’s a no-brainer that how raw denim jeans progress and fade over time is the result of many factors. Length of wear, number of washes, and activities done during wear of course have an impact, but the specific denim brand [...]

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Marc Nelson Denim – Southern Comfort With Contemporary Edge

Regardless of whether you wear a suit or uniform at work, Marcus Hall wants you to look good when you step into his denim, Marc Nelson Denim. Hall, 43, takes this ethos from his grandfather, L.C. Nelson, who wore a [...]

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WP Lavori: A Japanese Denim Project

WP Lavori: A Japanese Denim Project

For the last 30 years, Italy’s WP Lavori has been curating and collaborating with brands and designers that bring forth high quality products that are made with authenticity at the forefront of their minds. This has lead to partnerships with [...]

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