Fade of the Day – A.P.C. Petit New Standard (1 Year, 1 Wash, 1 Soak)

Today’s fade comes to us from Instagrammer pablo_palma. Hailing from south of the border, this pair of A.P.C. Petit New Standard’s have been put through hell, but it’s nothing that a few repairs couldn’t handle to keep them standing [...]

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Civilianaire Standard Slim – Denim Review

Civilianaire is a curious case study in the realm of raw. As the progeny of Gene Montesano and Barry Perlman, the duo behind Jean Shop and Lucky Brand, it’s surprising that Civilianaire is not more known. Despite multiple brick and mortar shops and [...]

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Raw Denim Sales Compendium: October 24

Denim sales come and go, which is exactly why we’ve compiled all that we could find into one, big post — a compendium, if you will. We offer this near exhaustive list every first and third Friday of the month, [...]

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Fade Friday – A.P.C. New Cure (4 years, 5 washes)

A.P.C.s are often considered the “gateway denim”. They’ve been around for so long and have been so widely available that many start their raw denim journey in the Atelier de Production et Creation. Such was the case with Will Edem, whose [...]

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Fade Friday – A.P.C. Petit New Standard (1.5 years, 6 washes, 0 soaks)

Getting into raw denim used to mean learning your A.P.C.’s. The French fashion label’s five pocket had minimalistic designs, quick fades, and an attainable price that made it the perfect starter jean. Their quality has gone down as the price has gone [...]

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A.P.C. Veste Jean Work & US Jackets – Just Released

Veste Jean Work (left) and Veste Jean US (right) French brand A.P.C. is likely responsible for many raw denim fans’ first foray into selvedge jeans, but the brand founded by Jean Touitou in 1987 is also [...]

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Raw Denim - A State of the Union

Raw Denim – A State of the Union

Growing up through the early 2000’s shaped my fashion sense in a unique way. Through my teenage years I found myself deeply immersed in the punk rock and skateboarding scenes. As many of you know, both of these cultures have [...]

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Not This Dad’s Jeans – A Response To The Reemerging Phenomenon

Fashion is cyclical; styles thought to have been completely buried the fashion graveyard are commonly resurrected by the masses. We’ve all seen trends from our childhood years come back with a vengeance but, really, one we’d never expected to see [...]

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A.P.C. KANYE Capsule Collection - KANYE JEANS

Kanye West A.P.C. Capsule Collection KANYE JEANS – Just Released

Though we’re admittedly late to the party on this release, French basic wear brand, A.P.C., unveiled their joint collection with Kanye West on Sunday, July 14th at 10:00AM. The release, aptly named the A.P.C. Kanye Capsule Collection, comes after weeks of speculation and rumours [...]

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7 Pairs of Denim Between $100 and $200

7 Pairs Of Raw Denim Between $100 And $200

7 Pairs Of Raw Denim Between $100 And $200 Having broken into the raw denim game with your first pair of Unbranded or similar jeans, it can be nice to move up a bit in the world for your next raw [...]

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