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Big John Rare Denim Jacket – Just Released

Big John is building out their collection in North America this season with the introduction of more standout pieces like this RARE Denim Jacket. Like their flagship RARE jean line, the RARE Jacket uses the same 15.5oz. unsanforized Ransei denim, branded steel buttons and rivets, [...]

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Rawr Denim Sales Compendium – July 4

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 plan to offer this near exhaustive list every first and third Friday of [...]

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The Complete Raw Denim Patch Collection

The little details that go into a pair of jeans can often be overlooked by the less discerning consumer. Only the most passionate denimheads care about chainstitches, selvedge lines, and tucked waistbands. But there are two design details few can overlook: [...]

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The Complete Arcuate Collection

Arcuates–sometimes shortened to arcs–are the decorative stitching found on jeans’ back pockets. The classic Levi’s arcs have spawned countless brands creating their own pocket modification to make their brand stand apart. Problem is, there are so many arcs now it’s hard [...]

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Selected Shots From Big John’s S/S 14 Lookbook

It seems like not too long ago since we last saw Japan’s first denim brand BIG JOHN at NYC Market Week, where they previewed their Autumn/Winter 2014 wares. Well, they’re back, and this time with their Spring/Summer 2014 [...]

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Big John KURO2 Type 3 Denim Jacket – Just Released

Big John needs no introduction: their presence in the world of textiles extends back over seventy years and they’re recognized as pioneers within the world of denim. With their recent offering, the KURO2 Type 3 Denim Jacket, the brand [...]

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NYC Market Week Denim Recap – Autumn/Winter 2014

It’s that time of year again: all of our favorite brands have finished tinkering away on their lines, the samples are set, and now it’s time to sell sell sell like their lives depend on it. That’s right, MARKET WEEK! [...]

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Fade Friday – BIG JOHN M106D-000K (10 Months, 2 Washes)

  For this Fade Friday our friends from BIG JOHN have presented us with an amazing pair of faded M106D-000K featuring a slim tapered fit and faux-slub fabric. These jeans were worn by Kiyo Kakemizu, the company’s sales manager, for a period [...]

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BIG JOHN x Rockin Jelly Bean Collab #2

BIG JOHN x Rockin’ Jelly Bean Collaboration #2: Coming Soon

We’ve featured Japan’s first major denim brand, BIG JOHN, a number of times before for both their own mainline products and their multiple collaborations with other brands. Building on the momentum formed by 

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BIG JOHN 15 Oz. KIBATA-Like Selvedge Raw Denim – Coming Soon

With the knowledge that BIG JOHN was the first Japanese company to begin producing and selling denim, one knows that heritage runs deep with the brand. For the discerning customers that are looking for a heritage [...]

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Exploring 5 Pairs Of Lighter-Colored Raw Denim Jeans

Fall is nearly here, and Winter isn’t far, but just because your days will be darker doesn’t mean your denim has to be. Following on the heels of the reemerging trend of

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New York Trade Show Recap – Capsule Man and Liberty Fairs

About a month before New York Fashion Week comes Trade Show week, where brands have a chance to show off their latest collection to a host of buyers and press for the upcoming seasonal cycle. Two of the largest of the [...]

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