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Sun/Set/Star x Big John Japanther Waistcoat

One of Japan’s oldest denim manufacturers, Big John has teamed up with Austrian boutique Sun/Set/Star for a workwear inspired collaboration. It’s the second installation in their ongoing ‘Japanther’ collaboration. The Big John x Sunsetstar “Japanther” Waistcoat comes in an all cotton ‘Grandrelle Navy Stripe [...]

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Fade Friday – Big John M1 Gunjo (3 years, 3 soaks, 0 washes)

Fade Friday is upon us again, and this week’s iteration has been three years in the making. In late 2011, Mayari Mailoa picked up this pair of Big John’s and they [...]

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The Raw Denim Sales Compendium: Black Friday Edition

This week’s compendium is going to a be slightly different than usual. Due to the large number of Black Friday sales we won’t be listing individual products but rather the individual stores that have sales and what brands they carry. [...]

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Big John Denim MA-1 Jacket – Just Released

The classic MA-1 jacket gets a Japanese interpretation in the latest release from Big John. Originally, the MA-1 was designed by the United States Air Force in the 1950s in the midst of aviation innovation as the jet plane was [...]

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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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