Fade of the Day – Naked & Famous x Big John x Rockin Jelly Bean (6 Months, 1 Wash)

What do you get when mix 1/3 Canadian heavyweight denim brand, 1/3 Japanese heavyweight denim brand, and 1/3 an American-inspired Japanese artist? The Naked & Famous x Big John x Rockin Jelly Bean of course! For our readers [...]

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Fade of the Day – Big John Rare R009 (11 Months, 2 Washes, 2 Soaks)

Today’s Fade has got that overall vintage fade we love. These Big John Rare R009 jeans were worn by Olivier Gandon for nearly a year with 2 washes and 2 soaks. He’s produced these fades while doing hard manual labor at [...]

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The Vegas Shows Autumn/Winter 15 Preview – Part II

And we’re back for round two of our Vegas show mop-up. If you missed the first post you can get caught up here, otherwise, let’s get into it! Kato’ by Hiroshi [...]

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Working Titles: Jaws

1975 was a banner year for amateur marine biology, shark sightings all over the United States more than tripled. And It wasn’t from hurricanes, or El Niño, or any other natural occurrence that might bring the carnivorous fish closer to [...]

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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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