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UBI-iND Gears Up for FW ’14

In a growing industry that seems to get to more and more saturated, it’s a challenge to stand out and separate yourself from the rest. But Ulrich “Ubi” Simpson has been in the game for a long time, having worked with [...]

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Roy Denim All Duck Jeans – Just Released

Roy Slaper is back. Straight from his own hands in The Little Roy Factory in Oakland, CA is his latest creation, the Roy [...]

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Left Field Daisy Mae Raw Denim Bucket Hats – Just Released

With the popularity of the bucket hat rising, it’s only appropriate for one to be constructed from raw denim. Left Field just unveiled the Daisy Mae WW2 USN Bucket Hat in not one, but three options: a 10oz. Japanese nep in both [...]

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Fade Friday – Tellason Sheffield 16.5 Oz. (10 months, 4 washes)

Tellason has been going strong for about six years now, plenty of time for its customers to produce some nice fades and put the jeans to the test. We’ve featured a few pairs of Tellasons on Fade Friday in [...]

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Fade Friday – Left Field Indigo Canvas Chino (6 months, 2 washes)

We recently had the pleasure of visiting Christian McCann and his crew at the Left Field HQ out in Ridgewood, Queens. One of the many items he had out on display was a [...]

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NYC Market Week SS15 Recap Pt. 1 – The Textiles

Like the changing of the leaves and the rotation of the earth, the seasonal apparel cycle continues on. Last week saw an assemblage of representatives from the best brands, boutiques, and manufacturers in New York City as the Spring/Summer 15 [...]

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Fade Friday – 3×1 M3 in XX144 (15 months, 1 Rinse, 1 Wash)

Another Fade Friday is upon us and this time it’s brought to you by Rawr Denim forum user Unnmd and his pair of 3×1 M3 jeans. Since buying his jeans, Unnmd has gone on to work for 3×1 and become an outlet [...]

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Fade Friday: Baldwin Denim The Henley (4 years, 6 soaks, 0 washes)

Over the past three years of Fade Friday, we’ve featured denim that’s been soaked in mud, chopped in half, and worn everyday for almost a year and a half. So it takes a truly destroyed pair of jeans to [...]

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Re-inventing the Five Pocket: The Difficulties of Raw Denim Innovation

Anyone who follows raw denim knows that there a few buzzwords floating through the conversations regarding the current state of our beloved fabric. One of the oft-mentioned terms is “innovation.” I must put it in quotation marks, for the meaning [...]

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New Balance x Cone Mills 1300CD Denim Sneakers

New Balance has gone raw by dropping a limited edition 1300 collaboration with Cone Mills. This collab with America’s last selvedge denim manufacturer has led to an awesome sneaker with a radical new look. This New Balance 1300CD (CD for Cone Denim) is [...]

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Denim by PV Part II: Artistic Mills, YKK, and Cone Mills

Founding editor Nick Coe and I recently attended the international textile tradeshow Denim by Premiere Vision in Barcelona, Spain. The show brought together a hundred different exhibitors from twenty different countries to show everything the world’s denim community. Today we’d like to give you [...]

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Clutch Monkey: Denim Vests With all the Trimmings

Raw denim Kickstarter campaigns are a heavily debated topic, one that polarizes denim heads between the potential of easier access to the fabric they love versus a disdain for a companies that focus on a [...]

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