Freenote Cloth Denim Feat

Introducing Freenote Cloth

We in the raw denim world often complain about new brands being a dime a dozen, but it does still occasionally happen that a brand will emerge on the radar that has the potential to surprise and gain traction in [...]

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levi's cinch

History of the Cinch: Holding Up Your Pants Since 1872

Frequent readers of this site are familiar with the modern incarnation of denim. The standard five-pocket jean, while pretty detailed, is missing a whole slew of design features that were ubiquitous in the early 20th century. One fairly familiar detail that [...]

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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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Iron Heart The Johnny Cash Works Too Superblack 12oz Denim Work Shirt

It feels like “super” black selvedge denim has been on the rise lately, and for good reason. Don’t think that Japanese legends Iron Heart would be left out–they’ve recently come out with the Johnny Cash Works Too Superblack [...]

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Japan Blue x Blue Owl

Japan Blue x Blue Owl 16.5oz “Deep Indigo Monster” Unsanforized Selvedge Denim

Seattle-based Blue Owl Workshop is a great online source for a variety of denim brands. No stranger to collaborations, the shop has done collaborations with familiar brands ranging from Momotaro to Naked & Famous. [...]

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China’s Red Cloud & Co. To Remove Red Tab Detail From R400 Denim

The last time we featured Red Cloud & Co., it was highlighting raw denim from China – a country that is typically (and perhaps unfairly) only associated with cheap labor and poor quality garments. This time around, [...]

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ARN Organic Shirt

ARN Mercantile “Gauntlet” Raw Denim Shirt

Organic may sometimes just be used as a buzzword, but to the folks over at ARN Mercantile, it’s a hardcore methodology. The brand, which is a collaboration between two designers – one Japanese fabric technician and one English pattern maker [...]

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Naked & Famous 12.5oz White/Black Selvedge Denim

Even though much of North America is experiencing the “polar vortex” deep freeze, it’s helpful to remember that spring is only a couple of months away.  Naked & Famous is definitely hoping you’ll think about the changing [...]

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Nudie Jeans Sonny Organic Dry Clean Selvedge Jacket – Just Released

Denim jacket fans can rejoice because on top of our feature posted last week on Iron Heart‘s latest offering, the ever-popular Swedes at Nudie Jeans have just released a 13.5 Oz. raw selvedge version of [...]

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Roy Big Bro Denim Shirt

Roy Big Bro Natural Indigo Dyed Denim Shirt – Just Released

For a while now, fans of Roy have been asking about a denim shirt that feature the same kind of intricate details that Roy‘s jeans are known for. For the past year or so, pictures of Roy himself wearing [...]

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Iron Heart “The Lefty Trucker” 19oz Left Hand Twill Type III (IH-526L)

On the heels of our feature on Iron Heart‘s new Black 21 Oz. Selvedge Denim Straight Cut Jean comes the recent release of the Japanese brand’s new denim jacket. The Lefty Trucker (IH-526L) is a 19 Oz. [...]

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Iron Heart Black 21oz Selvedge Denim Straight Cut Jean (IH-634S-BLK)

After seeing how popular their perpetually sold out 21 Oz. Straight Cut jean (IH-643S) was, Japanese denim heavyweights, Iron Heart, decided to step it up and offer it in a seasonally-appropriate black. The IH-634S-BLK is the same signature straight [...]

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