Before: Evisu 2008 regular fit - Photo courtesy of Evisu

Fade of the Day – Evisu 2008 Regular Fit (10 months, 2 washes, 1 soak)

Part of the fun of wearing in a good pair of jeans is doing some repairs along the way; today’s fade is no different. Reader Ray Faranday of Indonesia has worn this pair of Evisu 2008 jeans for almost a year, and in [...]

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Fade of the Day – Evisu Lot 2000 (3.5 years, 5 washes, 1 soak)

One of the original Osaka 5, Evisu doesn’t get the same love they used to, but they still produce a bang-up pair of jeans. Just ask Walter Chan who wore this pair of Lot 2000s for three and a half years of everyday wear. [...]

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The Worst of Raw Denim – Volume 1

Here at Rawr Denim, we work very hard to bring you the best of what the worlds of raw denim and heritage clothing have to offer. But in order to do that, we have to wade through a lot of crap. [...]

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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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The History Of The Osaka 5

To a visitor’s perspective, modern Japan and America look rather similar, language and demographic differences aside. Both nations enjoy (at least on the surface) a similar standard of living and technology. The extent to which the latter influenced the former [...]

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Raw Denim - A State of the Union

Raw Denim – A State of the Union

Growing up through the early 2000’s shaped my fashion sense in a unique way. Through my teenage years I found myself deeply immersed in the punk rock and skateboarding scenes. As many of you know, both of these cultures have [...]

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EVISU Capsule Collection Pre-Spring 2014 – Just Released

Japanese denim giant, EVISU, returns with a strong new capsule collection for Pre-Spring 2014; specifically, two pairs of raw denim jeans and two denim jackets. Featuring clean lines, subtle detailing, and the signature Evisu pocket arches, the collection is a new departure from [...]

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EVISU Hong Kong Concept Store Opening

EVISU Hong Kong Concept Store Launch

 Out of all the Japanese brands arising in 1980s Osaka, EVISU is without a doubt the one that has experienced the most dynamic growth. From its origins as a vintage-inspired brand that founder Hidehiko Yamane started to re-construct [...]

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A Conversation with Rhys Davies, Sales Director of EVISU

We recently had the opportunity to catch up with Rhys Davies, the Sales Director of one of the best known Japanese raw denim companies, EVISU. Through our conversation, Davies shed some light on his background, how EVISU deals counterfeit products, their design [...]

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