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Know Your Button Types: Donut vs. Tack

When you put on your favorite pair of selvedge denim in the morning and zip/button them up, it’s likely that you don’t pay much attention to the actual button(s). It’s usually not until they start to get loose or fall [...]

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The Three Tiers of Raw Denim: Entry, Mid, and End Level Jeans

All the available options in the world of raw denim makes for a vibrant and exciting subculture, but if you’re just starting out it can be a bit overwhelming. The fact that Pure Blue Japan and Japan Blue are drastically different companies is [...]

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The Best Entry Level Raw Denim Jeans

After sifting through dozens and dozens of options and considering a variety of fits, fabrics, and manufacturers, we’re pleased to report that if you’re looking for a first pair to try raw selvedge denim you should get the Unbranded 201. [...]

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Know Your Twills – 3×1, 2×1, and Plain Weave

Here at Rawr Denim we’ve gone over subjects like bar tacks and flat-felled seams, so it’s only natural that we go to the core of denim–the weave. Denim weight is a fairly known commodity; the higher [...]

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The History and Inspiration Behind Red Wing Shoes

Red Wing Shoes has long since been a brand of choice for those looking for a sturdy shoe that will age well and last alongside their denim. It’s a reputation well [...]

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Rawr Denim’s Guide to Tokyo Vintage Shops: Koenji

Japan is great for many things, but vintage shopping certainly comes to the top. Like Mr. Hanzawa explained to us before, the Japanese bought tons of vintage garments [...]

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Five Pairs of Raw Denim with 38-Plus inch Waists

With the raw denim market continually on the rise, quality jeans become increasingly available. That’s good news for everyone, including those of us who are on the larger end of the spectrum. Even so, it may still be a little [...]

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The Big Thigh Selvedge Denim Showdown

This article comes to us courtesy of Brett McKay, the founder and editor-in-chief of The Art of Manliness, one of the largest independent men’s lifestyle sites on the web. He also has giant thighs that has made finding properly fitting [...]

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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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An Overview Guide to Leather Grades

In the world of heritage/reproduction products with a focus on quality and sustainability, leather is right up there as one of the most commonly seen materials. Brands like Tanner Goods [...]

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