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United Stock Dry Goods Fall/Winter 2013 Collection

In the world of denim and menswear, Canada has a strong presence with brands such as Naked and Famous, wings+horns, Reigning Champ, and Viberg creating high quality goods that have won over customers all around the world. Over [...]

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Denim Stains And Indigo Bleeding – How To Avoid And Clean

Indigo Staining can happen anywhere One of the risks of starting to break in a new pair of raw denim is the great amount of indigo dying that will occur on furniture, your hands, your boots, and anything you put [...]

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Bluesville – A Natural Combination Of Dye, Talent, And Tradition

In a market where the customer places increasing value on natural, organic material, and heritage manufacture and design, Indonesia’s Bluesville stands alone for their incorporation and use of their country’s natural resources and talent. Founded in 2011 by partners Osi, [...]

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New Eternal 886 and 887 Jean Jackets – Just Released

Eternal 887 – One of two new Eternal jackets at BlueInGreen BlueInGreen, the well renowned denim retailer, has just received and released the new 886 and 887 jean jackets from Eternal. These jackets feature the same 14.5 oz denim as their 811 and [...]

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Understanding Hand-Dyed Natural Indigo Raw Denim

Raw Indigo - Dried Out Indigofera Plant When browsing and researching raw denim, you will no doubt come across those pairs that have the “hand-dyed natural indigo” label. Though it is familiar to some, not all understand the true value [...]

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Tour Of Japan Denim Capital: Kurashiki (Part 2/2)

Big John Factory in Kojima - Holy Denim Land (source: nakedandfamousdenim.com) As mentioned in our previous post, Kurashiki city in Japan’s Okayama prefecture is considered the birthplace of Japanese denim. The city’s [...]

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How To Clean and Wash Your Raw Denim – Tips, Instructions, Video

One of the biggest bones of contention people usually have with raw denim is how they should be washed and cleaned (also see our earlier post, “After 15 Months without washing, Nudie Pants show ‘normal’ bacteria levels“).  We should probably [...]

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