All About Boro – The Story of Japanese Patchwork

Boro might sound unfamiliar to the everyday person, but in the world of indigo and Japanese fabrics, it has a storied history. The fabric is having a bit of a “renaissance” due to the fact that it’s now being used [...]

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Fade of the Day – Pure Blue Japan xx-007 (1 Year, 5 Months, 9 Washes)

Today’s fade comes to us from Instagram user rafdalrussel. These PBJs have some amazingly high contrast fades and super exaggerated leg twist, if only the pics were as high of quality as the fades these would have [...]

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Textile Tales: Chambray

It’s no secret that chambray has exploded in popularity in recent years. Retailers ranging from Left Field NYC to J.Crew have all reached in for their piece of the action, to the point where the fabric is ubiquitous [...]

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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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Journal Standard x The Hill-Side Indigo Collection at Hickoree’s

If you’re not content wearing indigo on your legs, Brooklyn-based retailer Hickoree’s has your neck and chest covered with their The Hill-Side collaboration collection with Japanese outfit Journal Standard. The collection, available online, and in person at Hickoree’s in the [...]

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Kamikaze Attack x Tate + Yoko Limited Edition 24 Oz. New Release

Boutique Japanese brand Kamikaze Attack has been featured here on Rawr Denim before, and their exploits in heavyweight denim has been chronicled as well. This [...]

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The Backyard Guide to Indigo Dyeing

Indigo is one of the first dyes man ever used to color fabrics and it’ll probably be one of the last. The pigment is made from fermented leaves off of the indigo plant, which has flourished in India, China, Japan, [...]

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Fade Friday – Lee 101 Rider (15 months, 3 washes)

The spotlight for this week’s Fade Friday in on this classic pair of Lee 101 Riders. This beautiful pair has been worn with dedication for 450 days and has only seen 3 washes. They’ve even seen a few repairs along [...]

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Tankfarm & Co. Bridge Straight Relaxed Fit Raw Denim – Review

The Seal Beach, California-based Tankfarm & Co. has been featured on RawrDenim before, roughly 8 months ago with a peek into their beautifully laid-out shop. Their brick-and-mortar and online shops feature an array of brands, as [...]

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Fade Friday - Imperial Shearer (2.5 Years, 7 Washes)

Fade Friday – Imperial Shearer (2.5 Years, 7 Washes)

The busiest people have the ability to fade some of the most unique jeans. This pair of Imperial Shearer comes from Johnny Bravvo – a DJ, avid wood-worker, and raw denim enthusiast. His jeans for this week’s Fade Friday displays the [...]

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