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Chnanon “Dan” Sachdev of Pronto Denim – Exclusive Interview

Unbeknownst to many occidental denim fans, Thailand’s Pronto Denim has quickly become what might be the most successful raw denim store in the world. With many stores throughout Bangkok and Chiang Mai, Pronto quickly emerged as the heart of [...]

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Matias Sandoval of MATiAS Denim – Exclusive Interview

Many brands these day play up their “heritage” as much as possible, how they revitalized some long forgotten production process or fabric to put the apparel industry back on the right track. Not so for Matias Sandoval of MATiAS Denim. Self described [...]

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Bandit Photographer Cory Piehowicz – Exclusive Interview Pt. 3

See the first two parts of our interview with Cory here and here. Cory Piehowicz clearly loves denim and its history. He has [...]

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Pete Searson of Tellason: Denim Innovation Pt. 4

This marks our fourth installment in our series on “innovation” in the world of raw denim. We’ve been speaking with experts within the industry to get their take on this idea as it applies to our beloved fabric and [...]

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Bandit Photographer Cory Piehowicz – Exclusive Interview

Outside of a retail store, it was the biggest stack of denim I had ever seen. “Would you say you’ve got more denim than you do socks?” I asked. Cory laughed. It wasn’t a sheepish laugh; rather it seemed to simultaneously acknowledge and [...]

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Brian Awitan, Veteran Denim Consultant – Exclusive Interview

Our special interview with seasoned menswear veteran, Brian Awitan, who boasts 20 years of experience; working with Levi's XX, Tellason, and many other brands.

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Exclusive Interview – Simon Wahl, Store Manager of Tate + Yoko

Spanning three brands, countless fabrics, and a retail store in Montreal, Naked & Famous has grown to become one of the most prominent names in raw denim today. Tate + Yoko represents not only brick and mortar retail for N&F, [...]

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Pace Jeans – From Sweden to America And Back Again

Drawing inspiration from one man’s journey half way around the globe during the 1900s, Pace Jeans was founded in 2003 by husband and wife duo, Klas and Cecilia Erixon. As the story is recounted by the Swedish brand, Klas’ grandfather, Erik Erixon, emigrated to America at [...]

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Jason Denham, Founder of Denham - Studio Visit and Interview

Jason Denham, Founder of Denham – Studio Visit and Interview

Jason Denham (L), Paul Travi of RawrDenim.com Though just five years young, Denham Jeans has accomplished more in its short lifespan thus far than many other companies and brands hope to accomplish in a lifetime. By the numbers, their portfolio currently consists [...]

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Johan Lindstedt, Nudie Jeans Designer

Johan Lindstedt, Designer at Nudie Jeans – Exclusive Interview

Whether you’re a newcomer to raw denim or a seasoned pro, it’s very likely than not that you’ve heard of Nudie Jeans. Founded in 2001 in Gothenburg, Sweden, the label has been instrumental in growing the popularity of raw denim [...]

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