Fade of the Day – Gustin Okayama Standard (13 Months, Unknown Washes, 1 Soak)

Gustin as a company is doing something that not many others do and it’s met with mixed feelings. Gustin, for those who don’t know, sell their jeans at a whole sale price through a crowdfunding model. This model allows [...]

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Robert McMillan, Founder of Four Star Denim & Apparel – Interview

Kickstarter. Since it’s inception in 2009, literally everything imaginable has cropped up on the online crowdfunding website; from the evolutionary and enlightening to the bizarre and pure nutty (pun intended). Given the risks and high barriers to entry for seriously starting anything [...]

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The Worst of Raw Denim – Volume 2

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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Fade of the Day – Benzak Denim Developers BDD-710 (1 year, 3 washes)

The Benzak Denim Developers BDD-710 jean was originally produced during BDD’s second production run which was funded through Kickstarter back in 2013. Now, in 2015, they’re today’s Fade of the Day. The fabric is based off of a vintage pair of jeans and was [...]

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Kurt’s Amsterdam Indigo and Screen Printed Hemp T-Shirts

In our line of work, we’ve seen practically everything under the sun dipped and dyed in indigo. There have been shoes, boots, beanies, even sofas and clocks so it takes something extra special to catch our [...]

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Noble Denim Team Launches Victor Kickstarter

Crowdfunding. It’s a point of contention for many, a platform for success for others, and a way to fund your potato [...]

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North Carolina’s Circle A Brand Launches Kickstarter Campaign

The world of fashion tends to gravitate towards California and New York in North America. But in vintage workwear, Americana, and denim, few regions of the United States have deeper roots than North Carolina. Helped along by the almighty White Oak from

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Benzak Denim Developers Launches New Crowdfunder

We introduced you to Benzak Denim Developers (BDD) a couple of years ago. Based in Amsterdam, Holland, the one-man brand is operated by Lennaert Nijgh, who finishes every pair of [...]

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Clutch Monkey: Denim Vests With all the Trimmings

Raw denim Kickstarter campaigns are a heavily debated topic, one that polarizes denim heads between the potential of easier access to the fabric they love versus a disdain for a companies that focus on a [...]

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Back to the Well: 3 Brands that Continue to Crowd Fund

When sites such as Kickstarter and GoFundMe first blossomed in the early 2010s, many questioned the staying power of brands based on crowd funding. Some found it nearly insane to think that enough consumers could have blind faith in a product that they would [...]

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