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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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Introducing Lotus Peak Denim: Japanese Influence in NYC

The folks behind Lotus Peak aren’t your typical Kickstarter brand. Founders Alex Mourokh, Tim Chaliy, and Irene Dubin invested their own money in their first batch of jeans, which included a slim tapered fit in a heavy super high slub 18oz. Japanese denim and a mid-rise straight fit in [...]

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Denim Darwinism: Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Cheap Raws

It’s not getting any easier to stay in the black in the increasingly saturated market of raw denim. We at Rawr Denim report on a new brand producing raw selvedge jeans or a new store selling them almost every other day, and each one [...]

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Dyer & Jenkins – Basics Menswear Meets Raw Denim

California natives Josey Orr and Paul Matthew recently launched a Kickstarter campaign aiming to combine their experience in manufacturing, e-commerce and menswear to produce a line of garments that embodies their passion for high-quality, affordable goods that are made in the USA. Under the name Dyer [...]

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The Problem With Kickstarter

The Problem With Kickstarter

Creative types have used the crowd-funding site Kickstarter to raise money for everything from independent films, art projects, and video games to men’s clothing labels. Anyone with an idea and a webcam can make their case to the internet as [...]

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RPMWEST – The Perfect Pair of Denim Delivered Right To Your Doorstep

If there ever was a year for denim-related projects on Kickstarter, 2013 would certainly be it. The crowd funding platform has been no stranger to bright raw denim ideas, and we’d be remiss to leave RPMWEST off the list. Building off the success [...]

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Parke New York – Technology Meets Selvedge Denim

Currently on track to become the most successful crowd-funded denim company to emerge from Kickstarter, Parke New York is an innovative, new online denim brand led by founder, Solomon Liou. Specifically, Parke is based in New York and, over the course of 2012, [...]

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