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3sixteen’s Tour of Kuroki Mills: Denim From Start to Finish

New York’s 3sixteen has long had the honor of being one of the only small raw denim companies with their own proprietary fabric. They developed their 14.5oz 100x selvedge denim with Japan’s 

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Denim by PV Part I: Kuroki and Nihon Menpu Mills

Founding editor Nick Coe and I recently attended the international textile tradeshow Denim by Premiere Vision in Barcelona, Spain. The show brought together a hundred different exhibitors from twenty different countries to show everything the world’s denim community. Over the next few [...]

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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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Denim by Premiere Vision: The Theme and the Players

We’re just two weeks away from Denim by Premiere Vision, the largest denim fabric trade show in the world. As we reported a couple weeks ago, the show draws in industry pros from all over the world who make, cut, [...]

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Iu Franquesa of Companion Denim – One Man Brands

For our newest instalment of the One Man Brands series, we take you across the Atlantic to meet Iu Franquesa of Barcelona, Spain. He is the owner and sole employee of Companion Denim, one of the first spanish denim [...]

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Introducing Olaf Hussein – Seeking To Tap Into Your Inner Wanderer

Do you often feel like you live in “a landscape filled with a complete…indirectness”? Do you despair over the thought that “The growth of the human race has removed us from coal mines and rice paddies, to offices and [...]

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Taylor Stitch Kuroki Mills Copper 14.5 Oz. Selvedge Denim

Taylor Stitch Kuroki Mills Copper 14.5 Oz. Selvedge Denim An exciting prospect for the selvedge denim lover, Taylor Stitch have released their heaviest denim to date – a 14.5 oz Kuroki Mills denim. Named the Kuroki Mills Copper 14.5 oz for the copper stitching throughout, Taylor [...]

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3sixteen Classic Straight CS-100x - Denim Review

3sixteen CS-100x Classic Straight Raw Denim

3sixteen Classic Straight CS-100x – Denim Review Near the beginning of 2012, 3sixteen began dropping hints of a new cut that would be added to their denim roster. Fast forward to September 2012 and after much anticipation among fans and denim heads, [...]

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Edwin Japanese Blanket Denim Collection – Just Released

Edwin, the Japanese denim company which has been at the forefront of the denim marketplace since their conception in 1947, have added a new tweak to their line for the Fall / Winter 2012 collection. Their new development is [...]

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Authentically Modern Raw Denim – Stevenson Overall Co.

California Raw Denim – Stevenson Overall’s Santa Rosa Jeans With the vintage revival in the last few years, many brands have been adjusting their products to incorporate aspects of

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