Fade of the Day – Red Wing 8111 Iron Ranger (3 Years)

Today’s fade comes to us from Instagram user nizzel55x. With this being his fifth feature on Fade of the Day or Fade Friday, you may be Nizzled out by now, but we sure aren’t. Keep em coming, Nizz man! DETAILS Name: [...]

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Fade of the Day – Red Wing 3140 Chukka (3 Years)

Today’s fade comes to us from Instagram user Nizzel55x. Mr. Nizzel brings forth today yet another pair of epically beautiful American-made Red Wings… let’s hope he keep ’em coming. DETAILS Name: Red Wing 3140 Fabric: Briar oil slick leather, Atlas tread outsole Unique Features: [...]

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Fade of the Day – Red Wing 9230 Leather Gloves (5 months)

Today’s fade comes to us from Instagram user and fading fiend Nizzel55x. Mr. Nizzel brings forth YET ANOTHER fade, this time in the form of a pair of Red Wing gloves that he’s worn from a light tan to a deep [...]

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The Rawr Denim Guide to Leather

How Leather is Made – The Complete Breakdown

We’ve already given you a breakdown of the different types of leather and the way they’re graded, but do you know what happens in between the animal losing its skin (sorry) and when it’s made into [...]

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A Brief History of Dress Shoes: Part II

Picking up where we left off yesterday, we’re looking at the history behind some of the most classic footwear styles. Read on for more footwear origin stories! Chukka Boot Alden Unlined Chukka Boot. Image via: Leffot. The Chukka boot, also [...]

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A Brief History of Dress Shoes: Part I

Upon walking into a shoe store, one can’t help but succumb to the disheartening feeling that there is a seemingly endless array of shoe styles. In spite of the illusion of an overabundance of choices, there are in reality less [...]

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Travelteq x Tenue De Nimes Denim and Leather Bags

Dutch denim purveyors Tenue de Nimes and globetrotting leatherworkers Travelteq come together to make an exclusive pair of laptop bags in a recent collaboration. The collaboration matches fine Florentine Vacchetto leather with Japanese crafted selvedge denim in a bag built for the modern day [...]

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The Complete Guide to Cleaning and Caring for Your Boots

The Complete Guide to Cleaning and Caring for Your Boots

To readers of Rawr Denim, it shouldn’t come as a surprise to know that we have a strong commitment to all things leather–especially boots. High-quality leather boots can be a serious investment, costing in the hundreds of dollars for [...]

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Everything you Ever Wanted to Know About Footwear Lasts

The last is the soul of a shoe. Apart from selecting the leather, there are few elements of the shoemaking process that are more impactful on the end result than the crafting of a last. Originally hand carved by cordwainers, i.e. [...]

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A well-worn Redmoon wallet.

Rawr Denim’s Guide to Leather Wallets

As many raw denim fans can attest, stepping into the world of selvedge tends to open the door to a new perspective on other items of rugged fashion – like belts, boots, and jackets.  But there’s no accessory more symbiotic [...]

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