Understanding Twills: Left Hand Twill, Right Hand Twill, Broken Twill

Understanding Twills: Left Hand Twill, Right Hand Twill, Broken Twill

When you weave together cotton warp yarn and white cotton filling yarn you get a 90 degree diagonally interwoven pattern called twill. But that’s not where it ends. Given the intricacies of denim fabric and how it is used [...]

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Lee Jeans Dry Denim Survival Weekend

Lee Jeans x Wolverine x Long-John Dry Denim Survival Weekend

The aftermath from the “Lee Jeans Dry Denim Survival Weekend” Earlier last year in October, Lee Jeans organized one of the most remarkable and noteworthy denim events of the year – the Lee Jeans Dry Denim Survival Weekend. Co-organized with Wolverine Boots and [...]

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Raw Denim - A State of the Union

Raw Denim – A State of the Union

Growing up through the early 2000′s shaped my fashion sense in a unique way. Through my teenage years I found myself deeply immersed in the punk rock and skateboarding scenes. As many of you know, both of these cultures have [...]

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Blue Archives: A Dutch Denim Exhibition of the New and Old

As part of the Modefabriek fashion show earlier last month, Amsterdam was host to the Blue Archives - an exhibit showcasing select pieces from Ruedi Karrer’s Swiss Jeans Museum in Zurich, Switzerland. Wouter Munnichs, from the Long-John blog, curated the selection with [...]

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Workers Denim – Wholly Dedicated To Vintage American Workwear

Crown Overalls Front and Back Workers Denim is a Japanese online store created about 8 years ago, but what makes them different them from a number of other online retailers is their ridiculously strong interest in Vintage American workwear. Workers [...]

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Capsule 2013 - Berlin, Germany

Capsule 2013 Tradeshow – A Brief Roundup

Capsule 2013 Tradeshow – A Brief Roundup This January 15th and 16th, Berlin hosted Capsule, an increasingly important fashion and lifestyle trade show. This event was created in 2007 and since then has grown to the point where it now takes [...]

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3 Pairs of White Denim

Three Pairs of White Raw Denim – Baldwin, N&F, Tellason

3 Pairs of White Denim They say no white after labour day, but white denim makes sense as long as the weather stays warm, since it’ll keep you cooler than the typical blue or black options. They also make a great [...]

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Ultimate Denim Collection - The Denim Museum

Ultimate Denim Collection – The Jeans Museum

Ultimate Denim Collection – The Denim Museum Started in 1973 by Ruedi Karrer in the Swiss mountains, The Jeans Museum first opened the door to its Zurich location in 2001. The Jeans Museum encourage all denim heads to use their raw denim stuff as long as possible, [...]

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Rawr Denim's Guide To Sanforization

What is Sanforization and Why Does It Matter?

Rawr Denim’s Guide To Sanforization – IronHeart uses sanforized denim almost exclusively. You have probably not heard of Sanford Lockwood Cluett, but he is the man responsible for assuring your $300.00 Raleigh’s still fit after their long-awaited first wash.  That’s right! [...]

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Modefabriek 2012's Blueprint - Raw Denim Event

Modefabriek 2012′s Blueprint – Raw Denim Event

Modefabriek 2012′s Blueprint – Raw Denim Event Over the course of July 22nd-23rd, denimheads, fashionistas and goodie bag hunters enjoyed Blueprint, an exhibition space inside the Modefabriek, the ultimate fashion trend show in Amsterdam. Blueprint is a trade-show for high-end quality [...]

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A Brief History Lee Jeans

Rawr Denim’s Brief History Of Lee Jeans

A Brief History Lee Jeans (Photo Courtesy of Matthews-Yokohama) According to the patches on the back of Levi’s, their jeans are so tough that they can’t [...]

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Wall of Fades 2011 – Raw Denim Event

Wall Of Fades 2011 Between December 2nd and 4th 2011, the biggest denim exhibition in South-East Asia was held. This annual denim event, established in 2009, is known as the “Wall of Fades“. Located in Jakarta, Indonesia, this event was [...]

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