Bread & Butter Connect 2013

Bread & Butter Connect Summer 2013 – The Denim Showcase

Following up its successful event earlier this year in January, the highly respected Bread & Butter Tradeshow held it’s second, and final, segment for 2013. In an effort to emphasize the show’s ability to bring together (over 500) brands and thousands [...]

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Fade Friday - Levi's 511 Rigid Dragon (20 Months, 2 Washes)

Fade Friday – Levi’s 511 Rigid Dragon (20 Months, 2 Washes)

Fade Friday – Levi’s 511 Rigid Dragon (20 Months, 2 Washes) This week’s Fade Friday showcases a pair of Levi’s 511 Rigid Dragon courtesy of reader, Kostia, after 21 months of hard wear and just two washes. As part of [...]

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As Authentic As What?

As Authentic As What?

Everything is authentic. From sweatshop manufactured sweatpants, to hand-woven Momotaro jeans, to the non-dairy creamer in your coffee, the word authentic is bandied about at will. Yet in menswear, authenticity is an almost universally positive term often uttered in the same breath as [...]

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Levi’s Made & Crafted Tack Rigid Selvedge – Review

Levi’s Made and Crafted (LM&C), a division of the premium Levi’s XX line, offers up a broad selection of higher-end products each season. Covering all the bases from outerwear to shirts and bottoms, LM&C gives consumers a particularly strong selection for their Spring/Summer line. I myself [...]

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Five Surefire Ways To Dress Up Raw Denim

Five Surefire Ways To Dress Up Raw Denim

Rene of Tenue de Nimes achieving a sharp, dressed up look with raw denim As raw and selvedge denim continues to help fuel the growth of the premium denim market (to the tune of $1.4 billion total value), it’s no surprise [...]

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Levi’s x BEAMS 513 Straight Raw Denim – Just Released

BEAMS is traditionally well known for putting their own contemporary Japanese finishes on traditional Americana, a reputation that sets the stage perfectly for their recent collaboration with iconic American denim brand Levi’s. The collaboration features a BEAMS update of the Slim/Straight Levi’s 513, an iconic [...]

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Fade Friday – DENIME Lot 773 (16 Months, 3 Washes)

Fade Friday – 1 Year 4 Month Old DENIME Lot 773 Side-by-Side After With Newer Pair After Over the last 2 decades, DENIME has established itself as a well respected and sought after brand especially in Japan and other parts of Asia. DENIME‘s careful attention [...]

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Fade Friday - Levi's 511 Rigid (14 months, 2 washes, 1 soak)

Fade Friday – Levi’s 511 Rigid (14 months, 2 washes, 1 soak)

Fade Friday – Levi’s 511 Rigid (14 months, 2 washes, 1 soak) In this week’s Fade Friday, we bring you a modern American classic – the Levi’s 511 Rigid jean. Contributed [...]

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Levi’s Denim Trucker Jacket Overview: Type I, II and III

As a reader and writer of Rawr Denim, I’ve notice that denim jackets haven’t been getting nearly enough attention. Nudie‘s Perry 826 jacket , Iron Heart IH-526BJ  and our very own Fade Friday Flat Head 6002W all draw inspiration [...]

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Inspiration III – Levi’s Vintage Clothing

Editor’s Note: From February 8th-9th, 2013, our staff writer, David Shuck, attended the Inspiration LA trade show. Be sure to check out Part I and Part II, Part IV, and Part V in this multi-part series. Levi’s is, without question, the [...]

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Levi’s Green Initiative – 8 Bottles. 1 Jean. The Waste Less Video

What can you do with 8 plastic bottles? And what does this have to do with denim? Well, Levi’s are happy to let you know that they’ve [...]

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Fade Friday – Levi’s LVC 1947 501xx (9 Months, No Washes)

Fade Friday – Levi’s LVC 1947 501xx (9 Months, No Washes) This pair of Levi’s LVC 1947 501xx, shared through Denim Debate, shows amazing fades for 9 months of wear. While we might not be able to get updated [...]

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