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Matias Sandoval of MATiAS Denim – Exclusive Interview

Many brands these day play up their “heritage” as much as possible, how they revitalized some long forgotten production process or fabric to put the apparel industry back on the right track. Not so for Matias Sandoval of MATiAS Denim. Self described [...]

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!iTEM Denim – LA’s Fashion Forward Raws

In the past 4-5 years, the rising popularity of raw selvedge denim has brought forth an increase in brands. And while they all have the same goal of creating better made goods, inevitably they begin to release products that seem [...]

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Introducing MATiAS Denim – One Man Brand

MATiAS Denim brand owner Matias Sandoval with his worktable and product While many selvedge denim brands these days play up their proclivity towards heritage, one brand that advertises their use of a more modern style of heritage as primary inspiration [...]

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Top Shops To Buy Raw Denim In LA

Top Shops in Los Angeles (LA) to Buy Raw Denim

Los Angeles may inspire images of sun-baked palm trees, endless traffic, and gaudy Hollywood glamour but the SoCal city has much more to offer. The fact that the West Coast is closest to Japanese fabrics, that Downtown LA is currently [...]

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Inspiration LA I: Rin Tanaka’s World of Vintage

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 II, Part III, Part IV, and Part V in this multi-part series. Vintage clothing aficionados of all stripes gathered last weekend in [...]

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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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7 Pairs of Denim Between $100 and $200

7 Pairs Of Raw Denim Between $100 And $200

7 Pairs Of Raw Denim Between $100 And $200 Having broken into the raw denim game with your first pair of Unbranded or similar jeans, it can be nice to move up a bit in the world for your next raw [...]

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One Man Brands – Karl Thoennessen and Rogue Territory

  Editor’s Note: One of the most exciting aspects in clothing today is the revival of cottage industry manufacturing. The growing trends of small domestically made products, online based boutiques, and consumer appreciation for small business have all converged simultaneously [...]

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Civilianaire Opening - Melrose, Los Angeles

Civilianaire Grand Opening – Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles

Civilianaire Opening – Melrose, Los Angeles Up and coming denim label Civilianaire hosted the grand opening of it’s latest and sixth store on Melrose Avenue in Los Angeles last Saturday. The Southern California-based brand has been expanding rapidly since it’s launch [...]

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Self Edge New York – Store Profile

Self Edge New York Store Front It’s no secret that Self Edge is one of the true raw denim purveyors in North America.  Founded by Kiya Babzani and Demitra Georgopoulos, they carry labels such as The Flat Head, Iron Heart, Sugar [...]

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