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Inside Railcar Fine Goods New Monrovia Workshop

Hardly anyone who’s into raw denim these days is a stranger to the folks at Railcar Fine Goods. We’ve been following founder Steven Dang and company since the since the early days, back when the brand was an extension of Dang’s desire [...]

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The Uncertain Future of Made in America

Made in America is a powerful phrase, even for people who don’t reside in the United States. It carries connotations of blue collar American workers–idealized or not–who built the nation and created its current prosperity. But in the latter half [...]

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The Rise and Fall and Rise Of PF Flyers

PF Flyers is one of the most storied names in American sneakers and yet, the company was nearly defunct a decade ago. Back then, its customer base solely consisted of sneaker aficionados and collectors who were paying upwards of $250 for a vintage pair. [...]

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Freenote Cloth Denim Feat

Introducing Freenote Cloth

We in the raw denim world often complain about new brands being a dime a dozen, but it does still occasionally happen that a brand will emerge on the radar that has the potential to surprise and gain traction in [...]

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Dillon Montara

Dillon Montara – The Up And Coming Denim Brand You Need To Know

We’re very fortunate to have the opportunity to speak with brands all over the world, hear their stories and find out about upcoming labels that are doing some amazing work. Once in a while, we come across a brand [...]

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Railcar Fine Goods Deuce X012 Denim Jacket – Just Released

Railcar Fine Goods Deuce X012 Railcar Fine Goods has been pretty busy over the last year and as a result they have gained a strong reputation of creating well made jeans all made in-house in their workshop in Arcadia, CA. With [...]

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GUSTIN Denim Review

GUSTIN Loomstate Denim – Review

GUSTIN made a pretty big splash a couple years back when they introduced their platform of crowdsourcing and selling selvedge denim at wholesale prices. Needless to say, their Kickstarter campaign was a huge success as they raised nearly [...]

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Rogue Territory Indigo Dyed Handkerchief

Rogue Territory x Ben Deter Hand-Dyed Indigo Handkerchief

The last time we checked in with Rogue Territory they had just released a short run of indigo posters with artist Ben Deter. It was an interesting collaboration experimenting with indigo dye and ways of applying it to [...]

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5 Upcoming Leather Brands You Need To Know

5 Upcoming Leather Brands You Need To Know

Over the last decade, raw denim’s rise in popularity, as well as the idea of buying better made goods, has reached levels arguably never seen before. Opportunities for smaller independent brands continues to grow and thrive, particularly as online community [...]

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Pointer Brand American Original Blue Jeans (Lot 158R) – Review

It goes without saying that Pointer Brand has an incredibly rich history. Production still takes place in the original factory that L.C. King started the garment company in over 100 years ago, while ownership of the company has been [...]

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