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NYC Market Week SS15 Recap Pt. 3 – Brand Harder

Our march through Spring Summer 15′s Market Week continues with today’s stop at the Capsule Show. See our earlier updates from Kingpins and

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Momotaro x Indigoskin Lot2: Just Released

This coming fall Take5 will be producing a collaboration between Thai brand Indigoskin and famed Japanese denim brand, Momotaro. Based in Siam, Indigoskin infuses a little Thai flavor into their jeans by incorporating traditional Thai fabrics and patterns into their denim. If you haven’t heard of them [...]

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Blue Owl x Momotaro 8 Jeans – Just Released

Momotaro and Blue Owl are back at it again. Just yesterday, they released the eighth iteration of their ongoing series of collaborations, and this one doesn’t disappoint. The BOM008 jeans tip the scales at 18oz., a bit more than Momo’s usual offerings [...]

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The Complete Raw Denim Patch Collection

The little details that go into a pair of jeans can often be overlooked by the less discerning consumer. Only the most passionate denimheads care about chainstitches, selvedge lines, and tucked waistbands. But there are two design details few can overlook: [...]

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The Complete Arcuate Collection

Arcuates–sometimes shortened to arcs–are the decorative stitching found on jeans’ back pockets. The classic Levi’s arcs have spawned countless brands creating their own pocket modification to make their brand stand apart. Problem is, there are so many arcs now it’s hard [...]

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5 Lightweight Raw Denim Jeans for Summer

Lightweight jeans have begun to catch the attention of denim heads throughout the northern hemisphere. As the temperature and humidity levels continue to climb, it is just too hot for most people to power through with heavy jeans. Sure, readers of Rawr [...]

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The Complete Guide to Okayama Jeans Street – Part I

Most denim heads understand that Japanese denim comes from Okayama. Maybe not that many know about Kojima, and probably even less are familiar with Jeans Street. We recently met with Tatsushi Tabuchi, General Manager at Rampuya & Co, mother company [...]

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Jesper Remmerswaal, Tulp Jeans – One Man Brand

Based in the Netherlands, Tulp Jeans is a small operation run by Jesper Remmerswaal from a room at the back of his cozy apartment in the charming town of Delft. His passion for raw denim was instilled originally by his brother who [...]

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The Momotaro x Massdrop Mixup

One of Massdrop’s potential jean drops If you think vintage label Momotaro for $170.00 sounds too good to be true, you’re right. But that was almost the reality for almost 200 users of the group buy website, Massdrop, before Momotaro shut down the deal. Massdrop is [...]

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NYC Market Week Denim Recap – Autumn/Winter 2014

It’s that time of year again: all of our favorite brands have finished tinkering away on their lines, the samples are set, and now it’s time to sell sell sell like their lives depend on it. That’s right, MARKET WEEK! [...]

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Top Shops to Buy Raw Denim in Denver, Colorado

Denver is a city on the rise. Thanks to its income-based tax structure, the city has weathered the recession better than most American cities so while the rest of the country has been getting back on its feet, they’ve been [...]

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aajja Japan: Denim Demon x Momotaro Collaborative Raw Denim

Continuing the introduction of Sweden’s very own  Denim Demon, we profile one of the brand’s most exciting pieces, the aajja Jamtli Japan Jean. Just when we thought that things couldn’t get better for the Swedes, Denim Demon teamed up with famed Japanese denim [...]

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