Japan Blue x Blue Owl

Japan Blue x Blue Owl 16.5oz “Deep Indigo Monster” Unsanforized Selvedge Denim

Seattle-based Blue Owl Workshop is a great online source for a variety of denim brands. No stranger to collaborations, the shop has done collaborations with familiar brands ranging from Momotaro to Naked & Famous. [...]

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DC4 Robbed

DC4 Berlin Robbed – Needs Help Recovering Stolen Stock

On Saturday, January 18th, Berlin-based denim specialists, DC4, announced their store had been broken into earlier in the week and robbed of all inventory. As many will know, their collection is made up of some of the most respected [...]

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Top 13 Fades of 2013

Top 13 Fades of 2013 – Fade Friday

As long-time readers here well know, every Friday we focus our attention on an aged pair of raw denim jeans through our weekly instalment, Fade Friday. Though not every episode is a fan favourite, there are a healthy handful [...]

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Pure Blue Japan XX-007

Fade Friday – Pure Blue Japan XX-007 (3 Years, Washes Unknown)

It’s a no-brainer that how raw denim jeans progress and fade over time is the result of many factors. Length of wear, number of washes, and activities done during wear of course have an impact, but the specific denim brand [...]

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Pure Blue Japan

Fade Friday – Pure Blue Japan 24-007 (1 Year, 4 Washes)

Fade Friday – Pure Blue Japan 24-007 (1 Year, 4 Washes) Originally featured on Pure Blue Japan’s blog a couple months ago, today’s Fade Friday shines the spotlight on a pair of Pure Blue Japan (PBJ) 24-007. PBJ’s denim is consistently praised for its unique slubby texture [...]

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Danny Hodgson, owner of Rivet And Hide.

Danny Hodgson, Founder and Owner of Rivet And Hide – Exclusive Interview

Danny Hodgson, owner of Rivet And Hide  Even though Britain is one of the world’s largest and most powerful economies, until recently it lacked its own high-end denim store which left domestic denim heads with no choice but to import [...]

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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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Fade Friday - Pure Blue Japan XX-011 (10 Months, 10 Washes)

Fade Friday – Pure Blue Japan XX-011 (26 Months, 10 Washes)

Fade Friday – Pure Blue Japan XX-011 (10 Months, 10 Washes) Plain and simple, this is just one of those Fade Fridays where we let the results speak for itself. Submitted earlier this year by forum member, malaujai, this pair of Pure Blue [...]

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Bread and Butter Berlin Rising Sun

Bread & Butter Connect Summer 2013 – The Denim Showcase II

For those who missed the first instalment earlier last week, we’re doing a series of reports from the expansive and denim-loving Bread & Butter tradeshow in Berlin. This second piece takes [...]

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japanselvfeat

What Makes Japanese Denim So Special?

Selvedge denim is produced worldwide, but in the denim enthusiast community, Japanese denim is often praised above the rest. Many denimheads consider Japanese fabrics to be the best of all – but what, exactly, makes Japanese denim stand out in [...]

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Pure Blue Japan

Fade Friday – Pure Blue Japan XX-013 (14 Months, No Wash)

 This week’s Fade Friday showcases a pair of Pure Blue Japan xx-013, courtesy of Oliver Wockenfuss from Munich, Germany. Oliver has been wearing these for 14 months and yet to bring to get them a wash or soak. The fades on [...]

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Blue in Green

Pure Blue Japan XX-012 Deep Indigo – Just Released

Pure Blue Japan XX-012 Deep Indigo Having been over three years in the making, the Pure Blue Japan XX-012 Deep Indigo is finally on shelves at Blue In Green. Pure Blue Jeans (PBJ) is a Japanese company who heavily focus on [...]

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