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How To Break in a New Pair of Raw Denim

Aside from amazing fades, raw denim also has a well-deserved reputation for the difficulty of its break-in period. As the weight goes up, it only gets tougher and tougher to [...]

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Iron Heart The Johnny Cash Works Too Superblack 12oz Denim Work Shirt

It feels like “super” black selvedge denim has been on the rise lately, and for good reason. Don’t think that Japanese legends Iron Heart would be left out–they’ve recently come out with the Johnny Cash Works Too Superblack [...]

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China’s Red Cloud & Co. To Remove Red Tab Detail From R400 Denim

The last time we featured Red Cloud & Co., it was highlighting raw denim from China – a country that is typically (and perhaps unfairly) only associated with cheap labor and poor quality garments. This time around, [...]

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ARN Mercantile “Gauntlet” Raw Denim Shirt

Organic may sometimes just be used as a buzzword, but to the folks over at ARN Mercantile, it’s a hardcore methodology. The brand, which is a collaboration between two designers – one Japanese fabric technician and one English pattern maker [...]

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Iron Heart “The Lefty Trucker” 19oz Left Hand Twill Type III (IH-526L)

On the heels of our feature on Iron Heart‘s new Black 21 Oz. Selvedge Denim Straight Cut Jean comes the recent release of the Japanese brand’s new denim jacket. The Lefty Trucker (IH-526L) is a 19 Oz. [...]

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Iron Heart Black 21oz Selvedge Denim Straight Cut Jean (IH-634S-BLK)

After seeing how popular their perpetually sold out 21 Oz. Straight Cut jean (IH-643S) was, Japanese denim heavyweights, Iron Heart, decided to step it up and offer it in a seasonally-appropriate black. The IH-634S-BLK is the same signature straight [...]

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Fade Friday – 3sixteen SL-100x (14 Months, 4 Washes)

New York City-based 3sixteen is well-known in the raw denim arena for their high-quality selvedge as well as the high-quality fades that come along with denim of such a level.  The brand was most recently featured on 

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Marc Nelson Denim – Southern Comfort With Contemporary Edge

Regardless of whether you wear a suit or uniform at work, Marcus Hall wants you to look good when you step into his denim, Marc Nelson Denim. Hall, 43, takes this ethos from his grandfather, L.C. Nelson, who wore a [...]

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Left Field NYC Fall/Winter 2013

Left Field NYC Fall/Winter 2013 – Raw Denim Lineup

New York-based Left Field NYC has been featured here plenty of times before, most notably in our recent review of their popular Chelsea fit. Helmed by founder Christian McCann, the brand and [...]

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Mister Freedom Lot. 64 “Californian” Blue Jeans – Just Released

Denim inspired by vintage designs is not a new phenomenon, but California-based Mister Freedom has its defining “Californian” influence proudly at the forefront for the Lot. 64 “Californian” Blue Jeans. Inspired by a fairly popular brand and its timeless [...]

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