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Denimio: The Japanese Denim Retailer with Japanese Prices

Those of us who bleed indigo have often sought to purchase Japanese denim right from the source, particularly due to the lower price. This excursion has led many to come across the store Denimio. But few western denimheads have known a great [...]

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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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Fade Friday – Heavyweight Denim Competition 2 Halfway Highlights

The second ever Heavyweight Denim Competition (HWDC2) recently passed its halfway point and the results so far have been quite impressive. A record 287 individuals have put their legs to the test for the two year competition, and a [...]

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Fade Friday – Samurai Naniwa Special (1 year, 10 washes)

Even though Samurai Jeans got their start a few years later than the other Osaka brands, they’ve permanently secured a place in the denim pantheon for their combination of unique ingredients – ranging from wildly-textured loomstate selvedge denim to [...]

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Samurai S634VX 17 Oz. “Musashi Model Zero” 15th Anniversary Denim

If there ever was a brand that loves to do limited edition releases, it’d be Samurai. Whether it’s to celebrate an anniversary or just because they want to, it seems like they are consistently releasing jeans that feature a [...]

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Samurai Jeans 25oz 15th Anniversary Denim Jacket (S552XX)

Samurai Jeans 25oz 15th Anniversary Denim Jacket (S552XX)

Surpassing their 15th year of operation, some may still scratch their head when hearing of Samurai Jeans. On one hand they are one of the most admired, respected brands in the raw denim space, but on the other they are [...]

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Samurai Jeans 15th Anniversary Collection – Just Released

The full denim lineup for Samurai Jeans‘ 15th Anniversary Collection has arrived, and it’s looking as great as expected. True to all offerings from the Japanese brand, only 100% pure indigo is used in the maximum amount of dye [...]

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Samurai Jeans 17 Oz. S710BKH Black Hawk Raw Denim – Just Released

Samurai Jeans 17 Oz. S710BKH Black Hawk Raw Denim It’s very common for brands to partner together with other brands or stores and the results are almost always interesting and unique. This time around Samurai Jeans has partnered together with [...]

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Samurai Jeans Cap, Western Shirts, Outerwear Jackets – Just Released

Samurai’s latest collection With more and more people becoming accustomed to high levels of construction and details when it comes to jeans, the eye for these same details naturally starts to turn towards the other parts of the outfit. Without [...]

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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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10 Pairs Of Raw Denim With 34″+ Inseams

Tenue de Nimes x Momotaro Being tall and being fashionable is not always an easy feat to accomplish. Personally being 6’3”, I have constantly struggled with finding denim that is able to fit me exactly the way that I want. [...]

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Samurai S5000VX 15th Anniversary 17 Oz. Zero Denim Straight

15th Anniversary Leather Patch When we speak with brands, whether they’ve been around for a while or producing the first batch of their jeans, one common theme is prevalent in every conversation: everyone hopes to grow their brand over [...]

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