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History of the Cinch: Holding Up Your Pants Since 1872

Frequent readers of this site are familiar with the modern incarnation of denim. The standard five-pocket jean, while pretty detailed, is missing a whole slew of design features that were ubiquitous in the early 20th century. One fairly familiar detail that [...]

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Self Edge x Iron Heart 20 Oz. Left Hand Twill Denim

Self Edge x Iron Heart 20 Oz. Left Hand Twill Denim

Self Edge and Iron Heart have a close working relationship that has resulted in exclusive denim and more than just a handful of collaboration pieces over the last half decade. In fact they’ve released 21 collaborations and for [...]

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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

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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Introducing Pike Brothers – A Revival of Utility and Tradition

It goes without saying that hot rods, motorcycles and vintage engines are very popular in Germany. So popular, in fact, that riders tend to spend much more on their rides than proper garments that can resist the ravages of the [...]

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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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WP Lavori: A Japanese Denim Project

WP Lavori: A Japanese Denim Project

For the last 30 years, Italy’s WP Lavori has been curating and collaborating with brands and designers that bring forth high quality products that are made with authenticity at the forefront of their minds. This has lead to partnerships with [...]

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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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MATiAS Denim Coronel Koji Raw Denim – Denim Review

A few weeks ago we introduced the Los Angeles, California-based MATiAS Denim and its founder, Matias Sandoval.  I was recently able to get a pair of the Coronel Koji jeans to test out, paying attention [...]

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Rising Sun & Co. Packer Two Tone Vest – Just Released

Mike Hodis and his team at Rising Sun & Co. have been busy lately. In the last few months, they’ve regularly released products every couple weeks that continues to show off their affinity for vintage workwear, but updating [...]

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Momotaro Deep Indigo Brown Weft 15oz “Tight Straight” – Model 0702BR

Momotaro has been one of the more prolific brands releasing a pretty wide variety of denim as well as collaborations with other brands and stores. This time around they’ve released a jean that features one of their more unique [...]

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