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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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Samurai S634VX-15th Musashi Model Zero Anniversary Denim

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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Iu Franquesa of Companion Denim - One Man Brands

Iu Franquesa of Companion Denim – One Man Brands

Iu Franquesa of Companion Denim – One Man Brands For our newest instalment of the One Man Brands series, we take you across the Atlantic to meet Iu Franquesa of Barcelona, Spain. He is the owner and sole employee of

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Fade Friday – Baldwin Henley Nihon Menpu (8 Months, 2 Washes)

Today’s Fade Friday features a finely aged pair of Baldwin Henley Nihon Menpu. The owner, forum user cincinnatus, carefully documented the progress of these jeans over the course of eight months. Despite being worn only lightly and needing only preemptive [...]

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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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Dickies 1922 – Resurrecting An American Workwear Classic

Dickies has been producing quality workwear since 1922. Since its humble beginnings as an overall company selling garments in Texas, they’ve expanded all over the United States and around the globe and grown their collection at the same time; ranging [...]

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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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Oskar Sommarlund, Co-Founder of Denim Demon – Interview

Oskar Sommarlund of Denim Demon (left) Initially founded in December 2006 in Stockholm, Sweden, Denim Demon is a Sami culture-inspired menswear label that not only boasts an impressive lineup of Nordic outerwear, shirting, and accessories, but also offers a purposeful collection of [...]

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Russell Shurtz, Circle A Brand – One Man Brand

Russell Shurtz started his Circle A Brand out of necessity. Shurtz, 35, who says his height is somewhere between Daniel Radcliffe and Paul Simon, couldn’t find jeans that fit and were tight enough in his punk rock days in [...]

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Left Field NYC Store Launch – Ridgewood, Queens, NYC

Although Left Field NYC‘s Fall/Winter 2013 raw denim line-up was featured not too long ago, we felt the launch of the brand’s first-ever brick and mortar presence deserved some serious notice. The Brooklyn-based brand, helmed by [...]

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Pot Meets Pop Fall/Winter 2013 Collection – Just Released

Indonesia’s Pot Meets Pop aren’t that well known in North America, but their significant following in Southeast Asia hints at the worthy products that they put out. Most recently the brand released their Fall/Winter 2013 Collection with an [...]

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