Kr3w Denim No.11 Selvedge Chino - Denim Review

KR3W Denim No.11 Selvedge Chino – Denim Review

During my ventures this past January at Agenda Tradeshow in New York City I was fortunate enough to find myself in the company of Kr3w Denim‘s very own creative director, Brad Alband. For those unfamiliar with the brand, Kr3w is a skateboarding and lifestyle label that [...]

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unbranded denim

Fade Friday – Unbranded 21 Oz. 221 (6 Months, 1 Soak, 1 Seawash)

The combination of simplicity and quality of Unbranded jeans are quickly turning them into a fan favorite for denim projects. This week’s Fade Friday comes from our forum member, Schweizerth, who compiled a monthly progression of his [...]

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levi's cinch

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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apc featured

A.P.C. Veste Jean Work & US Jackets – Just Released

Veste Jean Work (left) and Veste Jean US (right) French brand A.P.C. is likely responsible for many raw denim fans’ first foray into selvedge jeans, but the brand founded by Jean Touitou in 1987 is also [...]

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Are one man brands sustainable?

Are One Man Brands Sustainable?

When I first got into selvedge denim I would justify the exorbitant cost of my jeans to friends by talking about craftsmanship, vintage looms and clean edges. Sometimes I would even float the myth that the United States sold [...]

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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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Rogue Territory SS14

Rogue Territory Spring/Summer 2014 Collection

When it comes to many brands that we cover, Spring/Summer collections tends to bring forth less raw denim options and instead offers up clothes that feature lighter, softer, and even washed fabrics. For the last couple of years, Rogue [...]

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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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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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Naked & Famous 12.5oz White/Black Selvedge Denim

Even though much of North America is experiencing the “polar vortex” deep freeze, it’s helpful to remember that spring is only a couple of months away.  Naked & Famous is definitely hoping you’ll think about the changing [...]

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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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Fade Friday – Levi’s 514 (20 Months, 2 Washes)

Today’s Fade Friday features a well broken-in pair of Levi’s Slim Straight 514 raw selvedge denim. The owner, forum user Kleetz, wore the jeans for 20 months and washed them twice, resulting in some impressive features including heavy honeycombs [...]

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