Ande Whall Cougar #001

Fade Friday – Ande Whall Cougar #001 (5 Years, 6-7 Washes)

Raw denim enthusiasts can often seem obsessed with grinding out the highest contrast fades in the shortest period of time (such as this former pair of Samurai S710XX). But there’s more than one way to skin a cat and many ways [...]

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rsun patch

Rising Sun & Co. Straight Razor Denim – Review

When you reach the upper echelons of denim ($300+) it’s not so much about which jeans are objectively better or worse but what brand’s vision might fit your personal taste the best. It’s pretty much all good, just all slightly [...]

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Fade Friday - Pure Blue Japan XX-005S (13 Months, 3 Washes, 1 Soak)

Fade Friday – Pure Blue Japan XX-005S (13 Months, 3 Washes, 1 Soak)

Fade Friday – Pure Blue Japan XX-005S (13 Months, 3 Washes, 1 Soak) Pure Blue Japan has been well-represented lately for Fade Fridays, and for good reason.  Many [...]

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5 Raw Jeans For Beginners

5 Raw Jeans for Beginners

5 Raw Jeans For Beginners In the past few years, raw denim has become quite popular. Jeans have been a must-have item for decades, but before denim worked its way into everyday fashion, jeans were only produced unwashed, dry and [...]

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Fade Friday - Pure Blue Japan XX-007 (1 Year, 0 Washes)

Fade Friday – Pure Blue Japan XX-007 (1 Year, 0 Washes)

Fade Friday – Pure Blue Japan XX-007 (1 Year, 0 Washes) P.B.J. Any denim-head worth his (or her!) salt knows that those three letters hold much more significance than a childhood favourite food. Within the major Japanese denim labels, Pure [...]

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Fade Friday - Eternal 811 Contest Jean (2 Years, Many Washes)

Fade Friday – Eternal 811 Contest Jean (2 Years, Many Washes)

Fade Friday – Eternal 811 Contest Jean (2 Years, Many Washes) Today’s Fade Friday is a bit of a special one since its not just any Friday. Today also marks exactly 2 years since our featured jeans began their journey [...]

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Phable Denim

Phable Jeans – Initial Thoughts On The New Australian Raw Denim

New Raw Denim From Australia – Initial Thoughts On Phable Jeans “All jeans tell a story.” – That’s the credo for Phable, an up-and-coming label coming out of Australia. Created by Luke Hammonds and Brody Davison, Phable is an interesting [...]

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Fade Friday - Railcar Fine Goods Spikes X001 (14 Months, 7 Washes)

Fade Friday – Railcar Fine Goods Spikes X001 (14 Months, 7 Washes)

Fade Friday – Railcar Fine Goods Spikes X001 (14 Months, 7 Washes) While highly contrasted denim fades are universally appreciated, we can’t dedicate every Fade Friday to one particular type of wear pattern (nor do we want to). This week’s [...]

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Malaysian Heritage brand Cheese Denim.

Cheese Denim – Malaysian Raw Jeans

Cheese Denim – Malaysian Raw Jeans When the dog days of summer hit, even the most ardent of denimheads shed their raws to avoid the sweaty, sticky mess heavyweight denim can become in hotter temperatures. Not quite so in Malaysia. [...]

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A.P.C. Petite New Standard - Just Released

A.P.C. Petit New Standard – Just Released

A.P.C. Petit New Standard – Just Released (Photo Courtesy of ILikeItALot) Top French denim retailers A.P.C.  have [...]

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Fade Friday - Cheap Monday Autobahn (2.5 Years, Many Washes)

Fade Friday – Cheap Monday Autobahn (2.5 Years, Many Washes)

Fade Friday – Cheap Monday Autobahn (2.5 Years, Many Washes) Three long years ago, Sam Wilder bought a pair of Cheap Monday Autobahn Unwash jeans at Need Supply Co. in Richmond, VA.  As he tells it, they were a little [...]

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Fade Friday – Acne "Max Raw" (11 Months, 1 Wash)

Fade Friday – Acne “Max Raw” (11 Months, 1 Wash)

Fade Friday – Acne “Max Raw” (11 Months, 1 Wash) This week’s Fade Friday features a pair of Acne Max Raw, a slim-fitting, low rise jean from the Swedish denim designers. This particular pair has been worn most days for almost a year [...]

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