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Studio D’Artisan D1672 WWI Model Jeans

When it comes to war reenactment jeans, WWII gets all the attention. Denimheads flirt and fawn over the atypical 1944 Levi’s 501–what with it’s olive drab pocket bags, painted on arcuates, and laurel leaf hardware. It’s a testament to [...]

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Fade of the Day – Studio D’Artisan SD-107 (1 Year, 5 Months, 5 Washes, 1 Soak)

Counting itself among the Osaka 5, these Studio D’Artisan SD-107 jeans can also count itself among this week’s Fades of the Day. For a year and 5 months, these jeans have been losing indigo in Jakarta, Indonesia thanks to Aditya Sumardana. The indigo [...]

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NYC Market Week Spring Summer 16: MAN, Kingpins, and Blue in Green

Prepare your eyeballs for the final installment from this summer’s New York Market Week. We’ve already gone over what we saw at the Capsule and Liberty Fairs shows, not it’s time to finish it off. In this update we polish [...]

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Studio D’Artisan Jeans Laundry Detergent

Many arguments and debates have been had over the proper way to wash your raws. Hand washing with Woolite Dark, ocean washing, and even no washing at all have been some of the techniques mentioned at length [...]

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Studio D’Artisan 35th Anniversary Jeans

Denim vets Studio D’Artisan are celebrating their 35th anniversary with an absolutely insane pair of jeans that’s chockfull of details you’ll likely never see anywhere else. Some of these notable details include exposed rivets on the rear pockets as well as [...]

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The Raw Denim Sales Compendium: Black Friday Edition

This week’s compendium is going to a be slightly different than usual. Due to the large number of Black Friday sales we won’t be listing individual products but rather the individual stores that have sales and what brands they carry. [...]

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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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The Complete Arcuate Collection

Arcuates–sometimes shortened to arcs–are the decorative stitching found on jeans’ back pockets. The classic Levi’s arcs have spawned countless brands creating their own pocket modification to make their brand stand apart. Problem is, there are so many arcs now it’s hard [...]

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5 Lightweight Raw Denim Jeans for Summer

Lightweight jeans have begun to catch the attention of denim heads throughout the northern hemisphere. As the temperature and humidity levels continue to climb, it is just too hot for most people to power through with heavy jeans. Sure, readers of Rawr [...]

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The History Of The Osaka 5

To a visitor’s perspective, modern Japan and America look rather similar, language and demographic differences aside. Both nations enjoy (at least on the surface) a similar standard of living and technology. The extent to which the latter influenced the former [...]

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