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Take5 Bangkok – Thailand Denim Paradise

I recently had the opportunity to vist the shop Take5 in Bangkok; a denim paradise and a must-stop for denim geeks who visit Thailand. We had previously reviewed Take5 Hong Kong and this shop is another piece of proof for the [...]

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Studio D'Artisan x BlueInGreen NY-001 Jeans

Studio D’Artisan x Blue In Green NY-001 Jeans

Studio D’Artisan x BlueInGreen NY-001 Jeans Some of the best Japanese cloth and construction meets slick Soho styling in Studio D’Artisan and Blue in Green’s limited-edition collaboration, the NY-001 jeans. In true Studio D’Artisan fashion, the NY-001 jeans are raw, made from unsanforized, 15 [...]

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PRACT Denim's Japan Trip Pt. 5 - Studio D'Artisan

PRACT Denim’s Japan Tour Pt. 5 – Studio D’Artisan

PRACT Denim’s Japan Trip Pt. 5 – Studio D’Artisan This is a guest post from our friend Dandy Harun, the owner of Indonesian denim label PRACT. On a recent trip to Japan, Dandy visited a number of denim factories and brand [...]

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Raw Denim Insanity - Studio D'Artisan Triple Crazy Jeans

Raw Denim Insanity – Studio D’Artisan “Triple Crazy” Jeans

Raw Denim Insanity - Studio D'Artisan Triple Crazy Jeans Move over Naked & Famous, there’s a new player in town when it comes to wacky denim. Despite N&F calling their mixed-twill denim [...]

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Women's Raw Denim - Sling & Stones's Mary Slim Straight

Raw Denim For Women – A Brief Overview

Raw Denim For Women – A Brief Overview The world of raw denim used to have a major gender bias. For a long time it was a major challenge for ladies interested in untreated denim. Until a few years ago, [...]

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Studio D’Artisan X-32 Christmas Edition Raw Denim – Just Released

Just Released - Studio D'Artisan X-32 Raw Denim Though we are admittedly a little late on this one, denim shop, Blue In Green, released details just before Christmas on the arrival of the highly anticipated Studio D’Artisan X-32. An annual tradition for the Japanese [...]

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Fade Friday – Studio D’Artisan 103 (3 Years, Unknown Washes)

Fade Friday - Studio D'Artisan 201 (3 Years, Multiple washes) This week’s Fade Friday showcases SuperFuture user “bunga” and his Studio D’Artisan 103 jeans. While the the amount of washes in unknown, bunga’s jeans clearly show how multiple washes can effectively create a classic vintage [...]

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Gold Miners at Salina Mines, Colorado

The Truth About Raw Denim – Workwear V.s. Fashion

Gold Miners at Salina Mines, Colorado (Source: Levi Strauss & Co.) Nowadays, when you say the word “jeans” most people’s minds turn to fashion, shopping malls and brand names like the Gap or True Religion. When you think “overalls”, it’s [...]

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Samurai Jeans Jacket - 18oz. Texas Cotton LHT Denim

Five Raw Denim Jackets – Part 2/2

Five Raw Denim Jackets - Part 2/2 (source: blueingreen.com) To wrap up our 2-part series raw denim jackets, please read on for Five Raw Denim Jackets (Part 2/2). For those that were unable to catch our first post, please feel free [...]

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FH Type II 3XXX Denim Jacket

Five Raw Denim Jackets – Part 1/2

FH Type II 3XXX Denim Jacket (source: selfedge.com) Rawr Denim has been up and running for a few months now and little did we realize that we have yet to pay tribute to raw denim jackets.  There’s no general cut or [...]

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Oni Denim (Source:http://indigoshrimp.wordpress.com/category/oni-denim/)

4 Years Later – Levis v.s. Japanese Repro Lawsuit Still Fair Game?

Oni Denim (Source: indigoshrimp.wordpress.com) Have you ever wondered why certain raw denim brands have arcuates or arcs (i.e. back-pocket stitching) on their jeans, while others do not? Or that identical pairs of jeans are only differentiated by the design on [...]

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