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Pete Searson of Tellason: Denim Innovation Pt. 4

This marks our fourth installment in our series on “innovation” in the world of raw denim. We’ve been speaking with experts within the industry to get their take on this idea as it applies to our beloved fabric and [...]

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The Raw Denim Sales Compendium: August 29

Denim sales come and go, which is exactly why we’ve compiled all that we could find into one, big post — a compendium, if you will. We plan to offer this near exhaustive list every first and third Friday of [...]

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Fade Friday – Tellason Sheffield 16.5 Oz. (10 months, 4 washes)

Tellason has been going strong for about six years now, plenty of time for its customers to produce some nice fades and put the jeans to the test. We’ve featured a few pairs of Tellasons on Fade Friday in [...]

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NYC Market Week SS15 Recap Pt. 2 – The Brands

Welcome to Part II of our continuing coverage of Market Week SS15. Yesterday in Part I, we had a look at the new textiles coming out of the Kingpins [...]

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Re-inventing the Five Pocket: The Difficulties of Raw Denim Innovation

Anyone who follows raw denim knows that there a few buzzwords floating through the conversations regarding the current state of our beloved fabric. One of the oft-mentioned terms is “innovation.” I must put it in quotation marks, for the meaning [...]

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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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Brian Awitan, Veteran Denim Consultant – Exclusive Interview

Our special interview with seasoned menswear veteran, Brian Awitan, who boasts 20 years of experience; working with Levi's XX, Tellason, and many other brands.

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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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A Look Inside Tanner Goods New Downtown LA Storefront

Amazing things are happening at 9th and Broadway in Downtown Los Angeles, and at the top of the list is the opening of the Tanner Goods store. Only their second retail space outside of their hometown of Portland, Oregon, the [...]

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5 Raw Denim Options for Women

Even though Marilyn Monroe killed it in jeans in 1954′s River of No Return, it is no secret that the selvedge and raw denim scene has historically been a boy’s club. With that being said the fairer sex has been voicing [...]

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NYC Market Week Denim Recap – Autumn/Winter 2014

It’s that time of year again: all of our favorite brands have finished tinkering away on their lines, the samples are set, and now it’s time to sell sell sell like their lives depend on it. That’s right, MARKET WEEK! [...]

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Top Shops to Buy Raw Denim in Denver, Colorado

Denver is a city on the rise. Thanks to its income-based tax structure, the city has weathered the recession better than most American cities so while the rest of the country has been getting back on its feet, they’ve been [...]

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