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Fade of the Day – The Flat Head 7002W Shirt (6 months, 0 washes)

Thai denim warrior nong33 is at it again with some amazing fades on a western shirt from The Flat Head. He’s worn this top for six months and no washes thus far. Details Name: The Flat Head 7002W Shirt Fabric: 100% cotton [...]

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The Vegas Shows Autumn/Winter 15 Preview – Part II

And we’re back for round two of our Vegas show mop-up. If you missed the first post you can get caught up here, otherwise, let’s get into it! Kato’ by Hiroshi [...]

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Fade Friday – The Flat Head 1001 (4 years and 2 months, 4 washes, 9 soaks)

I’m not sure if photographers have the best jeans or it just seems that way because they take the best photos of their jeans. Either way, this pair of The Flat Head 1001s from photographer and reader Bhisma Diandra are truly something to behold. Worn [...]

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Rawr Denim’s Guide to Leather Wallets

As many raw denim fans can attest, stepping into the world of selvedge tends to open the door to a new perspective on other items of rugged fashion – like belts, boots, and jackets.  But there’s no accessory more symbiotic [...]

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Working Titles: Taxi Driver

We’ve previously examined the shifting cultural image of denim in the movies throughout the twentieth century. In this series, we plan on taking a closer look at specific films with a denim and workwear [...]

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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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The Flat Head Tapered Loomstate 3012 – Just Released

The Flat Head isn’t just one of Japan’s best vintage-style denim brands – they’re also among the most innovative. While many similar companies are content to enjoy steady sales domestically, Flat Head has been carefully pursuing overseas expansion through [...]

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Danny Hodgson, Founder and Owner of Rivet And Hide – Exclusive Interview

Even though Britain is one of the world’s largest and most powerful economies, until recently it lacked its own high-end denim store which left domestic denim heads with no choice but to import their jeans. That changed last year when [...]

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Fade Friday – Flat Head BJ-3 (12 Months, 5 Washes)

Though The Flat Head‘s denim has been featured on Fade Friday several times before, this week is a first for Rawr Denim: a pair worn by a female denim fan. These BJ-3 jeans come from The Flat Head‘s Balder line of [...]

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A Tour of Kojima, Okayama's Projectile Looms And Vintage Shuttle Looms

A Tour of Kojima, Okayama’s Projectile Looms And Vintage Shuttle Looms

Only slightly more than two months after my first visit to Kojima, Okayama, I had the opportunity to return to the heart of Japanese denim production. This time around, I got to see firsthand how denim is woven, getting a [...]

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