Fade of the Day – Joe McCoy 991 (14 months, 1 soak)

The Joe McCoy produced by Japan’s The Real McCoy’s is made in the vein of frontier wear; if America was the first frontier of denim workwear, though, perhaps Southeast Asia is the second frontier. Today’s fade is a pair [...]

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Behind Brown’s Beach Jacket – The Complete History

It’s March and with winter drawing to a close we’re reluctantly getting ready to retire our prized pieces of outwear. But before we bid farewell to Old Man Winter, allow us to pay homage to a favorite winter staple: Brown’s [...]

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Inspiration LA Show 2015 – Part II

We’re back for round two from Inspiration LA. Picking up from yesterday’s coverage, we’ve got more vintage inspired stories to report. Denim Dudes Amy Leverton was out for the premiere of her new book 

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The Real McCoy’s Lot.132S Selvedge Denim Workshirt

If all the heritage clothing manufacturers in the world went to high school together, The Real McCoy’s would be the straight-A homecoming king. The Japanese masters of mid-century clothing have proven themselves in all three arenas of repro clothing: militaria, sportswearia, and [...]

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The Definitive Buyer’s Guide To M-65 Field Jackets

Much like other facets of the apparel industry, trends and collections in the world of menswear can be generally stamped as either timely or timeless. While some pieces and concepts seemingly exist for a mere 15 minutes–and are thus appropriately [...]

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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 REAL McCOY’S Lot. 003J WWII Replica Denim Jacket – Coming Soon

Following our article on THE REAL McCOY’S Lot. S003 WWII replica jeans, here’s our introduction of their partner in crime: the Lot. 003J denim jacket. Like we explained about [...]

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The Real McCoys S003 Front

THE REAL McCOY’S Lot. S003 WWII Replica Jeans – Coming Soon

THE REAL McCOY’S is without a doubt among the best reproduction brands coming out of Japan. They’re notorious for their military outerwear replica, from the early A-1 leather flight jacket or the US Navy 13 Star Peacoat to the

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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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Sugar Cane 1947 patch

7 Pairs of Repro Denim: Bringing the Classics Back to Life

Denim has a long history that spans over three centuries now. It has gone from a true workwear staple used only by those who needed it to a fabric that has been embraced by the general population and has spawned [...]

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