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Fade of the Day – Pure Blue Japan XX-003 (10 Months, Unknown Washes)

Again, from the Pure Blue Japan archives comes today’s Fade of the Day. This pair of XX-003 jeans have been worn day in and day out for 10 months resulting in some amazing whiskers of which most people would envy. Not only that, [...]

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Fade of the Day – Naked & Famous Okayama Spirit (2 Years, 3 Soaks)

Good fades aren’t just about high contrast indigo loss, but rather the story they tell from their owner’s lifestyle. Will Yee of San Francisco has worn this pair of Naked & Famous Okayama Spirit jeans (and no others) for two years, and his irregular [...]

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3sixteen Unsanforized Kibata Denim (SL-100xk and SL-120xk) & Giveaway!

Fill up the tub with some nice warm water and head over to your local Self Edge for the latest from 3sixteen. Like the trusty ol’ 501 shrink-to-fit jeans our grandfathers swear by, 3sixteen’s SL-100xk and SL-120xk jeans require some careful calculation when finding [...]

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Naked & Famous Denim Made In Japan (MIJ) Line

We’re now nearly two months into 2015 and with Spring and Summer just around the corner, we see myriad brands debut new models, collaborations, collections, and in this case, completely new lines. Over the last few years, we’ve come to learn [...]

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Fade Friday – Iron Heart 666s (10 months, 5 soaks, 1 wash)

By his own admission, Rawr Denim Forum user Zin spends most of his time either sitting on his bum in front of a computer (he’s a verification engineer) or on his knees playing with his two children, which explains the killer knee and pocket fades [...]

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Edwin Japan x Edwin Europe ED-55 “Made In Japan” Collaborative Denim

Back in March 2014, Edwin Japan partnered with the team at Edwin Europe to unveil their inaugural collaborative project – the ED-55 “Made in Japan” model. Initially exclusive in limited quantities London’s Son of a Stag for S/S 2014, the denim uniquely combines Edwin Europe’s best selling fit – the tapered, mid-rise [...]

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Big John Rare Denim Jacket – Just Released

Big John is building out their collection in North America this season with the introduction of more standout pieces like this RARE Denim Jacket. Like their flagship RARE jean line, the RARE Jacket uses the same 15.5oz. unsanforized Ransei denim, branded steel buttons and rivets, [...]

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Fade Friday – Levi’s 501 STF (13 months, 4 soaks, 4 washes)

There are many roads that lead to great fades, and the Levi’s 501 Shrink to Fits from Rawr Denim forum user StormAK are living proof. These are Storm’s first pair of raw denim, but you’d never doubt his commitment by wearing them 385 days straight to [...]

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Kamikaze Attack x Tate + Yoko Limited Edition 24 Oz. New Release

Boutique Japanese brand Kamikaze Attack has been featured here on Rawr Denim before, and their exploits in heavyweight denim has been chronicled as well. This [...]

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Unsanforized Denim – Is It Worth It?

As more people gain exposure to raw denim from brands all over the world, we’ve been hearing a lot of questions that pertain to not just what unsanforized denim is but what actually is the difference between unsanforized denim and [...]

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