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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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Momotaro 201 unsanforized fade

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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jcwt featured

Iron Heart The Johnny Cash Works Too Superblack 12oz Denim Work Shirt

It feels like “super” black selvedge denim has been on the rise lately, and for good reason. Don’t think that Japanese legends Iron Heart would be left out–they’ve recently come out with the Johnny Cash Works Too Superblack [...]

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Japan Blue x Blue Owl

Japan Blue x Blue Owl 16.5oz “Deep Indigo Monster” Unsanforized Selvedge Denim

Seattle-based Blue Owl Workshop is a great online source for a variety of denim brands. No stranger to collaborations, the shop has done collaborations with familiar brands ranging from Momotaro to Naked & Famous. [...]

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red cloud featured

China’s Red Cloud & Co. To Remove Red Tab Detail From R400 Denim

The last time we featured Red Cloud & Co., it was highlighting raw denim from China – a country that is typically (and perhaps unfairly) only associated with cheap labor and poor quality garments. This time around, [...]

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Self Edge x Iron Heart 20 Oz. Left Hand Twill Denim

Self Edge x Iron Heart 20 Oz. Left Hand Twill Denim

Self Edge and Iron Heart have a close working relationship that has resulted in exclusive denim and more than just a handful of collaboration pieces over the last half decade. In fact they’ve released 21 collaborations and for [...]

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ARN Organic Shirt

ARN Mercantile “Gauntlet” Raw Denim Shirt

Organic may sometimes just be used as a buzzword, but to the folks over at ARN Mercantile, it’s a hardcore methodology. The brand, which is a collaboration between two designers – one Japanese fabric technician and one English pattern maker [...]

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Lefty featured

Iron Heart “The Lefty Trucker” 19oz Left Hand Twill Type III (IH-526L)

On the heels of our feature on Iron Heart‘s new Black 21 Oz. Selvedge Denim Straight Cut Jean comes the recent release of the Japanese brand’s new denim jacket. The Lefty Trucker (IH-526L) is a 19 Oz. [...]

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Real Japan Blues D103

Fade Friday – Real Japan Blues D103 (Eleven Months, Many Washes)

Real Japan Blues (RJB) is one of Japan’s most distinguished denim brands, yet there’s an air of obscurity to the Nagano-based company. In Japan, RJB‘s policy is to sell none of their products online – so that each customer [...]

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GUSTIN Denim Review

GUSTIN Loomstate Denim – Review

GUSTIN made a pretty big splash a couple years back when they introduced their platform of crowdsourcing and selling selvedge denim at wholesale prices. Needless to say, their Kickstarter campaign was a huge success as they raised nearly [...]

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Left Field NYC Fall/Winter 2013

Left Field NYC Fall/Winter 2013 – Raw Denim Lineup

New York-based Left Field NYC has been featured here plenty of times before, most notably in our recent review of their popular Chelsea fit. Helmed by founder Christian McCann, the brand and [...]

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MF64 featured

Mister Freedom Lot. 64 “Californian” Blue Jeans – Just Released

Denim inspired by vintage designs is not a new phenomenon, but California-based Mister Freedom has its defining “Californian” influence proudly at the forefront for the Lot. 64 “Californian” Blue Jeans. Inspired by a fairly popular brand and its timeless [...]

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