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Vintage Denim Finds from Kindred Black
It takes a lot to hold attention for longer than a few minutes anywhere online. Recognizable Squarespace templates, the same popular independent designers popping up again and again, endless scrolling and more have made online shopping pretty boring...
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Sunglasses Made From Recycled Jeans
From time to time, brands play outside the two holy materials for eyewear—titanium or acetate—be it buffalo horn by Rigards (the way the Inuits first used it to shield their eyes) or slate and birchwood experiments by Shwood. While UK-based Mosevic...
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Levi's Celebrates the 501's Birthday With a Documentary
To celebrate the 501's birthday, Levi's has created a documentary—released in several parts—about the iconic jeans. The fourth episode highlights the 501's immense influence in Japan. Narrated by Craig Stecyk (aka C.R. Stecyk III, a surf and skate...
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Chrome Industries' New Denim Apparel
Though largely known for their heavy duty, guaranteed-for-life messenger bags, Chrome Industries has been gently dipping a toe into urbanwear for the past two years. Wanting to break out of the cycling mold the right way, the SF-based brand launches...
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Basic Rights' Menswear Essentials
Basics are that category of clothing oftentimes best described as "wear a few times, then use as pajamas." The search for non-branded, tailored basics that don't cost more than they should, are elegant enough to wear to dinner, and last a long...
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Closed Revives Its '80s Denim Archives
Closed was originally founded by Marithé and François Girbaud (denim pioneers who have their own Urban Dictionary entry) in the '70s. The French designer duo innovated techniques like stone-washing as well as the much more sustainable WATTWASH...
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Burds LDN Motorbike Apparel
Imagine a list of the most iconic styles of all times. Chances are biker apparel happens to be somewhere pretty high up. A new denim brand, Burds LDN, started in London by friends Ame Pearce and Tamara Bell, is made for women who want to balance...
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Mott & Bows' Affordable Denim
While they're by no means alone in the online denim market, Mott & Bow's new order and delivery service is pragmatic and almost entirely hassle-free. The design and retail brand lets you order jeans (or other pants) in two sizes, try them on and...
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Tobacco Motorwear Women's Kevlar Pants
Last year, LA-based Tobacco successfully Kickstarted their Kevlar-lined jeans for men. The jeans—which are reinforced with the fabric (a synthetic fiber often used in protective gear) in order to shield motorbike riders—were wildly successful...
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Nudie Jeans Lean Dean US Selvedge Denim
by Steve Dool As Nudie Jeans unveils their limited edition run of 14.75 oz. selvedge denim jeans today, it represents more than just a new product launch. The jeans, created in partnership with North Carolina’s revered Cone Mills, are the first...
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Light Denim for Spring
The world of denim is a wide one to say the least. With roots in workwear, the fabric staple has become a casual (and more recently) everyday wardrobe standby. The myriad types of denim, along with the range of cuts and colors is a continual source...
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RE/DUN: Vintage Jeans With a Modern Fit
The biggest problem with shopping for vintage jeans is that tailoring is usually a requirement, further extending the initial commitment of both time and money. Uniting storied denim with a contemporary silhouette is LA's new womenswear brand RE...
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Denim Dudes: A Book About Men and Their Jeans
At any given time, approximately 50% of the global population is wearing a pair of jeans—at least, so says Amy Leverton, a leading denim expert and author of "Denim Dudes," a new photography-based book documenting over 80 men and their denim. While...
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Unwashed Denim Raw Bomber Jacket
For many, it's during their college years when an interest in design and fashion is discovered. For New York's Will Berman—who we met at our 2013 Pitch Night—the passion took root at a much younger age; at 15 he started his own label, Unwashed Denim...
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Gamine Co. Dungarees
Horticulturist Taylor Johnston couldn't find sensible work clothes she wanted to wear, so she started Gamine Workwear for women. The Dungarees follow the line's commitment to good, durable gear that is tailored to fit the female form.
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Gamine Co. Workwear Jeans for Women
While there's been a boom in the raw selvedge denim market recently, there are still very limited style options for women—particularly those whose jobs ask a lot of their jeans. When Taylor Johnston, a horticulturist at New England's treasured Isabella...
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Light Wash Denim Done Right
All images of Britney and JT's infamous denim-on-denim outfits and Zack Morris references aside, light-wash denim is in vogue yet again—though this time around it's simply more about easy summer style. While last spring saw some solid stonewash offerings...
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Baldwin Denim Women's Collection
When Baldwin Denim opened a new store in their home base of Kansas City last year, the brand quietly soft launched a women's collection which they showcased in-store. Ever since, we've been eagerly waiting to see how their low-key, comfortable yet...
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Raleigh Workshop's Certified Organic Cotton Project
By now one would think all great ideas have already been considered and executed in the world of denim. With this in mind, sometimes the best way to take a step forward in a saturated market is to revisit the most basic question of all. For Raleigh...
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Raw Selvedge Denim iPhone Sleeve
More than individually made by hand, on a single machine, all Unwashed Denim products are designed, sewn, packaged and shipped by one NYC teenager, Will Berman. Composed of the highest quality 12.5 oz Japanese sanforized selvedge denim and accented...
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Levi's® Product Icons
Advertorial content: Levi’s® impact is indelible and the identity they've developed represent a universal timelessness. The world-famous brand's three icons—the Western, the Trucker and the 501® jeans—remain fixtures; applicable to any...
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Parke Active Denim
After funding their first selvedge denim jeans with a successful Kickstarter campaign in early 2013, NYC-based Parke is at it again with a more innovative idea in mind: A pair of raw denim jeans woven with one percent elastane for enough stretch...
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Baldwin Denim in Kansas City
Baldwin Denim has opened its very first store that showcases both their men's and women's collections. Located in central Kansas City, it's the brand's first physical expansion since their brick-and-mortar flagship selling just men's attire. Baldwin...
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3sixteen + Thomas Hooper, the Decade Collection
In the fast-paced world of fashion, brands come and go with the seasons. NYC-based 3sixteen is one label that continues to stand strong with its commitment to craftsmanship and quality. Specializing in denim, 3sixteen is celebrating its 10-year...
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