KOJIMA GENES X SF – RNB1080SF WAKONAI NATURAL INDIGO

Cut: Mid/high rise with roomy thighs and mild taper down the leg. Measurements: Fabric: KUROKI WAKONAI® (Japan Spirit-Indigo). 130z sanforized 100% cotton right hand twill selvedge denim, exclusively developed by Kuroki. A very flat surfaced denim with a slightly rough feel. Natural… Continue Reading

ONECULTURE – Raw Japanese Denim Via San Fransisco

Mark over at oneculture has been making jeans for over 10 years. He has put his blood sweat and tears into passion for denim and it shows. Today, I’m happy to be reviewing the 14.25oz LHT Gam, one of oneculture’s three cuts. Cut:… Continue Reading

SAY HELLO TO OLÉ DENIM

Based in Canada, Olé Denim was founded in 2013 by Chris Watchorn. In 2009, Chris was an intern at 3sixteen, learning the denim business firsthand. OLÉ Denim spent two years developing their first model, and now the OLÉ 306 is here… Continue Reading

NEW BRAND – THE WORKERS CLUB – JAPANESE DENIM FOUND IN THE UK

One of my favorite parts of scouring the globe for raw denim is discovering new brands and, if worth while, sharing them with you. Today I want to share a new find, The Workers Club. Based in the UK, TWC produces high… Continue Reading

KOJIMA GENES X SF – EXTRA HEAVY 21OZ KUROKI SELVEDGE “RIKI SHOKKI”

Kojima Genes has been making jeans in Okayama for 20 years, although they are still not very known in the US. They operate in a small factory where everything is done under one roof and have their flagship shop on… Continue Reading

ON THE HUNT – LAS VEGAS

Liberty Fair’s and Capsule Trade Show, Las Vegas. 8-14-16 My bags were packed: Three shirts, three pairs of shoes, one jacket, and like a true denim head, 6 pairs of jeans for 4 days in Vegas. The denim: Oni 517XX… Continue Reading

BRAVE STAR SELVAGE – The First American Made, All Selvedge Denim Brand.

I came across Brave Star Selvage online about 4 or 5 months ago. It seemed pretty good, but to be honest I was thrown off by the $79 price tag. I’m by no means a denim snob, but I just couldn’t see… Continue Reading