WELCOME TO THE DARK SIDE – PT.1

As the days grow darker and colder it is the perfect time to break out the black denim! If you are on the hunt for some black denim you are in luck! This week I’ll be posting several review a… Continue Reading

CANTON OVERALLS – THE BIRTH OF JAPANESE DENIM AND THE ART OF IMPERFECTION

It’s interesting to me that a brand that has so much involvement in the birth of the Japanese denim industry, has so little presence in the mind of todays denim enthusiast. Canton’s story can be a little confusing and I never clearly understood it… Continue Reading

NBDN – INDONESIAN DENIM

Nobrandedon aka NBDN, the Indonesian denim brand is celebrating their 5th anniversary this year. They make made to order and small batch, handmade denim (sometimes handwoven denim taking 36 hours to complete 1 pair). Once they are sold out you have to… Continue Reading

TANUKI INC’S NEW IDUS1

Fabric: 15oz unsanforized selvedge denim, with an indigo warp and indigo weft. Extra lo-tension weave made of 100% Texas cotton. A rough and slubby denim with an extreme nep that creates a very bumpy texture. Although it’s a ridged and substantial feeling denim,… Continue Reading

THE BATTLE BEGINS!! THE FIRST ENTRY INTO THE ONI VS SAMURAI BATTLE LOG

This is the first denim fade competition I’ve ever entered. I’ve never been one for denim competitions, I just love denim and how it evolves. But I couldn’t pass up the chance to represent for one of my favorite denim brands… Continue Reading

SHOCKOE ATELIER – Denim Artisans in VA.

Shockoe Atelier started in 2014 and is quickly becoming one of my favorite American made denim brands. The family owned and operated company located in Richmond’s historic Shockoe Bottom, was once the bustling center for tobacco and cotton traders. Each piece is crafted by… Continue Reading

LEVIS – THE UBIQUITOUS

For most of us, Levis was the first brand to represent quality, long lasting denim. Maybe your dad or uncle going on about how “they don’t make em like they used to.” Maybe through films and music. Levis are usually the… Continue Reading

OKAYAMA SPIRIT 2 – The Trial and Error of Unsanforized Denim.

Spending $200 on a pair of jeans is something most denim heads have learned to rationalize. But buying a second pair to get the fit just right? That takes a special obsession. Read full story here. MEASUREMENTS (raw) Size 32, W… Continue Reading

ON THE HUNT – Trading Post LA, General Quarters, Dr. Collectors, Rogue Territory…

4-14-18 – Today I woke up to this DM from @lex043 #lol the #denimpassion is contagious! @lex043 is proof that #thedenimhound is a #badinfluence 😉 post those #506ZR pics when they arrive! #oni #denim #507KHN #546ZR #denimio #thedenimhound #denimlife #denimobsessed… Continue Reading

ONI DENIM – HUNT FOR THE DEVIL

In the early days when I wanted some good ol’ fashion, high quality, long lasting raw denim jeans I turned to Levis. When I wanted to explore a wide variety of denim in the heavyweight range I found myself immersed in… Continue Reading