MADE IN KOREA – THE GRATEFUL CRANE

The Grateful Crane is a Korean denim brand started in 2016 by Hur Jungun, as well as Bespoke Denim, his taylor made denim brand. This is the first time I’ve reviewed denim made in Korea and I’m excited to see what The… Continue Reading

RISING SUN MFG CO. SHEDS NEW LIGHT ON CONE DENIM

This article is long overdue. Found right in my own back yard, Rising Sun Mfg Co. has been one of LA’s distinguished denim brands for the past 10 years and counting. I’ve always respected Rising Sun’s commitment to their vision… Continue Reading

TANUKI’S NEW DENIM AND CUT – REDCAST MIYAKO SLIM TRADITION

This past year Tanuki has released some of the most beautiful and meticulously crafted denim I’ve ever seen. Their ID x ID and Natural Indigo denim is really something special and would be really difficult to top …but with their… Continue Reading

BRAVE STAR SELVAGE GOING ULTRA HEAVYWEIGHT

One of my favorite USA made denim brands, Brave Star Selvage recently released their heaviest denim to date, the 21.5oz Slim Straight. I couldn’t wait get my hands on this hefty Japanese selvedge and test it out. Cut: A medium rise with… Continue Reading

ASBURY PARK CLOTHING COMPANY

There are a lot of pictures circulating online of celebrities like Nicholas Cage and well known musicians wearing Asbury Park Clothing Co. denim. When you go to the Asbury Park website you see that each of their cuts have one raw version… 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

FREENOTE CLOTH’S NEW MODEL – RIOS SLIM STRAIGHT RAW

Founded in 2012 by Brothers Matt and Andrew Brodrick, Freenote began with denim and expanded from there, while keeping denim the foundation of their brand. One thing I like about Freenote Cloth is that even though they have a full blown… Continue Reading