GUSTIN – A DENIM LOVERS BUFFET

I’ve been intrigued with Gustin for a couple of years now. They offer tons of denim options at a very affordable price. So for a denim collector like myself, I found this very exciting. The first thought I had is,… Continue Reading

JWJ BRAND – RAW DENIM FROM SPAIN

JWJ is a small denim brand based on the island of Mallorca (Balearic Islands, Spain). Founded in 2014 by José Luis Vives  and his uncle José (“Pepin”) Vivesin, JWJ Brand was born from the blending of their two sets of initials… Continue Reading

THE NEW OKAYAMA DENIM & JAPAN BLUE ODJB006 – SNOW SLUB!

With a limited production of only 92 pairs, I was very happy to get my hands on a pair of the latest collaboration by Okayama Denim and Japan Blue. Fit: A mid to high rise, slim top block, roomy thighs and… Continue Reading

CLASSIC DENIM, NEW CUT & GETTING LOOSE WITH JAPAN BLUE

Japan Blue is one of those brands I have a lot of respect for. They really deliver great Japanese denim fabrics for a very good price. Their construction is done by the same people who sew Momotaro’s jeans, so you know… Continue Reading

LEE COOPER RETURNS TO IT’S WORKWEAR ROOTS

With the The Cooper Collection’s Archie Tapered 15.3 oz, one of the UK’s first denim brands, Lee Cooper, reminds us that denim was born Europe. Featuring a modern take on vintage details, these work wear inspired pants are definitely one of a… 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

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

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

PURE BLUE JAPAN – WORLD RENOWN DENIM

Pure Blue Japan AKA: Syoaiya, was started in 1997 by Kenich Iwaya and has become known as the makers some of the finest denim in the world. Pure Blue Japan is 100% made in Okayama, Japan. It is a very difficult and… Continue Reading

INTRODUCING TANUKI, A SECRET COALITION OF DENIM MASTERS.

Every once in a while you find yourself in the right place, at the right time, and you find something special. Meet Tanuki, a secret coalition of denim masters. It is my honor to be the first to review Tanuki. With over 30… Continue Reading