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

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

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

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

KATO’ by Hiroshi Kato – 15OZ EXCLUSIVE COLLECT ORANGE SELVEGE – Slim Fit

Measurements (size 30): Waist 33″, rise 9.25″, back rise 14″, thigh 11″, knee 8.4″, hem 7″ inseam 33.4″ Fabric: Sanforized, 15oz left hand twill from Collect Co. Kojima, Okayama. Indigo warp and white weft. 100% Zimbabwe cotton.   Details:  Classic copper stitching, with top… 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