GUEST REVIEW – THE STRIKE GOLD – SG6109 by Alexander Deleersnijder

First, I want to apologize for the radio silence. It has been some time since I have posted any reviews. Life has a way of diverting your attention and most valuable resource, time. I want to thank all of you… Continue Reading


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

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

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


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

ELEPHANT 4 by NAKED & FAMOUS – Beautiful Beasts

In the two solid months I’ve spent with the E4’s I discovered there is more to these 220z beasts than just the weight. MEASUREMENTS (raw) W 31″, Rise 10.75″, Thigh 12″, Knee 8.25″, Inseam 34.25″, Leg Opening 7.25″ MEASUREMENTS (After… Continue Reading