NEW BRAND! THE ENCAMPMENT CO.

Whats does train hopping, photography and denim have in common? All were influential life experiences that lead Mike Ranta to form The Encampment CO. The Encampment Company is based in Wyoming and was started in 2015 by Mike Ranta and his… Continue Reading

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

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

PIGEON TREE CRAFTING IS COMING IN HOT!!

It’s been a while since I’ve reviewed a leather good, but I just had to on this piece. One of the latest drops by Pigeon Tree Crafting, the Limited Edition Black Quick Release Belt with Brown Bridle Keeper. This belt… Continue Reading

ONECULTURE – Raw Japanese Denim Via San Fransisco

Mark over at oneculture has been making jeans for over 10 years. He has put his blood sweat and tears into passion for denim and it shows. Today, I’m happy to be reviewing the 14.25oz LHT Gam, one of oneculture’s three cuts. Cut:… Continue Reading

JEM’S DENIM – SLIM FIT #101 ZIMBABWE COTTON

I am fascinated by the Indonesian denim scene. It is one of the new frontiers of the denim world. A young but quickly developing industry, already producing some examples of world class jeans. I’ve heard stories of marketplaces filled with bootleg versions of… Continue Reading

SHOCKOE ATELIER SLIM DEADSTOCK DUNGAREES

I’m very suprised to say that one of my favorite jeans are non-selvedge. This super limited deadstock fabric from the late 60’s / early 70’s, is a rare find and something I couldn’t pass up. Not to mention that it is… Continue Reading

MIAMI’S NEW ONE MAN DENIM BRAND – THREADED ANCHOR

Luis Nagaki started Threaded Anchor in 2013. A one man operation out of Miami, Luis has been refining his work and building his workshop up to house an impressive 18 sewing machines, including: Union Specials, Singer, Juki, Brother, Reece. I spoke 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

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