SHOP LIFE & FREENOTE CLOTH’S UNSANFORIZED SLUBBY DENIM

Shop Life 8am – My eyelids open, the light tears my brain in half. I’m laying on my back on folded cardboard boxes, in a tiny space about the size of two phone booths. I hear the groan of a… Continue Reading

BRIDGE 1 – THE DENIM HOUND X KOJIMA GENES X SF – LIMITED EDITION COLLABORATION JEANS

BRIDGE 1 – THE DENIM HOUND X KOJIMA GENES X SF – LIMITED EDITION COLLABORATION JEANS Designed by denim blogger, photographer and collector, The Denim Hound for Kojima Genes x SF, and 100% made in Kojima, Okayama, Japan. This collaboration… Continue Reading

JOE & CO. – JCS COLLIER 369 RAW 11.5 oz – MADE IN ENGLAND SERIES

Joe and Co. started in 2008, was one of the first denim brands I reached out to review about two years ago. I’ve been in touch with Josef over the past couple years and have been watching his brand grow. Joe… Continue Reading

THE LONE-STAR OF LONDON – BLACKHORSE LANE ATELIERS – E8 SLIM TAPERED

Started in 2016, Blackhorse Lane Ateliers have been the only jeans made in London for the past 50 years. Located in an old factory from the 1920’s in Walthamstow, this brand is very serious about making the best pair of… Continue Reading

NEW DENIM BRAND – ULLAC

Today I’m thrilled to be reviewing the new denim brand ULLAC. ULLAC from London and Helsinki, is the first denim brand I’ve reviewed here that the denim mill (Candiani), and the sewing factory (‘the Dini’), are both in Italy. I’m… Continue Reading

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

BRAVE STAR SELVAGE – SOME THINGS ARE BETTER LEFT UNFINISHED

Fit: Regular Taper. A roomy top block and thighs with a strong taper down the leg. Measurements (size 32): Waist 35″, rise 10.5″, back rise 15.2″, hip 19″, seat 19.6″, thigh 12″, knee 8.25″, hem 6.7″, inseam 37″. 1.5″ shrinkage on… 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

KOJIMA GENES X SF – RNB1080SF WAKONAI NATURAL INDIGO

Cut: Mid/high rise with roomy thighs and mild taper down the leg. Measurements: Fabric: KUROKI WAKONAI® (Japan Spirit-Indigo). 130z sanforized 100% cotton right hand twill selvedge denim, exclusively developed by Kuroki. A very flat surfaced denim with a slightly rough feel. Natural… Continue Reading