One of my original grail items was a sage/mint green chambray work shirt. I remembered seeing a picture of one from John Lofgren early on in my denim journey and I was immediately smitten with the beautiful and unique color. There were a few more examples that I saw over time from brands such as… Continue reading The Rite Stuff Atlas Salt and Pepper Chambray Work Shirt Review
Iron Heart is the most popular flannel according to my Instagram polls. Yeah, I know; I’m supposed to do some sort of vague introduction, but I can’t be bothered because of just how predictable this outcome was. While I had a few people predicting a 3Sixteen win due to their popularity and a few more… Continue reading Flannel Fight! Who Makes the Most Popular Flannel Shirt?
The five pocket jean is said to be classic Americana, perhaps more American than apple pie, baseball, and even obesity. Who then could possibly make a better pair of jeans than the land of muscle cars and blue collars? Japan, apparently. Over the decades, those blue collars have largely been exported to other regions, especially… Continue reading Made in Japan vs. Made In USA: Are Japanese Jeans and Boots Better?
Ah, the one man brand- is there anything so noble and respectable as a single human being who has such passion for craft that they learn from the feet of a master or else teach themselves to create well made, long lasting products with their own hands? What could be superior to someone so committed… Continue reading The One Man Denim Brand Battle Introduction: The Legend of the One Man Brand
The weather here in Southern California would imply that it is still summertime, but in the real world, winter is now in full swing. For those lucky people that do get weather below 75 degrees F, it is now time to break out the flannel shirts. These have been a staple of the raw denim… Continue reading The Flat Head Glory Park Red Plaid Flannel Review
If you are a fan of raw denim, rugged boots, and heritage workwear in general (and if you are reading this article, you probably are) then you have doubtless heard countless people say that the fat lady is warming up for her performance on our beloved clothing. For people new to the scene, this might… Continue reading Why Raw Denim and Heritage Work Wear is Not Going Anywhere
Now that I've gotten my ranty little introduction out of the way, it is now time to actually start this series. I will be kicking things off with what is my favorite and most worn outfit. Unsurprisingly, it is a fairly simple and straightforward set of clothing as the ingredients are a pair of jeans,… Continue reading Fit Feature 1: The Basics
I've decided to try something new here on the blog and considering that I spend more time on Instagram than I do on here, I figured it would be a good idea to integrate some of my posts there onto this platform. This new series is what I call 'Fit Features' because A) My parents… Continue reading Fit Feature Introduction: Why This Series is Necessary
I don’t think too many people will be surprised to hear that I was introduced to the world of raw denim through the well-known Canadian brand Naked and Famous. Quite a few people are introduced through this brand and others like it. There is a myriad of North American denim brands that make their products… Continue reading Is Naked and Famous A Raw Denim Brand?