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My Recommendation for Jeans: 3sixteens

August 24, 2011

My Recommendation For Jeans: 3sixteens

APCs tend to be the standard recommendation for people looking to get their first pair of quality jeans. In my…

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It’s On Sale

July 17, 2011

It’s On Sale

Gap Selvage Standard Fit Jeans These are a one-wash jean, so there’s no need to soak, they’ve already been shrunk….

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The cost of a domestically-produced pair of premium blue jeans

July 7, 2011

The Cost Of A Domestically-produced Pair Of Premium Blue Jeans

The Wall Street Journal has an interesting article on the cost of a domestically-produced pair of premium blue jeans. Ignore…

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We Got It For Free: J Brand Jeans

July 6, 2011

We Got It For Free: J Brand Jeans

When J Brand contacted me about doing a review, I admit I was pretty skeptical. A quick look at their…

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Let your smile be your umbrella

April 9, 2011

Let Your Smile Be Your Umbrella

streetetiquette: Ali of A Noble Savage  Let your smile be your umbrella, shielding you from those who would accuse you…

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Levi’s latest fit for men: The Ex-Girlfriend Jean

February 8, 2011

Levi’s Latest Fit For Men: The Ex-Girlfriend Jean

thesilentist: Levi’s latest fit for men: The Ex-Girlfriend Jean — OK, now these hipsters are just fucking with us. I…

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These are shrink-to-fit 501s

January 29, 2011

These Are Shrink-to-fit 501s

suitsandboots: About one year of wear, a few soaks along the way. (3/3) Also, I lament the fact that posting…

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Kiton

October 20, 2010

Kiton

Kiton makes some of the finest (and most expensive) ready-to-wear men’s clothing in the world.  They also make these blue…

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Q and Answer: Treating Crotch Blowout

June 1, 2010

Q And Answer: Treating Crotch Blowout

“Crotchless in Chicago” writes:  After watching your excellent episode on denim, I decided to try out your recommendations on wearing…

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Sanforized

May 26, 2010

Sanforized

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A Continuous Lean

May 2, 2010

A Continuous Lean

A Continuous Lean testifies on behalf of his Gap raw selvage jeans.

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Some gentlemen in the mid 60s doing casual, functional clothing right

April 12, 2010

Some Gentlemen In The Mid 60s Doing Casual, Functional Clothing Right

Some gentlemen in the mid 60s doing casual, functional clothing right.  On the dome of St. Paul’s in London. (thanks,…

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The success of the high-end 'distressed’ denim phenomenon

February 24, 2010

The Success Of The High-end ‘distressed’ Denim Phenomenon

For years the hollow claims of every marketing guru who insists that consumers ‘demand authenticity’ has been neatly debunked by…

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Q and Answer: Hem, Cuff or Stack Your Jeans?

February 16, 2010

Q And Answer: Hem, Cuff Or Stack Your Jeans?

Jesse (not me) asks: So since these new Levi’s you posted only come in one length, what do I do…

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It’s On Sale - Levis Vintage Clothing 1947 501s

February 6, 2010

It’s On Sale – Levis Vintage Clothing 1947 501s

These are a much slimmer 501 based on the model introduced in 1947.  I got a pair for Christmas, and…

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