Diary of The Fade #4 by @nicholasvallen

DIARY OF THE FADE, DS ESSENTIAL
Have you ever fall in love with something for the first sight and that love to be the rest of your life?? That's not just an exist on a fairytale because that's a real! Nicholas already fell in love with denim at the first sight especially raw denim. Today we would like to share about the story how much Nicholas love his denim. Here you go! The specification: - Relaxed Tapered cut - Around 14 ounces of weight - Beige Weft - 6 Months of effective usage - Initial Soaked, Rain soaked once When did you start to love denim? "So basically, I'm in loved with raw denim since 2 years ago, starting as a 10 grader in high school. What I knew first about raw denim is only Nudie, just that…
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RAW DENIM = STIFF???

ALL ABOUT DENIM, DS ESSENTIAL
This time We would like to share to you about how to make your raw denim still stiff, who doesn't want to make their raw denim still stiff to make the best result of fades. So, here you go! Keeping your favorite denim looking brand new is a definite possibility using home starching tips. Stiffen your denim to prolong the like-new feel, or to help remedy how they crease and fade over time. Be sure you read fabric care labels before applying any starch product to your denim, especially if ironing is required. Designer brands often recommend avoiding ironing. Whether you make your own starch spray with a home recipe or opt for a store-bought brand, direct application to the denim fabric is necessary. Check out starch product labels to…
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THE LEGEND OF RAW DENIM ENTHUSIAST RUEDI KARRER (@swissjeansfreak)

INTERVIEWS, NEWS
Today We would like to share tips about how to maintain your rawdenim from the legend of raw denim enthusiast. The one and only, my friend Ruedi Karrer or all of you know him as @swissjeansfreak on instagram. The famous @swissjeansfreak who loved denim for all of his life, the one and only who never ever wash his denim for more than 700 days. First, We will introduce Ruedi as well. He is a denim enthusiast from Switzerland and a founder of Jeans Museum. We talk, discuss and share about denim because both of us is super passionate with denim too and finally We become a friend now. We really adore him so much! :D We actually realize that your passion will deliver you to your best way and make you to…
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INTERVIEW: PHIL, CO-FOUNDER OF PHI DENIM

INTERVIEWS, NEWS
Today we got the opportunities to interview Mr. Philippe co-founder of PHI DENIM. PHI DENIM is a denim brand collaboration of FRANCE-JAPAN. Their has unique style, that combine raw denim with a japanese traditional fabric. We really love their interesting concept!. By the way, they are running some kickstarter project now, to learn more visit here. Here you go! Why did you fall in love with Denim (especially Raw Denim)? Denim is part of my life since I was kids, like a lot of guy. But, I had the chance to travel to Japan to visit Technical sports fabrics suppliers for my work. I visited Osaka/Tokyo and it was a shock for me to discover in real life this culture and specially the raw denim one. When did you start in…
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DIARY OF THE FADE #3 by @bear_jare

DIARY OF THE FADE #3 by @bear_jare

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Hello denimian! What kind of denim do you wear today?? Can you mention the place that you have been there with your denim?? Where's the place and what's happen on there?? Every denim has their on story, the good one or the bad one, your denim complete your day, your way, your story and your history. Today, we would like to show you the #diaryofthefade came from Jared Abrams (@bear_jare) from Instagram. Actually this denim is belongs to his mom's boyfriend and this is the little story from him that he want to show to us. This pair is a very heavy unbranded raw denim. Jare tell to us that this pair is belongs to a cameramen for NBC news. He has worn them all over the world, like Egypt,…
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DIARY OF THE FADE #2 by @pateradans

DIARY OF THE FADE #2 by @pateradans

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Hello denimian! How was your day?? Hopefully all of you full of blast and have a good day all day long. Today, we would like to show you the #diaryofthefade came from Patera Daniswara (@pateradans) from Instagram. This is his short story about his denim, enjoy then! When did you start to love denim? "Until second grade in high school, I totally don't understand anything about denim. But when I started my third grade, I've drowned about denim. Exactly when my cousins started to buy a pair of raw denim for his own. I got interested when I saw and touched for the first time the fabric of raw denim, very interesting! I started questioning about the raw denim to my cousin, but he can't explain a lot of things…
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STORM DENIM TECHNOLOGY

STORM DENIM TECHNOLOGY

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WHAT IS STORM DENIM™ TECHNOLOGY? STORM DENIM™ technology is a water-repellent finish for cotton that offers protection from rain and snow, while maintaining the natural comfort of cotton. The STORM DENIM™ finish offers improved performance over typical durable water-repellent treatments by maintaining excellent repellency performance throughout the life of the garment and does not inhibit cotton's natural ability to breathe. MAINTAINS BREATHABILITY Many water-repellent treatments inhibit a fabric's ability to breathe and transfer moisture vapor effectively. STORM DENIM™ technology does not affect the natural ability of cotton fabrics to breathe and keep you cool. Although it repels liquids, the finish still allows moisture vapor to pass through the fabric where it can dissipate into the environment, naturally keeping you more comfortable. GARMENT APPLICATION Unlike water-repellent coatings typically applied to fabric,…
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Rises of Denim

Rises of Denim

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We will explain about denim rises, like as we known that denim is have a rises variety. You can choose your denim rise who fit with your body and who will make you feel comfy when you wear it. This is it denimian!  Low-rise Low-rise denim have the smallest space between crotch and waist. This rise of denim generally sits a few inches below the belly button, so make sure to wear a shirt of appropriate length to avoid exposing your midsection. Also keep in mind that low-rise denim tend to fit tightly around the belly area, which may not be comfortable if you have a soft stomach.  Medium-rise If you don't feel comfortable in the hip-hugging scoop of low-rise denim but want to maintain a trendy look, think about medium-rise denim. The…
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DIY: How to Make Acid Wash Denim

DIY: How to Make Acid Wash Denim

DENIM TIPS, NEWS
Acid wash denim is happening lately. If you do not have a plan to buy a new acid wash denim, so you can make it by yourself with use your old denim, is it fun?? you can create your own denim with every style you want! :D So here is it, i reblog this article from wikihow, I'm sure you can make your acid washed denim by yourself at home. Because it's very easy to do at your home and Let's try now! 1. Find a pair of dark denim that you are not afraid to dye and possibly ruin. Use a dark wash for the most noticeable results. [caption id="attachment_75" align="aligncenter" width="670"] source: wikihow[/caption] 2. Take your bleach, water, bucket and denim outside to a well-ventilated area. Bleach is…
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Cutting of Denim

Cutting of Denim

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Bootcut: Bootcut denim are the perfect cut for any guy hoping to look fashionable without looking outrageous. This slim cut fits closely (but not tightly) with a slight flare towards the leg opening. Bootcut jeans make sense for most body shapes, too, because they balance the body well. [caption id="attachment_54" align="aligncenter" width="740"] bootcut denim source: http://shop.nordstrom.com[/caption] Relaxed fit: Relaxed-fit denim, which are loosely cut from waist to leg opening, are great for heavier men. The roomier shape of these blue denim won't accentuate curves and bulges like other cuts will. Thin guys should avoid relaxed-fit denim, as this cut can look loose and sloppy on skinny legs. [caption id="attachment_55" align="aligncenter" width="740"] relaxed denim source: http://shop.nordstrom.com[/caption]  Skinny: Skinny denim are a risky bet for many men, but they have the potential…
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