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Fade of the Day – Heller’s Cafe HC-01 (5 Months, 1 Wash)

If you prefer a more vintage approach to your denim, this Fade Of The Day is for you. Miś Rechberger, of Ottowa, Canada, has been wearing this pair of Heller’s Cafe HC-01 for five short months, and we can already see the first sparks of those electric blue fades.

Miś is a keen cyclist, which has definitely helped speed up the indigo erosion. His exploits have been far and wide, when a drunken bike ride did however chew up one of his cuffs, he rolled with it and repaired with off-cuts from hemming his jeans. The seat is wearing down nicely, with a strong pocket fade also coming through. Another year should see those honeycombs and whiskers popping through as well.

Inspired by vintage overalls, the hard-wearing, workwear inspired detailing (like that reinforced crotch) on these jeans should help slow down further damage and see Miś through to some truly epic fades.

Find Miś over on Instagram.

Heller’s Cafe HC-01 Raw Denim Jeans

  • Fabric: 100% cotton selvedge denim
  • Fabric weight: 13.5 oz.
  • Fabric source: Japan
  • Made in: Japan
  • Fit: Slim
  • Additional Details:
    • Curved back pockets and coin pockets
    • Deerskin leather patch
    • Selvedge along button fly
    • Oxidized green rivets
  • Available at: Rakuten for $190

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