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Fade of the Day – Unbranded UB121 (19 Months, 1 Soak)

A little dirt never hurt anyone. Today’s Fade of the Day sent in by Randon in Philadelphia proves that dirty fades look great and can complement denim nicely. These Unbranded 21 oz. UB121s have been worn for a little over a year and a half and have only been soaked once.

Randon is a bike messenger so these 21 oz. jeans help him stay a bit warmer in the winter time, but he told us that he’s also broken them out in the summer for a few motorcycle trips. Because of heavy cycling, the honeycombs are super-defined, as is the heavy wear in the knees, and the whiskers in the lap. The dirtiness of the fades is the most notable, since they cover a majority of the denim and help contrast with the white pops in the honeycombs and whiskers. Also thanks to all that biking, there has been heavy wear in the crotch and seat, and while the crotch has been darned, Randon expects he will need repairs in the seat soon.

You can follow Randon on Instagram.

Unbranded UB121 Skinny Fit Raw Denim Jeans

  • Fabric: 100% cotton selvedge
  • Fabric weight: 21 oz.
  • Fabric source: Japan
  • Made in: China
  • Fit: Skinny
  • Additional Details:
    • Button fly
    • Leather patch
  • Available at: Nordstrom for $118

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