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Naked & Famous Classic Fit – Review

When Brandon Svarc launched Naked & Famous Denim in 2008 he brought raw denim to the forefront of the Canadian clothing market. His focus was to create great, no-B.S. jeans from beautiful Japanese denim without the fanfare of celebrity endorsement. When the Naked & Famous women’s line launched a few years later, the brand’s design team focussed their attention on constructing basic fits: a mid-skinny, a high-skinny, a boyfriend… Nothing but the essentials. In Fall/Winter 2017, they broke the mould…

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FIT ME: APC Petit New Standard

Faded APC Petit New Standard

For another segment in dutil’s “Fit Me” series, we are talking all things APC Petit New Standard Jean. We’ve been inspired before by APC with our playlist, La Douleur Exquise: An A.P.C Inspired Playlist, but this time we’re coming back and focusing on what makes this brand stand out: the fits. As APC is all about quality fits and minimalistic designs that are meant to become a staple in your wardrobe, the APC Petit New Standard is certainly no exception. This…

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New Release: Naked & Famous Broken Elephant 6

Naked & Famous Elephant 6: The details The time has come, denim heads. Naked & Famous‘s legendary Elephant series is back and freshly stocked in stores and online! We know the Elephant 6s can speak for themselves thanks to their perfect details and exclusivity, but we thought we’d give you a rundown on this year’s version. (Not into heavyweight denim? Check out their Okayama Spirit Line.) This is the sixth version of the popular heavyweight denim from Naked & Famous.…

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An Homage to Levi’s: Vintage inspired looks with Levi’s 721 and Wedgie

dutil denim vancouver levi's toronto levis

Longing for Levi’s Levi’s truly need no introduction. The brand is backed on tradition, authenticity and timelessness. We’ve written before about Levi’s: their ground-breaking Commuter Line, their long history and their defining moments in the history of denim. We know we don’t need to convince you that Levi’s are a great denim choice for just about anyone, so we simply thought we would show you what’s new this season in store from Levi’s. What’s Old is New: Levi’s 721  If you haven’t noticed, vintage styles…

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FIT ME: Naked & Famous Easy Guy Fit Guide

Dutil Denim Easy Guy Fit

Easy Guy Jean They don’t call it the Easy Guy for no reason. This jean truly is an easy everyday jean from Naked & Famous. As a “laid back” fit, this Naked & Famous style is sure to make livin’ easy in denim. The Specs  As a raw and unwashed denim, the Easy Guy is a mid rise jean that is relaxed in the thighs, seat and hips with a narrow taper starting from the knees down. This fit is…

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FIT ME: Nudie Skinny Lin

Welcome to skinny, Nudie Lovers in Vancouver, Toronto and abroad! The “Skinny” in Skinny Lin really says it all. We love this fit for its true skinny fit throughout mixed with the comfort of organic cotton. So, if you’re in the market for a solid pair of skinny fitting jeans, the Nudie Skinny Lin may just be the pair for you. Nudie Skinny Lin – The Specs The Skinny Lin is a super tight fit throughout the entire leg. It has a…

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Just Landed: IRIS Denim’s Bad Reputation Skinny Jean

Emily wearing Iris Denim's Bad Reputation High-Waisted Skinny Jean

Dutil is thrilled to welcome another Canadian friend to the family, IRIS Denim. Inspired by women, for women, IRIS Denim does not disappoint in the realm of ladies denim. This new denim superstar takes pride in their environmentally conscious manufacturing processes. All the jeans are ethically made, minimizing water consumption while utilizing biodegradable wash agents and natural enzymes. As well, all unused materials in the fabrication process are recycled. Did I mention the jeans are actually manufactured in Canada too, on…

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Soaked in Indigo: Your Shrink-to-Fit Toolkit (a.k.a.: Unsanforized Denim 101)

To Shrink or not to Shrink – Unsanforized Jeans Originally, we posted about shrinking unsanforized denim last September. With the good weather continuing, we thought it would be an ideal time to recycle these tips so you can take advantage of the sun for this shrinking process! After all, it’s Shrink-to-Fit Season.  Consider your first soak as a denim baptism – once they come out of the water, they’re a completely new, customized garment. Unsanforized Run-Down   Timing is everything…

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Ride With #TheMotoSocial

Toronto can be perceived as an “every man for himself” type of city – a place where you can easily fall into the cement cracks devoid of community. But with monthly, summer events like #TheMotoSocial, it's pretty hard to lone wolf it, especially if you often find yourself perched in rush hour traffic on two wheels.…

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