EXTREMELY RARE, COVETED DENIM
This super fine 14oz selvedge denim is very raw, unsanforized woven by vintage TOYODA G3 Shuttle Loom. The denim is unique, characteristic, feeling the slub and nep because its warp yarn was woven with very low tension.
TOYODA (TOYOTA) G3 MACHINE
G3 machine is Japan's first innovative shuttle loom invented in 1924 by Sakichi Toyoda. This Non-Stop Shuttle Change Automatic Loom, called "Magical Loom, advanced the textile industry worldwide.
(TOYOTA Motor Co, originally called “Toyoda”, was established as a loom manufacturer. )
Only skilled and experienced artisans can operate this very vintage machine and this special denim can be woven only 5 yards an hour. Using the exact same blend of American and Australian cotton back then, FOB Factory totally reproduced the 1950’s classic denim style.
THE DENIM OF HALF A CENTURY AGO
FOB Factory fully reproduced the 1950’s classic style denim. The aesthetic 14oz selvedge denim is woven by the exact same blend of American and Australian cotton back then.
The perfect stitching with 100% cotton threads are all done by Union Special Sewing Machine. The original tanned leather patch will age beautifully as well as the denim itself. You absolutely will feel proper.
Entirely handmade in Okayama, Japan.
G3 14OZ SELVEDGE DENIM PULLOVER
ESTIMATED DELIVERY DATE : DECEMBER 2019