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Slim-straight model of the Samurai Jeans Yamato series.
Narrow straight leg
100% cotton selvedge denim
Made with extra-long staple Supima cotton
Made in Japan
15oz YAMATO-DAMASHII SELVEDGE DENIM
YAMATO INDIGO JACQUARD LINING
IRON MADE SAKURA BUTTON (SILVER COVERED)
COPPER MADE SAKURA RIVET(SILVER COVERED)
COW LEATHER PATCH
Pure silver is used for covering the iron made sakura button/rivets.
Sewing thread on inside of back-yoke and centre back is original cotton x pure silver thread. Woven with #6 x #6 yarn
Features a rayon patch along the belt loop inside the jeans with the golden Yamato series logo sakura design.
Features golden thread stitching, with two asymmetrical seagulls on the back pockets and a special leather patch for this model - it has a background of Japanese scenery with two travellers walking through the fields below the mountain. This is to symbolise that Japanese natural beauty must be maintained for future generations to inherit.
Buttons/rivets - the hardware on this model has an engraving of sakura blossoms. The inner pockets of these jeans have the Samurai Jeans logo with sakura blossoms.
Made using super-long fibres which have a soft texture and a silky gloss, to create this 15 ounce Yamato denim.
The denim is flexible and twists well to fit your body and mould to your shape.
This cotton is spun into threads that are similar to the popular Matsusaka cotton used in the Edo period. In reference to the dyed textiles of that period of time, a deep blue that can only be achieved with pure indigo has been reproduced for the Yamato denim.
Unsanforized denim with one wash to remove shrinkage.
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What Is Selvedge Denim?
Originally the denim cloth used to make jeans was produced on shuttle looms. These produced a tightly woven cloth by passing a continuous thread backwards and forwards. The resulting fabric was narrow and had finished edges or self-edges, hence the term selvedge. This fabric was relatively costly and slow to produce as were the jeans fashioned from it. When the demand for jeans rose dramatically in the latter half of the 20th century production methods were inevitably altered to create cheaper fabrics that could be produced in higher volumes. Shuttle looms were abandoned in favour of projectile looms which were quicker, which produced wider cloth and which did not use continuous threads. Denim now had unfinished edges with a frayed appearance.
Selvedge Denim Care
Here at JEANSTORE we have a few tips on how you can keep your selvedge denim looking its best - by following these simple instructions you can ensure your jeans last longer, retain their shape and colour, and reduce your environmental impact too.
- First and foremost, always follow the care instructions on the inside label of your jeans. Different jeans will have different recommendations, and these can vary depending on the nature of the fabric and the dye, amongst other things.
- To soak or not to soak? It's personal preference, but with raw/unwashed/rigid denim there will be a lot of dye on the fabric that will bleed at first. You can soak your jeans inside out in warm water for 2 hours and hang dry before first wash to get rid of some of the dye, and make them feel less stiff/starchy. Others just put them straight on and don't care if their legs and shoes end up blue!
- 'Breaking them in'. Two things to consider - is the denim raw or pre-washed? If washed, there won't be much 'breaking in' - that bit has been done for you.
For raw and rigid denim, the general consensus is to wear the jeans for as long as possible before the first wash. Nudie Jeans Co. recommends wearing your raw denim for 6 months without washing. It's not compulsory, but the longer you wear them, the better they'll fit, and the better they'll fade.
Secondly, is the denim sanforized (pre-shrunk) or unsanforized (shrink-to-fit)? Most selvedge denim we stock - even if raw/rigid - will be pre-shrunk to eliminate unexpected sizing changes. This means you can generally trust the size guide. If buying unsanforized denim, there's always an element of risk, so please ensure you follow the size guide and the washing instructions carefully! With shrink-to-fit jeans, they really can become the best denim you've ever owned as they mould to your body shape. You'll also get the most natural fades.
- Try and wash your jeans once every 10 wears at most. Sometimes this just isn't possible, but it's a good guide to follow. Every wash puts strain on the fibres and 'wears' them, so the less you wash your jeans, the longer they'll last. We always recommend hand-washing selvedge denim.
- Always wash your jeans inside out. This reduces dye/colour loss. If using a washing machine, keep the load minimal - if your jeans are too creased, the dye may fade more heavily along creases, causing streaky lines on your jeans.
- If possible, always hand wash. It's not a deal-breaker, but it is much gentler on the fabric and you'll find your jeans fade more 'naturally'. If using a washing machine, keep the heat low and use a slower cycle. With raw denim, ensure you wash them separately for the first 5 washes, as the dye will bleed and transfer to other garments. Also be careful when sitting on light coloured surfaces or wearing white shoes.
- Use natural detergents where possible. You don't want those nasty chemicals damaging your jeans, or the environment.
- Don't tumble dry! Well, you can (we do, sometimes) but results can vary. If you're in a rush and need to tumble your jeans, ensure you keep the heat low. Excessive tumble drying can change the size/shape/fit of your jeans, and they'll often feel tighter when they come out. This isn't always a problem with stretch jeans, as after several wears they can feel a bit loose. Often any changes in your denim as a result of tumble drying are a result of the machine - not the denim.
With selvedge denim, we always recommend hang-drying rather than a tumble dryer.
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The concept at Samurai Jeans is to produce jeans together with their customers. Samurai Jeans values the products by bringing the manufacturing and end user under a common faith. The main aim is to produce an outstanding product in terms of quality, with vintage detailing and ensuring beautiful fades through wear.
Samurai Jeans pursues the Japanese tradition of making the very best quality jeans using the technical skills that have been perfected over generations of denim manufacturing.
All sizing information is for guide purposes only.
Where possible we provide individual product size guides. If these aren't available we provide a generic brand size guide. Individual garments may differ from these measurements and we cannot guarantee the item you receive will match these measurements exactly.
Many brands also have a level of tolerance in size differences between the same item - this is usually 0.5 inches.
If no size guide is shown below, it means there is not one available at present for this item and it will be added if/when it becomes available.