Japan Blue Jeans

  1. Making Denim from Banana - ETHICAL PRODUCT-

    Why Banana? Kishimoto, JBJ director, visited his friends in Thailand as opening celebration. He saw lots of Banana trees in his friend's garden and said to him ”All you can eat Bananas!", but his friend told him "No no no, once bananas are harvested, trees are just trees and never have bananas again."              ...
  2. LIMITED JEANS - CIRCLE Special Edition-

    18oz Heavy Slub Selvede Jeans - CIRCLE special edition- ※Limited pieces production and not sold in Japan. article no: J326J01 color: ID size: 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 36, 38  *Length 32 inch - FABRIC  18oz Heavy Slub Selvedge An indigo warp with an extremely slubby khaki-beige weft. JBJ’s most heavy-oz selvedge denim. - POCKET BAGS & LEATHER...
  3. What is "Curve belt" of CIRCLE collection?

    Hi, hope you are doing well and staying safe. Sorry it's been a while since we last posted, but now we're back!   Today I want to talk about what "curve belt" is. First, look at the following picture. It shows the difference between leather belt before wearing (1) and wearing for about 2 years (2). As you can see...
  4. What is a Chain Stitch? Explained!

    If you're into denim you've probably heard about chain stitch before. Chain stitching is the traditional stitch used to hem jeans, and creates a vivid roping effect. It uses one continuous thread that loops back on itself. Using a chain stitch pulls slightly on the denim and causes the traditional rippling on the hem. Chain stitching requires a special sewing machine, such...
  5. New washed denim jacket coming soon!

    16.5oz Côte d'Ivoire cotton Selvedge Denim Jacket Type II article no. :  J386621 color : FID size : 36, 38, 40, 42, 44, 46   denim jacket will get fading slower than jeans. generally, it's necessary triple times. we think about it's very tough for busy guys... so that we developed the aging washed jacket here. fitting is slimmer...
  6. How to wash your jeans! (Please wash them)

    It's widely known in the raw denim community that a lot of people recommend not washing their jeans. But we do. Not washing your jeans at all can make the fabric deteriorate faster because of the bacteria in your sweat. Gross, right? Even if you freeze them, not all bacteria will die. Here's some proof. Numbers from tests freezing bacteria...
  7. CALIF. Straight - a more relaxed fit

    You want to wear distressed jeans but without going for a really tight look? Then CALIF. Straight might be a great model for you! In my last post, I introduced you to CALIF. Slim Tapered. Now, what's different about CALIF. Straight? These models are made in a Slim Straight fit, a bit more relaxed than the Tapered cut but slim...
  8. Great for summer! CALIF Tapered

    It can be a real struggle to find nice jeans for the summer. For those of you who like to be a little more casual or rock distressed jeans at all times - the CALIF series is just for you. First off, a little about CALIF. CALIF is an abbreviation for California. What does California remind us of? Beaches &...
  9. A Japan Blue classic - Super Hard Inlay Shirt!

    Hi, today I'm here to talk about our Inlay shirts. If you haven't heard about them, now you will! First off, let me tell you about the fabric. This is a 16.5 oz, 18 gauge fabric made in Gifu, Japan. We call it "Inlay". The story behind it: ~ The Knitted Welt Stitch ~ A factory in Gifu that has...
  10. J411 - Wearing jeans in the middle of summer? Not a problem!

    Hi lovely people. Today I want to introduce you to our 8oz selvage Jeans. Yes, you've heard right. I know some people wear heavy oz even in summer (South East Asians! You are crazy and I love you) but some of us don't want to feel like we're carrying around our body weight in denim that has soaked it all...