selvedge denim

  1. あけましておめでとうございます!

     Best wishes for the New Year!   This is the first blog of 2023 and we would like to show you the denim (and also jeans made with it) which our staff who had been working at COLLECT (textile division so he is an expert of fabrics) for long time thinks it's interesting.   【 JAPAN BLUE JEANS / CIRCLE...
  2. About weaving (2)

    Hi, We'd like to talk  about the process of weaving selvedge denim today! Hope you will enjoy it.   It has been a little while since we last wrote about dyeing, and the preparation of weaving, so let us begin with a brief review.   Denim is  yarn-dyed fabric, so the yarn is dyed first and then woven. Japanese denim...
  3. About weaving (1)

    "Selvedge" is a characteristic of Japanese denim fabrics as said "Japanese denim = Selvedge". "Selvedge" is edges of fabrics, and many of you guys are aware of it because it is easily recognized by the color of the warp yarns (basically lines on a white background). Selvedge is often thought to be unique to denim fabrics because of well-known "red...
  4. About weaving preparation after dyeing process

    We shared about "Rope-dyeing" with you the other day,  today we will tell you "the preparation for weaving process" which is at the end of dyeing process.   Click the image below to read about "rope-dyeing".   Rope-dyeing ⇩ Yarn splitting Yarns are separated by a splitting machine and arranged like sheets. The yarns become tangled and lumpy after dyeing...
  5. BACK IN STOCK! CIRCLE JEANS

        < CIRCLE TAPERED > J201    14.8oz U.S.A cotton selvedge jeans J204   12.5oz African cotton selvedge jeans   < CIRCLE STRAIGHT > J304   12.5oz African cotton selvedge jeans J305   12.5oz U.S.A x Australian cotton stretch selvedge jeans     < AGING SAMPLE > ⇒ CLICK HERE TO CHECK THE JEANS WITH THIS DENIM.   ⇒ CLICK HERE TO...
  6. BACK IN STOCK!

        14oz Zimbabwe x Australian Cotton Black Selvedge Denim     16.5oz Côte d'Ivoire Cotton Monster Selvedge Denim       13.5oz Côte d'Ivoire Cotton Selvedge Denim    
  7. Why Côte d'Ivoire?

    Hi, This is Kishimoto, JBJ's director.   Japan Blue Jeans (JBJ) makes jeans using 100% Côte d'Ivoire cotton. *What is Côte d'Ivoire cotton   When we launched the brand in 2012, we chose the cotton from that we had used in the past to make jeans. Here is the memory of that time.   Each cotton has its own unique...
  8. Button fly? Zipper fly?

    Which do you prefer, button fly or zipper fly?   We can see jeans with a zipper fly everywhere today, but actually zipper was not invented when jeans were born. The zipper was invented in 1891. At that time, skewing and sanforizing technology had not yet been developed, so denim fabrics shrank and twisted so much that zippers did not...
  9. BENZAK x JAPAN BLUE JEANS - Limited model -

                BENZAK × JAPAN BLUE JEANS 10 years anniversary FRIENDSHIP COLLABORATION This year marks the 10-year anniversary of BENZAK and Japan Blue Jeans working together. Japan Blue Group has been overlooking BENZAK's production in Kojima, Okayama since they started developing the first styles back in 2011. Lennaert and Kishimoto have decided to celebrate this occasion...
  10. Japanese denim is the best in the world!?

    "Japanese denim is the best in the world!" We often have these kinds of compliments thankfully.   However what makes it the best in the world? Kishimoto, JBJ's director, thinks the reason of it in order to be the No.1 position. 16.5oz Cote d'Ivoire cotton selvedge denim   He thinks that there is a difference about the goal between denim...