1/20/2012

Momotaro Vintage Lavel 15.7oz Raw Selvedge Denim - Restock 0701 & 0201

A new shipment from Rampuya just arrived with all kinds of indigo goodness. This shipment contained a new denim that we will announce in a few days after we can get more details on the fabric and take some photographs after the snow melts here in the Seattle area, so stay tuned.

Also in this shipment is a full restock of the 0701 and 0201 Vintage Label. Here are the details of the 0701 and 0201 denims

Momotaro vintage label 15.7oz "slim straight" raw selvedge denim - model 0201. 100% Zimbabwe cotton. Sizes 28-34, 36 (38, 40, 42 via special order). Made in Japan. $295. For more information on the Momotaro vintage label "slim straight" raw denim, click here.

Momotaro's "slim straight" denim fit is slim in the top block, has a low rise, and visually appears as a straight leg but does have a minimal taper from mid-thigh to the leg opening. This fit has a touch more room in the thigh and leg compared to the "tight straight" fit.

Momotaro vintage label 15.7oz "tight straight" raw selvedge denim - model 0701. 100% Zimbabwe cotton. Sizes 28-34, 36 (38, 40, 42 via special order). Made in Japan. $295. For more information on the Momotaro vintage label "tight straight" raw denim, click here.

Momotaro's "tight straight" denim fit is slim in the top block, has a low rise, runs slim in the leg, and tapers slightly torwards the leg opening.

The fabric is a 15.7oz super-dense 6s yarn made with 100% Zimbabwe cotton and dyed to a deep blue natural indigo. The fabric has a hairy surface with a good amount of slub and character.

Custom engravedg buttons with Momotaro logos along the button fly.

The pink selvedge and pink thread along the interior inseam are common features of Momotaro denim. The pink (peach) color has come to represent both the region of Okayama (which is known for peaches) and the peach from the Japanese folklore story of "Momotaro".

Close up of top left corner of coin pocket which has a hiden selvedge detail. Notice the subtle hint of pink selvedge showing along the edge just below the copper rivet.

Back side of copper rivets are custom engraved with Momotaro's peach symbol. Pocket bags are a heavy cotton gauze which is soft, yet very sturdy.