5/31/2014

Momotaro x Blue Owl "Stealth Warrior 2" 18oz Deep Indigo Raw Selvedge - Model BOM008


With each collaboration we design we try to beat ourselves to create an even better denim. The BOM006 was an amazing denim, but BOM008 is going to give it a run for its money. Weighing in at 18oz, our newest collaboration is made from a brand new fabric out of Rampuya, using their Deep Indigo dye. The Deep Indigo is the darker counterpart to the Grand Indigo, also using an indigo warp and sulphur weft, but the indigo used creates a deep midnight blue.

The 18oz sanforized denim is smooth to the touch, but small irregularities in the yarn will give it tons of fading character. This year Momotaro has changed things up with the cotton: Because Australia and America had amazing crops, this denim uses a 100% American cotton warp and a 100% Australian cotton weft. The Australian cotton is silky smooth to the touch, making the denim amazingly comfortable despite the heavy weight.

BOM008 brings us a much overdue, brand new patch design! After working with of some of our customers to design something new and exciting we've gone with this variation on the classic Momotaro patch, courtesy of Erik B. As thanks for helping make this collaboration our best yet, Erik will receive a free pair of BOM008!

Of course, with all the astonishing faded stripes we've seen from BOM006, we couldn't resist putting the stealth stripes in. Once again 100% kangaroo leather strips have been sewn into the back pocket. As the denim is worn these stripes will fade into the pocket, creating the classic Momotaro icon through pure raw denim ethos.

This photo displays the inside of the back pocket. You can see where the leather strips are sewn in, and the new pocket bag design. Both back pockets are fully lined.

As always with Momotaro, you can expect all of the top notch details. The coin pocket gives just a peak at the selvedge, and each rivet is custom branded and perfectly placed.

The nickel buttons compliment the dark denim, and like all Momotaro jeans the buttons are custom branded with Momotaro's peach. In this photo you can see the back pocket rivet, a detail that further ensures the durability of the top block.

The back of Momotaro's rivets are also custom made. The new pocket bags add a hint of color hidden inside the denim.

The Australian cotton weft of the denim has a sheen that makes it almost appear a deep grey. Like the warp, despite being smooth, the weft has an interesting visual texture.

Keeping true to Momotaro details, we have white and pink selvedge, and a pink inseam stitch. There are currently 100 pairs of BOM008 in production, in both skinny and tapered fits. We expect the denim to arrive in early August, so keep your eyes peeled!