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*Oni Denim Awa Shoai - 19oz Natural Indigo Blue Fit

Brand : Oni Denim
Price: $685.00


Oni Denim - Awa Shoai Natural Indigo Jeans

Produced exclusively for Blue in Green


19oz Oni Original Japanese selvage denim

100% Cotton

Hand dyed with natural indigo** harvested from the Tokushima prefecture in Japan by one of only a handful of indigo craftsmen capable of this dyeing technique certified by the Japanese government to be a national living treasure

Raw / Unwashed denim (with shrink approx 6-8% with machine washing)

100% Cotton thread sewing construction

Deerskin leather patch with Blue in Green custom design. Older and original style "Oni (鬼) Face" patch design embossed over an ink stamp reading "Natural Indigo" (天然藍)

The denim is woven with the same low tension and uneven manner as regular Oni Denim with the heavier threads giving it an extra slubby texture

Solid and Tri-color selvage lines, one edge is plain White with the other edge being White, Purple, & Yellow

Silhouette is the same as the Oni Blue fit

Due to the small amount of material available this production will be very limited

* Now available in size 42 (exclusive to Blue in Green)

(Below: Certification from the Japanese government designating this dyeing process used on the Oni Awa Shoai denim as a national and cultural treasure)
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** The lengthy fermenting process required to produce natural indigo, up to one year, and the low annual output make this a highly coveted dye stuff. This model is woven with cotton yarns which have been hand dyed by legendary craftsmen in the Tokushima prefecture of Japan using natural indigo which was also harvested in Tokushima prefecture . The undyed cotton yarns are dipped by hand into indigo dye vats repeatedly until the indigo has penetrated the core of the yarns. Natural indigo jeans have a reputation for retaining their color and this is why. Most jeans use indigo dyed yarns that are white at the core since they have not fully absorbed the indigo. The top layer of indigo will eventually give way to the white centers with moderate wear and abrasion. Natural indigo models hold their blue longer making them tougher to break but this just adds to their uniqueness.

(please see excerpt from the "Journal of The Society of International Natural Dyeing" for more information on the natural indigo process and its importance in the Tokushima prefecture in Japan)

The following measurements are in inches and before washing:
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** Measurements are based on averages taken from multiple pairs of the same size and style. As these garments are made by hand, measurements may vary slightly for each individual pair. Our posted measurements are meant as a guide to the overall fit and silhouette of the garment. Please take this into consideration when choosing your size. Here is a visual guide to how we measure our jeans.


If a size is not listed below, that size is sold out.

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