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Naked & Famous Denim – Video, Collaborations (Momotaro, Big John)

Analogous to Unbranded Naked & Famous provides quality raw denim at a reasonable price ($140 and up…given the craftsmanship and materials used).  Sourced from Japan and made in Canada, the story behind N&F’s name is that they were fed up with the expensive celebrity-endorsed raw denim in Hollywood and other metropolitan cities.  Inspired by society’s depiction of “beauty” in the 1950’s and thus utilized a retro “cherry blonde” image.

Combining various fabrics (from Kevlar denim to camel hair denim) and weaving techniques (right-hand twill, broken twill, etc.), they produce three men’s fits (skinny, slim, and tapered)

What’s really cool about these guys too is that they’ve recently launched a couple nice collab’s (which I’m always a sucker for).

First up is their first-ever collaboration with Momotaro (or more subtly Canada x Japan ;)) in Nov 2010

Naked & Famous X Momotaro

Details:

  • 14.5oz Pure Indigo Rope-Dyed Japanese Selvedge Denim
  • Produced on vintage USA machinery, including the famous Union Special 43200G bulldog chain-stitching machine.
  • Momotaro branded Iron Buttons + Copper Rivets
  • Hidden back pocket rivets with “peach/shuttle” logo
  • Trademark Momotaro Pink “peach” inseam thread
  • Double-name deerskin leather patch
  • Japanese rising sun + Canadian maple leaf logos printed in red on pocket bags

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Naked & Famous X BIG JOHN

Much more recent, N&F collab’d with BIG JOHN, just this week.

Details:

  • BIG JOHN the first Japanese denim producer (since 1940)
  • Only 377 pairs made
  • Full Story at N&F Site

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