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Tenue de Nîmes X BIG JOHN Natural Blue Raw Denim – Just Released

Announced just last week, Amsterdam-based mens shop, Tenue de Nîmes, has combined forces with Japan’s oldest denim brand, BIG JOHN, to create a unique natural indigo denim.

Note: For further reading, check out our past article on BIG JOHN – “BIG JOHN – Not So Raw (yet), But Insanely Important“.

Although we haven’t seen the denim up close, the collaboration appears to truly be one-of-a-kind. BIG JOHN‘s vintage M1002 1967 cut is incorporated, along with a special, reduced dyeing technique that allows for a more prominent traditional bright blue color. Only 24 items are available for this limited edition piece.

According to Tenue de Nîmesproduct description:

By reducing the dyeing of the Kaihara fabric by 25%, the factory emphasized the traditional bright blue color that is referred to in Japanese as ‘Ruri’. The color (Lapis lazuli, after a gemstone of intense blue color) is considered one of the seven treasures of Buddhism. The yellow selvage is a tribute to the traditional 1960’s fabric made by Cone Mills.

Details

  • Name: Tenue de Nîmes X BIG JOHN Natural Blue Raw Denim
  • Weight: 14.5 Oz.
  • Fit: Slim-tapered
  • Denim: 100% Cotton Japanese Selvedge Denim
  • Price: Approximately $305.00
  • Available at: Tenue de Nîmes
  • Other Details
    • Heavy navy blue leather back patch
    • Pockets lined with original, blue and white Dutch farmer’s cloth referring to the world renowned ‘Delft’s Blauw’.
    • 1st century BC Roman Empire Nîmes top-button.

Photos

Just Released - Tenue de Nîmes X Big John Natural Blue Raw Denim

Just Released - Tenue de Nîmes X Big John Natural Blue Raw Denim

Just Released - Tenue de Nîmes X Big John Natural Blue Raw Denim

Just Released - Tenue de Nîmes X Big John Natural Blue Raw Denim

Just Released - Tenue de Nîmes X Big John Natural Blue Raw Denim

Stay Raw!

-Nick
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