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Fade Friday – Imperial Shearer (2 Years, 4 Washes)

Today’s Fade Friday comes from a fellow named Ben McCann (@doktor_who on Instagram). Ben lived in his Imperial Shearer jeans for two years and has put them through four washes; the first one after 11 solid months. Although he is no tailor, he has done the repair work by himself which gives a personal touch to his beloved pair of jeans.

Imperial’s Shearer jeans were developed by the Australian brand as an homage to the classic shearing pants worn by shepherds when shearing their sheep’s wool. Using the slim, tapered fit of the shearing pants, Imperial has created jeans using the excellent denim and quality construction they’re known for.


  • Name: Imperial Shearer Jeans
  • Weight: 14.25 oz.
  • Fit: Slim Tapered
  • Denim: Sanforized, 100% Cotton Japanese Selvedge Raw Denim
  • Other: Hidden Rivets, Bump Belt Loops, Chainstitched Hems
  • Length of Wear: 2 Years
  • Number of Washes: 4

Photos – Before

Fade Friday - Imperial Shearer (2 Years, 4 Washes)

“Before” Photos courtesy of Self Edge

Fade Friday - Imperial Shearer (2 Years, 4 Washes)


Imperial Denim Shearers - Front

Imperial Denim Shearers - Back

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