The Trabuco Canyon just a few miles north of Freenote Cloth’s San Juan Capistrano headquarters feels like a throwback to the days of cowboys, ranchers, and when the bear on California’s state flag symbolized a country instead of a state.
The Trabuco jeans that bear the name also share that similar lineage. With a generous straight tapered cut and a 13.25oz. unsanforized Japanese denim, the Trabuco will shrink on first wash to the size you so desire. The fabric itself is an ultra irregular dark weft indigo woven exclusively for Freenote at Yoshiwa Mills in Japan. You can already see the slubs shining through in the worn sample above.
To get yourself into the Trabuco Canyon, head to California, to get into the Trabuco jeans, head to Freenote’s website where they list for $240.