Samurai Jeans commemorates the mid-1500s Battle of Kawanakajima with their latest pair, the S3000 “Battle of Kawanakajima” jeans. An epic battle thsat shaped Japan’s history, Samurai have been sure to honor the event with hefty, 21oz. unsanforized selvedge denim.
As well as nodding to Japanese history, these jeans pay homage to classic American denim styling in their five-pocket silhouette. Coming in Samurai’s widest fit, the S3000, these jeans are a wide-legged fit with a roomy top block, based on the Levi’s 501 from the mid-1940s. This mid-century influence is referenced further by the jeans’ painted pocket arcuates. During World War II, arcuate stitching on the jean’s back pockets was defined as decorative by the U.S. government, so Levi’s began painting the arcuate on every pair.
Complete with Samurai branded buttons and rivets, gold-plated metal button fly, and custom Battle of Kawanakajima printed pocket bags and waist patch – its safe to say Samurai are proud of these beauties.
Available for $315 at Okayama Denim.