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Strike Gold Jeans from Japan

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Introducing Strike Gold from Japan

Hailing from Okayama, the denim capital of Japan, Strike Gold is a line created by the Hamamoto brothers with over twenty years of experience in the Japanese denim industry. Bringing simple styles with the utmost attention to detail to their jean line we're very excited to be offering this brand at Self Edge.

We're starting off the collection with two denim styles and two belts.
The SG1101 jean is a straight leg fit with a flattering silhouette for all body types with a medium rise and a classic fit.
The SG1105 jean is a slim leg fit that's got a medium rise and is slim from the top to the bottom but doesn't hug the calf.
The jean has a burly feel to it at first due to the rigid denim that comes in it's loomstate form, after a warm water soak the denim opens up a bit and begins to soften with wear.

This denim from Strike Gold has massive character even when raw with a lot of loom chatter visible from both the warp and weft sides of the denim. Due to the abrasive nature of the denim when raw the jean will age faster than most jeans and yield an extremely high contrast fade with normal wear.

Strike Gold has gone to the extent of getting custom rivets made which have a male part made of iron and a female piece made of copper. The reason for this is that the male piece will begin to rust over time but the female piece will darken and leaf over time giving the wearer a well rounded aging pattern even on the rivets. Crazy for some, essential for others.

Also available is a heavy duty belt in black or tan with a solid brass buckle.

Both the jeans and belts are available now at SESF, SENY, and in our online store. Check the product pages in our online store for more photographs, full specifications, and size charts:

http://www.selfedge.com/shop/index.p...index&cPath=86

The Strike Gold SG1101 - Straight Leg




The Strike Gold SG1105 - Slim Leg



The Strike Gold Belts



post #2 of 96
was hoping you were actually selling gold jeans
post #3 of 96
I like
post #4 of 96
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was hoping you were actually selling gold jeans

Same. It'd be rad if they started out indigo and faded to gold. (2)
post #5 of 96
How many obscure japanese denim labels do we need?
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How many obscure japanese denim labels do we need?

You need more slim-straight 5-pocket jeans, mostly unadorned save for small details (selvage coin pocket, hidden, of course) and BLUE selvage.
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How many obscure japanese denim labels do we need?

It's good to see the variety of denim to choose from nowadays. Must have been boring after a while having to pick between Lee's, Levi's, and Wranglers back in the day.
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How many obscure japanese denim labels do we need?
I wish more of them catered towards a modern cut a la dior 19 or 17.5/ande whall raker or grifter/nudie thin finn or grim tim. My eyes just gloss over at the thought of Japanese denim now that I've been to BiG and the only cut that remotely suited me was Somet's skinny fit.
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I wish more of them catered towards a modern cut a la dior 19 or 17.5/ande whall raker or grifter/nudie thin finn or grim tim. My eyes just gloss over at the thought of Japanese denim now that I've been to BiG and the only cut that remotely suited me was Somet's skinny fit.

that slim straight is a pretty modern fit, no repros were really cut like that.
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Strike Gold!
post #11 of 96
which cut are you wearing? I actually like the arcuates on these a lot too.
post #12 of 96
For the jaded crowd (myself included), I actually really like these jeans. The slub of the denim reminds me a bit of PBJ but smoother, ie, without the bumps. The color is similar, too, although these look better constructed than PBJ. It's just too bad that you can't tell all this from a couple of photos. They're far more impressive in person.
post #13 of 96
Your Strike Gold jeans are awesome Kiya - liking your MF sweat too (I was going to buy one, but settled on some TFH instead).
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which cut are you wearing? I actually like the arcuates on these a lot too.

Wearing the SG1105, sized up one from my regular size:
http://www.selfedge.com/shop/index.p...roducts_id=579
post #15 of 96
i tried on the straights a while back at SESF and i really dug em. solid pair of jeans, the denim felt real nice
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