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post #16 of 5786
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Originally Posted by Brian SD
cover your bank account's ears, but some Diors are already made with Japanese denim.

SHUT PU U SUXX0R.

Seriously, I was close to buying a pair of the 21cm's last week before I went to visit BiG. In the end I'm glad I didn't, but there really is something about the Dior cut that's pretty amazing. I just wasn't particularly impressed with the denim and construction, at least not when compared to the denimheadalicious Japanese brands.
post #17 of 5786
Thread Starter 
Hey Guys,

The first Selfedge x Styleforum promotional jean will be Sugarcane Hawaiis.

The jeans normally retail at $295. For January, and January only, they will be 25% off, $221.25, which is a really good deal especially with free shipping to the US. Shipping outside the US is $20.

Descriptions and pics below used with permission from History Preservation.



Complete description:

Hawaii Selvage-Denim Dungarees are for those who can appreciate the myriad of nuances and character found in the finest single-malt scotch, the clearest, most colorless diamond or a handcrafted, centuries-old oriental rug. They comprise a blend of traditional dyeing techniques and styling with innovation and creativity in textile development. These dungarees represent the higher end of Japanese selvage denim and are at the heart of the pride of the Sugar Cane brand, being constructed of fibers derived from the plant that gave rise to the brand name – SUGAR CANE. It starts with a basic vintage selvage dungaree style, in this case the famous Levi XX 501 button-fly, five-pocket selvage-denim dungarees of 1947. The cut and fit is nothing like the pale imposters masquerading as 501’s today. These are identical to the original vintage style, which is with a higher waist, looser seat and a straight, wider, non-tapering leg design commonly called the “stovepipe.” This traditional vintage design style is then married with the result of 25 years of research and experimentation into making the hardest wearing, most-exotic and innovative vintage selvage dungarees ever attempted, incorporating knocked –out distinctiveness in detailing.

These are made from 50% cotton and 50% sugarcane fibers. The unusually short sugarcane fibers give the denim a unique slubby look and once broken in these things look absolutely amazing. The patch is a hair on horse hide patch from Hawaii and the indigo was cultivated in Hawaii. As always Sugarcane going all out for these with a pair of jeans that have a slightly slimmer cut than the rest of their line.


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Sundays = Noon to 5PM

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post #18 of 5786
Too bad I don't have CMF's waist for something like that. And don't you all go "velvet blazer" with that comment.
post #19 of 5786
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Originally Posted by Saucemaster
In the end I'm glad I didn't, but there really is something about the Dior cut that's pretty amazing. I just wasn't particularly impressed with the denim and construction, at least not when compared to the denimheadalicious Japanese brands.
That's where the Self Edge x Iron Heart collab comes into play. The Dior cut in far superior denim and construction... stervling silver rivets, japanese selvedge, 35" inseam, hidden rivets, the works..
post #20 of 5786
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Originally Posted by kiya
That's where the Self Edge x Iron Heart collab comes into play.
The Dior cut in far superior denim and construction...
stervling silver rivets, japanese selvedge, 35" inseam, hidden rivets, the works..

geebus that sounds SICK AS HELL. any idea on $$$ and availability?
post #21 of 5786
aww i was hoping for a slimmer cut pair for the first promotion I just ripped the crotch on my skulls, 3 weeks in , and now i NEED a new pair either way great deal... props to both ends for doing this
post #22 of 5786
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Originally Posted by kiya
That's where the Self Edge x Iron Heart collab comes into play.
The Dior cut in far superior denim and construction...
stervling silver rivets, japanese selvedge, 35" inseam, hidden rivets, the works..

can't wait to hear more/see more of these.
i really don't need any more denim...
post #23 of 5786
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Originally Posted by Dexstar
aww i was hoping for a slimmer cut pair for the first promotion I just ripped the crotch on my skulls, 3 weeks in , and now i NEED a new pair either way great deal... props to both ends for doing this
Aww, what happened? Had it anything to do with the size? I remember you mentioned something about how you needed an extra inch in the waist or so~
post #24 of 5786
yea, the waist stretched alright, but the thighs were too tight and after some skating i found a small hole where the seams ripped no big deal gives me an excuse for some new jeans im thinking S5000BK but imma continue with these skulls, theyre looking good pretty quick so id hate to stop ill just keep it to easy bowl riding and whatnot
post #25 of 5786
This will be the death of me.
post #26 of 5786
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Originally Posted by PG2G
This will be the death of me.

HAHAHA, I know what you mean PG2G. With this and the DB affiliate discount, my wallet is going to take a beating.
post #27 of 5786
so history preservation gave you permission to post pics of the jeans they sell from a different store for like $200 cheaper? man they're weird. so are the really the US distrubutor of sugar cane?
post #28 of 5786
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Originally Posted by poly800rock
so history preservation gave you permission to post pics of the jeans they sell from a different store for like $200 cheaper? man they're weird. so are the really the US distrubutor of sugar cane?

$200 cheaper?
retail on Okinawas is $295, we're offering 25% off.. that brings them to $221.25..
you must be looking at a different product..
post #29 of 5786
Welcome and thanks for the hook kiya.
post #30 of 5786
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Originally Posted by kiya
$200 cheaper? retail on Okinawas is $295, we're offering 25% off.. that brings them to $221.25.. you must be looking at a different product..
i was saying you guys were cheaper. history preservation is like a billion bucks for 1947's... just looked on their site, did they drop the prices?
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