Pure Blue Japan (Denim) - Official Thread

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  1. Jay-D

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    Thought it would be a good idea to start an official PBJ thread. Please post all questions on individual models or pics here.

    PBJ's official website, http://www.purebluejapan.jp/

    Justed visited PBJ's shop in Tokyo, here are some pics. Very nice store.
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    These are pics of an older model which was at the PBJ store. It has the same fabric as the XX-005, 14.5 ounce Japanese selvage. Started as raw, worn for one year, washed 3 times.
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    Cool.
    Great pics.
     


  3. Jay-D

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    All pictures here courtesy of PBJ.
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    XX-005 one wash - their most popular slim fit jean (slim through the thigh to the knee, but then remains straight fit from the knee to the hem, made of slubby denim)
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    XX-010 purple face, one wash - same cut as the XX-005
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    Pics of the XX-010 (left) next to the XX-005 (right). Currently no PBJ jeans have acruates, instead only a single embroidered leaf on the top left of the back right pocket.

    Atsui is officially carrying PBJ and both these models will arrive in Atsui's first shipment, ETA Friday 10-31-2008.
     


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    What sort of size ranges do they make their clothing in?
     


  5. Jay-D

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    What sort of size ranges do they make their clothing in?

    Everything seems to be American friendly. XL in jackets is about 46" chest, shirts vary from approximately 43"-45". Unisex items start at XS, others S-XL.
     


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    How do their garments (non-denim) compare to stuff by 45rpm? I kind of figure that they're in the same ballpark, and PBJ being a little more affordable. Does the PBJ indigo and other dyes stand up to 45rpm? Also, I'm digging these. Wish there were fit pics or a lookbook. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     


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    I just received an indigo scarf from BiG which I can compare to an indigo bandana I have from 45RPM. They're both really nice. I like 45RPM's indigo better, but the one from Pure Blue is very dark and very deep. The collar of the white shirt I was wearing yesterday is all blue now. Beware.
     


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    Also 45rpm denim is dyed by beautiful Japanese virgin priestesses.
     


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    6-8 month PBJ xx-003, several washes (both machine and hand) [​IMG] very, very blue compared to my 45rpm sorahikos... almost makes them look greencast in comparison
     


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    Great pics/thread. I'm with tim in wanting to know about getting a hold of their non-denim pieces. The single pocket henley, for example, looks great.

    Pics just don't do justice to PBJ. You need to have a pair in your hands to get a clue of how crazy the denim is.
     


  11. WhoKnewI

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    Are you getting the jeans in a raw state or one-wash?
     


  12. Jay-D

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    Are you getting the jeans in a raw state or one-wash?

    Both. Our first shipment will be mostly one-wash as that was what was available.
     


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    This is amazing...now I kind of wish I was going to Japan to study over the summer instead of France..
     


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    If the Canadian dollar was better I'd be buying XX-010s. I might anyway, honestly... My waist is a size 36.5 though... I'm wondering if I should size down to 34s, given the 2 inch shrink (that is, 36" waist measurement off the rack) and the fact that I wouldn't be washing them for some time. Never bought shrink-to-fit jeans before.
     


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    If the Canadian dollar was better I'd be buying XX-010s. I might anyway, honestly... My waist is a size 36.5 though... I'm wondering if I should size down to 34s, given the 2 inch shrink (that is, 36" waist measurement off the rack) and the fact that I wouldn't be washing them for some time. Never bought shrink-to-fit jeans before.

    you could wear them in the bath tub. everything else will shrink and the waist will stay 36 with yours.
     


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