Masters of slubby denim, Pure Blue Japan
(aka Syoaiya Inc.) have been making signature blue gold since 1997. Most of their denim is rolled off a single machine - one that has been calibrated to rollout an uneven, hairy weave - translating the language of loom chatter into slubby selvedge with depth of character in the fade. Their truly rare weaves are the apex for raw denim enthusiasts - tight honeycombs that burst through with the deepest indigo rainbows.
Founded in the historic city of Kurashiki in Japan’s Okayama prefecture, designer Ken-Ichi Iwaya’s
twenty year pursuit of signature denim continues, producing small lots of blue line selvedge with the same passion and commitment. Stitched on the back right ...