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Kicking Mule Workshop 1950 Indigo Dry Selvedge
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Kicking Mule Workshop

1950 Indigo Dry Selvedge
Established in 2005, Kicking Mule Workshop quickly rose to the top of wish lists of fabric designers, denim nerds, and menswear enthusiasts alike. Still an underground label, Kicking Mule Workshop approaches denim production with the utmost respect for tradition. Zimbabwean cotton yarn is dyed using the labor intensive, classic rope dyeing technique involving a series of dips into indigo vats followed by sun drying (dipped 19 times). While most jeans makers today use right-hand twill denim, KMW denim is made in a selvedge 13.5 oz. left-hand twill. KMW fabric is woven on pre WWII American built wooden shuttle looms. The subtle imperfections and irregularities in KMW denim are there for you to expose, over time, as the fabric ages with each wear and wash. This from KMW
"There is a particular magic that happens when you combine indigo, cotton, and the five-pocket jean. It's a little bit chemistry, a little bit craft, and a little bit imagination of what it will become after days and weeks of wear. That is the special nature of denim that we try to nurture."
  • 100% Zimbabwe Cotton
  • 13.5oz. Left Hand Twill
  • Rope Dyed with Natural Indigo
  • Doughnut Buttons
  • Hidden Rivets
  • Corded Belt Loops
  • Wide Busted Selvage Outseam
  • Deer Hide Patch
  • Subtle asymmetrical Blue Ticker on exposed selvege edge
  • Made in Okayama Japan
  • End of and Era - Final KMW Production Run
  • Context Expert Tip: Context Expert Tip: The 1950 is a classic style fit with more room in the leg and seat than the 1980. Raw denim will feel very rigid at first but will stretch a bit and develop folds and creases perfect for your frame over time.
    Please refer to our measurements chart before ordering. We encourage you to call or email with questions about fit or fabric.
    Surefire Denim Fit Move:
    Take your favorite fitting pair of jeans and measure them, then compare those numbers to the ones on the measurement chart. Order the size that measures an inch smaller at the waist than your jeans to account for stretch.
    Tagged Size Measured Size
    Waist Rise Thigh Knee Leg Opening Inseam
    28/342810108834
    29/342910108.58.534
    30/3430101198.534
    31/343110.7511.598.7534.5
    32/34321111.59934
    33/343311129.5934
    36/34361213.59.59.534
    Original Price: $150.00
     

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