A Short Docu About Japan Made Denim
Business Insider dedicated a full episode of 11 minutes on the topic ‘Why Japanese denim is so expensive’. To cover this hot topic they went to Japan, to Kojima to be precise, to meet and speak with Hisao Manabe. Hisao Manabe is the founder of brands such as Japan Blue and Momotaro, but also from the Collect Mill in Japan.
The Content Of The Video
In the episode you can see how Hisao Manabe is dyeing threads in natural indigo, a very time-consuming process, the difference between authentic shuttle looms vs modern projectile looms, and also Momotaro’s Gold Label jeans that is priced over $2,000,- This very special pair of jeans is made with fabric woven on an old wooden shuttle loom, so the fabric is entirely woven by hand.
Learn More About Japanese Denim
So, to learn and to experience why Japanese denim is often regarded as one of the finest types of denim in the industry. And, what’s so special about Japanese denim? And why is it so expensive? Go watch the video here below;