The "SG7104 ultra slubby" fabric is an unsanforized 17oz heavyweight slubby and neppy indigo dyed fabric. This is one of the most beautiful types of ultra-slubby and neppy denim produced in Japan. It is made with 100% Zimbabwe cotton, and Strike Gold have used a super short cotton staple for the weft to create the fabric. The staple length refers to the length of the fibres of any given material. In terms of cotton, this is the average length within a sample of a species. Cotton with longer staple lengths tends to produce softer and hairier fabrics than those with shorter ones, but short-staple fabrics tend to have a fantastic rugged and extremely uneven touch.
To produce this fabric, The Strike Gold have used a super slow spinning of the thread in the shuttle loom and due to the abrasive nature of the denim when raw the jean will age faster than most jeans and with high contrast fades.
The Strike Gold denim fabrics are unique in the world for their texture, composition, incredible irregularity, stiffness, roughness and character, delighting denim devotees around the planet.
This model is full of details such as its hidden rivets in the back pockets, a deer leather patch and custom iron male rivets and copper female rivets. The male rivets will begin to oxidize over time, but the female ones will darken, providing an ageing aspect.
Despite the 17oz density, this denim is very soft and comfortable, and thanks to the spectacular fade, the denim acquires over the years, The Strike Gold jeans always achieve a unique character.
The cut is a straight tapered fit. It gives an excellent looking tapered silhouette while allowing a lot of space at the thighs with a medium rise.
The Strike Gold is undoubtedly one of the benchmark brands when we speak of Japanese denim. Established in Kojima, in Okayama Prefecture, the Hamamoto family has been focusing all its efforts for more than 10 years on producing denim, sweatshirts, shirts and belts of the very highest quality one can find today. Their denim fabrics, unique in the world for their texture, composition, incredible irregularity, stiffness, roughness and character, delight denim devotees around the planet.
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