PBJ-XX012 Fade Contest

Models: XX 017

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Cobalt Denim Tapered Slim

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14oz cobalt denim. Tapered Slim. One wash.


The XX-017 is taking the pursuit of 'Blue' by PBJ to the next level. Using an updated fabric by combining a vibrant cobalt blue weft with an indigo blue dyed warp, the modern Slim Tapered cut used on the XX-011 has been appropriated to this model. These are also available in both a Raw and One Wash fabric.

The material is the familiar 14 oz rough Pure Blue selvedge denim. It uses a rather strange type of denim with cobalt colored weft that produces a vibrant blue.

It's another in the large palette of blues available from Pure Blue Japan.

The warp, which is most important in fading, is dyed the regular indigo color so you can expect a nice contrast when the color starts to drain from it. Combined with the cobalt of the weft it should produce a new range of colors different from regular denim.

The buttons are rivets are black, with a dark blue stitch used throughout to make it look stylish. However the side of the waist and hem use cobalt colored stitching which emphasizes its unique character.

The fit is a true slim tapered with a tapered leg opening,the same as the XX-011 and the tightest, most tapered in the XX series. Right now, it's most popular with younger age groups because of its straight, clean shape from the waist down.

  • Cobalt Denim
  • Blue in Green Original Design*
  • Slim tapered leg fit
  • Pure Indigo warp threads with Cobalt Blue dyed Weft Yarns
  • The XX-017 are cut from the same pattern as the Blue in Green XX-013
  • Available Raw / Unwashed (will shrink with washing) and Once-Washed
  • 14 ounce Japanese selvage denim
  • 100% Cotton
  • Deerskin leather patch
  • 100% cotton thread sewing construction
  • Made In Japan

Color : Indigo / Cobalt

Size Chart (One wash)

size waist front rise back rise upper thigh length knee leg opening
26 70.5 23.3 32.1 26 89.5 16.4 15.5
27 73 23.5 32.7 26 89.5 16.8 16
28 75 24.2 32.9 26.8 89.5 17.3 16.2
29 77.7 24.6 33.7 27.3 89.5 18. 16.5
30 79.5 24.5 33 28.5 89.5 18.4 17.2
31 82.6 25.6 34.2 28.7 89.5 19.4 18.2
32 85.5 25.8 35.1 29.5 89.5 19.5 18.7
33 87.6 26.1 35.3 30.5 89.5 20.3 20
34 90 26.6 35.6 31.1 89.5 20.7 20
36 94.7 27.8 36.2 32 89.5 21.7 20.7
38 99.2 28.7 37.7 34.3 89.5 23.2 22

unit:cm

A look at the fading of cobalt denim

(Blog article content from the Pure Blue Website)

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Although the fading pattern in this new model is sure to generate curiosity, since it's just been launch we don't have any samples yet.

But Pure Blue Japan have something called the 3D manufactured series.

Here is a look at the 3D manufactured version of these cobalt jeans looks like.

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Measurements are in inches and for the Raw version (before washing):
Expected shrinkage: 2" waist, 2.5" length, and 1/2" in leg width with machine wash

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Measurements are in inches and for the Once Washed version:

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