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The goal of a new collaboration between the Superfuture forum, the denim store Self Edge and Japanese denim brand Dry Bones, was to create the perfect pair of ‘dry’ denim jeans, which is to say they remain almost raw and rigid for the wearer to produce a personalized finish. The designers said the process took months of experimentation to get the denim exactly where they wanted it. The denim has never before been used on another garment and was made specifically for this project, so nobody knows exactly how it will age. Self Edge chose a denim with a little more weight than the classic styles, at 16oz which allows it to show distinct details of the warp and weft. The fit is that of a straight leg jean, slightly slimmed down, with a button fly and a long in-seam that can be hemmed to the wearer’s length without altering the silhouette. The denim has been calendered and singed for a smooth surface. Only 300 pairs were produced, and released simultaneously online and at the Self Edge store in San Francisco.

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