Unique Garment 14oz 'Before Dawn' Type 2 Black Denim Jacket

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In the early morning, there is an hour of complete darkness…. before dawn. This pitch black gradually begins to reveal glimmers of light, revealing that the day is about to begin!

Coinciding with the release of their black denim jeans, this modified type 2 denim jacket is constructed using the same 14oz black denim fabric specially developed by UG. This 14oz 'Before Dawn' denim is black sulphur thread-dyed for both the weft and warp, a process that is repeated many times to achieve one of the darkest tones we have seen. Both the warp and the weft are in complete darkness! The vertical texture is strong and has a subtle neppy feeling. With wear and wash, you'll see white highlights appear just like the start of dawn, exposing the areas of wear and beautiful texture.

The continuation of darkness is carried across the entire jacket. From the specially dyed copper rivets that require 6 months of soaking to the black coated iron buttons, the hardware will gain a high contrast aged look in time as they oxidise and chip. The royal-inspired, gold-stamped deerskin leather patch is super soft and has an amazing texture under the sunlight. The pocket bags and sleeve cuffs feature a black thread-dyed HBT fabric that's comfy against the skin and durable for long-term wear.

Sewn with vintage machines to achieve the ideal chain and single stitches UG has created the ideal balance between vintage fading and durability. The front pleats feature extra heavyweight stitching to help prevent this area from being worn out. Double-stitching is used with UG's signature 'U' shape, which provides more strength than classic box-style construction.

Fitting-wise, it has a longer vertical length and slimmer sleeves than the vintage Levi's Type-2 denim jacket that will fit for a more modern look!

We think you'll be impressed with UG's latest black denim jacket, lets's experience 'BEFORE DAWN'!

  • 100% Cotton
  • Japanese 14oz light purple & silver ID vertical textured denim
  • Black sulphur is thread dyed for both weft and warp
  • Vegetable tanned deerskin leather patch
  • Black over-dyed iron buttons & rivets
  • Twin chest pockets
  • Twin front side pockets
  • Japanese 5oz black chambray lined cuffs & flaps of pockets
  • Double stitched “U” shape front pleats
  • Japanese 5oz HBT inner pockets
  • Tailored fit
  • Made In Japan

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How We Measure

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With the major buttoned up (i.e. the top button) open the jeans and lay them flat, like shown. Measure from the front where the major button closes to the back belt loop. Double this measurement to find the waist measurement.

The way we measure the waist is different from the 'Side to Side' technique. If you are used to the 'side to side' technique you can roughly roughly downsize by 1 inch.

For example, 'side to side' measurement for The Flat Head 3002 waist is 28inch and using our method measures at 29.25inch.

Front Rise:

With the jeans lying flat measure from the crotch bar tack to the top of the waistband. 

Back Rise:

Spread out the crotch so the bar tack is visible, then measure from the crotch to the top of the waistband.


One inch down from the crotch, measure flat across to the other side.


Flatten the leg and measure along the inseam from the crotch to the leg hem. 

Leg Openning:

Measure straight across the hem from side to side.





Lay flat then measure from the shoulder's edge to the other shoulder's edge.


Lay shirt flat and measure from pit to pit.

Sleeve length:

With the sleeve flat measure from the shoulder to the cuff.

Arm hole openning:

Measure from the shoulder down to the pitt.

Vertical length:

With the shirt facing down, Measure from below the collar to the bottom hem.