Japan Blue "Indigo Man" 0472 (New Tapered fit)

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For Australia 2016SS, Japan Blue delivers us a new pair of "Indigo Man" denim which is perfect for Australia humid weathers!

"Indigo Man" 0472 is made with long fiber African cotton, the natural color of cotton is some brownish color, with wears, the denims will age to a vintage look due to the natural color of cotton. The denim is some left hand twills so you will enjoy a stronger vertical textures come up nicely throughout time if you compare it with others!

It is a great pair of Japanese denims to start with if you have never tried any Japanese denims before!

  • 100% African cotton
  • Japanese 13.5oz red selvage ID left hand twill denim 
  • Grand indigo dyed
  • Indigo dyed extra thick cowhide leather patch
  • Copper donut buttons fly
  • Mid rise/Natural Tapered fit
  • Made In Japan

The denims are sanforised denims however they still remain less than 3% shrinkages with different ways of soakings and washings:

  • Cold Soak: 0.5'' in the waist ; 0.75'' in the inseam
  • Warm Soak/Cold Machine Wash: 0.75'' in the waist ; 1'' in the inseam
  • Warm Machine Wash: 1'' in the waist ; 1.5'' in the inseam

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How We Measure

Pants and Shorts


With the major buttoned up open the jeans and lay them flat like shown. Measure from the front where the major button closes to the back belt loop. Then double this measurement to achieve the waist measurement.

The way we measure is different from 'Side to Side', If you are not used to our method you should downsize by 1 inch.

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

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.