Studio D'Artisan "Vietnam War" Denims Slim Tapered fit (Limited Edition)

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When we talk about denim jeans, first thing that comes to mind is "workwear". Most of you guys definitely know that denims used to be workwear only and then becomes fashion. But you might not know that jeans used to be a military wears as well in a very special time - Vietnam War.

In 1961, as the Cold War going on, US Navy form a new force for special operation especially against rising guerrilla warfare - Navy SEALs. Navy SEALs is one of the most elite special military forces in the world until today. Since SEALs is a force for special operation only, they were allowed to dress in civilian cloths. During Vietnam War, they likely to wear tiger camouflage tops with a pair of jeans, and thats the time that 5-pockets become a military wear.

We all know that Studio D'Artisan usually get some interesting limited edition denim once in a while. This time they looking into the history of Vietnam War and comes up with this pair of limited edition VW Model. Using a custom made 15oz blood color selvage denim, the indigo is even deeper compares with their classic 1XX fabric. You will also expect a strong vertical fade through time. Since it is inspired by Navy SEALs in Vietnam War, SDA put a heavy duty tiger camo twills linings on yoke and front inner pockets. You will also find that all the stitchings has been replaced with olive colours to make the jeans more military taste. Since it is a limited edition, the leather has been redesign with more VW details and imprinted on deer skin leather.

The VW model is a limited edition and Corlection store is the ONLY one that sells VW model in slim taper fit! That makes this model of jeans SUPER LIMITED to 50 PAIRS in the world! If you prepare to get a pair of Studio D'Artisan denims or something slim tapered fit, don't miss them out!

  • 100% Zimbabwe Cotton
  • Japanese 15oz blood color selvage ID denim (which has stronger vertical texture compares with their classic 1XX fabric)
  • Grand indigo dyed
  • Vegetable tanned deerskin leather patch
  • Jungle Camo twills linings for the yoke & front pockets
  • White painted donut buttons fly
  • Discharge printed arcs in back pockets
  • Roped beltloops
  • Mid rise/Slim Tapered fit
  • Made In Japan

The denim are unsanforized which will shrink 4~8% with washes:

  • Cold Soak : 0.75'' in the waist ; 1.25'' in the inseam 
  • Warm Soak/Cold Machine Wash: 1.5'' in the waist ; 2'' in the inseam 
  • Warm Machine Wash: 1.75'' in the waist ; 2.5'' in the inseam



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How We Measure

Pants and Shorts

Waist:

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.

Thigh:

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

Inseam:

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.

Tops

Shoulder:

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

Chest:

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.