The Flat Head X CORLECTION "Last CORL" 2016 Denims (Super Slim Tapered fit)

For those of you still curious about our collaborations, we are pleased to announced that our newly collaboration denim with The Flat Head - "Last CORL".

The whole idea came up when we listened to a song of Oasis called "Hello" and there is a line of lyrics says that "Life is a game we play". You might know that The Flat Head and its premium line R.J.B also have some gamble theme products as well. So we think that it will be pretty cool if we do something related to gambling.

This project is an continues idea of "Aussie CORLING" jeans we did last time. So we play a little bit word play from "Last Call" which is an common phrase in poker to "Last CORL" means the final chapter of this project. We took idea from Mr. Kobayashi's photograph pose and transfer into an clean and classic graphic into the leather patch. Not just the graphic, the leather patch goes with some interesting details as well. If you looking closely , you will find that the normal "W(aist) xx L(ength) xx" has been changed to "W(aist) xx IN(seam) xx". "Sometimes you win, sometimes you lose" but we all we want is "WIN"! We chose dark burgundy color for leather patch graphics and back arcs to makes them stands out in an low key and elegant way.

In the paper tags, you will also find some interesting details. The "AK" suited is considered as a "never fold" hand in poker. We think it will be pretty cool that we put the face of Kobayashi san in the card "King" since they shares the capital "K" for initial!

A 16oz orange ID selvage denim has been used for this collab, you will see some really nice vertical fade in a strong contrast through the ageing. we adjust the fit a little bit as well, to make the fit more modern - a bit more taper and a bit more fitted as well. Premium deerskin leather has been used for the leather patch . We use an super rare fabric from R.J.B for the inner pocket, it is silky but super durable with a nice texture, they normally use it for R.J.B's leather jackets and tailored suits!

These jeans are limited edition for 100 pairs only and they will be release on 23rd of July! Stay tune for more information!

  • 100% American Cotton 
  • Japanese 16oz orange ID selvage denim (which is slowly weaved from old machine) 
  • Vegetable tanned deerskin leather patch 
  • Double stitched front & back pockets 
  • Iron buttons fly 
  • Hidden copper rivets 
  • Dark Burgundy colored Chain stitched arcs in back pockets by skilled Japanese artisans 
  • R.J.B silky texured woven inner pocket (which was only used for R.J.B leather jackets and tailored suits)
  • Mid Rise/ Super Slim Tapered fit 
  • Made In Japan

The Flat Head 2016 denims are un-sanforized denims which have 3~8% shrinkage if you wash them in hot water.

  • Cold Soak: 1'' in the waist ; 1.5'' in the inseam
  • Warm Soak/Cold Machine Wash: 1.5'' in the waist ; 2'' in the inseam
  • Warm Machine Wash: 2'' 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.