eternal 883 (10th wash)

Hello to my retired old beloved buddy Eternal 883. I couldn’t leave him sitting at home and mould. Somehow I placed him indoor and folded was a bad idea. The 10th vinegar wash was necessary. The 9th wash was on March 2015! This week I saw a great denim repair master in Osaka on Instagram. I was thinking bringing my buddy back again hahaha. OK for the record: Size 30/34///since 2011///1 soak///10 vinegar washes///14.5oz Kurashiki selvedge denim

Denim Olympics from USA

Cone Denim and the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janero

Photo Aug 02, 4 21 35 PMThe kickoff of the 2016 summer Olympic Games starts tonight in Rio de Janero and Cone Denim could not be more proud to be a part of it. Polo Ralph Lauren has officially outfitted the nation’s athletes in the Team USA opening ceremony uniforms, made in America and complete with sharp white jeans made of white stretch selvage denim specially made at our White Oak Mill.

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The denim has been developed exclusively with Ralph Lauren for Team USA, woven on our original antique Draper shuttle looms, and features two special selvage ID’s- one red, and the other blue to commemorate the games and pay tribute to the country that birthed the garment itself.

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Available in both men’s and women’s silhouettes, the official Team USA jeans, along with the blazer made of wool from our sister companyBurlington Industries.


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501XX Gemini vinegar wash

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It’s been a long time since the last wash I have lost count. Must be one year ago. This is S&W white vinegar wash or more of a soak actually. I didn’t scrub or brush it in the vinegar, more of rinsing that’s all. Check the colour of rinse was yellow instead of green. This 1966 model is my favourite 501 for weekend wearing. Its slim silhouette is unlike the 1944 or 1955 model; which is less formal, is great for sport. Worn since 2009. 6 years old. Size 30/32. 9 washes. Inspired by NASA “Spacewalk of Gemini”.