Chances are, jeans are the backbone of your wardrobe. So aren’t they worth spending a little bit more on? The Holy Grail of denim is Japanese selvedge.
Made on old, narrow looms from the late 1800s, the material’s thread is continuous, which creates a natural, or “self-edge”. “Japanese denim is supreme and a trusty selvedge is something to swear by,” says Bateman.
Edwin denim jeans (from Mr Porter) $162
Photo by Ed Urrutia May 13, 2012