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The Pen Slim - Ace 10.5oz Selvedge

SKU 301019827-28

Our premium denim is inspired by the classic vintage blue jean. Our Premium Japanese 4-Way Stretch Selvedge denim story starts in Japan where our fabric is developed at one of the oldest denim mills. We blend a unique 4 way stretch material with selvedge denim to create a specific amount of stretch and comfort you wouldn’t typically get with selvedge denim. This 360 degree of stretch gives the wearer comfort from every angle no matter what they are doing.

Our 4-Way Stretch selvedge fabric is weaved using vintage shuttle looms. Rolls of denim fabric are then brought into our workshop in Los Angeles where each pair goes through a 60 to 90 day process of cut, sew, washing and testing. With 4 fits available in multiple weights (see fit guide) and washes, the style options are endless.

Because our 10oz denim represents a modern denim fabric, we paired it with a higher contrast fade for the Ace, to emulate the type of fades you see on modern Japanese jeans. The Ace wash having the highest contrast and most defined creasing of all of our aged denim washes.

• Slim fit

• Indigo washed 10.5oz


• 4-Way stretch selvedge denim

• Model in the first picture is 6'2" and wearing a size 32.


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Crafted with intention, our denim is made using premium Japanese 4-way stretch selvedge in our Los Angeles workshop. Our denim goes through a time consuming 50 day process from start to finish to ensure the highest of quality. Built using only the best available hardware with traditional machines and techniques, you are getting a true vintage inspired piece with a modern upgrade of comfort.

the details
unique selvedge id
4-way stretch
premium Japanese selvedge denim
made in usa
ykk & premium hardware
vintage inspired

Customer Reviews

Based on 18 reviews
The Pen Slim - Ace 10.5oz Selvedge

These are super comfy, definitely worth every dollar. The wash is amazing!

Hi Jason, we are so happy to hear that you are enjoying The Pen Slim - Ace 10.5oz Selvedge jeans! Comfort and quality are our top priorities, so we're glad we could deliver on that for you. Thank you for taking the time to leave a review and for choosing our product.
-Kato Team

Best Kato wash

This is by far my favorite Kato wash. These jeans are also super comfortable as always, and fit perfect. Thank you so much!

Pen Slim

I have 3 different Pen slims and I love them. Great feel, great comfort. Customer service at Kato has also been top notch quality care.

I’m 5’10” athletic build. 32 in virtually everything. 32 is perfect here. If you like a little more room in the thigh like I do sometimes, go up one size.

This my new favorite brand of jeans

I love the fit, it was exactly what I was looking and it was right on with the details. The quality of the material is INCREDIABLE and this brand is my new favorite. I'll definitely be swapping out all my jeans.

Thank you for your review, Paul! We're glad to hear you're happy with the fit and quality of The Pen Slim - Ace 10.5oz Selvedge. We hope you'll continue to enjoy them.
-Kato Team

Paul Trumbull
Incredibly comfortable

I ended up exchanging these for a straight leg…but these were beautifully constructed and very comfortable. I’m in my mid50s and a straight leg, while I am thin and in shape still looks best on me. These are vanity sized which is good- in Levi’s or Seven, I am a 32 and I was a 32 in these. It’s about time someone manufactures a selvedge jean that’s soft and is flattering. Highly recommend.

Hi Paul, thank you for your review! We hope you continue enjoying our selvedge jeans for many years to come.
-Kato Brand

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