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14oz indigo raw folded flat
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14oz raw selvedge kato jeans
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"The Pen" Slim 14oz - Indigo Raw 4-Way Stretch Selvedge Jeans
"The Pen" Slim 14oz - Indigo Raw 4-Way Stretch Selvedge Jeans
"The Pen" Slim 14oz - Indigo Raw 4-Way Stretch Selvedge Jeans
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Kato by Hiroshi Kato

"The Pen" Slim 14oz - Indigo Raw 4-Way Stretch Selvedge Jeans



Made in USA

14oz Japanese stretch selvedge denim

Selvedge coin pocket

Orange Selvedge ID

Vintage style offset back belt loop

Leather KATO’ patch

Zip fly


Product info

Jeans made in KATO' signature 4-Way Stretch Selvedge denim with Japanese thread. Unlike most other denim companies, we design, cut, and sew in the USA in Los Angeles, California.

This pair of Indigo Raw jeans is 14oz indigo-dyed denim woven on vintage shuttle looms at the world famous Kaihara Mill in Japan. As time passes it will begin to exhibit desirable fading at crease and stress points. Because of our signature 4-Way Stretch Selvedge denim material, our jeans are comfortable from day 1. Continuous wear only enhances the character, color, and comfort of our denim. 

This "Indigo Raw" is also made in the lighter 10.5oz material. 

Model is 6'2" and wearing a size 32.

Please visit our Size Guide for guidance on how we measure our jeans. 
Tag Size Waistband Front Rise Thigh Knee Leg Opening  Inseam
28 30 9 10.75 7.5 6.5 34




7.75 6.5 34
30 32 9.5 11.25 8 6.75 34
31 33 9.75 11.5 8 7 34
32 34 10 11.75 8 7 34
33 35 10.25 12 8.25 7.25 34
34 36 10.5 12.25 8.5 7.25 34
36 38 11 13 8.75 7.5 34
38 40 11.5 13.25 9





Made in USA

Japanese fabric



    Customer Reviews

    Based on 15 reviews
    Great jeans!

    I am fairly short (5'7") with an athletic build and always have problems finding the right pair of jeans. Most designer jeans are either too long or are too tight or wide in the wrong places. These jeans still ran a little long for me, but a simple hem gave me the slim, elevated I was going for. The selvedge finish of the denim is real nice and gives a nice pop of color if you want to do a 1/4" fold on the cuff. I appreciate the workmanship of the denim also: The fabric is heavier weight and slight stretch is a forgiving on a guy with larger quads without feeling like leggings. Will buy again!

    New Satisfied Customer

    Gave myself a new Christmas present and purchased these for myself. I am very pleased with the quality of the product. They fit perfectly and after a weeks worth of wear I can already tell they will be my favorite jeans. I am looking forward to seeing how they mature and age. I will most definitely be a return customer.

    Spectacular Selvedge

    Dark denim, with stretch. Perfect for my active lifestyle. These look great with a crisp white shirt and or a t-shirt or polo. Dress it up with a nice blazer.. WIN WIN....
    Good purchase for sure. Stockin up....



    I have big soccer thighs but I always go for a taper look. And imma tell you...these jeans are amazing. It’s my first selvege pair and i couldn’t be more happy.

    The denim is soft but not too soft and really hugs your body comfortably. I highly recommend this brand in general!!

    Best Jeans

    Kato jeans are hands down my favorite. Quality constructed, The Penn Slim is an ideal fit. Color options are fantastic. Love these!


    Authentic Japanese Denim

    Denim sourced exclusively from traditional shuttle-loom produced selvedge from Japan.

    Made in USA

    US based design and support. All of our selvedge denim is proudly produced in Los Angeles, California.

    Fast and Free Shipping

    Free shipping within continental US + hassle-free returns. International shipping available!

    14oz indigo raw folded flat

    "The Pen" Slim 14oz - Indigo Raw 4-Way Stretch Selvedge Jeans