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HIROSHI KATO

The Pen Slim - Indigo Raw Air 11.5oz Selvedge

$228.00

Heavily Textured, Lightly Worn

In the pursuit of innovation we have created our latest achievement in denim. The idea for Selvedge Air was born out of the love for old vintage denim and the need for comfort. We wanted to introduce a denim that had the look and feel of a 15oz denim but one felt light and very comfortable when worn. After a very long development process with a highly capable mill in Japan, we were finally able to make this vision a reality.

Instead of using the usual 3 X 1 weave of standard denim, we implemented a 5 x 1 weave. This creates a denim with a higher surface thread count but a lower overall thread count, making it lighter and still durable. The low tension yarns and loose denim weave contribute to the thicker look of the denim while maintaining its light feel. The overall result is a vintage textured denim that looks like heavy weight and feels like a lightweight.

• Slim fit

• Indigo Raw 11.5 oz

• 98% COTTON 2% POLYURETHANE

• 4-Way stretch selvedge denim

• Made in USA

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

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.

Find the right fit for you with our

Size:
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32
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38

Customer Reviews

Based on 10 reviews
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Michael M.
Awesome Denim

These jeans took a couple of wears to break in but will now become one of my go-to's. They have the perfect amount of stretch and have already received several compliments. I'm 5'7" and 155 lbs and typically wear a 30 in most other brands and went with a 31 on these and the fit is spot on (no belt needed). I own two pairs of Kato Pen Slims and about to order some more. Probably the only denim I'll buy going forward.

Thank you for your review, Michael! The raw fit usually takes a few wears before breaking in, but once they do they become a comfortable everyday jean.
-Kato Team

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Scott
Fantastic small batch find

These jeans look amazing, instantly recognizable as something apart and special.

Hi Scott, thank you for your review, we appreciate it.
-Kato Team

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Mark Giordano
Great Fit

Incredible material

Thank you for the 5-Star rating, Mark!
-Kato Team

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Dan
Excellent

Great quality and fit. My new favorite pair of jeans

Hi Dan, we're happy our Pen Slim is your favorite pair of jeans, thank you for your review!
-Kato Team

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Matthew Rion
Great Addition to My Collection

These jeans fit and feel amazing. Have a great texture amazing feel.. But what sets them apart, is how they really allow air to flow through the denim on warm days. Highly recommend.

Thank you Matthew for your review!

Glad to hear you like our Pen Slim.

-Kato Team

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Michael M.
Awesome Denim

These jeans took a couple of wears to break in but will now become one of my go-to's. They have the perfect amount of stretch and have already received several compliments. I'm 5'7" and 155 lbs and typically wear a 30 in most other brands and went with a 31 on these and the fit is spot on (no belt needed). I own two pairs of Kato Pen Slims and about to order some more. Probably the only denim I'll buy going forward.

Thank you for your review, Michael! The raw fit usually takes a few wears before breaking in, but once they do they become a comfortable everyday jean.
-Kato Team

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Scott
Fantastic small batch find

These jeans look amazing, instantly recognizable as something apart and special.

Hi Scott, thank you for your review, we appreciate it.
-Kato Team

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Mark Giordano
Great Fit

Incredible material

Thank you for the 5-Star rating, Mark!
-Kato Team

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Dan
Excellent

Great quality and fit. My new favorite pair of jeans

Hi Dan, we're happy our Pen Slim is your favorite pair of jeans, thank you for your review!
-Kato Team

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Matthew Rion
Great Addition to My Collection

These jeans fit and feel amazing. Have a great texture amazing feel.. But what sets them apart, is how they really allow air to flow through the denim on warm days. Highly recommend.

Thank you Matthew for your review!

Glad to hear you like our Pen Slim.

-Kato Team

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