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anyone own/know anything about the Edwin Over Works 1950 denim? Looks like a helluva nice pair of jeans. Nihon Menpu denim, nice cut.

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My Mom was about to give this to Goodwill. Production date Nov 1986. Made in Japan. Entertaining offers. Look's to be a Men's medium.

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Edwin sen black skinny stretch

Just got them today!

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Anyone know which mill or mills provides denim to Edwin?

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I think they use lots of different mills, from the big three (kaihara, kurabo, nisshinbo) to smaller ones like Toyobo.

Edwin is big though, AFAIK their fabrics are made specifically for them.

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The brand definitely deserves more attention here...I have worn their rainbow selvage 47 for 4 months now and really dig them. They are of impressive quality imo.

Some nice pieces in their overworks collection

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Agreed. The overworks line looks great, even of the prices are a bit out there. Some of the details look outstanding.

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Yeah high raw denim prices always sucks. Except you're lucky and are living nearby an outlet like near Basel opposite the German border in Weil am Rhein, where you can get quite a lot of Edwin stuff for about Euro 30-60 also the Edwin Nashville, Waynville or Greenville

The outlet Weil truly is great. I was looking for raw jeans in the area of Basel and all I have found were a couple of Nudies and Edwins in the Zooloose shop - of course at typical Swiss prices and with only one single pair of selvage jeans left. Also, all the raw denim cuts they had were skinny or super skinny.

Rather frustrated, I happened to stumble upon the Weil outlet on the internet the same evening. The short walk through the snow over the border was well worth it! Lots of unwashed, selvage denim at ridiculously low prices. And not only super small or large sizes, but also the "normal" stuff that is usually sold out quickly (30/34 and the likes).

So, I bought three pairs of Edwin ED-32 loose fitting jeans, made from Japanese 13.5 oz raw rainbow selvage denim for 24 EUR / 32 USD per jeans! They seem to be *very* well made, have a classic (yet not too loose) cut and feature a crotch rivet. I am quite happy with them! Does anybody know if the cut is based on a specific Levis or Lee model? There is unfortunately barely any information on the ED-32 model available, it seems.

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So i just recently got some Ed 55's - they are sized up for a little bit of a baggier fit.

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indigo bucket

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Has anyone bought and soaked/washed the raw overworks denim. the inseam is 34 raw, kinda short. superdenim says 3% shrinkage but that seems like BS.

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Have just been admiring some Edwin O-Works Jeans.

Nice.

But £310 for a pair of Jeans! I thought Edwin made cheap Jeans?

And £150 for a T-Shirt!

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Have you guys heard of the OWF(Over Work Factory) Line? It's serious made using samples of old old denim they found in vintage markets with production in Japan from the most premium fabrics(shuttle loom unsanforized denim, loopwheeled tops etc).

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With ED-47 rainbow selvage, i should've sized down more.

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Have you guys heard of the OWF(Over Work Factory) Line? It's serious made using samples of old old denim they found in vintage markets with production in Japan from the most premium fabrics(shuttle loom unsanforized denim, loopwheeled tops etc).

I guess that's the same thing as what I've mentioned above. The denim is really great - pricey though.

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i like edwin jeans, have a couple pair. especially like the overwork aesthetic - but a 150 pound t-shirt? that's a bit much!

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Edwin Overworks are expensive, but they make some really nice pieces. Regular Edwin is more of a high street brand, kind of like Nudie or Lee i guess.

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This one is nice, but 340€ :(

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That is a nice sawtooth shirt above!

First signs of use on my ED-32s, after approximately 1.5 months of wear. looks like the rainbow selvage denim might develop some nice vertical falling with time. I soaked the jeans after a couple of weeks in the (vain) attempt to get the waistband to shrink a bit.

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Edwin 505X (retired) - 2 years, multiple soak/washes. If you can give me any details about these jeans that would be nice. They were pretty black then faded to blue and finally ended up green. I dont know if these are raw or selvedge, they seemed to have been tapered possibly. Bought these in 2009 from bapelolol. I dont think these pictures accurately show the color of these jeans.

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Comparison of the blue/green/black of the denim:

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Close up of denim, these were pretty hairy when I got them (I was a denim noob and was confused why it was so hairy)

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BTW, Edwin now have a little shop in London. It's in Shoreditch, where The Three Threads used to be. Don't have that much of interest to be honest. Mostly the Euro stuff you can get everywhere else.

What's the deal with the Nashvilles now? I have had pairs that were made in Japan, but I don't think my newest pair are, although they're pretty much identical from what I can remember.

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All the 'villes (well Nashville and Waynesville now only - the Greensville has been dropped) are made in Tunisia and sanforized.

The Edwin shop in Charlotte Rd also has some Factory Overworks pieces, but they keep it on the downlow, so you have to ask for it. They also have a Union Special but they hadn't quite figured it all out or what type of service they were going to provide when I was there a couple of weeks ago.

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Old Edwin Nashvilles. One of about 4 pairs that i've owned. These were relegated to decorating jeans when I got a newer pair.

Well worn Nashvilles, very nice! From all the Edwin cuts I have tried so far I like Nashville the best. Luckily I was able to find a pair in 28/34 which fits just perfectly.

All the 'villes (well Nashville and Waynesville now only - the Greensville has been dropped) are made in Tunisia and sanforized.

I can confirm the "made in Tunisia" and the sanforization. Yet they are of course still made from the same Japanese red selvage 14 oz. denim. Construction quality is also still very high, from what I can tell. And while they definitely are sanforized the inseam shrunk a pretty astonishing amount on mine after soaking (definitely more than on the rainbow selvage ED Edwins, but I did not measure the length, unfortunately). I am pretty glad I bought the 34" inseam and soaked them before wearing them for a long time, the shrinking would have messed up the fades quite a bit, I guess. the waist band did not shrink.

I was also able to find a new Edwin "Axel" denim jacket from the 2008 collection, made from the raw 13.7 oz. rainbow selvage denim. I will have to take pictures some day, I really like the fit of the jacket.

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i have a pair Sen Selvage skinny jeans 29x32 tapered to a 7in opening soaked once and worn twice for sale cheap price! message me

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i know this thread doesn't get much attention, but can someone please tell me the difference between the sk505 089E and the sk505 9876 apart from the different colored stitching?

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Edwin sen black skinny stretch

Just got them today!

do these fade?

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