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Been a while since I saw a new brand talked up, so I thought I'd start a new thread and see what info / opinions people have on these guys.

From what I've seen, their brand identity is similar to Sugarcane in that they stick to vintage cuts rather than slimmer, modern cuts. Conversely, their branding is quite conspicuous compared to some of the other traditionalist repro brands. (gigantic V's on the backpockets that form an "M" with the border of the pocket, ornate leather patches) I like their "UFO" rivets :)

Also, their denim seems fairly "compact" compared to other repros... from the few pics that I've seen, their denim is not as irregular and slubby as, say, Samurai nor does it seem very hairy. However, their indigo seems very, very deep in color. The only examples of faded McCoy's have been Ryu's and the guy who posted up his massive collection in the show us what you got thread (Edit: zk4025)

Curious to see if anyone has tried them on or seen them in person.

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theyve been around. i thought they stopped producition on those.

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Real McCoy's. they have a Lightning style guide issue on their stuff incidentally.

they amalgamated their various lines (jeans used to be Joe McCoy) into one - leather goods, denim, other random repros...

yeah zk and ryu are the only set of McCoy's i've seen around here.

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I just went to the store in Osaka...amazing repro stuff. Pricey, though. Comparable to Canes, Full Count, Denime, and all these brands have stores within blocks of each other in Shinsaibashi, Osaka. Osaka blows Tokyo away for this stuff.

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yeah the Real line is definitely alive, but Joe is dead if i'm not wrong. tags all read Real McCoy now.

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it seems to me that most of their models are more based on the lee fit, rather than levi's... what are the s613's cut like?

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The fit is the basic 1947 fit and unsanforized, but with lots of the lee details. So they have the embroidered waistband tag, sailcloth lined back pockets and black oxide buttons. they are repros of a jean that never actually existed.

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I just went to the store in Osaka...amazing repro stuff. Pricey, though. Comparable to Canes, Full Count, Denime, and all these brands have stores within blocks of each other in Shinsaibashi, Osaka. Osaka blows Tokyo away for this stuff.

haha yeah. i tell everyone that but they just go to tokyo anyway. ah well. don't forget warehouse, 45rpm, and skull jeans.

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looks a bit like the Lee '42 cowboy 101 though...or is that just me?

the S613A looks interesting, in fact, the "WWII" jeans.

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It might be the Lee 42, it certainly has a lower rise than the 47, but it has the levi pockets and the v stitch at the top button, plus shrink to fit and left hand twill.

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a variety of weights. the S613 comes in 13.75oz, but the S613A is 14oz.

vivaloschet, good point. they certainly merged characteristics of both Lee and Levi's...

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Real McCoy's. they have a Lightning style guide issue on their stuff incidentally.

they amalgamated their various lines (jeans used to be Joe McCoy) into one - leather goods, denim, other random repros...

yeah zk and ryu are the only set of McCoy's i've seen around here.

thanks tweedlesinpink. i have the one.

Joe is dead nowadays.

this is Joe McCoy lot.901

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and long time no see SF friends!

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woo hoo!!! I was hoping I would lure you out of retirement :)

so ryu, what do you like about the mccoy's?

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hey guys good to see you .

jubei

this is the point i love is it no longer exist !

and this jeans is famous about very long vertical fading.

i like it. you know structural denim we say.

DDML

i touch the patch many many times!

so in same way, i put on oil

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I do have a pair of vintage joe mac coy 901Z.

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I really like joe mac coy, it's one of my favourite japanese repro brand, but I'm not a big fan of the real mc coy I saw in take 5, even if the seller told me they are finally like the same brand...

I don't know if "ryu" and 台湾朋友 "zk" agree with me but I feel like the denim is quiete different on them, softer in the old one, much more comfortable I think...

It's a pity I sold the first pair I bought 4 years ago (JMC 906) last week :(

Too big for me now, I lost 2 size in the waist, and those 901 are leaving my collection soon also, but I hope I will find something on my actual size. Why not a raw one like those on yahoo? Well, the price certainly will be a problem...

http://page16.auctions.yahoo.co.jp/jp/auction/u5499532

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And that's a picture of the vertival fading ryu is talking about, even if mine are fare from the ryu's one...

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Thanks dude!

I bought those here in HK like 3 years ago and they saw a lot of country since...

I believe those to be like 8 or 9 years old or even more.

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They are old now, and many part have been seen sewed since I decide to skate with them, but it's incredible how after so many wash the denim still so dark! And even if obviously denim on them is not good as full count, I feel like they have something more than the modern repros stuff, I don't know what exactly, probably i'm just stupid, but I'm feeling like I own a pair of real vintage stuff...maybe it's just the fact the brand is dead...

And about the 615z I never liked to wear bootcut, but don't let people tell you what you need, straight cut-slim fit is no the ultimat cut anyway, and the price is low! Moreover you will probably get really nice wear on those cause the cut is very tigh. So I say why not after all.

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And about the 615z I never liked to wear bootcut, but don't let people tell you what you need, straight cut-slim fit is no the ultimat cut anyway, and the price is low! Moreover you will probably get really nice wear on those cause the cut is very tigh. So I say why not after all.

My thoughts exactly :) I might be visiting HK this winter, so we'll see how my funds are when I stop by Take5

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nice ! kikidark !

most of mccoy'll become that kind of fading like you. amazing!

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Where can someone in the States buy some McCoy's? I have been looking and I cant seem to find anywhere online. I live in Texas - so the market for Jap-Repos is slim to none. Any help?

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gonna have to buy from either a bidding service or from 2000db...

What is 2000db (sorry if that is a stupid question). What bidding service is avaliable?

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