Based in Kurashaki, the southern part of okayama perfecture in japan, FOB Factory has been making denim of the highest standards for over two decades.
The G3 2nd Jacket is their take on the Levi’s Type 2 Style Jacket. Made using a 14oz. fabric woven on a restored vintage Toyoda G3 shuttle loom, Japan’s first shuttle loom invented in 1924 by Sakichi Toyoda, the founder of Toyota, before they started making cars.
One washed, these are very slubby and irregular as the warp yarn is woven with very low tension.
Exposed copper rivets, steel buttons, and 100% cotton threads provide both authenticity and durability. Little details such as the pink selvedge ID on the inside placket, a beautifully tanned leather patch, and rivet reinforced cuffs ensure that these will age long and well.
• Milo is 6’0” and 190lbs wearing a size 42(L).
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