Studio D"Artisan is one of the founders of Japanese repro-style. This brand has been manufacturing denim since 1979 and in 1980 it has already presented its classical DO-1 jeans model. Jeans design is created in Osaka and manufacture of tailor made jeans by Studio D"Artisan is located in Okayama. Apart from high quality of denim a distinguishing feature of Studio D"Artisan's jeans is their unique sense of humor. The main character of jeans pants, purses and other products by Studio D"Artisan brand is buta pig, which also serves as a symbol from the company.
Four jeans models are colored with natural indigo SD-DO-1, SD-DO-2 in repro original straight cut, SD-101XX within a modern regular straight, and SD-103XX in tight straight cut, a far more figure fitting jeans model. A traditional Indian coloring technique kase is being employed, with 24 times of dipping. Premium models of jeans by Studio D"Artisan have stitching in two colors beige and golden with green shade.
Other jeans models are presented within a loose straight cut SD-102, 202, and 203. SD-105 and D-1002 jeans models come in tight bootcut variant. Regular straight jeans models SD-101, loose straight SD-102 as well as tight straight SD-103 and tight bootcut SD-105 jeans are manufactured from 15-ounce premium vintage denim which undergoes sanforization.
14 ounce sanforized vintage denim is utilised for manufacture of SD-201, SD-202 and SD-203/203R jeans models. SD-001 and bootcut D-1002 models are created from 14-ounce left weave denim, which has a different indigo shade and purple selvedge. Cheaper models SD-301, SD-302 and SD-303 are created from 13,5-ounce rope dyed denim. Apart from dry raw denim Studio D"Artisan uses Vintage Wash in jeans models D-1058 and D-1151.
Decorative elements by Studio D"Artisan deserve special attention. D1367 jeans model is actually a variant of classical SD-101 from the same 15-ounce denim with details in colors of French national flag white stitching, red and blue arcuates on back pockets, pocket lining of your same colors.
Asymmetrical XS-28 jeans model has the left part as Lee repro and the right part as the repro of Wrangler. The form of pockets, tabs, patches, stitching everything is asymmetrical in this customized jeans model. Besides the brand produces a collection of limited edition jeans models.
Real McCoy was established in 1997 by Hitoshi Tsuzimoto in Kobe. The brand manufactures vintage denim, repro of American soldiers and workers uniforms. Product range of Real McCoy clothes includes several lines. Military line includes jackets and avia-repro, Sports line presents replica of original sportswear of Globe War II, Work line includes vintage uniforms, shirts, boots and subculture jeans below Real McCoy label (original jeans models, Levi's replica) or jeans manufactured below Lee trademark. Tazi driver line is usually a thematic rocker's collection.