In the 90s to early naughties, Evisu was one of the most sort after denim brands on the market. Founded by Hidehiko Yamane in 1991 in Osaka, Japan, Evisu Genes (aka Ebisu and Evis) was one of the most well-known traditional Japanese (raw) denim producers. Yamane was trained as a tailor and was “discovered” by [...]
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Innovative Dry Cuts are what we have come to expect from alternative Jeanmaker, Phil Goss, however in recent seasons ‘‘The Ijin’’ has also been personally cooking up new concoctions in the new IJIN LAUNDRY & continues to break new ground with a current choice of up to twenty new Italian hand finishes, all specifically treated [...]
Big Thanks to Phil over at Ijin. Every now & again nostalgia strikes & reminds us mere mortals that memories are part of our make-up. In 2003 Phil Ijin had a vision of the alternative indigo item, with strong reference to the On Ko Chi Shin mentality & subliminal critical path for approach to design:”Respect [...]
Our British denim master living and working in Italy, Philip Goss, sent us some amazing stuff the past couple of weeks. A climax came this Wednesday when Phil sent us his Ijin version of the legendary Hickory stripe. Have a look at this stunning Ijin labour pant in red selvedge Hickory stripe with cambric pockets. [...]
Stop press: Ijin Victorian backstraps photographed at secret location in North Europe. Note that this style was run only ONCE & has not been seen in public for over 4 years. Enjoy. VERY RARE….
Phil Goss & Ijin always insist on one thing ”every denim item does its duty”.Okay , so Admiral Horatio Nelson said something similar in 1805 at the onset of the Battle of Trafalgar , but one element remains clear here , to do things well we have to perform at our utmost best. Denim is [...]
Hot off the steam press are the latest limited edition irregular indigos presented by Ijin Material : ” Minijins” A perfect replica of the original Foldedge ( tm ) cut Classic Backstrap in all its specialist glory , but only 22 inches tall. Complete with shaved leather backstrap & standard Kuroki cloth base, these glass [...]
Just got this in from the Ninja camp : DJ KENTARO on his European tour was decked out in “Ninjins”!
” Ijin versus Ninja “Â is the working title of an exclusive garment collaboration between two independent and free spirited creative labels: Ijin Material , the left field denim label designed by Philip Goss,Â presents two limited edition dry ” Ninjin ” legs “, designed exclusively for Ninja Tune , the hugely influential london based [...]
Here is an IJIN selvedge style that has been around for some time now : style J5207. This is from the IRRGLR (irregular) line Kurabo 13 oz denim with lots ofÂ “pops “, egg yolk stitch in 4 stitch sizes,white vitello label on left ( no logo ) This has a victorian backstrap ( sewn [...]
Phil Goss of IJIN MATERIAL a man with an unrivalled denim pedigree! Despite such a strong background in the field of traditional japanese jean-making, Philip Goss and ljin Material choose to make denim product with the clear intention of presenting the classic “leg” in an alternative way. The ethos of the brand is artisinal denim [...]