Any designer knows the proverb "the devil is in the details". This notion was certainly on the minds of 3sixteen's Andrew Chen and Johan Lam before designing their first entry into denim. The pairs essentially picked apart some of their favorite pairs and incorporate those same element onto the upcoming 3sixteen SL series.
Comprised of raw selvedge denim from Japan, each was then cut and hand sewn here in the US - to give the designers an on the site involvement in every crucial steps of the production process. Finally, custom crafted rivets in gunmetal and a special leather patch with laser-engraved 3sixteen logo. To secured the best possible selection for this all important element. They worked closely with Portland-based Tanner Goods to obtain a 3 oz natural tan cow hide, which will aged naturally through the years the denim is worn.
Available in indigo (SL-100x) and black (SL-200x), both will arrive at 3sixteen retailers worldwide end of this month.
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