To produce the blue color from the Indigo plant is no an easy task and it requires a lot of processing and when the solution is ready for coloring, it takes many dip in the bath to slowly but surely create a nice natural indigo blue color. This also results in a different shade in natural indigo than the synthetic used today and hue may change between blue and green in a very nice way. It will also wear in a little different way and provide a more greener hue when it is used.
By the sake of a nice anecdote the denim material that we know of today has almost never been dyed using natural indigo because synthetically produced pigment was invented in the late 19th century and come to take over the market for colouring denim. The synthetic indigo has the same qualities and is also built by blue molecules trapped in the material but with time they will be rubbed off and creates the fine worn in shade that we like so much. Synthetic indigo is simply easier to work with and gives a more even result.
Indigofera has chosen to produce this limited edition of the Clint model in a denim fabrics from Japan entirely dyed with natural indigo. Woven in an extremely small amount on the old short shuttle looms.
Material: 100% Organic Cotton
Shrik to prima fit: Expect a shrinkage of aproxematly 5% in the waist and 10% on the length
Fly: Button Fly
Denim: 13oz red line Japanese selvage denim dyed using 100% natural indigo
Waist: Normal high
Made in Portugal