Superfuture, a website dedicated to the finer points of shopping, traveling, garments, and more was launched in 1999 by Wayne Berkowitz and Simon Kristoph. Hailing from Australia, their website took on a life of it's own within a few years, and five years in was already home to one of the largest databases of information about garments, and to be more specific, denim.
Superfuture offers the world a frequently updated set of traveling maps, a listing with reviews of over 1000 shops around the world which are "Superfuture Approved", a blog updated with cutting edge events around the world, and a forum called Supertalk which at times overshadows the other services Superfuture offers.
Supertalk, boasting an extremely active 40,000 users, is home to a sub-forum named Superdenim which is dedicated to all things denim, workwear, leather boots, and Americana reproductions. Over the years Superdenim has seen it's fair share of denim contests, where the contestants are to wear the same jean every day for a certain duration of time, most commonly the span of the contest lasts from 12 to 24 months. With the SEXDBXS09 jean we've allowed the users of Superfuture and Superdenim to give their input on styling, cut, and accents for a very special jean to be released on February 28th; even the leather patch was designed by a renown artist from Texas named JimmyC from Superfuture.
The SEXDBXS09 jean has been produced by Dry Bones, one of Japan's longest running vintage Americana style denim manufacturers. Months were spent getting the denim exactly where we wanted it and the denim was woven for this project; as the denim has never before been used on another garment nobody knows exactly how it will age.
Self Edge has chosen a denim with a little more weight than the classic styles, at 16oz it's got heft to it, and with massive amounts of character showing from the warp and weft it's sure to age well.
The fit is that of a straight leg jean, slightly slimmed down, with a button fly and a long inseam which can be hemmed to the wearer's length without altering the silhouette.
We're proud the way the denim has turned out, it's something we've never had in the store before. The denim has been calendered and singed, yet hasn't lost any character which is instantly recognizable even at a quick glance. Rounded out with hidden rivets, cowhide leather tag, Superfuture dual-tone "Rep Bar" stitch, military grade green rear pocket linings, coin pocket selvedge, and a cotton poly-core stitch; this jean is exactly what we want to be seen in.