CONE MILLS R.I.P 1905 - 2017
On Oct 18th Cone Mills announced that after 112 years in business they would be officially ceasing all production and operations and permanently close the White Oak plant in North Carolina as of Dec 31st 2017. Cone is the oldest operating denim mill in the world and is the last to weave selvedge denim in the US.
Owning a pair of Cone Mills selvedge denim woven at the White Oak plant will not only be a badge of honor but a necessary addition to any serious or aspiring denim heads collection. Do not miss this opportunity to add this quality to your rotation while supplies last.
As availability of Cone Mills selvage denim dwindles due to the shuttering of the White Oak plant over three years ago we're finding it increasingly difficult to find stock. Fortunately, we stock piled quite a large quantity over these past few years and are able to dip into our backstock and offer qualities that are increasingly rare to find. This quality is one of them. At a solid 15.75oz with a saturated green cast indigo and a tight slub yarn on the face, this selvage will age and fade like no other. That's the beauty of raw denim - no two qualities are ever the same. A blood red orange iD adds a fantastic pop of color.
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- Red Orange top stitching for authentic denim aesthetic
- Sewn & chain stitched in all the right places on vintage Union Special, Reece & Singer machines.
- A & E core spun poly thread for maximum strength & durability.
- Embroidered star insignia on the right back pocket represents ‘Made in America’ status.
- Button fly with double prong, donut style buttons. Old style pocket rivet burrs.
- All hardware is made in Kentucky.
- Leather back patches are cut & stamped in Los Angeles & waistband label is woven locally in Los Angeles.
- Every aspect of the production is US made in Downtown Los Angeles.