13oz Cone Mills x Cordura Selvage Pre Order

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Heritage Meets Innovation

Brave Star is proud to offer the worlds first CORDURA® infused selvage denim from Cone Mills. 13 oz of monster strength, American made selvedge denim. If you've been looking for a selvage denim that can hold up to an insane amount of abuse & abrasion then look no further. So how did this freakishly strong selvage denim come into existence?

Read on... 

Cone Mills has joined forces with the Cordura brand to produce the first-ever selvage denim incorporating CORDURA® Denim technology. They’ve woven a super-strong selvage denim at their historic White Oak Mill using a blend of Cordura and Cotton spun yarns in both the warp and the weft to create a selvedge denim fabric of exceptional strength and abrasion resistance without compromising the classic look and feel of 100% cotton denim that’s come to be expected from Cone. 

Produced on American Draper X3 Shuttle looms, this signature made-in-the-USA selvage denim fabric is a first-of-its kind and created through a collaborative development process between Cone Denim’s R&D team and the CORDURA® brand. By focusing these key elements within a scientific, yet creative environment, Cone Denim and the CORDURA® brand were able to take joint product innovation to the next level with this inItial signature launch.

What is CORDURA®?

Known for its resistance to abrasions, tears and scuffs, CORDURA® fabric is a primary ingredient in high-performance gear and apparel products. From military equipment to tactical wear, workwear and performance apparel, many of the word’s leading high-performance gear and apparel brands turn to the CORDURA® brand for durable, long-lasting fabrics.

    • Based on an intimate blend of cotton and T420 nylon 6.6 fiber, CORDURA® Denim fabric retains the authentic look and feel of cotton denim, but with added abrasion resistance, and toughness.
    • Exceptional abrasion resistance - 4 times that of comparable weight traditional 100% cotton denim fabric.”

This is an extremely limited run with less than 50 units available in each style.

DELIVERY: END JULY/EARLY AUG 

Details include:

  • 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.

     




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    HOW TO MEASURE YOUR JEANS/SIZING CHART

    How to correctly measure your jeans

    Waist Measure:

    Lay the jeans on a flat surface. Flatten the waistband by pressing out any wrinkles or kinks with your hands. Pull the front waistband up parallel with the back waistband and measure across the top from edge to edge. This edge to edge measurement will give you a half measure which is what we have listed below in our sizing chart. A full measure can be obtained by doubling the flat measurement number for e.g. 16.75 inches x 2 = 33.5 inches.

    Measuring your selvedge denim jeans

    Low Hip:

    This is an important point of measure for low hips and seat. Flatten down the hips so no wrinkle or kinks remain.

    Next, measure 6 inches down from the bottom of the waistband at the side seam. Mark with your finger or light colored pencil.

    Measure at a slight downward angle just below the J stitch and then across the opposite side going up at the same slight angle. A picture is worth a thousand words so here it is.

    Thigh:

    Most folks get this wrong, thats ok this is how you get the correct measure. Measure one inch down from the midpoint between the double needle stitch of the front rise. Mark with your finger or light colored pencil.

    Measure across at a slightly upward angle following the natural pitch of the thigh panel.

    INSEAM:

    Measure from the same midpoint of the double needle at the top where the thigh and crotch meet. Walk the tape measure down the contour of the inseam along the stitch to the edge of the hem. 

    BRAVE STAR SIZING CHART:

    The comparison to LEVI'S fit styles is merely a reference point for those unfamiliar with how our jeans fit since there is no industry sizing standard. Most people have at some point in their lives owned a pair of LEVI'S and is the greatest common fit denominator when trying to gauge jean sizing. Our pattern blocks are unique to Brave Star and have been developed and fine tuned over the years with our head pattern maker and could feel completely different on your body in comparison to a pair of LEVI'S due to fabric weight & composition. One other factor to keep in mind is that the single pair of LEVI'S that we purchased here in Los Angeles to measure and feature on our size chart is not necessarily indicative of how that same style of LEVI'S fits on you when you purchased it since we have found quite a large variance in their sizing depending on where the jean was manufactured, the weight of the fabric and the wash applied to the jean.                                        

    Please allow for a +/- 1/4" tolerance (flat measure) in the waistband vs listed spec.

    All measurements are flat measurements. For full measure double the number listed, for eg size 32 waist = 17.25 inches flat x 2 = 34.5 all the way around.

    PLEASE NOTE: WE RECOMMEND THAT YOU MEASURE YOUR ACTUAL WAIST (MEASURED APPROXIMATELY 4 INCHES BELOW YOUR NAVEL) AND PURCHASE A WAISTBAND MEASUREMENT 1" LESS THAN YOUR ACTUAL WAIST.

    FOR EXAMPLE, IN THE FIT PICS ON THE WEBSITE THE FIT MODELS ACTUAL WAIST MEASURES 34.5 INCHES AND WEARS A SIZE 31 (33.5 INCHES) IN BRAVE STAR.

    SIZE 28 29 30      

    BRAVE

    STAR

    31

    LEVI'S

    519

    31

    32 33 34 35 36
    WAIST 14 3/4 - 15 1/4  15 1/4 - 15 3/4 15 3/4 - 16 1/4  16 1/4 - 16 3/4 16 16 3/4 - 17 1/4  17 1/4 - 17 3/4 17 3/4 - 18 1/4 18 1/4 - 18 3/4  18 3/4 - 19 1/4
    F.RISE 9 1/4 9 1/2 9 3/4 10  11.5

     

    10 1/4   

    10 1/2 10 3/4 11  11 1/4
    B.RISE 13 3/4 14 14 1/4 14 1/2 15 14 3/4 15 15 1/4 15 1/2 15 3/4
    THIGH 10 1/4 10 5/8 11  11 3/8 11 1/4 11 5/8 11 3/4 12 1/8 12 1/2 12 3/4
    KNEE 6 3/4 7 7 1/4  7 1/2 7 1/2 7 3/4  8 1/4 8 1/2 8 3/4

    OPENING

    5 7/8  6 1/8 6 3/8 6 1/2 6 5/8 6 3/4 7 1/4 7 1/2 7 3/4

    INSEAM

    34 34 34 34 32 34 34 34 34 34

      

    All measurements are flat measurements. For full measure double the number listed, for eg size 32 waist = 17.25 inches flat x 2 = 34.5 all the way around.

    PLEASE NOTE: WE RECOMMEND THAT YOU MEASURE YOUR ACTUAL WAIST (MEASURED APPROXIMATELY 4 INCHES BELOW YOUR NAVEL) AND PURCHASE A WAISTBAND MEASUREMENT 1" LESS THAN YOUR ACTUAL WAIST.

    FOR EXAMPLE, IN THE FIT PICS ON THE WEBSITE THE FIT MODELS ACTUAL WAIST MEASURES 34.5 INCHES AND WEARS A SIZE 31 (33.5 INCHES) IN BRAVE STAR.

    SIZE 28 29 30

    BRAVE

    STAR

    31

    LEVI'S

    512

    31

    32 33 34 35 36 38
    WAIST 15 151/2 16 161/2 161/2

     

    17      

    171/2 18 181/2 19 201/4
    F.RISE 10 101/4 101/2 10 3/4 12 11 11 1/4 11 1/2 11 3/4 12 121/2
    B. RISE 13 1/4 13 3/4 14 14 1/4 143/4 141/2 143/4 15 151/4 151/2 16
    THIGH 105/8 11 113/8 11 1/4 12 11 5/8 12  12 3/8 12 1/4 12 5/8 13 1/4
    KNEE 7 1/4 7 1/2 7 3/4 8 8 1/4 8 1/2 85/8 8 3/4 9 5/8
    OPENING 6 1/4 6 1/2 6 1/2 7 6 3/4  7 1/4 7 1/2 7 3/4  8 1/4
    INSEAM 35 35 35 35 32 35 35 35 35 35 35

     

    All measurements are flat measurements. For full measure double the number listed, for eg size 32 waist = 17.25 inches flat x 2 = 34.5 all the way around.   

    PLEASE NOTE: WE RECOMMEND THAT YOU MEASURE YOUR ACTUAL WAIST (MEASURED APPROXIMATELY 4 INCHES BELOW YOUR NAVEL) AND PURCHASE A WAISTBAND MEASUREMENT 1" LESS THAN YOUR ACTUAL WAIST.

    FOR EXAMPLE, IN THE FIT PICS ON THE WEBSITE THE FIT MODELS ACTUAL WAIST MEASURES 34.5 INCHES AND WEARS A SIZE 31 (33.5 INCHES) IN BRAVE STAR.

                             

    SIZE 28 29 30

    BRAVE

    STAR

    31

    LEVI'S

    511

    31

    32 33 34 35 36 38 40
    WAIST 15 - 15 1/2 15 1/2 - 16 16 - 16 1/2  16 1/2 - 17 16 1/2 - 17 17 - 17 1/2 17 1/2 - 18 18 - 18 1/2 18 1/2 - 19 19 - 19 1/2 20 - 20 1/2 21- 21 1/2
    F.RISE 9 3/4

     

    10 10 1/4 101/2 10 1/4 10 3/4 11 11 1/4 11 1/2 11 3/4 12 1/4 12 3/4
    B.RISE 13 1/4 13 1/2 13 3/4 14 13 5/8 141/4 14 1/2 14 3/4 15 15 1/4 15 3/4 16 1/4 
    THIGH 10 5/8 103/4  11 3/8 11 3/4 11 5/8 121/8 125/8 123/4 131/8 131/2 14 1/4 143/4
    KNEE 7 7 1/4 7 1/2 7 3/4 7 3/4 8 8 1/4 8 1/2 8 3/4 9 9 3/4 101/4
    OPENING 6 1/2 6 3/4 7 7 1/4 7 1/4 7 1/2 7 3/4 8 8 1/4 8 1/2 9 9 1/4
    INSEAM 34 34 34 35 32 35 35 36 36 36 36 36

     

    The Regular Taper Cone Mills Heavy Weight Selvedge Denim 

    All measurements are flat measurements. For full measure double the number listed, for eg size 32 waist = 17.25 inches flat x 2 = 34.5 all the way around.     

    PLEASE NOTE: WE RECOMMEND THAT YOU MEASURE YOUR ACTUAL WAIST (MEASURED APPROXIMATELY 4 INCHES BELOW YOUR NAVEL) AND PURCHASE A WAISTBAND MEASUREMENT 1" LESS THAN YOUR ACTUAL WAIST.

    FOR EXAMPLE, IN THE FIT PICS ON THE WEBSITE THE FIT MODELS ACTUAL WAIST MEASURES 34.5 INCHES AND WEARS A SIZE 31 (33.5 INCHES) IN BRAVE STAR.

                           

    SIZE 28 29

    30

    31 32 33 34 35 36 38 40
    WAIST 15 - 15 1/2 151/2 - 16 16 - 16 1/2  16 1/2 - 17 17 - 17 1/2 17 1/2 - 18 18 - 18 1/2 181/2 - 19 19 - 19 1/2 20 - 20 1/2 21 - 21 1/2
    F.RISE

     

    9 3/4 

     

    10 10 1/4 101/2 10 3/4 11 11 1/4 11 1/2 11 3/4 12 1/4 12 3/4
    B.RISE 13 1/4

     

    13 1/2

    13 3/4 14 1/4 141/2 15  15 1/2 15 3/4 16  16 1/2 17 
    Low Hip 18 18 1/4 18 5/8 19 19 5/8 20 20 5/8 21 21 5/8 22 1/2 23
    THIGH 10 3/4 11  11 1/4 11 3/4 121/8 12 1/2 123/4 131/8 131/2 14 1/4 143/4
    KNEE 6 3/4 7 1/4 7 1/2 7 3/4  8 1/4 8 1/2 8 3/4 9 1/4 9 3/4
    OPENING 6 6 1/4 6 1/2 6 3/4  7 1/4 7 1/2 7 3/4 8 1/4 
    INSEAM 36 36 36 36 36 36 36 36 36 36 36

     

    All measurements are flat measurements. For full measure double the number listed, for eg size 32 waist = 17.25 inches flat x 2 = 34.5 all the way around. 

    PLEASE NOTE: WE RECOMMEND THAT YOU MEASURE YOUR ACTUAL WAIST (MEASURED APPROXIMATELY 4 INCHES BELOW YOUR NAVEL) AND PURCHASE A WAISTBAND MEASUREMENT 1" LESS THAN YOUR ACTUAL WAIST.

    FOR EXAMPLE, IN THE FIT PICS ON THE WEBSITE THE FIT MODELS ACTUAL WAIST MEASURES 34.5 INCHES AND WEARS A SIZE 31 (33.5 INCHES) IN BRAVE STAR.

    SIZE 29 30

    Brave

    Star

    31

    LEVI'S

    504

    31

    32 33 34 35 36 38 40 42
    WAIST 16
    16 1/2 16 3/4 17 17 1/4 17 3/4 18 1/4 18 3/4 19 1/4 20 1/4 21 1/4 22 1/4
    F.RISE 10 1/4 10 1/2 10 3/4 10 3/4 11  11 1/4 11 1/2 11 3/4 12  12 1/2 13  13 1/2
    B.RISE 14 1/2 14 3/4 15 14.5 15 1/4 15 1/2 15 3/4 16  16 1/4 16 3/4 17 1/4 17 3/4
    Low Hip 18 18 1/2 19 3/4 19 20 1/4 20 3/4 21 1/4 21 3/4 22 1/4 23 1/4 23 3/4 24 1/4
    THIGH 11 1/4 11 5/8 11 3/4 12  12 1/8 12 1/2 12 7/8 13 1/8 13 1/2 14 3/8 14 7/8 15 1/2
    KNEE 8 1/4 8 1/2 8 3/4 8 3/4 9 9 1/4 9 1/2 9 3/4 10 10 1/2 10 3/4 11
    OPENING 7 1/4 7 1/2 7 3/4 8 8 1/4 8 3/8 8 1/2 8 5/8 8 3/4 9 1/4
    INSEAM 35 1/2 35 1/2 35 1/2 32 35 1/2 35 1/2 36 36 36 36 36 36