This Summer, our Iterations series returns with two new shirts for the warmer weather. For those of you new to the Iterations program, it's our sandbox where we are able to work on new releases between seasons. These releases will often feature a new silhouette that we're introducing or some special, limited-run fabric that we wouldn't be able to roll out in a larger release. For Summer '17, we are introducing the Indigo Block Long Sleeve and the Indigo Bandana Short Sleeve.
First up is the Indigo Bandana short sleeve. It's made of a beautiful deep indigo selvedge poplin fabric that is woven in Ibara, a city within the Okayama prefecture that is renowned for its selvedge denim production. Once the fabric is woven, a small factory hand-prints the discharge pattern onto the fabric via a painstaking process that few facilities in Japan are capable of. We particularly love how subtle the pattern is from far away and how it comes alive the closer you look at it. The shirt is built off our standard short sleeve workshirt body and features a button down collar, crossed back yoke and coconut shell buttons.
The Indigo Block long sleeve shirt is a new style that we're introducing this summer. Although the fit mirrors our existing long sleeve workshirt body, we've color blocked several parts of the shirt with a contrasting fabric. We chose two shades of a cotton indigo oxford fabric - also from Japan - with the dominant color being the light indigo oxford and the accent fabric a deeper shade of indigo. Both this shirt and the short sleeve will fade over time with wear and washes.
Iterations, Volume 4 will launch via select retailers on Friday, May 26th. Because quantities are limited, we will also be launching these two shirts on our website on the same date (5/26) at noon EDT.
Iterations, Volume 4 Stockists
Blue Owl Workshop (Seattle)
East + West (St. Louis)
Lone Flag (San Diego)
Rivet & Hide (London)
Self Edge (New York)
Self Edge (San Francisco)
Snake Oil Provisions (Long Beach)
Standard & Strange (Oakland)