Our selvedge apron started out as a thank you gift for some local artisans - our close friends at Blue Bottle Coffee and Del Popolo Pizza. After having a few made up and seeing the durability, functionality, and stains told a story of a day's work, we knew we had something special.
The IndigoXBrown is a true work of fabric art and one of the reasons we continue to fall in love over and over again with the world of rare denim.
It starts with the dye, both in the warp and weft. The warp gets an incredibly dark, inky indigo finish. The weft gets an ultra-rare gold-tinged brown dye, unlike any other style we've run. What makes these two colors much more special is the use of slubby yarns. This irregularity serves to create separation in the top surface of the fabric, allowing the unique brown weft to be seen. It's not over the top, just enough to blend an incredibly saturated indigo appearance with a subtle antique brown glow. Next comes the big 16 ounce weight and heavy starch.
Whether you are a bar back, a grill master, or you just plain like to tinker this apron is for you. The two front pockets mirror those you would find on our jeans and are trimmed with the selvedge ID. The upper utility pocket is marked with a Gustin leather patch. Finally, the solid-brass hardware allows you to adjust the fit to your liking while adding a bit of flash. We love these aprons and we are sure you will too.