The Art of Subtraction.
Would you like fries with that? Would you like to add blue cheese crumbles to your salad? Would you like your mocha topped with whipped cream?
We like to add things. But sometimes to get what you want, You have to subtract. And this time, less is actually more.
They call it indigo discharge dying. Yet nothing is being dyed. Indigo fabric is put through a process to remove the existing dye in whatever pattern is desired.
The results are striking and you might even feel a little too dressed up to head to the barn or out to the wood pile.
Forty years before gold prospectors in California were pulling on the first pairs of jeans, an army of railroad workers and factory folk were wearing clothing sporting the indigo Wabash stripe.
So, pull it on, get something done. Join the industrial revolution.
The Conductor’s Jacket (No. 6984). 100% Cotton Wabash indigo discharge print from Japan. Cut in perfect recreation of early 1900s fabric from vintage Japanese shuttle looms. Ten rust buttons at center front, collar, and cuff. Chambray interior neckband and undercollar. Imported.