According to the Kickstarter brand RPMWEST, the essence of denim is simplicity. Jeans should be a democratic garment, one you can count on to be affordable and reliable. With today’s over-flooded market of cheap jeans made with lousy materials by exploited workers, RPMWEST have found a way to provide the indigo carving enthusiast with high quality jeans cut and sewn in San Francisco from Japanese selvage denim at a very reasonable price point of only $95. How is this possible you ask? Simple, RPMWEST have cut out the middle man so you can buy your jeans directly from them at wholesale prices.
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