What the Hell is Twaron?

It's one of the most important aspects of our new denim we are making. Twaron is a synthetic fiber with properties extremely similar to those of Kevlar. The main difference being the fiber is milled by a Japanese firm and not by Dupont.

To be honest, we had no idea what Twaron was either. We are just lucky that Cone Denim has a San Francisco office, and the two friendly gentleman who run the office are always excited to show us what new and exciting developments Cone has to offer.

This Thursday we are going to be releasing an moto jean in our double knee chore pant style created from a special Cone 12.5 oz. Twaron denim with a touch of stretch. In milling this denim, Twaron is twisted with both nylon and cotton yarns in creating the warp – the outward facing side of the fabric.

Technical jargon aside, you’d probably like to know what that really means. Well, Cone has a fancy machine that rubs development fabrics with abrasive carbon paper all day long. In testing this fabric, they ended up shutting the machine off after a week because seven days of continuous testing did not yield any tearing or wearing through of the fabric.

The benefits off all this technology are a breathable and soft, yes soft, lightweight denim that is more abrasion resistant than 26 ounce denim and easier to move in than the jeans you are wearing right now. While you will be glad to own ‘em let's just hope you never get to test ‘em. Lastly, they'll fade just like your favorite pair of raw blues as you wear them. 

shane rocking the mechanic and a packable lane splitter
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We recently caught up with our buddy, Nashville-based painter Shane Miller, whose work we’ve highlighted before. Beyond his work, Shane is an all-around awesome dude, so we’re always excited to chat with him about what inspires him, his favorite gear, and his life in Nashville.

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Monica wearing the Packable Lane Splitter in a field
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Facing The Music With Monica Valli

People often call Taylor Stitch a menswear brand, but as far as we're concerned, our gear is for everybody. If you're not convinced, allow us to introduce you to Monica Valli, a professional guitar player with a penchant for blistering blues licks and a discerning eye for style. 

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