This version of the Nilo jean is made starting from deadstock repurposed fabric.
Nilo is a unisex jean, designed as a celebration of the timeless iconic uniform of youth. It is imagined to look regular for him, slimmer with a lower and more relaxed waist for her.
- Mid waist
- Fifth small pocket on the back
- Dyed contrast cotton inside waist-belt
- Zipper fly
Fabric used for this garment is a 13oz 98% cotton 2% elastan denim, by Candiani.
- Male model Lorenzo is 1,89cm tall and wears size 30.
- Female model Petra is 1,74cm tall and wears size 24.
Manufacturing of this product is accurately done by hand, one by one. It takes approximately 1,5 hours to craft a single garment.
Craft of this garment happens in an analogic fashion, using the same tools and machinery typical of the sartorial tradition.
As all pieces of art, all garments are marked with a unique number.
All garments are entirely Made in Italy.
Nilo is exclusively crafted with repurposed & leftover materials.
Dying is performed with "Recycrom™", an innovative, super sustainable process based on colours from shredded old cotton garments and manufacturing waste.
Water consumption for this single item is approximately 2,5 litres, a small fraction compared to usage for a typical jean. Water use in this process is either re-used, either filtered and does not get wasted.
In order to keep our footprint as low as possible, all production processes happen in a radius of 50km from our headquarters, downtown Milan.