Sugar Cane Jeans

A Japanese company makes jeans out of a blend of sugar cane and selvage denim. The cane used is Sweet Sorghum, otherwise known as Sweet Millet or Sugar Millet. It's a type of grass grown all over the world for making a molasses-like syrup and animal feed. The Sugarcane jeans that feature this fiber have a faint sweet smell and may have occasional woody tufts poking out of the fabric. Some jeans are dyed with persimmon. See this fervent discussion on these jeans. They are available from: Rakuten (Japan), Saddlemen (Japan) and History Preservation

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