Winston's of York Journal — Clothing

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Spotlight on - Edwin

 

1947

The Edwin brand is established in Japan by Mr Tsunemi. With a strong passion for denim, Mr Tsunemi is inspired to import them directly from the United States as no denim is manufactured in Japan.


1947-1951
Domestically manufactured denim is available for the first time in Japan. This product is expensive and of inferior quality compared to its American counterparts.


1951-1961
In 1961 Mr. Tsunemi crafts the first pair of Edwin denim jeans.


1961-1963
Edwin produces the world’s heaviest ringspun denim jean (16oz), featuring the famous three-colour rainbow selvedge, which is still being used today.


1963-1970's
Edwin become the...