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Conners Sewing Factory
« on: December 26, 2016, 06:12:54 pm »
i have made a thread for CSF on sufu but i thought id make a dedicated thread here to try and make more people aware of the brand ( if they were not already ) . The founder Yoshiaki Konaka has a real passion for vintage and it really comes through in his work , he has spent quite a while sourcing and repairing old Singer and Union Special machines that were used in the production of LEVIS during the 40's so that he can accurately recreate the stitching and give the feel of a vintage garment

here is a great interview with Yoshiaki where he talks about the brand






so far he has made a 1946 , 47 and ww2 reproduction , there is also a 1941 model ( basically a 37 repro ) available exclusively through Jukebox vintage in Japan 
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Re: Conners Sewing Factory
« Reply #1 on: December 26, 2016, 06:16:44 pm »
my S409xxx M-ww2













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Re: Conners Sewing Factory
« Reply #2 on: December 26, 2016, 06:18:22 pm »
pre wash fit





post wash





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Re: Conners Sewing Factory
« Reply #3 on: December 26, 2016, 06:25:23 pm »
my S409xxx M-46







pre wash fit







post wash







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Re: Conners Sewing Factory
« Reply #4 on: December 26, 2016, 06:30:48 pm »
my S409xxx M-47













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Re: Conners Sewing Factory
« Reply #5 on: December 26, 2016, 06:33:39 pm »
pre wash





post wash




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Re: Conners Sewing Factory
« Reply #6 on: December 26, 2016, 06:38:00 pm »
my S406xxx M-46 ans just some random snaps





M-46



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Re: Conners Sewing Factory
« Reply #7 on: December 26, 2016, 06:40:37 pm »
if anyone has any questions , id be happy to answer ( to the best of my ability anyway :) )
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Re: Conners Sewing Factory
« Reply #8 on: December 26, 2016, 06:54:41 pm »
Fab looking jeans - stellar fits - cutest dog (the bulldog) - cutest baby on the planet - no further questions.

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Re: Conners Sewing Factory
« Reply #9 on: December 26, 2016, 06:54:59 pm »
Great posts and info on the brand.  You must be very pleased with the fit you got on several of those pairs.   It kind of reminds me of Ooe Yofukuten.  Very nice.  The Japanese artisans just continue to impress. Thank you for sharing.

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Re: Conners Sewing Factory
« Reply #10 on: December 26, 2016, 07:04:04 pm »
thanks for the kind words Seul

if im honest id put them at the opposite end of the of of the spectrum to Ooe , where Ooe tends to be super clean and meticulous construction Yoshiaki ( csf ) makes the jeans as they were made .... flaws and all ( this is what drew me to the brand ) , Ooe like Iron Heart make great jeans but they are examples of what can be achieved as opposed to what was   
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Re: Conners Sewing Factory
« Reply #11 on: December 26, 2016, 07:18:09 pm »
Great photos and information. I've seen you post them on instagram and they look smart.

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Re: Conners Sewing Factory
« Reply #12 on: December 28, 2016, 03:35:36 pm »
Appreciate all the photos and thoughts @Flash.  Conners has been a brand that has intrigued me for awhile now.  May have to pick your brain on fits beforehand if I ever decide to pull the trigger.

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Re: Conners Sewing Factory
« Reply #13 on: December 28, 2016, 04:52:41 pm »
No problem mate
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Re: Conners Sewing Factory
« Reply #14 on: December 29, 2016, 12:38:58 pm »
Adding my kudos, the jeans look great. And in particular those cuffs look so cool on you, I won't give up on badgering you to abstain from hemming!
That jacket worn buttoned up like a shirt in the diner picture with your beautiful son, it would not by any chance be the very one offered for sale at present?
Keep your jeans on---and let nothing come in between you and the denim !