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Bast Recast Deep-Dive: Boss Jean 1890

This garment is based upon a Neustadter Brothers “Boss of the Road” jean. Established in 1852 by Louis and Henry Neustadter, the San Francisco-based company was an early powerhouse in the area of workwear.

One of the key features that Endrime designed into the garment is the replication of the “Continuous Fly,” a construction detail which was invented by David Neustadter. Patented in October, 1877, it’s widely believed that this detail was used by Neustadter Brothers as early as 1875 on their first work pant.

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This article is one of a series on Rivet from Lenzing’s Carved in Blue denim blog. From conversations with the experts behind the mills that make some of the world’s most-wanted denim to the global brands bringing novel denim made with TENCEL™ Lyocell and Modal to the market, Carved in Blue shares the stories of those whose roots run deep with denim. Visit www.carvedinblue.tencel.com.