These jeans, made in-house at our factory in LA, use Japanese thread and every pair incorporates the attention to details that you’d expect from KATO’. They will fade like raw denim should… except they are more comfortable than any other jeans you have ever tried on. No one except you will know that you are wearing “stretch” jeans. Once you try them on you will be hooked! Hammer -A Straight-fit jean comfortable through the seat and thigh. Classic straight cut from knee to ankle.