Not long ago Japanese denim used to be a niche product, however message boards such as Superfuture and StyleForum seem to be spreading the message into the mainsteam. If you want to find out what all the fuss is about then check out this introductory article from The only problem is that until recently it was quite a challenge to actually buy these jeans anywhere outside of Japan. Luckily, in the last few months a couple of stores in the US have finally started stocking the best in Japanese jeans. Blue In Green of New York and Self Edge Of San Franciso are currently selling hard to find brands such as Studio D’Artisan, Warehouse, Samurai and Pure Blue. And for those of you that don’t live near either of those shops you can alway try eBay.