Since moving the label to Japan, Tokyo-based Boys Co Ltd have reinvigorated Danton, inflecting inherited 20th-century French workwear with contemporary Japanese style cues. Many of the label’s most recent collections riff on the label’s workwear pedigree, playfully engaging notions of work and leisure.
This season, the label expand on their range of canvas and nylon accessories with more durable bags that expanding the purview of workwear with innovative materials and features. Elsewhere, as usual, Danton’s workwear heritage is on full display with updated takes on overalls, collarless jackets and work pants among dresses and easy pants that integrate workwear details into everyday staples.
Some workwear-inspired styles such as the carpenter pant have largely been assimilated into contemporary fashion’s catalogue of staple styles. As a result, the origin of these pieces is often invisible. Not so for the overall, which continues to speak to its working-class origin.
Some labels approach this piece trying to remain faithful to its origin, employing a utility-based approach. Others leave such concerns at the drawing board and maintain little from the garment’s heritage. In typical Japanese fashion, Danton manage to find a balance between the two. These Danton Overalls achieve a casual look thanks to a relaxed silhouette and the drape of the 10oz Japanese denim from which they’re constructed.
Here in dark indigo denim, these overalls also feature a slightly tapered leg; adjustable suspenders; two side patch pockets with slant entry; and a single back patch pocket adorned with an appliquéd Danton red diamond logo.
Made in Japan from 100% cotton.
Style Number: JD-2633 YMN.
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