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The Iron Snail

The Prologue Denim Jacket

The Prologue Denim Jacket

Regular price $265.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $265.00 USD
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Raw, untouched textiles, woven as they always were, with a layer of indigo waiting to be chipped away. Motifs of our tiny little snail friend throughout.

This is The Prologue. This is The Tale of the Iron Snail.

The jacket in these photographs is washed. Yours will look completely untouched and have a darker shade of indigo until it undergoes it's first wash.

In these images, the arm patch is sewn on for demonstration purposes – it will not be delivered sewn on. This way, you can customize your jacket.


    • 14.5oz raw/pink selvedge denim
    • Full grain cowhide patch
    • Custom YKK buttons
    • Made in Canada


    • You can expect the jacket to shrink 3 - 5% after washing, the jacket will stretch out after wear.
    • Don't buy a jacket that is too small hoping it will stretch, buy your size!
    • Are you in between sizes? Buy the larger size.
    • Pit to pit is half of your chest size. Aka if the P2P is a 19" that's a 38" chest.
    • Sleeve measurement here is from center back to end of cuff. NOT shoulder seam to cuff. That's why it may seem quite long.
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    The Tale of The Iron Snail

    Why is this jacket called the Prologue? Well, simply put, it's the prologue to "The Tale of The Iron Snail".

    The Iron Snail is a clothing brand, of course. However, running throughout the brand is a tale, the story of The Iron Snail. A snail no larger than the size of a quarter, with a glowing blue shell.

    Each garment we make tells a piece of "The Tale of The Iron Snail". This garment, just so happens to be the start, the prologue.

    Along with the jacket you'll receive a care guide, and the story.


    Ah, denim—a fabric so ubiquitous that upon mention of the name, we all tend to think of ourselves as some form of experts. In reality, it's a fabric that hasn't ceased its innovation since its creation. Here, we have a charming raw denim that is anything but predictable. With just the right amount of slub and nep, a pastel pink thread running through the selvedge line, and a rich shade of indigo atop the warp threads, this is a denim sure to excite.

    It's the small things.

    We have a strong appreciation for small details here at The Iron Snail. From the selvedge collar to the hidden note on the care tags, we've taken care to include numerous subtle features that will provide ample conversation fodder. This makes it ideal for those awkward small talk moments and really, really bad dates.

    Customer Reviews

    Based on 10 reviews
    Highest quality jacket

    I am incredibly impressed by the quality and attention to detail in this jacket. It fits me very well (size S on a 183 cm/60kg) and looks like it will last me for many years. I can't wait to see next things that Michael is working on!

    Jeremy Bates
    Love this jacket!

    Timeless style paired with beautiful construction - Michael knows what he’s doing! Ready for many years of wear. Excited to break it in.

    Mark Stellingworth

    This jacket is my new favorite. The quality of the denim combined with the attention to detail really make it something special.

    Daniel Lopez

    Exactly what I was expecting, an incredibly good looking jacket with superb quality.

    Juan Garcia

    Perfect Jacket