|Company name||Betty Smith Co. Ltd.|
5-2-70 Shimono-cho, Kojima, Kurashiki City, Okayama Prefecture
5F States Building 2-4-7 NN Ebisu-nishi, Shibuya Ward, Tokyo【 MAP 】
303 Ikegami Building, 10-11 Toyotsu-cho, Suita City, Osaka Prefecture【 MAP 】
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|Jeans Casual Design, Production, and Sales|
|Officer||President & Representative Director: Yasuhiro Oshima
Managing Director: Kazuji Nishiyama、
Product Development Manager & Board Member: Kengo Oshima
Board Members: Toshio Oshima, Akira Watanabe
|1927||Tokushima Kameyoshi Store established. Started production of Daimaru school uniforms, women’s clothing, work clothes.|
|1962||Oshima Clothing Co. Ltd. established.
Production of corduroy jeans for export to the USA.
|1965||Started jeans production using denim imported from the USA.|
|1970||BETTY SMITH born as girl’s division for the Big John Group. Entered the industry as Japan’s first jeans brand specializing in women’s jeans.|
|1973||Developed Japan’s first curved belt for women’s jeans.|
|1980||Proposed dinner jeans in LOVE BIRD.|
|1985||Sent design jeans as SCORE brand.|
|1990||Established a men’s division.|
|1994||Partnered with America’s Big Smith Company (until 1999).|
|2002||Company appeared in elementary school social studies teaching materials. Launched Eco Betty manufacturing accessories using denim remnants.|
|2003||Opening of Jeans Museum and outlet shop.
Started involvement with industrial tourism.
Launched Order Jeans, a first for the industry.
|2008||Appraised for the creation and popularization of Japan’s first women’s jeans brand and Kunio Oshima, chairman and executive director, was officially commended as person of merit for technology development in Okayama Prefecture.|
|2010||Opening of the hands-on workshop.|
|2014||Opening of Jeans Museum Building Two (Domestic Jeans production).
Launch of new brand, DENIM WORKS.