Originally Posted by Bandwagonesque
They won't shrink, and indigo isn't water soluable. However, if you've seen the photo of the AWs standing up post soak, that should give you an idea of what a soak will do to the starch in it afterwards. Just wear them, and if they're still giving you troubles, soak it and agitate it a little to get the starch out. It won't be the end of the world, or your honeycombs if your jeans get wet.