Originally Posted by mlyngard
Heh. I appreciate your sentiments completely, but you can't hold onto that ideal.
But right now they are the possibility of every perfect pair of jeans you've always hoped for....
Ya, my resistance is basically due to the fact that the soak will introduce wrinkle and fold where I have (semi-caustic) pristine, flat denim. They're like the Platonic ideal of jeans right now.
That said, why go through the pain twice?
Sigh. I am resisting soaking them as they have that amazing new jean stiffness. Want to enjoy it a bit, but maybe I'll give in and run a hot bath for 'em when I get home from work. And then suffer when I try and get them on again.
Wish there was some kind of thigh measurement I could take and compare to the measurements on SE
Couldn't you just measure a pair of pants you own?
Just bought the 634S's myself as my first pair of premium....
If you haven't soaked yet, you're wasting your time getting them to stretch out before soak. All break-in should really be done after soaking.
Really? The waist is already relaxing a bit.
I know it'll shrink...
good place to get into it man. self edge rules
Yeah, the guys were awesome. Knowledgeable and friendly. I totally felt good with what I bought walking out of there.
Right on! Such an awesome...
Just wanted to post a thanks for all the answers. Finally tool the plunge today after a trip into Self Edge (great shop with great staff).
I asked about Onis but after trying on a pair of Iron Hearts, I was sold. These things feel like...