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Originally Posted by hoit1981 View Post

RRL aren't converting all their regular denim to Cone are they? I thought it was just going to be select styles... Please someone tell me this whole US made denim thing is just a "phase".

and your beef with denim woven in the US is...?
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Probably it's ubiquity and lack of prestige.

 

Plus nothing fades like Japanese denim.. with superior depth and color variations. If you have any decent Cone denim fades you want to show off I'd love to see it but I've never seen any great looking LVC fades.

 

 


Edited by RRL CLOTHING - 4/18/13 at 7:09pm
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Originally Posted by aaronxxx View Post

and your beef with denim woven in the US is...?

I don't even wear jeans to get crazy fading. I like Japanese RRL denim because it feels amazingly substantial and wears exceptionally well. All the Cone denim I've owned (and it hasn't been much) just hasn't felt nearly as good. Seems like an inferior product. The recent RRL Cone denim (which I've seen and felt) does not change my mind. If Cone made denim as well as Okayama, I'd be all for it.

But of course, it all comes down to personal tastes and preferences...
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Originally Posted by hoit1981 View Post

I don't even wear jeans to get crazy fading. I like Japanese RRL denim because it feels amazingly substantial and wears exceptionally well. All the Cone denim I've owned (and it hasn't been much) just hasn't felt nearly as good. Seems like an inferior product. The recent RRL Cone denim (which I've seen and felt) does not change my mind. If Cone made denim as well as Okayama, I'd be all for it.

But of course, it all comes down to personal tastes and preferences...

I've got to agree. I bought a few LVC jeans, baldwin and tellason... RRL is better. Not so much other products though. The shirts vary wildly in quality, with the low end of RRL shirts comparable to well done GAP shirts in terms of quality. They still cost $200 though...
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Yea RRL jeans spoiled me. I can't wear any of my other jeans anymore. Crate (Cone denim I believe) and Naked & Famous.
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Originally Posted by hoit1981 View Post


I don't even wear jeans to get crazy fading. I like Japanese RRL denim because it feels amazingly substantial and wears exceptionally well. All the Cone denim I've owned (and it hasn't been much) just hasn't felt nearly as good. Seems like an inferior product. The recent RRL Cone denim (which I've seen and felt) does not change my mind. If Cone made denim as well as Okayama, I'd be all for it.

But of course, it all comes down to personal tastes and preferences...


This is true, it doesn't help the Slim Straights use 12.5oz denim further making them feel flimsy and unsubstantial. They should have at least gone with something 13.5-14.5oz. Also Japanese denim is easy to find in 21oz and some in 26oz, whereas the heaviest I have seen from Cone is 16-18oz.

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Just got details for private sale.

Starts April 25th. 30% off plus the 15% kicker. Please note the kicker will only be available the first week.

Included groups: transcontinental, Santa fe, Brittany, and spring icon. Accessories associated with the groups are included. Select footwear.

As always, let me know if I can start putting anything on hold for you guys for Thursday.

-Robert
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Are any raw jeans included?

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How about the plainview Santa Fe boots?
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No on the raw jeans. The Plainview boots might be. (90 percent sure)
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how about rigid officer chino...!
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No on the rigid officer chino.
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Marlow ptb included?
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And the roper denim?
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Originally Posted by dastig View Post

No on the raw jeans. The Plainview boots might be. (90 percent sure)

Oh hell yeah..
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