Originally Posted by Fuuma
Man I really wish I could wear jeans to work, now buying another pair would just result in the ones I own getting almost no wear each. I might end up getting one anyway but since it's kinda like "just one last fix" at least for a while I really gotta choose carefully.
So far I've been eyeing 5EP straight, 45RPM (sorahiko?), denime and eternal.
All of those choices are quite similar, and all of them are excellent. I'll point out some differences here.
5EP: Greencasted denim (optional?) on the Straight Downs. No-scratch rivets, red threads on leather patch, no contrast-stiching around the fly.
45rpm: A bit more generous of a fit. Truer blue than the other choices, and probably considerably less contrasty.
Denime: Heavy, starchy and more true to the 40s-60s Levi's (or Lee's, take your pick).
Eternal: A hybrid between 5EP's modern feel and Denime's heavy wear. Slimmer than Sorahikos, (most) Denimes, but not as slim as 5EP.
(just found a pic of a pair of 6 month 811's)
Kumoo, where did you find that? Not to be a naysayer but those look heavily sandpapered and not genuine wear to me.