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post #1501 of 20605
man, if i could go on a shopping spree like shoe is

but seriously shoe, you got loads of nice denim already
post #1502 of 20605
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ive been perusing sufu and i noticed that Samurai is held in pretty high regard over there. (here also)
especially in there This or That (a good idea for this forum btw) thread, hands down everybody chooses the samurai models over the vs similar fitting other brands like skull, pbj, eternals and others.

i know samurai uses the really heavier denim in their 15-21 oz jeans. they also carry a wide variety of cuts and combos of weight and cuts.

but what is it that makes this brand stand out besides these factors above? that makes them so appealing? will i notice when i get one and try one on? is it the fading factor?

i know they usually come in a more fuller thigh which is not my ideal. but besides that. anything makes them 'empirically' popular over the others?

i am intrigued

Anyone can answer this?


Hehehe yeah I know. When sfers start sounding like your wife then it is probably an apparent issue. Hehehe
post #1503 of 20605
People really like samurais quality, denim and fits. The thigh width depends on the model you choose. The ones with slimmer thighs are the s0500 and the s710 with the latter being the slimmest they offer. I've seen some absolutely fantastic fades from samurai jeans as judged by polyrock and cheep/cmf's samurais. Also, sufu had a samurai contest awhile back with 30 members in limited edition samurai s0500s and the fades and fits were great one many. Might be worth searching for that thread on sufu.
post #1504 of 20605
^ fade characteristic is more or less irrelevant since shoe is never going to put enough wear in his jeans.
post #1505 of 20605
We should all band together and ignore shoe's denim questions. Its for his own good :P
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Originally Posted by PG2G View Post
We should all band together and ignore shoe's denim questions. Its for his own good :P
+1. It's time for shoe to branch out into his own denim unknown.
post #1507 of 20605
You guys can't help a brother out? I just have some questions about denim. Doesn't hurt to answer them if you know the answer, no?
post #1508 of 20605
Hey guys, i'm new around here, I'm a newly graduated high school kid and i think my style should grow with me. Most all the clothes I own are from Hollister and A&F, mostly becuase i live in nowheresville, USA and there's no good higher class stores around me. Although, I did find a jean in Express that are labeled as "raw", and they fit pretty good. They were stretchy though, and something about that tells me that they're not truly raw. anyone know the story? edited for pictures: these are the only style of jeans i own, currently. Hollister low rise slim boot. you can't really tell the boot because i don't have shoes on. also, excuse the massive clutter that is my room
post #1509 of 20605
it would help us if you posted pictures of the "raw" jeans, though i doubt express makes raw denim...

look around at the WAYWN/T thread for inspiration. you'll find regulars there who might post something that will inspire you. doing so helped my sense of clothing a lot

you can also look at the stuff that are sold by our affiliates and see what pieces they have that you like
post #1510 of 20605
I don't know how to get the image out of the website, it's in flash but this is the link to them: also, i've lurked here and around somethingawful for a while now, so i've got a fair idea as to what i want to dress like, i just lack the cash/a place to get good stuff and i'd rather not buy something blind without trying it on. http://www.express.com/catalog/produ...bCategoryId=65
post #1511 of 20605
nice ernie ball.
post #1512 of 20605
you can try ordering stuff from revolveclothing.com
they have free shipping for returns also, which is pretty intense
well, that is if you want to go through that hassle

the closest thing to knowing if it'll fit you are your dimensions. if you know your waist size, shoulder, chest, the usual measurements and the measurements of the clothes that fit you best, you can get a pretty close estimate as to how the clothes you look at will fit on you without actually trying them on

getting the money however, that i'm still working on
post #1513 of 20605
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Originally Posted by whereismyshoe View Post
I don't know how to get the image out of the website, it's in flash but this is the link to them: also, i've lurked here and around somethingawful for a while now, so i've got a fair idea as to what i want to dress like, i just lack the cash/a place to get good stuff and i'd rather not buy something blind without trying it on. http://www.express.com/catalog/produ...bCategoryId=65
The jeans are "raw" in their description as they are not distressed. It sure doesn't speak about quality which will probably be pretty low to average in a pair of jeans from Express. Those jeans also use an elastane/cotton blend, something not usually wanted for fades (Thin Finns prove me otherwise). Regardless, if fading's what you're after then those are the wrong jeans to be starting off with. If you just want something cheap that will keep dark, so be it. If you're looking at waywn and are trying to go for what brands we're talking about when we think of raw, take a look at denimbaronline.com for a good start.
post #1514 of 20605
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Originally Posted by aging in rhythm View Post
nice ernie ball.

thanks. i love it to death.

I've never heard of revolve before, i'll have to check them out. and yeah i figured they weren't truly raw, the stretchiness kinda turned me of. I've tried on 501 STF's before, so i know what real raw jeans feel like. I guess i was just looking for a cheaper way to get into the whole raw denim thing, but now i'll probably just look at getting myself some APC NS or Rescues. I've been doing my research and that seems to be the best way to go to start off. If i could find some cheap nudies on the FS forum that would work too, but which cut should i go for? I want something that's slim, but not tapered and skinny at the end of the leg.
post #1515 of 20605
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For your price range, Slim Jim.
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