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post #9826 of 21424
Wear them, wash them, wear them, wash them
post #9827 of 21424
Can you be a little more elaborative? When i wash them after 6 months, whats the recomended way of washing them?
post #9828 of 21424
Well, first you start the washing machine. After that put the detergent in the washing machine. Then you place the jeans in the washing machine and close it.
post #9829 of 21424
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however the waist is a little too loose, should I get it taken in by an inch?

Seriously? SERIOUSLY?
post #9830 of 21424
hey ive wore my PBJ-005s for 7 months now... washing instructions plzzz?
fades have came throught but not thatttt great.
post #9831 of 21424
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Bump...anybody?
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everything that is being stressed will stretch.

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To add a bit to Connor's advice:

In my experience, calves don't stretch nearly as much as other areas, but they can and will (to Connor's point) if under pressure.

New jeans always make you hyper-conscious of the fit - it happens to us all. Wear them as much as possible for a few weeks before making a decision on the fit - the jeans will soften and stretch quite a bit to form to your body and you'll also get used to the feeling of a tighter or looser fit than you might be used to.

Any raw or stiffer denim is going to require some commitment before they even come close to feeling natural on you.

Edit - also, if your calves are tight, that was probably the intention of the cut. It's intended to create fast stacking around the lower leg and eventual honeycombs behind your knees. If they're an inch or two longer than you're used to, don't hem yet.
both correct__ the only thing missing in the statement is that, [most] parts that were stretched under pressure will snap back close to post soak/wash measurements as soon as they hit water.



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hey ive wore my PBJ-005s for 7 months now... washing instructions plzzz?
fades have came throught but not thatttt great.
ironically, you won't really see your headway until you wash. but, if you're tentive and would want a glimpse of how far along you've gone with the jeans without committing to [an actual] wash__ warm soak them in the tub [or large bucket] with a small amount of Woolite or any non-chlorine detergent for about 30 mins [to allow stains and dirt to loosen up]. you dont even need to turn them inside-out. then, drain the water and turn on the cold tap to refill__ swoosh them around a bit as you rinse. no agitation. hang to dry.
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Wear them, wash them, wear them, wash them
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Can you be a little more elaborative? When i wash them after 6 months, whats the recomended way of washing them?
Kit's totally correct. Don't obsess or baby them. Look, we only learned this from experience. Most of us were in your shoes at one point. Good jeans respond well to vigorous wear and washing. Wash early and often (like once a month). Wash less for more contrasty fades. You ever see what one-wash looks like from many of the Japanese brands? Seriously - just put them in the wash, inside out or not. Areas like hems and seams will show some fading and puckering from the wash. Occasionally you might get spots of uneven indigo fade from the agitation and denim abrasion. Hand wash if you're at all worried. But that's really not necessary. In other words, wash them like you washed your old jeans in high school. They may be more expensive, but they're cut and designed for that kind of treatment.
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hey ive wore my PBJ-005s for 7 months now... washing instructions plzzz? fades have came throught but not thatttt great.
Machine wash them on a 'woolen' or 'delicates' cycle (longer soak, shorter agitation cycle). Hang dry. Smooth them out by hand while they hang.
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both correct__ the only thing missing in the statement is that, [most] parts that were stretched under pressure will [u]snap back close to post soak/wash measurements as soon as they hit water
'Tis true. Or more than original, as in the case of my FH BSP which had a huge second shrink stage. I usually double-soak now, (or soak/dry then wash/dry) but thought I could get away with one soak on those.
post #9833 of 21424
xxx
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can anyone direct me on finding premium denim brands that cut their jeans baggier/loose (preferably selvage)? The brands I currently have are PRPS, Evisu, and Takumi.
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can anyone direct me on finding premium denim brands that cut their jeans baggier/loose (preferably selvage)?

The brands I currently have are PRPS, Evisu, and Takumi.
you need repros in your life__ model '47s & 50's cut. check these out:

http://www.styleforum.net/showthread...=163400&page=2

BlueInGreen : https://blueingreensoho.com/site/ind...id=28&vmcchk=1 : for Warehouse, Real McCoy, Fullcount 0105C, Denime XX-type, SD 101, Skull 5507XX 6x6, Momotaro 201, Sugarcane '47/Okinawa/Hawaii, Samurai 0500/0510/5000vx/0110xj/002jp, etc, etc.


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'Tis true. Or more than original, as in the case of my FH BSP which had a huge second shrink stage. I usually double-soak now, (or soak/dry then wash/dry) but thought I could get away with one soak on those.
yea, man. 'got into the habbit of double soaking, too. btw, how much did the BSP shrink from tagged? just recently found out the lot were actually under-cut as compared to the regular prod'n FH [which were shrink to tagged].
post #9836 of 21424
have a pair of dry bones, i probably have like 5 months of wear on them and theyre very slightly on the large side. if i soak them again, will they shrink more? how does it affect fading (theyre fading pretty slowly too)? and I might be getting a pair of Samurai 710s; I have a 32 in the dry bones (superfuture ones). What size would work? I want a slim fit.. And any other denim similar to 710s in the price range? thanks
post #9837 of 21424
Yes.
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Yes.

If this is referred to me...yes to which question?
If not, ignore this.
thanks
post #9839 of 21424
Yes to the first question, the second question is inconsequential. Feel free to search if you want answers
post #9840 of 21424
thanks!
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