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Denim and Denim?

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by Tck13, Apr 26, 2006.

  1. Tck13

    Tck13 Well-Known Member

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    I never said anything in regards to your link. If you care to read my post, you can see it is directed at 'denimdestroyedmylife' and jeans. Not the jacket you suggested. In relation to the jacket you linked to, I like it. Looks fairly good IMO.

    Sorry, there was no reference and I assumed you were addressing my post.

    Would you wear that in place of a full leather jacket in during the summer months?

    Also, what pants do you wear in 95 degree weather? June-August?
     
  2. tiger02

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    Cheapmutha, um, I don't want to seem impolitic or anything here, but is that a mullet you're sporting with your denim-on-denim?
     
  3. LA Guy

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    Cheapmutha, um, I don't want to seem impolitic or anything here, but is that a mullet you're sporting with your denim-on-denim?

    I was holping that it was a Steve Nash haircut - perfect for denim-on-denim.
     
  4. cheapmutha

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    nah... i just needed a haircut. thats something like 9 months without one.
     
  5. Get Smart

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    Funny you mention that 506XX. Jay just gave me a S506XX from LVC he had lying around. It's the right size around the shoulders, but maybe a little big around the torso. Should I rinse to shrink it? I have no idea - I've never bought a raw denim jacket before. Which is wierd, considering how long I've worn, say, APC jeans. I will probably wear it as a layering piece under a military jacket.


    as Brian said, it will shrink about a full size. Mine was also good in the shoulders but long in the sleeves and a bit roomy in the torso (size M) but I soaked it and it shrank to perfect size in the arms and body. Sounds like you scored with that jacket!
     
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    as Brian said, it will shrink about a full size. Mine was also good in the shoulders but long in the sleeves and a bit roomy in the torso (size M) but I soaked it and it shrank to perfect size in the arms and body. Sounds like you scored with that jacket!

    We are pretty much the same size, I've gathered, from previous posts. The jacket I have is a medium and I have the same fit issues with it (slightly too long in the arms and roomy in the torso. I'll soak it tonight. Thanks dude.
     
  7. denimdestroyedmylife

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    The 506 is supposed to be roomy. The Lee Cowboy jackets from that era are the slim-fit jawns.
     
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    but after a soak and shrink, it's "roomy" in the way it's meant to be (cut boxy) with proper length sleeves.
     
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    jawns.

    Yo bull you from Philly or you just drawlin? [​IMG]

    I've never been able to pull of the Denim Tuxedo look, I think it works quite well for people who can, though, especially in fall/winter as a layering thing.
     
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    but after a soak and shrink, it's "roomy" in the way it's meant to be (cut boxy) with proper length sleeves.

    Yeah, right now it is just a little too long (I like short and boxy - Engineered Garments and 6876 are two of my favorite brands) in both the body and the sleeves. The sleeves down near my knuckles doesn't look great (and I have pretty long arms).
     
  11. Aureus

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    Sorry, there was no reference and I assumed you were addressing my post.

    Would you wear that in place of a full leather jacket in during the summer months?


    It looks like it would do fine.

    Doesn't get anywhere near 95 degree weather for me, no applicable experience.
     
  12. j

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    Be safe, bikers. I wandered into the wrong thread---never meant to promote those questionable jeans. Just found those "draggin jeans" silly, thought I'd spread the giggles. [​IMG]
     
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    I admit, I wear jeans sometimes to ride. I always feel a little stupid when I do, but I guess I would feel a little less stupid wearing jeans that actually protect somewhat. I posted a link to some BMW brand riding jeans a while back that were like $400 but have Kevlar and padding etc.

    Ordinarily I wear zip-off waterproof riding pants with padded hard knee armor and some padding around the rest of them, though probably not enough for a high speed get-off (how much is enough?). I am confident they would protect quite a bit more than jeans. However, they get somewhat warm in hot weather. This will be my first summer with the bike, though I've had some hot weather with it already.

    My #1 piece of advice for staying cool (up top at least) is Under Armour Heatgear under your leather. That stuff will keep you COLD. Riding with any amount of breeze coming through, these shirts just steal the heat off your body and throw it away. I'm serious, even in hot weather I sometimes end up shivering at speed. Plus it's indestructible and doesn't hold smells nearly at all.

    I am looking into hot weather riding pants of some kind as well.
     
  15. denimdestroyedmylife

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    I was actually googling for those BMW jeans when I came across the Draggin' Jeans. Funny...
     
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