Albam Clothing

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by JohnnyLaw, Sep 17, 2009.

  1. djh

    djh Senior member

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    In my experience, their sizing is pretty standard across all products.. They seem to design every piece with a certain fit in mind. Pretty helpful once you figure out your size.
     


  2. KayJay85

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    Claus

    I am a 40R and I ordered a size 2. When I unwrapped it, it looked like it would be too small. However, upon wearing it is a good fit for me as I prefer a snugger look without too much bagginess. I also suspect it will stretch out a little bit with a few wears.
     


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    ^ Thanks, that was very helpful. I'll pass then, I preffer it snug also. My jacket size 2 feels like 38, but a sweater would be fine size 2.
    In size 3 is still available.
     


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    Go TTS, they stretch less than an inch...maybe only a half...over a few months.

    The regular leg is fairly relaxed... definitely more so than say APC NS...so if you're looking a more modern look go slim! Rise on these jeans is also fairly high.


    Thanks for the information! I was pretty much set on the slim anyways, just wanted to make sure they weren't too skinny.

    The main reason I was asking on the sizing was because I noticed oipolloi's size chart seems to say that the actual waist is 1" larger than the tagged size. Any comment on that? (link is http://www.oipolloi.com/store/Albam-...nim-12931.html)

    Oh and by any chance, has anyone in Canada ordered from them before? Did you get charged customs fees?
     


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    ^ why don't you call them? I've heard they have great customer service, I'm sure they'd love to answer your questions.
     


  6. djh

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    International calling is a pain, but I'd call them anyways. I've emailed them in the past and have either gotten replies a couple days later or never (usually never)... but the one time I called on the phone they were very helpful.
     


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    Thanks for the information! I was pretty much set on the slim anyways, just wanted to make sure they weren't too skinny.

    The main reason I was asking on the sizing was because I noticed oipolloi's size chart seems to say that the actual waist is 1" larger than the tagged size. Any comment on that? (link is http://www.oipolloi.com/store/Albam-...nim-12931.html)

    Oh and by any chance, has anyone in Canada ordered from them before? Did you get charged customs fees?


    They probably are half to an inch bigger than stated.
     


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    Well, they do have great customer service. Since overseas calling is kind of a pain, I tried sending them an email to start with, and got an answer within 24 hours. Here is the sizing chart they sent me.

    This is for the new slim-leg fit (520):

    Code:

    Size \tWaist \tHem \tFront Rise\tInside Thigh\tKnee
    \t\t\tThigh from \tLeg\tfrom \tfrom
    \t\t\tcrotch\t\t\tcrotch\tcrotch

    28 \t37cm \t15 cm \t23cm \t\t94cm \t21.5cm \t20cm
    29 \t39cm \t15 cm \t23cm \t\t94cm \t22cm \t20cm
    30 \t40cm \t15 cm \t23cm \t\t94cm \t22cm \t20cm
    31 \t41cm \t15 cm \t24cm \t\t94cm \t23cm \t21cm
    32 \t42cm \t15 cm \t24cm \t\t94cm \t24cm \t21cm
    33 \t43cm \t15 cm \t25cm \t\t94cm \t24cm \t22cm
    34 \t44cm \t15 cm \t25cm \t\t94cm \t24cm \t22cm
    35 \t45cm \t15 cm \t25cm \t\t94cm \t25cm \t22cm
    36 \t48cm \t18 cm \t26cm \t\t95cm \t26cm \t23cm
    38 \t49cm \t18 cm \t27cm \t\t95cm \t26cm \t23cm

    All measurements taken flat.

    I measure a pair of 32 dockers slacks that fit me well at the waist, and they were 41cm, while my 32 H&M sliqs that stretched to shit were closer to 43. So, I'll be ordering the 31.

    Just thought I'd post that here in case anyone else was wondering on the sizing [​IMG]
     


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    the hem size is weird. 15cm= 5.9inches?
     


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    yah, that can't be right. even 18 cm is still mega small.
     


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    all those measurements seem wack, 9.5" thigh on a 32 [​IMG]
     


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    Love everything about this brand. Picked up a rucksack, horn keychain, and pair of denim in the past 2 months. Really want everything they offer. Customer service couldn't be better.
     


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    Hoping my denim stretches a bit, inseam is a bit high for me. If they stretch, everything should be ok..
     


  14. Simontuntelder

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    I used to be a big fan of Albam. I still like it though. Apart from the weird cuts sometimes - on pants especially. What made me buying clothes from them was the fact, that the clothes they make are really bland. It's like sticking your tongue out of the window, when you could be eating a burger.

    The clothes are too minimalistic too often, sometimes in a old Jil Sander kinda way. But I totally get the appeal, but I prefer things that stick out just a bit more. Albam could be so amazing, but to me it isn't yet.

    You should also check Universal Works out, if you haven't already heard about it. It looks just the same, and the owner of UW even helped Albam in the beginning.
     


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    20% off at Albam. Below is the email


    Hello there,


    It's time for another Grazia event and another 20% off!


    As with previous Grazia events, pop by our store at Beak Street any time tomorrow (Thursday 13th May) and you'll save 20% off your purchases. Just mention Grazia when at the cash desk and we'll do the rest.


    We recommend getting there early to miss the crowds but we are open until 21:00 along with most of the stores in the Carnaby area.


    For those of you who can't make it down to Beak Street, we are offering 20% off all online transactions between now and midnight on Thursday. Just enter the code 'grazia10' in the checkout page of the website and your items will be reduced by 20%. If you are collecting your online items from store, please wait for the email confirmation before setting off to collect them.


    Drop us a line with any queries and we will get back to you as soon as we can.


    Best wishes,


    All at Albam
     


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