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Epaulet shop - Official Affiliate thread

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by LA Guy, Apr 1, 2009.

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  1. captainfunk

    captainfunk Senior Member

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    theres 2 inches to let out— take em to a tailor.
     


  2. meso

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    Yeah the new rivets do feel an additional inch or so slimmer than the walts.
    Slightly smaller in the waist, plus the fabric is pretty tough.
    Which I like but it does have less give.
    Luckily they are well made enough and Epaulet left a good amount of fabric to work with, so that it's cake to take them out.
    Personally I'm like a true 35" so I'd rather let out a 34 than take in a 36 (which has never worked for me - always too baggy in the legs).
     


  3. FrankCowperwood

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    My likely totally worthless opinion is that the 36 should work then. This tailor was speaking hypothetically, but he certainly didn't say that you can't take in a 36, just that I ought to consider whether that is for me. He specifically cited more room in the seat and thighs as the outcome, so I bet this works for you.
     
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    Yeah, I'm in the same boat. I took my Gunmetal chinos to get an inch taken out as they feel a little bit more snug compared to the old style. Other than the waist, they fit perfect.
     


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    If anyone was looking for 33 french blue rivets and doesn't feel like waiting for the restock, message me :(

    that was fast...
     
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    Didn't even think to post mine on here... I have a size 31 in the caramel duck canvas that is ready to go back to Epaulet tomorrow morning. If anybody is interested let me know and we can arrange something.
     


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    This is key.
    I do minor alterations myself.
    Taking the waist in takes about 10 minutes and is a super easy alteration when construction is high-quality.

    In other news, are gunmetals all sold out in 34 already??
     


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    My blue ducks shipped today. Still haven't had time to get my green ones altered...
     


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    gunmetals gone in 34
     


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    Any word on the cigar brixtons?
     


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    from what I hear these should arrive in 8-12 weeks
     


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  13. Morgan

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    The epaulet site says the racing green canvas Walts are machine washable, but the tag inside the waistband says "dry clean only." I was just about to wash them to get any shrinkage out of the way before taking them to the tailor, but now I'm confused - can I machine wash or not?
     


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    pretty sure the answer is yes, all cotton trousers of epaulet's are machine washable, and they just put the tag in because... well because. I know i machine wash my poplin trousers.
     


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