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Got $225 to spend, want some jeans to be 'seen' in.

fudgebutt

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Hey gang, it's time to get your advice. I have some dough to spend on some raw selvedge denim. The thing is, a lot of the best denim out there is a tad nondescript. I want something that will stand out in a bar environment, but I want to keeps it clean.

What are your opinions on...

1. Acne Mic Raw -
http://www.tobi.com/product/7233-acn...?color_id=8410

My first choice based on the gorgeous deep indigo and fit. However, the stitching isn't too exciting, and I feel that I might want something that stands out a bit more.

2. Evisu Sorinin - http://www.tobi.com/product/13858-ev...color_id=16482

Yeah, not the classiest, but I like the indigo, and it stands out. I wouldn't consider any other evisu jeans because they look like hell.

3. Wesc 5-Pocket Selvedge
http://www.revolveclothing.com/Displ...J22&c=WESC&d=b

A little more understated but still more "fun" than the Acne Mic's.

Although I realize some of these selections are a bit garish, I need them for the bar, so style counts for a lot and I'm not interested in shitty mall brands like R&R. Imperials have cool pocket stitching too, but are a bit heavy duty for me. Help me out here.
 

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Acne Mic Rigid for the win. They're my everyday jeans and have broken in nicely.
 

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If you're looking for something that stands out a little more check out Atelier LaDurance. They've got some interesting stitching and I like their leather patch.
 

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thats like grundletaint calling fudgebutt brown
 

fudgebutt

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Are there any lower-cost alternatives to the Mic Raw's? It's a very nondescript/classic cut. When APC NS's are $155, is it worthwhile to go all out for the Mic's?

I know the mic's will be badass, but perhaps there's an even better solution out there...
 

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Just letting you know that if your jeans don't have arcuates that people (women) recognize, it won't stand out for shit. Congratulations on being a tool.
 

PG2G

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Just buy Diors and figure out a way to bring it up during conversation
 

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Originally Posted by PG2G
Just buy Diors and figure out a way to bring it up during conversation

-- "Hi, what's your name?"

-- "I'm wearing fucking Diors!"
 

sbbbjm

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buy some diesels - they'll make your ass look good guaranteed, people know what they are, quality is top notch - i've never had a pair of diesels even pop a stitch
 

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I'm going to be all "fuck popularity" and recommend you get some KMWs from Mauro.

(I think it'd be a better use of your $225, assuming the discount still stands)
 

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Is the $225 a strict budget? These come out to $282.12...probably closer to $300 when its all said and done. You can probably find them for sale somwhwere else in Europe, but Context is the only U.S. seller I know of and they are sold out. But as Stazy said, ALD is really nice with good details, Prescott is a good cut, and it definitely has an intersting back pocket /patch
 

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Ande Whalls.
 

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