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How many jeans do you cycle at once?

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by keal, Jun 22, 2006.

  1. keal

    keal Senior member

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    I'm finding it hard to juggle more than 2 pairs of jeans at a time. I'm so anxious to watch them fade over time that if I add a third pair to my weekly mix, I feel like it's too many and it might take too long to see changes. I'm a rookie when it comes to project jeans, so I would love some insight as to how many pairs one can cycle and still see results in a year's time [​IMG]
     
  2. PG2G

    PG2G Senior member

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    I normally work on one at a time, and fall back on another pair when the main ones need a couple days to defunk themselves :p
     
  3. DNW

    DNW Senior member

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    I'm cycling more or less 5 pairs. It'll take me a while to see tangible results, but they'll all mature at different times because I wear some more than others. Right now, I'm wearing: 45rpm Sorahiko, Nudie RRDS, Nudie RR Greycast, 1947 LVC, and RRL Slim selvage. I'll add some Sugar Cane or Eternal to my rotation in 5-6 months. BTW, those listed have all been washed once when they were new. They're all between 6-9 months from their first wash, but unfortunately I don't wear jeans exclusively. I wear wool/cords in the winter and linen/khakis in the summer also. So, I'm looking at 6-9 more months before the first wash.
     
  4. drizzt3117

    drizzt3117 Senior member

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    I cycle prolly 5-6 pairs as well, currently

    7 slimmy
    7 relaxed (about 2-3 years old)
    PDC GTO 3 year (2-3 years old)
    AG Fillmore
    ES Hutch

    I have a couple other pairs I wear from time to time that are a darker finish for nighttime wear as well.
     
  5. capnpyro

    capnpyro Senior member

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    Three right now, and I find it difficult to wear more than two pair really.

    SD-103 (~ 1 month)
    Nudie BO (7 months)
    ES Hutch
     
  6. beefcake

    beefcake Senior member

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    I only have one pair I want to wear so it's easy for me. [​IMG]
     
  7. cmrocks

    cmrocks Senior member

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    I usually wear my main pair, whatever that happens to be at the time, about 70% of the time, 20% of the time I'll wear non-denim pants and the other 10% would be a pair of more specialty jeans.
     
  8. Wade M

    Wade M Senior member

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    Cycling 3
    Nudies (3 months)
    APC (2 months)
    Imperials (2 weeks).

    Imperials / APC getting the most wear, usually day for day, with Nudies being a bit more casual,.....I can wear jeans 2 work if I want....I tend to wear formal clothing....usually break into the jeans there 2-3 days a week tho [​IMG]

    Taking my total days per week of jean wearing to 4-5.

    That means each pair gets 1.666 wears a week.

    --Wade_g33k
     
  9. jean_connoisseur23

    jean_connoisseur23 Senior member

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    now in my wekly list my cycle is 7 pairs
     
  10. cheapmutha

    cheapmutha Senior member

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    i have one pair that i wear most of the time that im breaking in, and 2 pair of washed jeans i wear when i want a change, or my other jeans are still wet from skating. the rest just sit and wait for the day that i will love them again.
     
  11. tweedlesinpink

    tweedlesinpink Senior member

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    one, and one old washed pair in reserve for other (infrequent) occasions
     
  12. denimdestroyedmylife

    denimdestroyedmylife Senior member

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    one, and one old washed pair in reserve for other (infrequent) occasions
    Me, too. Plus a pair of prewashed to wear once in a great while.
     
  13. Saucemaster

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    I'm on three right now, and it's kind of impossible. Two is the most I'd suggest. I tend to designate one pair as my go-to pair, and the other two I just make sure to wear at least one day a week. I can (and do) wear jeans 7 days a week, though, so that helps.
     
  14. Luc-Emmanuel

    Luc-Emmanuel Senior member

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    I cycle two :

    - nudie Ola (since march 2005, two wash)
    - lvc 1947 (since june 2005, one wash)

    But I wear jeans mostly on the week ends & vacations.

    !luc
     
  15. headtowall

    headtowall Senior member

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    I'm currently wearing two (LVC 1947 and APC NS) and am about to add something Japanese to that when I figure out what I want.
     
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    i have one pair that i wear most of the time that im breaking in, and 2 pair of washed jeans i wear when i want a change, or my other jeans are still wet from skating. the rest just sit and wait for the day that i will love them again.
    haha you make them sound like concubines!
     
  17. cheapmutha

    cheapmutha Senior member

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    yeah... thats how you have to approch the denim game if you want to keep it on point and minty.
     
  18. keal

    keal Senior member

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    yeah... thats how you have to approch the denim game if you want to keep it on point and minty.

    Thanks for sharing that... now I don't feel so bad when I get caught petting and cuddling my rolled up jeans [​IMG]

    Wow, everyone in this thread seems to have a game plan when it comes to denim!
     
  19. denimdestroyedmylife

    denimdestroyedmylife Senior member

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    Divide and conquer. No cuddling, men. This is war.
     
  20. thisisme

    thisisme Senior member

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    wow cycling 5 pairs of denim that's gonna take like 10 years no wash to see results
     

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