I have a jean...(The Ultimate Jean Thread For Beginners) - ask questions here.

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by whodini, Jan 28, 2008.

  1. Fueco

    Fueco Senior member

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    I'd guess that either the agent doesn't know the difference or was trying to pull one over on you. Cone milled is not a thing. Cone Mill is the primary source for USA-made quality denim fabric.
     


  2. _gj

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    Hey Fueco,

    I received a confirmation of Cone Mill Denim. No specifics on the shop in California though.
     
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    I have a pair of Hiut sanforised raw denim jeans that are probably 1" too large on the waist and maybe 1.5-2" too long. It really would be too much trouble right now to change them or send them to be altered so I wondered would a machine wash shrink them down to the right size? If yes then any recommendations on temperatures etc? thanks
     


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    sanforised denim will generally shrink a little in a warm wash and tumble dry so it's worth a try if you have no other options. Could you try to sell them? for the length, are you cuffing?
    a hot wash and tumble dry might get you half an inch on the waist which could be workable.
     


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    hey folks, anyone know of a good fitting selvage jean that is either cut like nudie grim tim or APC petit standard?
     


  6. Versace Guy

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    You can try soaking it in near boiling hot water for an hour. It will make it harder for the jeans to get pronounced fades later, but it should shrink it down a bit. Only use tumble dry as a last-ditch solution.
     


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