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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. BOF

    BOF Senior member

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    You get whiskers by sitting in the jeans. Assuming you don't have them sagged so low that they don't fold when you sit, you'll get whiskers.
     
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    oooo i get what u mean so the honeycombs come in [​IMG]
    but how do I get whiskers[​IMG] is it the same way too?

    You get whiskers by sitting in the jeans. Assuming you don't have them sagged so low that they don't fold when you sit, you'll get whiskers.

    [​IMG] @Realest__ don't be like "watching paint dry"... if you wear them, they will come. [​IMG]
     
  3. Realest

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    You get whiskers by sitting in the jeans. Assuming you don't have them sagged so low that they don't fold when you sit, you'll get whiskers.

    [​IMG] @Realest__ don't be like "watching paint dry"... if you wear them, they will come. [​IMG]

    Alright thanx i dont wear them sagged that low so ill just do what you guys told me thanks

    [​IMG]
     
  4. aoluffy

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    can anyone here please explain slubbiness? a friend of mine said its hairy, which seems a little offputting. but 99% of posts I read always praise slubbiness so I'm guessing theres more to it to make it attractive/wanted?

    (debating between first pair of raw denim being PBJs or APCs/other brand).
     
  5. sho'nuff

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    slubbiness comes in several forms: one is the hairy effect you get on denim. Eternal is known for their hairy slubby denim.

    second type is more of a volcanic/bumpy form. it can be slightly striated with shades of other colors coming out of the denim . PBJ and Oni does this. PBJ also has some hairy denim too.

    another type is where you have little tufts of white coming out of the denim like pepper/salt effect. sugarcane has this type of denim and it is really sweet. i think samurai texas cotton is like this as well.
     
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    Slubs are irregularities in the yarns used to weave the denim. It is generally seen as a good thing in that it provides a unique texture. As for looking at APC or PBJ, you're looking at opposite ends of the spectrum for slubs... APC couldn't be more smooth, while PBJ is very slubby.
     
  7. aoluffy

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    thanks for the replies.

    has anyone got closeup pictures of PBJ-005s? all the pics i've seen, I can't tell of any hairiness in the denim which would look distasteful.
     
  8. connor

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    it looks fine. really does. i wouldnt even consider APCs next to PBJs...
     
  9. Brutus

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    naw i would'nt do that it might damage the jeans

    o yeh and I dont wash them too much so thats not it either [​IMG]


    This is your problem. You've just indicated that you washed your raw denim. Don't wash them at all until you see some level of fades. You can wash them ever so often and they will still fade but there isn't going to be erection-worthy contrast. Sounds like you're looking for erection-worthy fadez.
     
  10. sho'nuff

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    thanks for the replies.

    has anyone got closeup pictures of PBJ-005s? all the pics i've seen, I can't tell of any hairiness in the denim which would look distasteful.


    this is a photo of a one-wash xx005 i had while back.

    you cant really see the hairiness unless you are up close. it is fine.

    [​IMG]
     
  11. sho'nuff

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    it looks fine. really does. i wouldnt even consider APCs next to PBJs...

    right.

    it is like when you first start getting into sushi. you like the california rolls and then the salmon and tuna nigiri.
    later you find out that halibut and sea urchin roe is the next level in complexities of taste and textures and you start liking those more.

    that is like APC to pure blue japan
     
  12. shaftoe

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    Here is a macro shot of some PBJ xx-005 slub. [​IMG]
     
  13. sho'nuff

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    at that close up you cant really make it out. better to take a shot that is like a foot from view.
     
  14. whodini

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    slubbiness comes in several forms: one is the hairy effect you get on denim. Eternal is known for their hairy slubby denim.

    second type is more of a volcanic/bumpy form. it can be slightly striated with shades of other colors coming out of the denim . PBJ and Oni does this. PBJ also has some hairy denim too.

    another type is where you have little tufts of white coming out of the denim like pepper/salt effect. sugarcane has this type of denim and it is really sweet. i think samurai texas cotton is like this as well.

    There's definitely another form in the sense of the SSDS Svenskas (aka, "teardrop" denim) or more recently the CvsF jeans. Both are flat denims compared to PBJ but are still "slubby." SSDS Svenska: http://www.nikuman.com/images/nudie/svenska_02.jpg Funny, I was thinking today how "slubby" is a pretty generic word to describe the denim as unusual or irregular.
     
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    What's the point in getting stf fabric rather than sanforized? Doesn't that just make sizing more difficult to figure out? Does the unsanforized denim look or feel different than sanforized? What happens if you don't soak it?
     
  16. whodini

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    What's the point in getting stf fabric rather than sanforized? Doesn't that just make sizing more difficult to figure out? Does the unsanforized denim look or feel different than sanforized? What happens if you don't soak it?
    1) Heritage. 2) Not really if the idea is that it "shrinks to fit." 3) Nope. 4) They'd get dirty and would shrink when time to wash.
     
  17. aoluffy

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    Here is a macro shot of some PBJ xx-005 slub.
    [​IMG]


    wow thanks man.

    and thanks everyone else for the advice too.

    i'm disregarding APC completley now. its between PBJ-005s now and something of equivalent quality but maybe nonslubby. if anyone has any more pictures of PBJ demin up-close, much much appreciated.
     
  18. shaftoe

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    [​IMG] Here is a good shot of the slubs on a PBJ xx-007 from another thread.
     
  19. Tarwater

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    Easy question: I'm a true 32w (maybe a quarter of an inch less, 31.75, I guess). If I'm ordering a O/W pair of Eternal 811s, should I get 32 or 33?
     
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