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. JohnnyLaw

    JohnnyLaw Senior member

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    From what I've seen, the rigid is definitely unwashed, raw denim.
     


  2. AR_Six

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    Well I have a pair I bought from Drizzt which are the "Mic Raw" (as he put it), and they're easily my favourite jean ever in terms of colour. But unfortunately he hemmed them a bit shorter than would be ideal, so I've been looking all over for some NWT ones. Someone linked me to a 50% off offer on revolve for them in "Rigid", and I'm just wondering if it's the same exact thing or a slightly different coloured dark jean. Different estores refer to "rigid", "raw" and "another raw", but none I've seen have more than one of the 3 names above.
     


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    I'm looking for a pair of jeans that fit similarly to sevens "slouchy" or "standard" fit jeans for less than $130
     


  4. DenimFreak411

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    Are APC NS's a tight fit on the thigh area?

    I've been looking into jeans, I was wondering though from all your guy's personal experiences... I'd like to take the side with a long inseam, and a look such as a loose-thigh/midhip/knee area...But still have a skinny fit so the jeans can "stack."

    Compared to these 2, which one would you think would be a looser fit, according to your personal experiences?
    http://www.contextclothing.com/brand...d_dry_grey.php
    http://www.contextclothing.com/brand...w_standard.php
     


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    im also looking for a place to try on said jeans in NJ/NYC
     


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    I was just curious is the new Good Society jeans have the same sizing problems as the previous ones. On the sites they're listed at it says "Fits true to size" but that doesn't always mean that. Does anybody know?
     


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    I have a pair of bootcut Earnest Sewn jeans that I'm trying to turn into a straight-leg. It's about 16" at the knees, 19.5" in the leg openings. Actually, here's what it looks like. http://www.revolveclothing.com/b/Pro...p?code=ES-MJ40 Anyone have any experience with this bootcut-to-straight leg conversion? The tailor told me he could make the leg opening maybe 16" or 16.5", but the thing I'm unsure about is whether the thigh/butt part of the jean might seem out of proportion, since the "Hemingway" is a pretty loose-fitting jean.
     


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    Are APC NS's a tight fit on the thigh area?

    I've been looking into jeans, I was wondering though from all your guy's personal experiences... I'd like to take the side with a long inseam, and a look such as a loose-thigh/midhip/knee area...But still have a skinny fit so the jeans can "stack."

    Compared to these 2, which one would you think would be a looser fit, according to your personal experiences?
    http://www.contextclothing.com/brand...d_dry_grey.php
    http://www.contextclothing.com/brand...w_standard.php


    When I first got my APC NS they weren't ridiculously tight (I sized down two) and they became extremely comfortable once they stretched out from wear. I haven't ever bought academi so I can't give my opinion on them.
     


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    Compared to these 2, which one would you think would be a looser fit, according to your personal experiences?

    academi's will be a looser fit, since they're a relax cut versus a standard straight leg (with a slight taper). the thing with academis is that you're not going to get too much stacking since it's only about a 33.5 inseam (unless your 4'10"). denim's pretty nice for 80 but i would watch out for the hardware, they're not meant for you to size down 5
     


  10. DenimFreak411

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    academi's will be a looser fit, since they're a relax cut versus a standard straight leg (with a slight taper). the thing with academis is that you're not going to get too much stacking since it's only about a 33.5 inseam (unless your 4'10"). denim's pretty nice for 80 but i would watch out for the hardware, they're not meant for you to size down 5

    Do you recommend the Academi's then? Because I wouldn't want anywhere close to a tight thigh fit, unless they are like my LEVI's 514s.. which is a slim and straight fit.. I like those, but they don't stack much...

    The ACP NS's are about a 35' inseam.. I can handle 2 inches, I guess.. I'm 5'8 by the way..
     


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    i would recommend them if you're not going to do anything super intense like kickboxing in your jeans and you're on a budget. i got the first batch with the whole weird sizing issue but fit wise is alright. if you don't size down, you'll have some breathing room for your thighs (thus the relax cut). you'll definitely not get a painted look.

    i dunno if this is the case for the updated fit but the waist is pretty tight in comparison to the rest of the fit. word of advice: don't try to stretch the jeans as fast as possible. i popped two rivets and broke the clasp doing so right when i got them (Thank God for super glue? LOL). just live in your jeans and not rush the process.

    oh yeah, i'm 5'9" and i dont' really have much stacking. i'll post fit pics soon when i'm done with finals
     


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    Well I have a pair I bought from Drizzt which are the "Mic Raw" (as he put it), and they're easily my favourite jean ever in terms of colour. But unfortunately he hemmed them a bit shorter than would be ideal, so I've been looking all over for some NWT ones. Someone linked me to a 50% off offer on revolve for them in "Rigid", and I'm just wondering if it's the same exact thing or a slightly different coloured dark jean. Different estores refer to "rigid", "raw" and "another raw", but none I've seen have more than one of the 3 names above.
    Nothing?

    I guess I'll pull the trigger and find out when they get here.
     


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    ^ i believe they're raw. i ordered some yesterday and i can let you know on friday afternoon for sure though.

    dont forget to use the code "summerloving" for an extra 30% off sale items
     


  14. DenimFreak411

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    i would recommend them if you're not going to do anything super intense like kickboxing in your jeans and you're on a budget. i got the first batch with the whole weird sizing issue but fit wise is alright. if you don't size down, you'll have some breathing room for your thighs (thus the relax cut). you'll definitely not get a painted look.

    i dunno if this is the case for the updated fit but the waist is pretty tight in comparison to the rest of the fit. word of advice: don't try to stretch the jeans as fast as possible. i popped two rivets and broke the clasp doing so right when i got them (Thank God for super glue? LOL). just live in your jeans and not rush the process.

    oh yeah, i'm 5'9" and i dont' really have much stacking. i'll post fit pics soon when i'm done with finals


    Great, that would be highly appreciated.
     


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    Anyone know where to get Rag & Bone RB6? I've check all the affiliates and stores in the online store thread, but no one stocks it.
     


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