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KMW — believe the hype

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by KennyGhetzoff, Mar 16, 2007.

  1. cristeza

    cristeza Senior member

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    Mr, those are a size or two too big.
     
  2. Torchiere

    Torchiere Active Member

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    How does "one-wash" differ from raw jeans? Everywhere I look that sell KMW (Context, farinelli, etc) have the jeans in raw, but I never saw one-wash.
     
  3. mrtophat

    mrtophat Well-Known Member

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    Mr, those are a size or two too big.

    dammit. I guess its going up for sale or trade unless someone tells me otherwise.

    How does "one-wash" differ from raw jeans? Everywhere I look that sell KMW (Context, farinelli, etc) have the jeans in raw, but I never saw one-wash.

    one wash basically jeans that have been washed in water once, which removes excess indigo and starch but they look and fade pretty much like raws. but i haven't heard of kmw one wash either...
     
  4. zissou

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    one wash basically jeans that have been washed in water once, which removes excess indigo and starch but they look and fade pretty much like raws. but i haven't heard of kmw one wash either...

    More importantly, one wash will not shrink dramatically like raw denim will.
     
  5. slt

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    Revolve Clothing sells KMW in 'Rinse', which is a one-wash
     
  6. whacked

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    More importantly, one wash will not shrink dramatically like raw denim will.

    That's more sanforized vs. unsanforized. "Raw" KMW doesn't shrink much IME.


    mrtophat, the 1980s look fine. With a pretty built torso, pants slimmer than those would be you look out of proportion.
     
  7. mrtophat

    mrtophat Well-Known Member

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    cristeza, whacked - thanks for your input. I do feel like they are a little loose, and I am in the process of losing some weight, so I think I'm going to hold off wearing them. If anyone wants to trade a 39 for my 30, let me know [​IMG]
     
  8. Spencer

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    Question, I got the 2010 Staright Raw recently. How much will these shrink in length and waist after first wash?
     
  9. Mauro

    Mauro Senior member Affiliate Vendor

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    you have 1% to 5% of total lenght in shrinakge as a rule of thumb.
     
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    you have 1% to 5% of total lenght in shrinakge as a rule of thumb.

    Thanks Mauro. I ask becuase I got them tailored a bit, and I made sure they went longer than normal, but I guess it's safe to assume they'll shrink at leaset 1"-1.5". I'll call them and make sure they keep them long.
     
  11. avery

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    rockers aren't showing up as on sale in my shopping cart on atsui?
    also, if i wear 30 in new standards, what size should i get in rockers?
     
  12. Mauro

    Mauro Senior member Affiliate Vendor

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    32 in the rockers. If jay doesn't have them I might.


    Spencer- you were correct in thinking to give some extra lenght in case of shrinkage.
    Don't assume on shrinkage.
    How do you wash your jeans??
     
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    Jay-D Senior member Affiliate Vendor

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    rockers aren't showing up as on sale in my shopping cart on atsui?
    also, if i wear 30 in new standards, what size should i get in rockers?


    I have not discounted them on our online....to order, pm me. Best, Jay
     
  14. Spencer

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    32 in the rockers. If jay doesn't have them I might.


    Spencer- you were correct in thinking to give some extra lenght in case of shrinkage.
    Don't assume on shrinkage.
    How do you wash your jeans??


    Just run them in the wash on cold and hang dry them. I never machine dry my jeans, always hang them over the shower door.
     
  15. Mauro

    Mauro Senior member Affiliate Vendor

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    you are good to go!
     
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    washed these suckers and the leather back patch shrunk considerably, as did the jeans. [​IMG] any tips on stretching them back out? crotch rips suck! [​IMG]
     
  17. Mauro

    Mauro Senior member Affiliate Vendor

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    Don't do your own laundry^^ bring them in so I can see.
     
  18. cristeza

    cristeza Senior member

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    I got a Slub indigo tee from Mauro last week. I will post fit and detail photos tomorrow. I spilled a little water on it the other day and now I have a faded spot. I am going to try and wear the hell out of it this spring/summer and track the fading process. The care instructions say to hand wash it. I'm pretty excited. Pic from Mauro's blog. http://blog.shopfarinellis.com/uploa...ont-709393.jpg
     
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    Have my first pair of KMWs (and first Raw denimz in like a year) in the mail. Hopefully they fit
     
  20. Davidko19

    Davidko19 Senior member

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    got some KMW 2010 from Mauro and both are awesome. The service was great and the jeans are awesome. They're simple and fit a bigger body frame awesome. A++++
     

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