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Momotaro

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by Jbreen1, Aug 7, 2009.

  1. tgun84

    tgun84 Member

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    Thank God I followed my instinct to buy the size that could fit me. The guy at the store kept forcing me to size down to 32...
     
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    ^ ^^
    702 is an auto size up.
    Does not matter if fully or partially sanforized, the denim has residual shrinkage beyond the 2nd wash ... If they're snug now & u haven't washed yet, u are in for some hurting. I'd flip them now while they still got more value.

    I'm not one who'd battle with a pair of jeans just to get in__ over stretching compromises the construction of the jeans.

    In fact, when I got 202SP O/W__ same deep indigo denim in a 201 cut, I even sized up 1, for assurance. Sure enough, denim shrunk further after a couple of soaks.
     
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  3. Bullitt

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    You say they will shrink more even after two hot soaks.
    Considereing getting rid of them anyway, as the thighs are too slim and I need more room in the crotch area.

    Think I will get a pair of Momotaro x BlueOwl Stealth Warrior Tapered or Japan Blue x BlueOwl Deep Blue Monster Tapered. Seems to be a similar fabric and a better fit for me.


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    That's something I have noticed too.
     
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    Yeah. Thing is you don't get max shrinkage from soaking alone. It will shrink further after a wash.

    Have u tried a 201 cut? It's got more room @top block & thighs. If u like the deep indigo 202 might be to your liking.

    Here are some fit pix:

     
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  5. CatKillah

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    Anyone going to get the Momotaro x Blue Owl BOM00X edition this weekend? I'm trying to figure out the size for the Natural Tapered version. Blue Owl blog claims the measurements are as follows:

    33 34" 11.5" 12.75" 8.65" 34" 7.75"
    34 35" 11.75" 12.85" 8.85" 34.5" 7.85"

    Usually I wear 34'', and I'm wearing a pair of size 33 IH633 straight tapered. But will these also shrink after wash/soak like other Momotaro sanforized models? Which size should I go with?

    Thanks!
     
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    Cheers! Your input is much appreciated.

    Did you buy these TTS?
    As they are made from the same fabric, they will probably shrink and stretch like the 0702.
     
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    TTS is doable, but nowadays, as mentioned before, I prefer not to do battles w/ the waistband after a wash__ so I chose the nonchalance of a comfort fit[​IMG]

    I'm normally W33, but SU1 on the 202SP @W34
     
  8. Spencer

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    I plan on getting a pair. You say you are a 34, but in what brands, and what cuts? Not knowing the answer to those questions, I would say you would definitely be good in a 33 on either cut, and possibly even a 32 on the Natural Tapered. My waist is a true 32 and I plan on getting a 31 in the Natural Tapered.
     
  9. Spencer

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    I plan on getting a pair. You say you are a 34, but in what brands, and what cuts? Not knowing the answer to those questions, I would say you would definitely be good in a 33 on either cut, and possibly even a 32 on the Natural Tapered. My waist is a true 32 and I plan on getting a 31 in the Natural Tapered.
     
  10. CatKillah

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    This will be my first pair of Momotaro, and right now I'm wearing a pair of Iron Heart 633 straight tapered, size 33. The waist measure on the IH is 34''. That's why I'm also thinking about getting the size 33 on these ones. I checked with blue owl instagram, they said the only shrink these will get after couple washes will be .5'' on the inseam, so I guess it's okay with me to go with size 33.

    Thanks for your info.
     
  11. El Argentino

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    Warning. I would still size up.
     
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    Yeah__ Gotta be careful sizing the BOM00X.
    Denim is from the Vintage Label__ forget about stretching them[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
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  13. CatKillah

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    What they said on their instagram page was "you can expect .75'' - 1'' in the waist over time and approximately .25'' in the thigh". Now I'm really confused...
     
  14. CatKillah

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    Not trying to be paranoid, but I had to go on and ask them, and here's what they replied:

    "This fabric will stretch 1/2” - 3/4” in the waist and 1/4” in the thigh after you wear 20 times. You will not see any shrinkage, at least nothing you would notice or that would alter the fit. I would go tag 33 and it will stretch to be perfect, you can probably wear with a belt after just a couple wears to prevent extra shrinkage."

    I'm sure the last word should be stretching...

    Hope it helps others who are still on the edge.
     
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    My aim is to share experience, not to confuse[​IMG]

    Here are some measurements on the 701 for you consideration.

    Raw vs. Post Multiple Wash [BiG-style]
    Tagged W34: w= 35 / 34
    F/rise= 10.75 / 10
    B/rise= 14.75 / 14.25
    U/thigh= 12.75 / 12.25
    Knee= 9.5 / 9
    L/O= 8.75 / 8.25 @32 inseam

    Numbers don't lie__ basically, waist is shrink-to-tagged. Unless they've undergone some sort of pre-soaking, shrinkage is to be expected accordingly.

    Some peeps like the challenge of stretching their jeans out every after wash. I find it bothersome[​IMG]

    Goodluck[​IMG]


     
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  16. Spencer

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    I've got 5 pairs of Momo's and non have stretched more than an inch, plus it generally shrinks back after a wash
     
  17. CatKillah

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    I really appreciate your information. This pair is sanforized, maybe that's why their shrinkage is minimal if any. Like I said, I'm not familiar with Momotaro at all, I will go with my gut. If it has to be lesson learnt, that's something a rookie's gotta go through right?

    Thanks again!
     
  18. tropics

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    what's the $$$ for the BOM00X, anyone know?
     
  19. ErikW

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    Momos will stretch but VERY little, and only in the waistband. My suggestion is make sure that they fit nicely before you soak them. The unsanforized jeans will shrink a bit, but not a whole lot. The sanforized jeans shrink very little if any.
     
  20. wonsmithr8

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    $295 from what I saw on reddit
     
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