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Mysterious Nudie Washes

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by spoonman, Apr 18, 2008.

  1. spoonman

    spoonman Well-Known Member

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    So I went to the official Nudies website and looked at their collection, and it seems like there are a lot of washes made that stores don't carry. My question is: how exactly would I go about getting some of these washes?
     
  2. grundletaint

    grundletaint Senior member

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    my stepmom takes it upon herself to send shit to me a couple of times a year. she sent some average joe "light shiny gray" a few weeks ago. i've yet to see it anywhere online other than the nudie site, and they look absouletely nothing like the web pics.

    lucked out on that one since she usually sends weird shit and had no idea i wear nudies.... she picked them up at a store in aspen.
     
  3. Sherman90

    Sherman90 Senior member

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    A bit off topic, but my Nudie coat doesn't exist as far as the internet is concerned.
     
  4. whodini

    whodini Senior member

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    my stepmom takes it upon herself to send shit to me a couple of times a year. she sent some average joe "light shiny gray" a few weeks ago. i've yet to see it anywhere online other than the nudie site, and they look absouletely nothing like the web pics. lucked out on that one since she usually sends weird shit and had no idea i wear nudies.... she picked them up at a store in aspen.
    Was that the official description on the tag or just your description?
     
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    drizzt3117 Senior member

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    There were some cool ones that I saw before, straight sven copper or something and there was another one that had iron in the name that looked pretty neat.
     
  6. whodini

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    There were some cool ones that I saw before, straight sven copper or something and there was another one that had iron in the name that looked pretty neat.
    Shit, that reminds me. Has anyone seen fades of the SSCoppers?
     
  7. robin

    robin Senior member

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    Shit, that reminds me. Has anyone seen fades of the SSCoppers?
    Someone posted pictures of some faded ones on that mynudies forum/site. They looked pretty good, and they lost the oranginess of them that kept me away when I first saw them in person.
     
  8. grundletaint

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    straight off the tag. i had to check because it was such a different looking wash. i thought it was blue at first. the grey is very subtle and the jeans look incredible with black or white shirts. i've seen bootcut olas online in the same wash. they look a lot closer in color than the ones on the nudie site, which are much more distressed. here are the olas: http://www.revolveclothing.com/Displ...udie+Jeans&d=b i sent them back because it was the wrong inseam and they had to special order a new pair. i'll post them as soon as they get here, which should be any day now.
     
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    I'm kind of annoyed they started making SJ in dry ecru embo... oh well. That is the coolest "wash" Nudie makes IMO. Their coated jeans are cool too though.
     
  10. whodini

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    Someone posted pictures of some faded ones on that mynudies forum/site. They looked pretty good, and they lost the oranginess of them that kept me away when I first saw them in person.
    I took a quick glance at the thread but only saw someone mentioning how bulletproof the dye was compared to regular indigo. I'll see if I can't dig it up.
     
  11. whodini

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    straight off the tag. i had to check because it was such a different looking wash. i thought it was blue at first. the grey is very subtle and the jeans look incredible with black or white shirts. i've seen bootcut olas online in the same wash. they look a lot closer in color than the ones on the nudie site, which are much more distressed. here are the olas: http://www.revolveclothing.com/Displ...udie+Jeans&d=b i sent them back because it was the wrong inseam and they had to special order a new pair. i'll post them as soon as they get here, which should be any day now.
    Awww...damn. I thought these weren't a wash and were raw like the coated TF's...nevermind.
     
  12. buttonman

    buttonman Senior member

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    my stepmom takes it upon herself to send shit to me a couple of times a year. she sent some average joe "light shiny gray" a few weeks ago. i've yet to see it anywhere online other than the nudie site, and they look absouletely nothing like the web pics.

    lucked out on that one since she usually sends weird shit and had no idea i wear nudies.... she picked them up at a store in aspen.


    man i wish my mom would send me nudies for free...

    bleh
     
  13. kiya

    kiya Senior member Affiliate Vendor

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    You guys realize that Nudie produces their most popular cuts in between 20 and 35 washes / types of denim PER SEASON?
    The Slim Jim is available to stores in something crazy like almost 40 different fabrics. I always found that totally insane...
     
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    ^^^ Like Diesel is, kinda.
     
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    You guys realize that Nudie produces their most popular cuts in between 20 and 35 washes / types of denim PER SEASON?
    The Slim Jim is available to stores in something crazy like almost 40 different fabrics. I always found that totally insane...



    That seems like it would be bad for business - to produce that many variations on what is basically the same thing. Changing the loom settings, dye mixtures, etc... Sounds expensive. I wonder how many pairs they sell per year.
     
  16. sygyzy

    sygyzy Senior member

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    my stepmom takes it upon herself to send shit to me a couple of times a year. she sent some average joe "light shiny gray" a few weeks ago. i've yet to see it anywhere online other than the nudie site, and they look absouletely nothing like the web pics.

    lucked out on that one since she usually sends weird shit and had no idea i wear nudies.... she picked them up at a store in aspen.


    Your mom happened to stumble across some $150+ jeans in a store and sent them to you and they happened to be premium denim (Nudies)?
     
  17. grundletaint

    grundletaint Senior member

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    yep. i think she just let the girl working there pick shit out this time. last summer i ended up with a bunch of tommy bahama and old man shit that i had to get rid of...
     
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    I saw a kid walking around my school the other day (azn) and he was bragging to another azn about his jeans and I heard him say "$285" as he rubbed his legs. I knew this was a great opportunity so I look at the back pockets and saw the Nudie stitching. I walked back and caught up with him and complimented him on his Nudies and ended up getting him to buy my raw Slim Jims on the spot. It was a little weird but I've been wanting to sell them for a few months. He asked if I had washed them and I was like "of course not."
     

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