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Naked and famous denim

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by Mauro, Feb 13, 2008.

  1. Rye GB

    Rye GB Senior member

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    I may ask the founder/designer of Naked&Famous onto the site very shortly.
    Cheers,
    Fok.

    He'd come on SF for sure, they're really polite and humble guy's. The denim shirts coming for Fall 09 are the best I've seen in a while.
     
  2. KaiserSose

    KaiserSose Senior member

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    My pair of 32 weird guy's have stretched about .5" in the thighs after 2 weeks of constant wear.

    Gotcha.. I think I'm going to go back to Blue in Green in NYC and exchanging my vintage blue for greys + sizing down 1. Do you think I'll be okay if they are near painted on my thighs as long as they fit everywhere else.
     
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    Gotcha.. I think I'm going to go back to Blue in Green in NYC and exchanging my vintage blue for greys + sizing down 1. Do you think I'll be okay if they are near painted on my thighs as long as they fit everywhere else.

    yeah i was never sure if that was by design or not, doesn't seem like it on their site fit pics
     
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    snuff_daddy Senior member

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    is that a camera error on the material on the last few [​IMG]
     
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    Epaulet Senior member Affiliate Vendor

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    I may ask the founder/designer of Naked&Famous onto the site very shortly.

    Cheers,

    Fok.


    Great idea. Brandon is a very cool guy.
     
  6. jaychiz

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    is that a camera error on the material on the last few

    [​IMG]


    that's what the silks and raw black look like when the photos get pixelated i think
     
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    Those blue ones don't look like the vintage blue either. The colour is lighter and the patch is different.
     
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    They might be womens. I asked the guy about a pair like that at capsule and he said he often gets asked why they don't make that color in a mens cut.
     
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    so i washed my pair of black slim guys by accident and they lost all their stiffness. Does anyone know if there is there anything that I can do about this?
     
  11. Coldsnap

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    whoa, those greys are what I'm looking for. I hope co op miami carrys them.
     
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    so i washed my pair of black slim guys by accident and they lost all their stiffness. Does anyone know if there is there anything that I can do about this?

    I've never actually done this myself, nor do I know anyone who has, but I'm sure Richard Cadet knows what he is doing.

    "After you wash your jeans - and while they're still wet - spray starch on them. You can either lay them on a table and do it, or put them on -- depending on how hardcore you are. Rub the starch in, and let them air dry, and it'll give your jeans that rigidity that you loved about them when they were new." - Richard Cadet, owner of Famous Friends

    Taken from: PyschoPEDIA: Keep It Real: Denim-Care Tips from the Experts
     
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    Those blue ones don't look like the vintage blue either. The colour is lighter and the patch is different.
    those are the purple selvedge i think, i haven't seen may places carry them but there is a purple model floating around EDIT just to confirm they are the purple https://www.underworld-shop.com/clie...=1690&seealso=
     
  14. Trapp

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    Do people really love their denim to be so stiff? I've been wearing the weird guys for about 5 or 6 weeks now and they are finally starting to soften up. Finally. And I can't wait for them to get softer.
     
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    you could always soak denim to get some of the stiffness out without fading them too much.
     
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    Okay, I may try soaking them. I'll check other threads for advice on whether I should do a hot or cold soak, and for how long.
     
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    Do people really love their denim to be so stiff? I've been wearing the weird guys for about 5 or 6 weeks now and they are finally starting to soften up. Finally. And I can't wait for them to get softer.
    I have the Deep Indigo Weird Guys 15oz denim, and personally I love how stiff it is. It does get softer with wear, but it still feels like I'm wearing some sort of light duty armour (perhaps I'm exaggerating). The crispiness of the denim does lend itself to well defined fades (once they actually start fading - these are overdyed and the indigo is very stubborn)
    you could always soak denim to get some of the stiffness out without fading them too much.
    With my Weird Guys, soaking them just made them just as stiff as they were when new. I thought this was pretty awesome and enjoyed breaking them in again. They did soften up again after about a week of wear. There was some indigo loss from the soak and fades are becoming more defined now that some of the excess indigo is gone.
    Okay, I may try soaking them. I'll check other threads for advice on whether I should do a hot or cold soak, and for how long.
    What model do you have? I can say that the Deep Indigo Weird Guys do shrink a bit, despite the claim that they are sanforized. I gave mine a partial hot soak and they shrunk about an inch in the waist and 1/4" in the thighs. However, I soaked mine to shrink them, not to soften them up. As I mentioned earlier, soaking them only made them stiff again. I think you would need to agitate them in water (i.e. wash them) in order to lose some of the starch and make them softer...
     
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    What model do you have?...

    The model I have is Weird Guy "Indigo Selvedge". How long did you soak for?
     
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    The model I have is Weird Guy "Indigo Selvedge". How long did you soak for?
    About 1 hour in steaming hot tap water. Hung to dry over a heat duct. And by partial soak, I mean that I soaked the top block only (see my post a few pages back for details).
     
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    ^^thanks for that.

    I probably won't bother with the soak; the stiffness continues to wear away on its own.

    As I posted earlier, I really like the way mine fit...with the exception that the crotch (as some others have pointed out) does seems a bit 'wierd.' These semi-vertical creases form around my business, and i have to wear the front really, really low to make them go away. I don't know, it just doesn't seem right.
     

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