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PRPS junk

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by buttress, Mar 6, 2013.

  1. buttress

    buttress New Member

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    Treat em rough it's written on the jeans, website, adds. Everywhere. I babied my jeans and after wearing them for 6 months and not every day they are falling apart. DO NOT INVEST 200+ for these jeans they are cheap and garbage
     
  2. AriGold

    AriGold Senior member

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    u sure? i love mine. great denim
     
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  3. Earnest Hemingway

    Earnest Hemingway Senior member

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    I got a pair cheap offa Gilt when they were still MIJ and had the multicolored button fly; I've had them since 2010 and they're still going strong. Now they're made in China, so I'm not surprised quality has gone down. What's more, the latest jeans lack a lot of the details the old pairs had (including multicolored buttons).

    Do not want.

    Also, there was already a thread for PRPS, which you would've found if you'd bothered to search for it:

    http://www.styleforum.net/t/116599/prps-denim-any-opinions
     
  4. MickeyPunch

    MickeyPunch Senior member

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    PRPS has several lines: PRPS Goods & Co (made in China), PRPS Heirloom (made in USA), just PRPS (made in Japan), PRPS Noir (made in Japan as well).

    They're identifiable by the model number. If it starts with an E, they're made in China. If they start with a P, made in Japan. Not sure about Heirloom and Noir lines, though.

    AFAIK the denim in all of them is japanese.
     
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  5. MickeyPunch

    MickeyPunch Senior member

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    BTW, I have been wearing a raw pair of made in Japan PRPS for well over a year and I've had no problems with them other than a small crotch blowout that I repaired, but that happens even with top repro brands.

    They're on the lighter side of the scale when it comes to denim weight, though.

    [​IMG]
     
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  6. Earnest Hemingway

    Earnest Hemingway Senior member

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    are those the ones with the purple selvedge?
     
  7. MickeyPunch

    MickeyPunch Senior member

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    Purple and orange, yes (I've seen purple and white in other models).

    [​IMG]

    BTW I like the denim and how it's fading. I don't know how it compares to other brands, though, as this was my first pair of raw denim and I thought PRPS was a good choice given that I got them for around 150€, and they are made in Japan from zimbabwean cotton and bla bla bla.

    What I don't like a lot is the cut, they're too straight for my current taste (they're Barracudas). I would like to have a pair of Ramblers (the tapered model) for my next raw jeans.
     
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  9. AriGold

    AriGold Senior member

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    nah they are the made with selvage version.
     
  10. tokyocean

    tokyocean Senior member

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    Is it really that bad? A couple of days ago, I ordered a new pair of PRPS raw denim in the Fury fit. It's not higher-end PRPS, but I hope the quality is still on point. I already have a pair of predistressed PRPS in the Fury fit, and I'm loving how it feels on me. The fit is perfect.
     
  11. Rumpelstiltskin

    Rumpelstiltskin Senior member

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  12. manasdirge

    manasdirge Senior member

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    hi~ can you give some information about their sizing? sizing down 2? I am 78-80cm actual waist (30-31IN),usually wears Levi's 30or31W, which size should I order? 30 or 31?
     
  13. tokyocean

    tokyocean Senior member

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    What fit are you going for? Personally, I found that the Fury fit is true to size. In other words, if you usually wear size 30 in Levi's, size 30 in PRPS Fury would fit you just fine. You can go down a size, as PRPS denim has the tendency to stretch out a lot once you wear them for a while. Although I don't have any in the Barracuda fit, which is the straight-leg fit, I would assume the same would apply. However, if you're going for the Rambler fit, which is the skinny fit, I personally would size up one or two. I don't personally own any in the Rambler fit because I just don't think the fit is for me, but I found that when I tried on size 30 in the Rambler fit, it was way too tight and uncomfortable for me. I apologize for the late reply, as I didn't see your question until now for some reason. I hope that helps you out.

    If you're interested, I plan on selling a few pairs of my PRPS jeans, all of which are in size 30 and in the Fury fit. The Fury fit is basically a tapered fit with a relaxed thigh and a narrower, slim-fit look from the knee downward. It's a suitable, good look for me, personally.
     
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  14. manasdirge

    manasdirge Senior member

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    thanks for response!

    I would keep an eye out for the jeans you have for sale :)
     
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  15. Rumpelstiltskin

    Rumpelstiltskin Senior member

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    The rambler is pretty snug at first. I am normally 33/34 but had to get 36, or so I thought. The waist has stretched tremendously so now I have to wear a belt or my pants will fall down. I should have bought a 34 and let them stretch. I want to get another pair in the Demon cut
     
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  16. tokyocean

    tokyocean Senior member

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    I can send you some pictures of them if you wish. Keep in mind that they're in size 30 and in the Fury fit, which is the tapered fit. Message me if you're interested! :)

    PRPS denim tends to stretch a lot, so sizing true to your size or even down one would be ideal. When I got my first pair of PRPS jeans, I ordered them in my normal size, and I thought they were too tight at first, too. However, they stretched out to my liking, and I was glad I didn't size up.
     
  17. jeffnnj

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    They make 3 lines. PRPS Goods are made in China although they do offer some selvedge models and are in the $100-$300 range. PRPS Japan are woven from cotton grown in Zimbabwe and are much higher quality and made in much lower quantities. They usually run upwards of $400 to an average of about $600. PRPS Noir are their top of the line jeans and are hand made & finished in Japan. The only place you can buy them in my area is Atrium or Bergdorf Goodman. Prices can easily go over $1,000. I have 3 pair and have yet to see anyone else wearing them. They're my fav brand and I rarely wear anything else.
     
  18. Rumpelstiltskin

    Rumpelstiltskin Senior member

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    PRPS Goods are also Japanese denim made from Zimbabwe cotton, just like PRPS Japan except they are assembled in China
     

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