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Pure Blue Japan (Denim) - Official Thread

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by Jay-D, Oct 28, 2008.

  1. whodini

    whodini Well-Known Member

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    It smoothes out to a degree on parts that get the most contact, yes.
     
  2. van_hammersly

    van_hammersly Well-Known Member

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    They resemble dark blue burlap sacks more than the pictures i saw in the post your denim thread [​IMG]
     
  3. aaronxxx

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    they will smooth out and fade as you wear them
     
  4. KitAkira

    KitAkira Well-Known Member

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    I bought a pair of 005s (one wash) and I'm sort of on the fence about them. I like the fit, but the denim itself is really hairy, bumpy and slubby. It's also extremely dark. I expected a little slubbiness from the pictures I had seen online, but not to this degree. Does the denim smooth out as you wear it? I'm assuming soaks will lighten the color up.
    Fool! Embrace the slub, love the slub
     
  5. IIIrd Icon

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    I bought a pair of 005s (one wash) and I'm sort of on the fence about them. I like the fit, but the denim itself is really hairy, bumpy and slubby. It's also extremely dark. I expected a little slubbiness from the pictures I had seen online, but not to this degree. Does the denim smooth out as you wear it? I'm assuming soaks will lighten the color up.
    the jeans go through an "ugly duckling" stage [specially the 007]. the bumps and knots around the high traffic areas become more pronounced/conspicuous due to the gradual loss of indigo [fading] ... and somewhat hairy and unkempt like a mangy dog.

    after a few months of wear and a couple of washes the stubbles fall off, the color evens out a bit [less contrasty] and the bumpy texture will still be there [but smoother]... the "swan" slowly emerges. man, you need at least a pair of PBJ in your life. all that's left to say is, just keep wearing them.
     
  6. van_hammersly

    van_hammersly Well-Known Member

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    thanks for the info guys, i'll stick with them!
     
  7. wagthesam

    wagthesam Well-Known Member

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    Hey,

    I have a question, I am in the search of a pair of jeans with a relaxed fit, and am looking at the xx-003's. How much does this brand stretch/shrink? if my true waist size is 33, should I go for them in size 32?

    Looking at the back rise, its quite large. If my ass is on the smaller side, should I skip this pair?

    I need about an extra inch in the thighs to my pair of 3sixteen straights.
     
  8. mlyngard

    mlyngard Well-Known Member

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    Fool! Embrace the slub, love the slub

    ^ what he said.

    Edit: in fact...
     
  9. mlyngard

    mlyngard Well-Known Member

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    the jeans go through an "ugly duckling" stage [specially the 007]. the bumps and knots around the high traffic areas become more pronounced/conspicuous due to the gradual loss of indigo [fading] ... and somewhat hairy and unkempt like a mangy dog.

    after a few months of wear and a couple of washes the stubbles fall off, the color evens out a bit [less contrasty] and the bumpy texture will still be there [but smoother]... the "swan" slowly emerges. man, you need at least a pair of PBJ in your life. all that's left to say is, just keep wearing them.


    Heheh. Ain't denim great? Kinda like that pimply-faced girl with braces who turns into the school hottie.

    That's poetry, IIIrd, and I'm not even high. Better words have never been spoken.
     
  10. thomasec

    thomasec Well-Known Member

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    So I'm set on a pair of 005bk jeans, but unfortunately blue in green doesn't have a size 32 in stock. Is there anywhere else to get these, either in the states or via proxy? Should i just wait until BIG gets them back in?
     
  11. KitAkira

    KitAkira Well-Known Member

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    You could try to e-mail Jay at Atsui. He doesn't have a storefront/website at the moment but he may/should still have stock, not sure if he had 005bks though
     
  12. oboy_oboy

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  13. Naf Nasitra

    Naf Nasitra Well-Known Member

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    Hide offers impeccable service.
     
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    So I'm set on a pair of 005bk jeans, but unfortunately blue in green doesn't have a size 32 in stock. Is there anywhere else to get these, either in the states or via proxy? Should i just wait until BIG gets them back in?
    are you dead set on a blk pair? sho'nuff is selling his raw/brand new 007 W32__ check FS.
     
  15. sho'nuff

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    So I'm set on a pair of 005bk jeans, but unfortunately blue in green doesn't have a size 32 in stock. Is there anywhere else to get these, either in the states or via proxy? Should i just wait until BIG gets them back in?

    im not just saying this because i have a xx007 32 on sale, but i dont like raw black jeans they dont fade too lovely. rather a deep indigo faded is much more aesthetically pleasing. especially xx007 with its dyed on both warp and weft. you can get mine for about 40 bux cheaper than elsewhere . bnwt .
     
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    @thomasec: oh! .... and, i'm not getting any comm from sho', but he's right about the bk fading. i know cuz i got both bk and 007. if you're looking for black denim in particular, check out s5000bk, Skull or Denime.
     
  17. SharpServiceJapan

    SharpServiceJapan Active Member

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    I know people have had great experiences w/ Hide at Sharp Service.

    The thread is here: http://www.styleforum.net/showthread.php?t=120508


    Hide offers impeccable service.

    Thank you boths and all on Style Forum

    Please also remember for any Pure Blue Japan you NEVER NEED to pay proxy service fee you ONLY pay the Japanese Retail Price + EMS Shippings to your country of locations

    Thank you always
    Hide

    email = info@sharpservice.jp
     
  18. mjknight

    mjknight Well-Known Member

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    Kind of overcast, but oh well. PBJ XX-005's size 28 (TTS) at around 4ish months of wear. Not too much going on but just wanted to update. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] And the fit: [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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    are all pbj hems that large?
     
  20. mlyngard

    mlyngard Well-Known Member

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    are all pbj hems that large?

    That's an alteration it looks like. I'll have to dig up my hem scraps to see.

    Jeans look awesome. Mine are slow faders too. Need to up their frequency in my rotation...
     

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