Raqg & Bone for $120 - good deal?

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  1. VMan

    VMan Senior member

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    A local streetwear shop has Rag & Bones for $120 or $125, down from $245. Is this a good deal?

    The Model was 1890 or something - I believe they were raw, non-selvage, and straight leg or perhaps a slight boot cut.

    They were nice looking jeans - great denim with a nice dark coloration - but I didn't have time to try them on.

    Is this an outrageously good deal?
     


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    Yeah, sounds like a good deal. Do they have anything in size 30? Do you mind shopping for a fellow SFer? [​IMG]
     


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    isn't all R&B always above 200? you got a good deal going there. is that the only model available?
     


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    It's an excellent deal - the same could have been had from DB but on the condition that you purchased a pair of jeans, full price. [​IMG]

    Not familiar with the model though.
     


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    They had two pairs in 30, a few in 32, and possibly 34 or 36 as well (didn't check).

    If I normally take a 30-31 waist in jeans, what size should I go for in the R&Bs, assuming I know nothing about raw denim and shrinkage?
     


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    isn't all R&B always above 200? you got a good deal going there. is that the only model available?

    Yeah, only model.

    They have a ton of pairs of Notify, $260 down to $130, if you're interested. [​IMG]
     


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    wow half off! anything else there? looks like mostly american brands? 5EP and stuff?

    and i do believe r&bs are all like minimal shrinkage and stretch-age kind of jeans, true to size et al. wait for Brian SD to pop by for the final word.
     


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    wow half off! anything else there? looks like mostly american brands? 5EP and stuff? and i do believe r&bs are all like minimal shrinkage and stretch-age kind of jeans, true to size et al. wait for Brian SD to pop by for the final word.
    I'll go back today as I was pressed for time. They had a ton of Meltin' Pots, some PDC...but mostly brands that don't have a lot of respect on this forum - Notify, Diesel, Seven, Evisu, JL, Loomstate, etc. They did have a ton of modern amusement stuff - sweaters, shirts, jackets - that looked pretty sweet. I also got to check out some of the Rogues Gallery stuff - nice, but not at all on sale.
     


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    The model was 1890? That sounds like Kicking Mule, not Rag&Bone. Rag&Bone jeans always have RB(number)

    If I were you, I'd wear 30s in R&B.
     


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    The model was 1890? That sounds like Kicking Mule, not Rag&Bone. Rag&Bone jeans always have RB(number)

    If I were you, I'd wear 30s in R&B.


    Maybe it wasn't the model number, but the store code or something. I only had a minute to browse so I couldn't get the details. I'm heading back there in a bit to try them on.
     


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    The model was 1890? That sounds like Kicking Mule, not Rag&Bone. Rag&Bone jeans always have RB(number)

    If I were you, I'd wear 30s in R&B.


    There is an 1890 too: http://bbstokyo.com/?pid=1087165
     


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    Does look very nice! My only warning is not to expect them to fade like Nudies, APCs, Eternals, or whatever. They just don't. They do develop a nice color, but it's not contrasty at all.
     


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    ding! ding! ding!
    versaceman where is this store?
     


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