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Should I or shouldn't I buy... (clothing item)?

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by kronik, Jun 25, 2008.

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  1. cyc wid it

    cyc wid it Senior member

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    Will bleed for a while on white T's?
     


  2. Spehsmonkey

    Spehsmonkey Senior member

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    Neither of mine ever really did, unless I got a bit sweaty (wearing-it-indoors-at-a-concert/show sweaty, for example), but I’ve heard others have had that issue more. My issue has been smell when they’re new, perhaps from the dye. My most recent sashiko jacket still smells kinda gross, and I’ve owned it a while now :/
     


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    Weird, I don't have that problem with my junya sashiko blazer. How about dry cleaning it
     


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  5. Spehsmonkey

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    I wonder if that has to do with how BBJ dyed this batch. My other one never smelled. I might just email them directly and ask for their input at this point (it’s been at least 6 months and one cold-water rinse now).
     


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    penanceroyaltea Senior member

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    I have an Indigo dyed blazer from BBJ (not sashiko though) and fwiw I wear that with white colored clothing with no issues.
     


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    Spehsmonkey Senior member

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    Should I get a Casentino balmacaan like it's still 2013? And if so, which color (or neither, and just go for the crazy cream colorway, which I didn't post a photo of)?
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    circumspice Senior member

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    Cream sounds both interesting and thoroughly impractical, but we are in a place where we have outerwear in surplus, and thus having it off at the cleaners periodically wouldn't be crisis inducing
     


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    I am not feeling that casentino coat. I would pass. But if you felt strongly about it, go with cream.

    I believe casentino cloth works best with brighter, saturated colors.
     


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