Shrunk APC New Stanards

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by I Like Turtles, Mar 27, 2012.

  1. I Like Turtles

    I Like Turtles Senior member

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    I brought them to the dry cleaners and they shrunk them. They are now far too tight on my waist/groin.

    Anyone have any luck unshrinking them?
     


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    Nereis Senior member

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    Wear them, they will stretch.
     


  3. I Like Turtles

    I Like Turtles Senior member

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    Thanks. Any less painful way? Some type of magical soak?
     


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    Razele Senior member

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    How would a soak unshrink the jeans??? Have you ever washed your own clothes????
     


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    is the length ok? how many buttons can you close?
     


  6. I Like Turtles

    I Like Turtles Senior member

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    The length is OK. I can close them all. It's just far too tight and hurts.
     


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    Peter1 Senior member

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    When you say "dry cleaners," I assume they washed them in water/soap, and didn't actually "dry" clean them, correct? As for restretching raw denim, yes, but it's definitely painful at first. APC denim is sanforized, I'm pretty certain, so you'll be able to do it.

    Edit: I guess sanforizing technically minimizes shrinkage, not prevents it totally. But you'll be OK.

    OTOH, if they're unhemmed and a size 31, I'll take them off your hands for 50 cents on the dollar:)
     
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    should be OK. APC stretches like a mofo.
     


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    Parker Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Have someone else wear them for awhile.
     


  10. I Like Turtles

    I Like Turtles Senior member

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    Thanks all for the responses. Will just wear them and struggle through it.



    Nope. Usually your mother washes them for me.
     


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