***The Official Dior Homme Thread***

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by SirGrotius, Feb 20, 2012.

  1. SirGrotius

    SirGrotius Senior member

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    I feel like it should be 2006 when I'm making this, but lo, there is no official DH thread in this forum.

    This thread should be a repository for all things DH. There will be a preponderance of jeans and sneakers discussions since this is SW&D but an occasional suit question should fit, too.

    So, I have a few pairs of DH denim, mostly MIJ. I wear the 19cm or 17.5cm cuts in size 29.

    Does anyone have experience with their MIJ raw denim? I know it's not selvedge which annoys me, but in particular, I'm wondering if I should size down one or two. They have MII raw denim, which I understand is not as slim.

    I'm going for a slim not SF skinny look with these, since I'll wear them as "dressy" jeans. I have no idea how much they stretch.

    What I have read is that they're not great for quick fades, but that's a good thing for me. That's why I have my APC.
     


  2. Lionheart Biker

    Lionheart Biker Senior member

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    I like DH a lot. Don´t really have anything at the moment, but I´m gonna try to start with a pair of jeans in the next months. Then, we will unite to overcome Iwvri´s Yohji thread [​IMG]
     


  3. apparition

    apparition Senior member

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    DHs are awesome. Still have my MIJs 19cm raws from 2-3 years ago and they hardly fade (I actually like the raw look). It is still the best cut in a pair of denim. Also, I have a pair of indigo sheers 17.5cm which is also awesome. I remember back in the day, they had the silver selvedge versions with a 19cm cut. I'm not sure what there is for raw selvedge from DH nowadays though.

    I'm hoping this thread won't turn into a big "what is my size" thread but for reference, I wear APC PS in 26 and my DHs are size 27.

    I'm curious though, where do guys get your DH denim? I bought mine from a thegrapist (sufu) but I don't think he's active anymore.

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  4. DarkSpiral

    DarkSpiral Senior member

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    They still do have MIJ silver selvedge, but as far as I know it's 17.5 cm only.
     


  5. robinsongreen68

    robinsongreen68 Senior member

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    nice timing on this thread. dug out an old DH jacket yesterday, havent worn it for ages. Still really like all my hedi-era dior stuff. i know this is not high fashion but part of its beauty to me is its wearablity and construction. i doubt people will be wearing their paul harnden, say, in six years time, from what i've seen of construction.

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  6. xCrunchx

    xCrunchx Senior member

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    frank question but if dior homme doesn't fade easily on raws then is the cut the most important part of it? They do have some really nice pre-distressed jeans but i think its the 19cm cut that everyone likes, is it?
     


  7. Aaron01

    Aaron01 Senior member

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    2nd to the right, which pair are those, 19cm MIJs?
     


  8. randomkoreandude

    randomkoreandude Senior member

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    yeah grapist was the source. dont own any dior raws atm but when i had a pair it was from him

    sad kinda want to find some silver selvedge from somewhere

    guess http://www.luisaviaroma.com/ is the only place besides dior direct from nyc?
     


  9. robinsongreen68

    robinsongreen68 Senior member

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  10. Aaron01

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    They have them at Saks
     


  11. randomkoreandude

    randomkoreandude Senior member

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    they have raws at saks? never seen them. only see distressed models
     


  12. cloonz

    cloonz Senior member

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    MIJ raws do stretch a lot. These are my measurements on a pair of 28 MIJ raw indigo 19cm I've been wearing for a while.

    Waist: 15.5"
    Thigh: 10.5" at crotch, 9" at 3 inches below crotch
    Hem: 6.5"

    I'm sure they would stretch a lot more if they were tight. I'm 5'11" 125 lb and they are pretty loose on me now.
     


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    notwithit Pullup laureate

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    My initial guess is that straight leg = 21cm, but I could be wrong. Also, it looks like those are MII.

    I think the main thing holding me back (other than the price, which is admittedly kinda ridiculous) is the ratio of the thigh to waist measurements. I'm pretty sure I'd need a size 28 (which might still be a little loose in the waist after they stretch), but 10.5" thighs would be just this side of painted-on (and I most certainly do not fall into the "huge thighs from powerlifting/sports/my distorted self-image" crowd).
     


  15. eddievddr10

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    this thread makes me depressed :( i used to pick raws for 65 a pop
     


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