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What ever happened to PaperDenim&Cloth?

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by RFX45, May 28, 2008.

  1. RFX45

    RFX45 Stylish Dinosaur

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    I tried searching but couldn't really find a firm answer.

    I was just curious, what ever happened to PaperDenim&Cloth? They used to be everywhere. Now, it seems like stores are just waiting for their stock to run out. I own a pair of PD&C and they were, and probably still, one of the softest and most comfortable pair of jeans without breaking it in.

    Can anybody shed some info?
     


  2. whodini

    whodini Conan OOOOOOO"BRIEN!

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    They used to decently made until they decided to lower their price point several years ago and with it, their quality.
     


  3. Mauro

    Mauro Stylish Dinosaur Affiliate Vendor

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    the got bought out by federated after scott left to do ES. They started buying lower quailty denim and started manufactoring off shore. the rest is history.
     


  4. RFX45

    RFX45 Stylish Dinosaur

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    That really sucks. When did this happen? Last year or a while ago? So the ones that can be found now at stores are all lower quality compared to a couple of years ago?

    No wonder they are never mentioned when talking about raw or selvedge jeans.
     


  5. whodini

    whodini Conan OOOOOOO"BRIEN!

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    Years ago, it's all shit, and they were mostly a 7fam company so no raw/selvage stuff ever to my knowledge.
     


  6. RFX45

    RFX45 Stylish Dinosaur

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    ^^^ Yeah but I figured they would be in the mix of things if they were still making good quality jeans. As a company though, are they pretty much done? As in their not making any new products? or are they still around but their jeans eventually end up at Marshall's or Ross?
     


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    I think they are still around and making jeans. I'm not sure though. I have a pair of chinos from PD&C that are really old but tough as hell.
     


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    naaaaate Senior Member

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    At some point after they got bought out I'm pretty sure they announced that the $100-$200 market for flashy jeans was full and I believe they ended up making even cheaper jeans after that and migrated down the mall department store totem pole. I might be remembering totally wrong so listen to the guys who sell denim for a living instead!
     


  9. sho'nuff

    sho'nuff grrrrrrrr!!

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    i have a pair of PDC jeans that i got really cheap from Ross $25. like mentioned above, the quality is mediocre, but the cut is nice.
     


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    ES is where quality like PDC GTO1year still exists. I see PDC stuff at UO on sale for $20 now. Shame..
     


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    LAPIII New Member

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    Here is the website:

    http://paperdenimandcloth.com/

    I've got a pair ofsimilar to PDC cargo shorts and like them very much, unfortunately PDC doesn't make them anymore.
     


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    trig Distinguished Member

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    wow major gravedigging
     


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    trig Distinguished Member

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    sorry internet went haywire
     
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    trig Distinguished Member

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    trig Distinguished Member

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    oops quadruple post
     
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