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Will my jeans stretch?

benna85

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Hi everyone,

I'm new to designer denim and recently bought a pair of Nudies Regular Ralfs that I am falling in love with every day. They are great and are breaking in wonderfully.

I also just bought a pair of Diesel Viker 71Bs (they were on sale at a good price). If I were them at a low waist, they fit my thighs pretty comfortably, but if I wear them around mid waist they are a pretty tight fit. I am wondering whether these will get more comfortable with a few weeks / a month of use before I wash?

Also, I had tried on a 34 inseam and they seemed way too long, so I ordered a 32 inseam and the length seems good right now, but it would be too short if they shrink significantly after a wash. Should I expect the length to shrink a lot?
 

Wade M

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*******, the thread's here, I'm gonna hijack it
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Someone please tell me that my SC1947's are going to stretch an inch or 2 (regardless of raw/wash status). The new jeans pain is KILLING me! I downsized 1 size, due to availability..... I've forgotten the pain of stretching jeans :/ --Wade
 
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god, tell me about it. they WILL stretch, wade.

i sized down one on my sorahikos, and i'm glad i did [though my official policy is to buy true size], but i found myself saying "OW MY NUTS!" aloud at my desk this morning. fortunately, my office-mates pretended not to hear me.
 

Wade M

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Thanks ddml, I have the same policy you do. Maybe if we didn't have such policies the denim wouldn't be such a ***** to us to stretch? :p I'm feeling your pain, keep @ it!

--Wade
 

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Originally Posted by benna85
I also just bought a pair of Diesel Viker 71Bs (they were on sale at a good price). If I were them at a low waist, they fit my thighs pretty comfortably, but if I wear them around mid waist they are a pretty tight fit. I am wondering whether these will get more comfortable with a few weeks / a month of use before I wash?

I have the same pair. They're about 3.5 months old and they've gotten more comfortable, but are still on the tight side.
 

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Originally Posted by whodini
All jeans will stretch a little, but your Diesels won't stretch nearly as much as those Nudies.
Just curious, but why do you say the Diesels will stretch less than the Nudies?
 

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Originally Posted by PG2G
Just curious, but why do you say the Diesels will stretch less than the Nudies?

because the nudies are raw.
 

PG2G

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Originally Posted by quid
because the nudies are raw.

Yeah, I figured. That's why I'm asking, hehe. Is there something special about raw denim, or is it just a factor of the different washing habits that people have with raw and washed denims.
 

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Most of my Diesels have stretched much more than my Nudie RRDG or Flare Glenn.
 

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