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Posted 11 May 2012 - 12:31 PM

I just had Good Morning America on and the hosts were interviewing Andrew Garfield (he played Eduardo Saverin in The Social Network). I'm pretty sure he was wearing the flathead jeans. Seems like celebrities are starting to like these.
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Posted 11 May 2012 - 12:34 PM

o rly? haha damn!


the more you wash them, the less contrast you'll get. at least go a year!
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Posted 11 May 2012 - 01:19 PM

^ Not really true. The more you wear them, the more contrast you'll get. Wash as needed and don't think about it so much. tfh denim is dark and doesn't shed bucketloads of indigo with each wash.
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Posted 11 May 2012 - 04:18 PM

serious? any pics kiya?


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Posted 11 May 2012 - 04:19 PM

sizing on se05bsp? i'm wearing unbranded ub101s at the moment, waist was tight at first but perfect now. should i go true to size?


Size up one from your UB size.
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Posted 11 May 2012 - 04:38 PM

I just had Good Morning America on and the hosts were interviewing Andrew Garfield (he played Eduardo Saverin in The Social Network). I'm pretty sure he was wearing the flathead jeans. Seems like celebrities are starting to like these.


NOT REASON TO STOP WEARING THEM, BUT , SHIT
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Posted 12 May 2012 - 02:52 PM

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Posted 12 May 2012 - 04:15 PM

who gives a fuck who wears flat head or any other brand glorified on superdenim?

as if a hollywood celebrity has any less of a right to wearing japanese reproduction workwear than some dude working a desk job. heaven forbid that someone famous has discerning taste for quality made garments.
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Posted 12 May 2012 - 05:37 PM

We don't take photos of celebrities that shop at our stores.


What? No secret pervcams in the changing rooms?!

Edited by Maynard Friedman, 12 May 2012 - 05:39 PM.

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Posted 12 May 2012 - 07:45 PM

We don't take photos of celebrities that shop at our stores.

What? No secret pervcams in the changing rooms?!

secret pervcams only in effect for regular customers.

also, peterparker wears flat head, so why shouldn't andrew garfield?

Edited by PeterParker, 12 May 2012 - 07:46 PM.

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Posted 12 May 2012 - 08:22 PM

who gives a fuck who wears flat head or any other brand glorified on superdenim?

as if a hollywood celebrity has any less of a right to wearing japanese reproduction workwear than some dude working a desk job. heaven forbid that someone famous has discerning taste for quality made garments.


you know that isn't the problem.

the problem is the beckham effect, famous people wear them ( almost always because a stylist has put them in them) , the demand for the brand increases, the brand grows, outsources production and quickly goes down the shitter.

i.e.
evisu europe
Duffer of st. george
belstaff
filson
barbour
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Posted 12 May 2012 - 08:50 PM

I'm not sure Flat Head will outsource production, but you've mentioned some good examples above.

What also happens is that the brands often introduce cheaper, diffusion lines and it seems that everyone is wearing the same brand and you may as well wear a pair of Diesels and a Superdry jacket!
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Posted 12 May 2012 - 10:17 PM

I'm not sure Flat Head will outsource production, but you've mentioned some good examples above.

What also happens is that the brands often introduce cheaper, diffusion lines and it seems that everyone is wearing the same brand and you may as well wear a pair of Diesels and a Superdry jacket!

prices may also start to rise, even if production doesn't increase
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Posted 12 May 2012 - 10:20 PM

it doesn't matter, celebs are never going to put in the wear
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Posted 12 May 2012 - 10:50 PM

it doesn't matter, celebs are never going to put in the wear

It seems like there are people here who have what seems like hundreds of jeans and can't put wear into them all. But they still have a love for denim, suddenly because it's a celeb they can't have a love for the denim?
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Posted 13 May 2012 - 01:08 AM

Size up one from your UB size.


UB's are a bit larger than i'd like through the ass/thigh though. still recommend sizing up one? patiently awaiting the 20th!! :)
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Posted 13 May 2012 - 05:47 AM

flat head has earned its reputation with its attention to detail and quality. outsourcing production goes against the company's idealogy and appeal.

also, the branding of so many of these japanese brands is so subtle that brand recognition is of minor significance. Remember johnny depp's wardrobe of mister freedom, travis barker's iron heart ombre shirt, and j crew flirting with warehouse? I think your precious japanese denim brands are more resilient to hollywood influence than you give them credit for.

i would be more concerned about flat head's involvement with lesser brands, like naked and famous but again i don't think it has an adverse effect on flat head's products.

remember when it was cool that zack de la rocha wore flat head?
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Posted 13 May 2012 - 06:21 AM

also, the branding of so many of these japanese brands is so subtle that brand recognition is of minor significance. Remember johnny depp's wardrobe of mister freedom, travis barker's iron heart ombre shirt, and j crew flirting with warehouse? I think your precious japanese denim brands are more resilient to hollywood influence than you give them credit for.


And don't forget Jay-z wearing Samurai
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Posted 13 May 2012 - 07:33 AM

exactly...it didn't change Samurai or they outsourced production or something.

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Posted 13 May 2012 - 02:23 PM

i remember, 1 time i went to BIG for a peek. there was a sea of w40s-up Samurai models scattered about for a buyer [/stylist?]... 'overheard, for a certain rap photo ops. that was the time Samurai came out with the "Elements".

imo, reality is, not a lot of peeps would be willing to shell out 300+ for each pair of raw jeans that seemed to look the same [for the uninitiated].
so, the idea of [most brands we came to love] going mainstream is somewhat highly unlikely.
unless, of course, the brand/maker itself make that decision to pursue a much wider market like Evisu.

Edited by BrownMetallic, 13 May 2012 - 02:30 PM.

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Posted 15 May 2012 - 01:43 AM

i would be more concerned about flat head's involvement with lesser brands, like naked and famous but again i don't think it has an adverse effect on flat head's products.


why be concerned about a collab that was such a limited run? not hating at all, I've only seen people complaining about this run and not many complimenting it. I would really like to know why this is so bad.

Personally I knew the WG cut, which I like for a taper and I got flat head construction and denim. I really wanted some SE05BSP's but they cost more and my size has been off the Self Edge website for quite some time.
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Posted 15 May 2012 - 02:30 AM

I think SE's supposed to get more BSPs in a few days.
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Posted 15 May 2012 - 06:15 AM

why be concerned about a collab that was such a limited run? not hating at all, I've only seen people complaining about this run and not many complimenting it. I would really like to know why this is so bad.

N&F focuses on affordable "entry level" raw denim available in modern cuts. Their denim is sourced from all over the place, and I do not believe the denim they use is milled specifically for them. Rather than producing a flagship denim, they are constantly pumping out funky fabrics. Construction is sturdy but lacks the meticulous attention to detail found on most repro brands. In case it is not apparent, these pracitices are all counter to Flat Head's production.

I've never been a fan of collaborations, but some do provide interesting possibilities (i.e. an exclusive denim, new cut, upgraded hardware/appointments). The N&F collab was straight up a Flat Head jean in a N&F cut. Nothing new or exciting there.

Like I said, there were no compromises in Flat Head's production as a result of the collab (that I am aware of), so I am not disturbed by it.
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Posted 15 May 2012 - 08:00 AM

I want a Flat Head x Samurai collab featuring the 710 cut made with Flat Head's 3XXX, 1XXX, or kevlar denim, back pocket shape + embro, and poly/cotton stitching, with Samurai's red tab, patch, front pocket bags, buttons, and rivets.
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Posted 15 May 2012 - 08:12 AM

I want a Flat Head x Samurai collab featuring the 710 cut made with Flat Head's 3XXX, 1XXX, or kevlar denim, back pocket shape + embro, and poly/cotton stitching, with Samurai's red tab, patch, front pocket bags, buttons, and rivets.


i'd love an 05bsp cut in samurai denim
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Posted 15 May 2012 - 08:34 AM

I want a metamorphosised Roy/Ande Whall being to get in a time machine and go back to 1933 to make me a pair of vintage Levi's using Flat Head 3xxx denim.

Can we end this silliness here please?

Edit: or start a new fantasy collab thread?

Edited by Maynard Friedman, 15 May 2012 - 08:53 AM.

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Posted 15 May 2012 - 03:05 PM

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Posted 16 May 2012 - 08:06 AM

Update on my BSPs, just under three months of real wear.

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I still feel this is a weird cut and wish the combs weren't so tight-looking, but the denim is starting to look good.
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Posted 16 May 2012 - 08:29 PM

They fit you good, Cold. I think the BSP's are one of the best slim fits available because they fit slim and maintain proper crotch space. :)
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Posted 16 May 2012 - 10:08 PM

This is true, the upper block is very comfortable. I just wish the mid-leg didn't look so tight. Oh well, I probably just have weird legs.
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