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Everything posted by Foxy2

  1. @Saisen - are those length measurements Inseam cuffed or un-cuffed?
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    Sugar Cane Denim

    that's a really nice one - my pair is too small by now - the fabric does not stretch a lot!
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    Tender Co. Denim

    Wearing mine today - still only 1 wash...
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    Happy Jeans - Tcb 20s contest thread

    Today...greetings from sunny Moscow!
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    Unknown Japanese Brands

    I understand the need for customization and custom patterns and, as a tailor (and pattern maker), I can appreciate the beauty of hand-made button holes, but as far as jeans are involved I get a kick out of Conners or Bowery Blue Makers and their approach of customizing an originally mass-produced, industrial object. in the end these are 2 sides of the same coin - customization (and, maybe, a more holistic, sustainable model of consumption).
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    Full Count Denim Thread

    more importantly - did lawyers get involved and who had to pay for those?
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    WAYWT 2019 (denim edition)

    CR2 has been my favorite cocktail for a number of years - good starting point for an evening at the bar slowly getting dryer until you reach a perfect Martini!
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    WAYWT 2019 (denim edition)

    careful @volvo240thebest - you risk converting from a cat-fanboy to a pig-fanboy... nice fit & a lovely outfit - now go get a sandwich!
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    Studio D'artisan

    looks great - have the jacket and the jeans coming, let's see if they work for me...
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    Naoki's stock is online now...
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    Happy Jeans - Tcb 20s contest thread

    definitely German dumplings - Semmelknoedel, most likely.
  12. good question... I'm with you - $300-400 for a good Japanese pair seems to be the golden standard these days. for more one can expect natural indigo (which nobody really needs), etc. exceptions are: - WH Ranch - $200 would probably still be too much... - Bowery Blue Makers & Conners - certainly expensive for what they are, but in my eyes it makes sense around $800 the AI-argument (or silver/gold rivets, hand-woven denim, Japanese cotton, etc.) is losing it's appeal.
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    Japan Blue Momotaro

    @lance - the pocket lining looks like a jacquard, the logo is woven into the fabric (not embossed).
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    Happy Jeans - Tcb 20s contest thread

    time's up for another wash...before-pics: not sure when the light's right again for after-pics - might take a while...
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    Happy Jeans - Tcb 20s contest thread

    Italian Pizza-Head Cat-Boy instead of Paninaro?
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    leave a comment or wait for their reply/confirmation mail to your order. they have never shipped out an order without email communication beforehand.
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    TCB = The Cat Boy
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    W. H. Ranch Dungarees

    my guess is that the selvedge side is flat and stays down after being pressed open - the non-selvedge side has cut-open picks (weft yarns) that will only swell in diameter with washing and un-twisting and, therefore, is less likely to stay pressed-open... also the selvedge side forms a rigid, closed line with tension - the open side has no tension (other than the next next couple of warp yarns) and can be extended and stretched.
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    Samurai Jeans

    everything - pre-wash pics and measurements - post wash measurements... take your time to break them in and, eventually, post fit pics and updated measurments.
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    could be worse - ok for pre-distressed. personally, I find their biker-shop collaborations more troublesome...
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    Studio D'artisan

    Cool jeans - wrong cut (for me).
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    Leepro Appreciation

    that's only 6+1 jackets - there is still room to add another jacket or two...type 1 and pleated blouse type jackets are missing.
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    Studio D'artisan

    got SDA's 9835 from late 2016 - easily one of nicest sweatshirts I own. personally, I think the special cotton is worth the extra buck, but since we are already at the high-end of the scale this is a very subjective statement. there are certainly cheaper options available. in any case, I would focus on the fit and if it works for me.
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    Full Count Denim Thread

    doubt that - there are only 3 ways to get cheaper: cut corners, cut profits or increase volumes...