Hi, big fan of the Iron Heart outlet store, which have made their denim more accessible to me so a big thank you. Here are my first Iron Heart pair - 1955 UHR that I have been working on for a while, I did a couple of bath soaks but I always felt they were a bit too roomy in the thigh area. Recently I did a proper hot machine soak and they came out perfect and I thanks to the cold weather they have been my go to denim since. They are super soft and comfortable but have stretched out quite a lot so I may give them another month or so before giving them another hot soak:
Waiting in the wings are 2 other purchases I have also obtained from the outlet store, the first is the IH-634-DD a duck canvas, I don't know too much about them apart from when I googled the fades they look very intense. I'm thinking whether to cuff or stuck these because of the fading potential. The material itself is very rigid, I'm trying to tell them who the boss is but it might take a few months!
The last purchase - IHxB01xRAW (18oz) have a great feel to them, much more texture to them then the 1955 and a much more of a slim cut too. I've soaked them and I am hoping they will give more stretch in the thigh as they on the border of being a little too tight. I read in the Iron Heart forum that they were going to become extinct, I guess they weren't very popular? But if they give a little bit in the leg (and I manage to loose a little myself), I will be really happy with these, as from what I've seen they have great fade potential: