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(before the Spring12 collection?!)

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Just gotta show some love for the Outlier Slim Dungarees.

Look exactly like jeans but are super comfortable & flexible with dat tech water resistant fabric.

Don't really get stretched out and lose form either. Seriously the ultimate pant i wear em everyday.

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only thing is, dungarees are mad short compared to other outlier bottoms. highwater status when i cross my legs

i've also noticed that the schoeller really loses effectiveness after awhile. i haven't tried drying or ironing mine to 'reactivate' it per documentation, but the last time i spilled a beer on my lap i might as well have been wearing denim

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^ I had 3 pairs of the OG, and while mad comfortable, all three ended up with crotch blow-outs, which was kinda disappointing. :(

The slim dungarees have held up all winter tho. Maybe I'll give the climbers a try next.

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i just wish i could dye my ogs black. probably slim chance but is there any way? I dont really like slate grey. thought itd be darker

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^ I had 3 pairs of the OG, and while mad comfortable, all three ended up with crotch blow-outs, which was kinda disappointing. :(

The slim dungarees have held up all winter tho. Maybe I'll give the climbers a try next.

yeah the quality from what I've been hearing leaves a lot to be desired. I've been lucky but my friend who has a pair says the same thing, ripped.

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i just wish i could dye my ogs black. probably slim chance but is there any way? I dont really like slate grey. thought itd be darker

you can dye it. use rit dye or whatever. probably 2 packets. wash it twice to gain its water repellencey

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Re: dungarees nanosphere treatment, 5-10 minutes in the drier and it'll be like new.

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Sorry if this has been asked before, but anyone have thoughts on the outlier shorts? Not really my aesthetic but definitely moreso than say chino shorts or something. I live in Texas and shorts are pretty much mandatory to survive the Summer and something like RO shorts would pretty much defeat the purpose for me. Plus I don't have a real swimsuit and those it looks like they function as that purpose also.

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I also live in Texas and was wondering the same thing. I hate how I look in shorts, but it's too damn hot not to wear em...

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I had a pair of the outlier shorts and upon first wearing the button popped off. But other than that, they worked pretty well for me, very light and breathable, but this summer I'm goin totru some of their ultra light summer pants.

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The thing about all these outlier questions, is they have a 6 month (THAT'S SIX MONTHS, 180 DAYS) no question return policy. Just buy the shit and if you don't like it, send it back.

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you can dye it. use rit dye or whatever. probably 2 packets. wash it twice to gain its water repellencey

^ thanks. just tried it. in the washing machine now.

i am pretty sure rit dye isn't going to do anything... there is a good amount of synthetic fibers, which ordinary rit dye will NOT stick to. there are such things as synthetic fiber dyes (available at fabric/arts stores), but i am doubtful that these will achieve the color you're looking for. you might just have to buy another pair

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Yup. I saw that and was pretty impressed. Picking up the Climbers today.

Side note from my deleted post earlier... 15% off Rapha going on right now. I was gonna buy the city riding trousers, but just realized they're not water-resistant. Bummer.

The city riding trousers are basically black chinos, nicely tailored with riders in mind. But their soft shell pants are excellent for foul conditions - too warm for anything but winter use tho.

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i am pretty sure rit dye isn't going to do anything... there is a good amount of synthetic fibers, which ordinary rit dye will NOT stick to. there are such things as synthetic fiber dyes (available at fabric/arts stores), but i am doubtful that these will achieve the color you're looking for. you might just have to buy another pair

it actually worked out after dying twice. the only part that didnt take to the dye was the inside lining.

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man i wanted their storm parka so bad and its on sale now, FUK YES

got mine a few days ago, very nice piece. i just wish the cuff adjusters were at the edge of the cuff instead of an inch or so up the sleeve

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