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Ooe Yofukuten x S&S: Official Contest Thread 2016

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...And so it begins! Please post here moving forward for all contest related content!

 

#OoeContest 

 

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I saw some other contestants get their jeans and I thought I should go check my mail and look what I found!

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This denim is beautiful, the warp looks almost charcoal black before touching water while the weft is a nice ecru/grey color.

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The patch is also fantastic, almost feels like deerskin?

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Found this interesting, no selvedge on the coin pocket. Perhaps we'll see some nice roping over time.

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1tfhjyk.jpgCompared to my much loved OA02XX's:

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Flipped inside out and on their way into the wash as I type!

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Also this little guy was in the pocket of my jeans, which were also accompanied by a very nice letter that seems like it was typed out on a typewriter.

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Let the contest begin!  :D

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no selvedge in the coin pocket as this is a 60's inspired cut so that's a period correct detail!

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no selvedge in the coin pocket as this is a 60's inspired cut so that's a period correct detail!

 

Correct! While the OA02XX's have a selvedge coin pocket these do not. But they also have back pocket rivets which I believe is not a period correct detail. Regardless I'm excited to see how it ages!

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The leather they used for the patch is really nice, anyone have any idea what kind of leather it is?

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Correct! While the OA02XX's have a selvedge coin pocket these do not. But they also have back pocket rivets which I believe is not a period correct detail. Regardless I'm excited to see how it ages!

 

Because the OA02XX as the name says uses most of the XX details (hidden rivets, selvedge coin pocket, etc.)

 

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Because the OA02XX as the name says uses most of the XX details (hidden rivets, selvedge coin pocket, etc.)

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Duh, I look like a big dummy!

This lot 17 denim gets really hairy after it touches water, will try and take some picture tomorrow.

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great fit! just received mine, denim is great! haven't had a chance to wash them yet, but already looking forward to this fit

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How much shrinkage did you guys get out of them?

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Great updates everyone! I wonder if we all got different "cards"?

 

I have a sinking feeling mine will arrive sometime late next but alas, I shall be patient! Planning on giving them two trips through the wash and drier to get all the shrinkage out of the way. Really liking what I see so far at least!

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Beautiful looking denim. I also love the XX details - especially the 50s style bell-shape to the back pockets (you also see it on Fullcount and Warehouse 1001). Shit, I'm jealous!

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just got mine at lunch, in the tub now for a hot soak. Went TTS+2, I think the waist is going to be tight. I will need 3 inches of shrinkage in length. Have you guys been getting that?

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I didn't measure my inseam before the wash but they are right around a 33 now. Assuming mine were really a 36 to begin with you should be fine.

 

My Card

 

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I can confirm what Gnomes mentioned in the other thread, this denim pretty much shrinks down the same as the OA denim.

I've got my pair on now after some time hang drying then a bit of time in the dryer and they feel exactly like my OA02XX's.

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1) Thank you aho and standard and strange!

2) super glad I went with a size 35. Size up by 2, people. Charts are pretty accurate.

3) aldsjflajfdkljsdkljdsf these are pretty damn good. The construction on these live up to the hype. Very clean and well done.

 

Pre-soak

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Post-soak

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Goodies

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Fit great, love the brown weft. I think they will end up a little shorter than I usually wear them but I'm gonna try to wear them hard in the summer so that will be a good thing I thi nk.

One wash so far, think I'm going to be doing one more. That's been my stf process lately.

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Also I somehow shipped these to my parents on accident and luckily they are home this week.

I would have been disappointed watching the weekend's excitement go by with no jeans!

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So I've been thinking about what this denim reminded me of as far as color goes and I finally figured it out.

The special run of Fullcount denim that Ed ran with their wild cotton, here is a direct comparison:

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Nice comparison!

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Would definitely recommend the two wash method. The 2nd wash shrank them down a lot more. I waited till they were completely dry in between.

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The eagle has officially landed...Won't be able to wash them or take pictures until late tonight or tomorrow morning, but needless to say I'm hyped!

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mine started out so huge that i thought i messed up sizing (+3!) so i gave them a wash and machine dry and now love this fit and am really glad i sized up..hopefully i can get my gf to take some fit pics; this is already the softest denim i own and these jeans are great in many ways! 

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