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Ooe Yofukuten x S&S: Official Contest Thread 2016

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On 8/6/2017 at 1:11 AM, aho said:

Went to the beach today...(more of a watch picture but what can you do...)
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Cross-addicted, I see. Me too ; /

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Almost at the finish line! Will have all the details for final entry, new thread, etc. shortly

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Just in time, too. Found a tear at the edge of my existing repairs this morning, so it looks like my pair is pretty much done until I can send them off for more darning.

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Thanks a lot guys.  Have had to do a lot of home repairs on stitching but the denim has held up super well.  Except the back pockets which I hate but will wait to get repaired till after the contest is over

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Standard & Strange crew still in Japan, will have updates shortly! :D

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No way I'm going to be in the running for this competition but it has been fun. :D
My pair is starting to lose some stitching right along the seat, surprisingly I haven't had more thread breaking or deterioration.
Going to try to borrow a friend's camera for the final photos.

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I should also mention, the shop was broken into twice in the last few weeks so no doubt S&S are dealing with a lot right now. Asking for your patience and understanding in the meantime before I set up the final submissions thread and give all the details! 

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On 9/13/2017 at 0:23 PM, pudaspriest said:

one last fit pic before the end comes

 

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What shirt is this? Very nice.

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2 hours ago, JDelage said:

What shirt is this? Very nice.

UES indigo flannel

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I had ordered it and just got an email that they have to cancel the order because they don't have my size...  

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that sucks. I finally snagged one this fall after trying for two years, they sell out quick. 

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I'm slowly learning that many of those Jpz brands do fairly small runs. One needs to decide quickly.

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On 9/27/2017 at 11:54 AM, aho said:

I should also mention, the shop was broken into twice in the last few weeks so no doubt S&S are dealing with a lot right now. Asking for your patience and understanding in the meantime before I set up the final submissions thread and give all the details! 

Whhhaaattt. That sucks. Anything we can do to help? 

Will post up pics of the contest jeans later today since last day of Sept. and all.

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Glad I didn't enter this comp and wasted my time, haha.

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Alright everyone! I got the blessing to start the final thread, but embarrassingly, I don't know if it's possible to create a thread with a poll, but deactivate the poll initially? What we want to do is give everyone a week to post photos, and an additional week for voting. Anyone want to help an oldie out and confirm how/if it's possible??

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My pair from a couple of weeks ago

 

Edit: Sorry aho I can't help you with the thread/poll

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Great work everyone, all the jeans I've seen so far look fantastic. 

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Alright, I don't think there's a way to activate polls on a live thread, so I'll just create the final thread with the poll...

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