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December 18, 2013 @ 05:10 AM
pngo12

Post: 182

Join Date: Sep 2012

I got a pair of n&f's a week ago. Wore them about 3x already. Should I presoak them still? 
While you're free to do however you choose, I would advise against that.
December 18, 2013 @ 08:38 PM
highandbry

Post: 144

Join Date: Dec 2013

Location: city of angels

I got a pair of n&f's a week ago. Wore them about 3x already. Should I presoak them still? 
While you're free to do however you choose, I would advise against that.
thanks. after doing some more reading. i've learned that N&F's are already sanforized. so looks like there's no need to soak em.
December 20, 2013 @ 12:13 AM
shephurd

Post: 49

Join Date: Aug 2013

Here is my advice, wait at least 2 months to wash them and then hold out for as long as you can. If you want your jeans to last a long time wash them more frequently and if you don't want them to lose dye use woolite black or a denim washing product. There is no specific time to wash them really, just do it whenever you feel like you should/want to. The longer you wait the better your fades will be but the faster your denim will wear. Since it's your first pair just do whatever because you will learn what you want to do differently with your next pair! It's hard to wear regular denim after raw denim too, so be prepared haha. 

I haven't washed my selvedge yet for the 3 months I have owned them. Why would washing them make them last longer?
December 30, 2013 @ 03:42 AM
iggyhaxor

Post: 1544

Join Date: May 2007

I went 2 years+ without washing on a pair of sams you get better contrast with fewer washes

However they get pretty grodey when you can write shit on em with your fingernail lol
December 30, 2013 @ 08:49 PM
Matthew Hanby

Post: 1

Join Date: Dec 2013

I like the Pointer Brand jeans.  They are really nice for the money.  They are $75.  They are made in Tennessee out of Cone Mills Denim.  Check them out some time.  
December 31, 2013 @ 01:55 PM
Richard Madonna

Post: 1

Join Date: Dec 2013

I just picked up a pair of gap raw selvage on clearance for $18.  I soaked and wore them damp and after a few days I'm quite pleased 
January 18, 2014 @ 03:20 AM
cheyaaa

Post: 3150

Join Date: Mar 2010

what happens if you wash your raw jeans every 1 week. i just found out I should wear them without wash for at least 6 month to have the full fading effect. Because I was uneducated with this before, my jeans has been washed multiple times and I don't see any fade showing. Did I ruin it?

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January 18, 2014 @ 03:31 PM
larrym

Post: 101

Join Date: Dec 2012

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