Suggestions for first Selvedge Denim

March 02, 2014 @ 21:22:42 PM
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Join Date: Jul 2012
I am looking to buy my first pair, I have a 32 waist and am 5'7, my price limit is $100. Please make some suggestions. 
March 02, 2014 @ 22:01:49 PM
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March 26, 2014 @ 10:54:55 AM
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The part 2 section I would pass on since they aren't known for denim.
i am pretty sure you can get some used APCs for less than 100. I would get the 21oz un branded and pay a little more. 
If you search and wait long enough you might be able to get almost new denim for 100
March 30, 2014 @ 03:12:26 AM
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If you live somewhere near where there's a Barney's, they sell n&f mostly, not so much apc, some other raw denim brands that range near or less than $100. So check locally also!

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May 03, 2014 @ 19:29:25 PM
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I saw Naked & Famous on The Hundreds blog circa 2009, went out and bought a pair. Weird guys are great for an intro into raw denim, if you get on Gilt you can usually find them on there for $90ish. They're sanforized, which means the denim is pre-shrunk prior to making the jeans - they'll stretch out after wearing, but they won't shrink much, if at all, smaller their original size.

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May 03, 2014 @ 21:59:24 PM
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Unbranded, Gustin, Bravestar, Uniqlo, Selvedge 501 STFs off ebay, for $115 you can get Luthers unsanforized

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May 04, 2014 @ 03:20:20 AM
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barneyswarehouse always have something good

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May 05, 2014 @ 19:21:29 PM
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If you live near SF, LA, NY or Portland you should stop by Self Edge. They have a good selection, and my advice is to go for a good pair as your first.
May 13, 2014 @ 21:47:24 PM
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Nordstrom has a pretty good selection as well
May 14, 2014 @ 08:13:32 AM
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Old thread but il throw my 2 cents for others - go all out on your first selvedge. Becuase either way you are committing a year to them at least - nbhd do a really nice standard raw denim for around £160, edwin's ed-55 with the 13.5oz denim are also really strong. I'm into back pocket designs and nice details, little details go a long way when you wear something everyday. I guess A.P.C is a pretty standard denim but its not heavy enough for me...
June 14, 2014 @ 15:42:15 PM
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33" straights raw/selvege for $35
June 14, 2014 @ 16:02:39 PM
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double post, also unbranded makes great denim, super soft after the first year of wear and a wash
October 21, 2014 @ 13:40:56 PM
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unbranded, u must have 20$ more 
October 23, 2014 @ 16:51:47 PM
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100$ selvedge jeans aren't worth fucking with... Just buy some stf 501s

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