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June 24, 2011 @ 12:44 PM
ilykejordans

Post: 276

Join Date: Dec 2008

NVM got my answer
June 24, 2011 @ 12:47 PM
Spankbank

Post: 3913

Join Date: Sep 2008

Location: Crooklyn

I did tell them how much I wanted off, I even marked it off with the chalk. But whatever, I still wear my APCs regardless, just never really like them as much since I believe it looks like butt. I think I should have just left it as is and let the stacks settle first. But whatever, going to buy another pair of denim this summer.
June 24, 2011 @ 04:16 PM
ilykejordans

Post: 276

Join Date: Dec 2008

should i get these hemmed if so by how much

June 24, 2011 @ 07:17 PM
hooperr

Post: 281

Join Date: Mar 2011

Location: california

Don't hem.
June 24, 2011 @ 07:32 PM
alwayZz

Post: 728

Join Date: May 2009

they look fine.

24

June 24, 2011 @ 08:15 PM
Maverick

Post: 103

Join Date: Mar 2011

Location: clouds

Haven't had a pair of APC's in a couple of years--but scrolling through this thread, I might have to grab another pair. One of the best fitting jeans out there, especially for the price.
June 24, 2011 @ 08:31 PM
caleb91

Post: 313

Join Date: Dec 2010

dont hem
June 24, 2011 @ 09:06 PM
thenorthside

Post: 3248

Join Date: Aug 2009

Location: Toronto

let it be.

9 to 5 is how to survive, i ain't tryin' to survive. i'm tryin' to live it to the limit and love it a lot

June 26, 2011 @ 01:52 PM
kmz

Post: 892

Join Date: Mar 2008

Location: LA

tried on a pair of NS.. 28 was fitted for waist
is that the size i buy?
June 26, 2011 @ 06:03 PM
butters

Post: 327

Join Date: Aug 2009

Location: Vancouver

tried on a pair of NS.. 28 was fitted for waist
is that the size i buy?


What's your actual size?
Most people size down 2 so if your true waist is a 30, 28 would be the right size.

You should still be able to do all the buttons.
June 26, 2011 @ 09:00 PM
kmz

Post: 892

Join Date: Mar 2008

Location: LA

not sure (i will find out soon tho) but i wear 30x32 levi 501 stf

i was just wondering how much the jean would stretch/shrink if the waist is fitted pre-everything (aka trying it on at the store). thighs felt tight. i think 28 is good thx!
June 27, 2011 @ 05:03 AM
butters

Post: 327

Join Date: Aug 2009

Location: Vancouver

not sure (i will find out soon tho) but i wear 30x32 levi 501 stf

i was just wondering how much the jean would stretch/shrink if the waist is fitted pre-everything (aka trying it on at the store). thighs felt tight. i think 28 is good thx!


Alright, that sounds like the correct size!! Glad it worked out!
June 27, 2011 @ 06:29 PM
sweatpants$

Post: 108

Join Date: Nov 2006

i dont recommend hemming......

this
June 27, 2011 @ 10:13 PM
kmz

Post: 892

Join Date: Mar 2008

Location: LA

im confused tho. assuming i have a size 30 waist
a size 28 APC = 30" brand new...and then stretch. so why do people say size down 2? wont it be too big?
June 27, 2011 @ 10:43 PM
Scotty

Post: 4714

Join Date: Feb 2009

^ Size down on APC is because the are what's called vanity sized.. So if u are true waist 30 u say size down cause u don't buy a tagged 30 on APC, u buy a size down 2 APC which in your case is a 28 which measures to be a 30 waist.. And to answer your question on being to big? Not really cause who actually buys jeans/pants for everyday wear there exact waist? So they buy there exact waist with APC cause the will stretch out to be little looser on the waist.. Basically will fit like a size up on regular jeans/pants.. Some people will go down 3(ns) or 2(NC) because of the stretching factor and want them to still be slim/skinny and fit there waist...
June 27, 2011 @ 11:05 PM
kmz

Post: 892

Join Date: Mar 2008

Location: LA

www.styleforum.net/showthread.php?t=248850&highlight=new+standard
his stretched to a 32.5? wtf :/ that will be way too big if my real waist is 30 and size down 2..
June 27, 2011 @ 11:12 PM
Scotty

Post: 4714

Join Date: Feb 2009

^ Also have to realize someone's lifestyle.. If u are really active then they will stretch alot more than if someone isn't.. But I always recommend down 3 on NS's..
June 28, 2011 @ 02:10 AM
yungmf

suspended

Post: 479

Join Date: Aug 2010

tbh im on day 2 of wearing my first pair of ns and i cant imagine sizing down 2. at the store i couldnt even button the top 2. i sized down 1. plus i prefer a more relaxed fit
June 28, 2011 @ 03:18 AM
butters

Post: 327

Join Date: Aug 2009

Location: Vancouver

tbh im on day 2 of wearing my first pair of ns and i cant imagine sizing down 2. at the store i couldnt even button the top 2. i sized down 1. plus i prefer a more relaxed fit


I also sized down 1 on my APCs.
I'm a sprinter/soccer player (big thighs) so I thought that if I sized down 2, they'd stretch out in the thigh way too much and then I'd just look stupid because they wouldn't stretch out at the calf proportionately.

They stretched out to my waist pretty well (as in I don't need a belt).

Here's how they fit after about 1.5 yrs of VERY LIGHT wear, no better pic sry!!!
I'm happy with it, relaxed fit not restricting at all but it ain't baggy or nothing.

http://img.skitch.com/20110628-eba64wmts8mfw6my14wipax67g.jpg

(Yeah, Canucks jersey STFU)
June 28, 2011 @ 01:55 PM
juscheck

Post: 42

Join Date: Feb 2010

i just ordered my first pair of A.P.C's. My normal size is 32 so i took 30.
so if i want nice fading on my pair i have to wear the jeans a couple month before i wash it the first time right? And the first wash shouldn't be in a normal washing maschine ?
June 28, 2011 @ 02:58 PM
cuddlestheshee

Post: 1126

Join Date: Jun 2008

Location: Fallbrook CA

jesus christ. just wash the fucking jeans however you want. i washed these jeans in the washer and dryer every time.. seem pretty well faded to me..





fucking A. every 5 posts its either a sizing question or a washing question.
June 28, 2011 @ 10:43 PM
Gutts

Post: 738

Join Date: Apr 2010

So I just picked these up today. Not really sure how much I sized down but I can't button the top button. Opinions?



June 29, 2011 @ 01:07 AM
kmz

Post: 892

Join Date: Mar 2008

Location: LA

OK i just measured my waist... 31.5" but brand new APC NS size 28 (30") fit and 29 (31") was too big. weird lol. not sure what to buy now sad
June 29, 2011 @ 12:06 PM
butters

Post: 327

Join Date: Aug 2009

Location: Vancouver

i just ordered my first pair of A.P.C's. My normal size is 32 so i took 30.
so if i want nice fading on my pair i have to wear the jeans a couple month before i wash it the first time right? And the first wash shouldn't be in a normal washing maschine ?


A general rule of thumb is to wear them for 6 months before washing. You shouldn't wash them in the washing machine. You can soak them in a tub of water (hot, cold, warm depending on how much you want them to shrink) and a little bit of detergent 6 months from now. They will shrink back to how they fit originally but they'll stretch out again.

After the 1st wash you might not see much contrast in the fades but washing will speed up the fading process.

So I just picked these up today. Not really sure how much I sized down but I can't button the top button. Opinions?


Looks good!

OK i just measured my waist... 31.5" but brand new APC NS size 28 (30") fit and 29 (31") was too big. weird lol. not sure what to buy now sad


Most people size down 2 on the NS. Maybe it was just that one pair. A big guy must have squeezed it on :p

If the 28 fitting is forever the case, you should just get the one that fits.
June 29, 2011 @ 03:17 PM
Scotty

Post: 4714

Join Date: Feb 2009

So I just picked these up today. Not really sure how much I sized down but I can't button the top button. Opinions?


Give a day of wear and stretch in em, u will be able to button em all the way up.. Still be alittle tight but give it a week u will feel then a tad looser and after a month of everyday wear they will have a good fit to them..

KMZ: Get the 28 cause u want them to be alittle tight cause in a month they will be looser...

Also for washing: There is no general rule for 6 months.. That is some stupid shit nudie wrote on there tag and it carried on to become this stupid rule to follow.. Just wear the shit out of em and when u think they need to be soaked, soak em in hot water then after awhile throw em in the wash..
June 29, 2011 @ 11:00 PM
butters

Post: 327

Join Date: Aug 2009

Location: Vancouver

Also for washing: There is no general rule for 6 months.. That is some stupid shit nudie wrote on there tag and it carried on to become this stupid rule to follow.. Just wear the shit out of em and when u think they need to be soaked, soak em in hot water then after awhile throw em in the wash..


or this cool
June 30, 2011 @ 04:09 AM
lagsinner

Post: 291

Join Date: Oct 2010

Location: Socal

^ On my N&F Tag it also says something along the lines of "6 months before wash".
July 1, 2011 @ 01:09 AM
Mr. Nice Watch

Post: 1807

Join Date: Sep 2008

CPK - ew. Fix dem stacks boi.
July 1, 2011 @ 03:41 AM
mike3519

Post: 97

Join Date: May 2011

CPK - ew. Fix dem stacks boi.

how does one fix stacks? should they fall into place after a few wears and shit?
July 1, 2011 @ 05:36 AM
Diedforoursins

Post: 65

Join Date: Jun 2011

how does one fix stacks? should they fall into place after a few wears and shit?


Just wear your jeans.

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