The Official A.P.C Denim Thread

Oct 03, 2012 @ 15:17
erghhhhhhhh leg twistttttt sexyness
Oct 03, 2012 @ 22:41
got ds apc petit standards sz 31.. first person to give me 120 shipped gets them now
Oct 04, 2012 @ 02:21
does apc take the used black ns new standards, in exchange for 50% off a new pair?
Oct 06, 2012 @ 01:45
I've had my APC's for about 9 months now. They're starting to feel and look like wax coated jeans haha and they don't smell the freshest. I think I'm going to do a cold soak. Is 30 minutes a good duration?
Oct 06, 2012 @ 02:30
Yes
Oct 06, 2012 @ 02:55
I've had my APC's for about 9 months now. They're starting to feel and look like wax coated jeans haha and they don't smell the freshest. I think I'm going to do a cold soak. Is 30 minutes a good duration?


Should be at least an hour

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Oct 06, 2012 @ 03:59
there's no need for an hour soak. Can anyone explain why ppl do 1-2 soaks?? I personally don't think it'll shrink much more keeping it in longer.

and if they smell, you should hand wash not just soak it. Just be gentle
Oct 06, 2012 @ 06:06
Like I confirmed, 30 min. is plenty of time just to soak and get rid of the smell. People hot soak 2 times to get all the shrinking out. Turn he denim inside out and wash with bar soap, I use Samurai thunder soap, but you can use whatever you want.
Oct 06, 2012 @ 19:53
If my waist of Levis 510 super skinny is tagged in 32 should I size down to 28 or 29 for NC's?
Levis should be just a little bit smaller (31).
Thanks
Oct 08, 2012 @ 00:04
Superb how did you size?

If I want a slim straight fit, what style should I go with and what waist? I'm 5'11" 160 lbs
Oct 08, 2012 @ 06:03
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Oct 08, 2012 @ 06:09
New to raw denim but I was looking around and decided to go with the PS. Any suggestions on how I should size? I'm 5' 7, 140 lbs. I'm tagged at a 31-32 waist.

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Oct 08, 2012 @ 07:37
New to raw denim but I was looking around and decided to go with the PS. Any suggestions on how I should size? I'm 5' 7, 140 lbs. I'm tagged at a 31-32 waist.
I want to know the same thing cause I'm the same waist. I heard they stretch between 1-2 inches

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Oct 08, 2012 @ 11:05
size down 2...doesn't fit, exchange them
Oct 08, 2012 @ 15:19
is there a difference between the unwashed petit new standard jeans and the regular petit standard jeans?
Oct 08, 2012 @ 20:24
New to raw denim but I was looking around and decided to go with the PS. Any suggestions on how I should size? I'm 5' 7, 140 lbs. I'm tagged at a 31-32 waist.


size down two. they'll be girl jeans at first but after like 7 wears they'll stretch.

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Oct 08, 2012 @ 22:43
They'll be real tight all around?

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Oct 08, 2012 @ 23:00
They'll be real tight all around?


yeah, especially waist. if you cant button all 4 buttons, dont. wait until 3 is good and then do 4.

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Oct 08, 2012 @ 23:36
Yeah, whatever you do, do not force all the buttons up. Give the waist time to stretch because the button holes will get worn out. I progressively went up a button every other day the first week, and now I notice some potential for the denim fabric to rip.
Oct 09, 2012 @ 00:28
Alright thanks. Helped a lot.

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Oct 09, 2012 @ 01:42
New Cures are not for my body type. Almost 10 months on off and still tight.

Oct 09, 2012 @ 01:51
If anyone is interested in a 12month worn, nicely faded pair of new cures tagged [32] for super cheap, private message;
Oct 09, 2012 @ 03:07
So at first they fit like skin tight and eventually stretch? how long does it take and how much do they stretch? Also
what is the inseam on size 29 and 30 PS. I'm 5'8 135, my waist measured is 30.5 and my inseam i prefer 30-31.
Oct 09, 2012 @ 03:45
Have any of you guys sized down 3 on a pair of NS? How'd they work out?
Oct 09, 2012 @ 03:50
hey guys dont want to sound stupid, but i just recently got a pair of APCs and they are a tad big. How would I go about shrinking them to a better fit?

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Oct 09, 2012 @ 04:38
Hey guys, first time post here. I just got a pair of Petit Standard's size 31. Here's a little background: At first I got the size 30 and the 31 to see which one I liked best.

My last pair of raws:
Now my last pair of raws were the Naked and Famous left hand twill weird guys size 29 and even after 8 months they dug into my stomach and caused some discomfort. I managed to get the waist band on those suckers to stretch, however, I could still not get rid of the stomach digging. My goal with these next pair of raws were to get something that would be comfortable (in a somewhat quick time frame). No matter how good something looks, discomfort is not a good style.

The 30s:
After wearing the APC PS 30s for about 6 days I decided that they had not become comfortable enough to continue with. They did stretch out to a comfortable size while standing, but when sitting I was getting some really intense abdominal pains. When I first put the 30s on I was barely able to get the top button on. After 2 days of wear that was not really a problem. Also the rise was really intense on the 30s. I was constantly adjusting my junk.

The 31s:
The 31s on the other hand felt amazing. The first time wear was easy to get the buttons all on. Sitting was uncomfortable for the first few hours. After a 3 days of wearing them they have become quite roomie. I know that is a bad sign, but the 30's drastically different. Sitting is no problem in the 31's and so far they are not showing any signs of wanting to fall off.


The verdict: I know for a fact that the 30s look better. They portray more of the styling that the Petit Standard were meant to give. The 31's on the other hand make me feel less like I am damaging my internal organs (I am super surprised that there could be such a jump from one size). But.. when looking at the measurements, the PS 31 is not that far off from the N&F jean I have been wearing, which I really enjoy (sans waist pinch). So I am thinking that if I continue with the 31s I should be able to get a not too skinny looking jean like my N&F with a more comfortable waist. On top of that I might get to start sporting my leather Corter belt if they stretch too wide blushing. Opinions please.

Edit: I went with the 30s

-Ben
Oct 09, 2012 @ 04:43
Any insight on the fit of Petit New Standards? Im thinking of getting a new pair in 30 since my 32 PS stretched a ton..

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Oct 09, 2012 @ 05:13
@computoman you'll regret that when the waist stretches out an ass ton

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Oct 09, 2012 @ 07:20
ma fadez.
retiring these nc32.




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Oct 09, 2012 @ 07:27
New to raw denim but I was looking around and decided to go with the PS. Any suggestions on how I should size? I'm 5' 7, 140 lbs. I'm tagged at a 31-32 waist.


Grab a 30 tagged. PS will stretch quicker than NC's.
The best way to get these fitted is to actually head to your local jean boutique & try them on.
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