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December 14, 2009 @ 19:18:42 PM
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^^^ agreed :D
December 14, 2009 @ 21:06:52 PM
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How soft are the non raws? And thanks for the help guys
December 14, 2009 @ 22:17:46 PM
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^ i felt them at BiG, they were still pretty firm, but the raws are like cardboard... go with the raws, O/W's are no fun
December 14, 2009 @ 22:36:35 PM
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^ i felt them at BiG, they were still pretty firm, but the raws are like cardboard... go with the raws, O/W's are no fun


Thanks , I think I'll go with the raws, I might get them hemmed to a 31 though.
December 14, 2009 @ 22:39:44 PM
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fuckkkkkkk that... then there's no point of them being a BiG exclusive... i'm short (5 foot 8/9ish) and im just going for the superstax
December 14, 2009 @ 23:10:36 PM
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Thanks , I think I'll go with the raws, I might get them hemmed to a 31 though.


Don't forget to take into account that after a hot wash/soak the inseam will shrink anywhere from 2" to 3".

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December 15, 2009 @ 10:30:53 AM
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Do I have to hot soak?
December 15, 2009 @ 10:49:45 AM
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you dont HAVE to but it will get the maximum amount of shrinkage out
December 15, 2009 @ 11:43:46 AM
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The raw and one wash are the same thing for all essential purposes. Once you soak your jeans and waste a good bit of time with the soaking, you'll realize that you have pretty much the same thing as the one wash. I would recommend going for the one/wash because for somebody who is new to this like you, its much easier than to predict shrinkage and how they will fit for the raw. I purchased the raw version of these jeans, but simply for novelty purposes and because they didn't have my size in the o/w. You definitely want to hem these jeans. They are not the quintessential slim jean and are based off of a vintage (67') cut. Having that much stacking and having very slim just accentuates the fact that they are very roomy in the top block, and decently slim. They're not that small in the hem, so lots of stacking makes them look sloppy. Technique has a great fit on these, not the average 811 fit, but still nice. But, they do look sloppy because of the length, and a hem would look much better. What I would do is hem to +2 of your true inseam to account for any further possible shrinkage and to have a bit of stacking. Besides that, they're a great jean, you'll really see the difference between them and what you were wearing before.
December 15, 2009 @ 12:13:36 PM
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The raw and one wash are the same thing for all essential purposes. Once you soak your jeans and waste a good bit of time with the soaking, you'll realize that you have pretty much the same thing as the one wash. I would recommend going for the one/wash because for somebody who is new to this like you, its much easier than to predict shrinkage and how they will fit for the raw. I purchased the raw version of these jeans, but simply for novelty purposes and because they didn't have my size in the o/w. You definitely want to hem these jeans. They are not the quintessential slim jean and are based off of a vintage (67') cut. Having that much stacking and having very slim just accentuates the fact that they are very roomy in the top block, and decently slim. They're not that small in the hem, so lots of stacking makes them look sloppy. Technique has a great fit on these, not the average 811 fit, but still nice. But, they do look sloppy because of the length, and a hem would look much better. What I would do is hem to +2 of your true inseam to account for any further possible shrinkage and to have a bit of stacking. Besides that, they're a great jean, you'll really see the difference between them and what you were wearing before.


Sir this is by far the most informative post I've seen so far,Thank you!
December 16, 2009 @ 18:16:45 PM
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Hi, so I ordered the 811s in raws, but on the reciept (Which I just realized says OW 28 on it..
...Did I just order One washes? Or is the reciept just like that.

December 16, 2009 @ 18:52:34 PM
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^^^ you just ordered the one washes... the raws are $255 retail... i'd call BiG up first thing in the morning and tell them what happened, unless you wanna just stick with the O/W's
December 16, 2009 @ 19:47:18 PM
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Ugh I really don't want to, because it's already shipped, do you think there's going to be a difference between the onewash and the raws since I was going to soak the raws anyways?
By onewashed is it actually washed? Or just presoaked.

Damn. I fucked up.
December 16, 2009 @ 20:57:58 PM
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^^^ just keep em, they'll be good bro
December 16, 2009 @ 22:05:57 PM
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Its machine washed, its just a pre-wash, and all the shrinkage will be out, you won't have to worry about that. They'll still be very stiff, and will age and crease in the same way. And if this means anything, the one wash jean is far preferred in general to raw. You'll be fine. You just saved yourself 30 bucks as well. I got the raw version because I wanted to manipulate the amount of shrinkage in the waist in comparison to the rest of the jean. They'll be tight as hell in the waist if you're a true 28, they'll fit like a 27. But, as all denim does, they stretch.
December 16, 2009 @ 23:50:55 PM
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Does anyone who has 811s sag? I've been wearing some 710s for over a year now, and they're nice and whatever, but when I try and sag they look like shit. Right now I'm debating between a true-to-size pair of 811s or some S5000vx because I want a looser straight leg fit than the 710s that I can sag. Thoughts?
December 17, 2009 @ 00:04:54 AM
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i've never really seen anyone sag, these would look so dumb sagged, especially with the big inseam
December 17, 2009 @ 00:13:17 AM
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Yeah the inseam is pretty long, but then again, I'm 6"4 so I rarely get stacks. Thanks for the feedback though. Some jeans just aren't meant to be sagged.
December 17, 2009 @ 08:50:00 AM
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Its not because of the length, its because of the rise, hip flare, pocket spacing, and general cut. If you want to sag a jean, you definitely do not want to go for a repro cut like the 811.
December 17, 2009 @ 09:34:08 AM
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Its machine washed, its just a pre-wash, and all the shrinkage will be out, you won't have to worry about that. They'll still be very stiff, and will age and crease in the same way. And if this means anything, the one wash jean is far preferred in general to raw. You'll be fine. You just saved yourself 30 bucks as well. I got the raw version because I wanted to manipulate the amount of shrinkage in the waist in comparison to the rest of the jean. They'll be tight as hell in the waist if you're a true 28, they'll fit like a 27. But, as all denim does, they stretch.


word the raw version wasnt even offered for a while. only the one-wash was available in japan or some shit before raw versions were being produced.

and i sag them but my level of sag is prolly like 1/10 of what u gangstaz call saggin
December 17, 2009 @ 09:49:17 AM
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Its not because of the length, its because of the rise, hip flare, pocket spacing, and general cut. If you want to sag a jean, you definitely do not want to go for a repro cut like the 811.


...and i sag them but my level of sag is prolly like 1/10 of what u gangstaz call saggin


Thanks. I don't sag that much, but I think I'll get the Sammies.
December 17, 2009 @ 15:38:34 PM
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Yeah, eternal 811 raw is difficult to find in japan as well, the o.w is much more common. The japanese denim heads prefer o/w in general. But, I know that the raw was and still is available through take5 in hong kong.

Again, this is not the jean that will look good sagged!
December 22, 2009 @ 10:26:45 AM
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Just got these in, Sorry for the crappy iPhone picture.
December 22, 2009 @ 15:30:57 PM
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Nice, One-Wash version?

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December 22, 2009 @ 15:54:59 PM
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Yeah I love the fit on them too smokeyface.
December 22, 2009 @ 21:47:29 PM
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nice, post fit pix :D
December 22, 2009 @ 22:26:32 PM
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Eternal 811

Doesn't show the actual fit very well, kinda skews the picture.
December 28, 2009 @ 18:42:58 PM
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Just got some of the BiGs. I sized down one. I can't wait for them to get here this week.

"Como no me he preocupado de nacer, no me preocupo de morir."

December 29, 2009 @ 18:16:26 PM
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sized down one, can't even button them up once ): Onewashed.
December 29, 2009 @ 18:41:33 PM
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that fit is sexxxxxxxxxxx... how long you been wearing them?
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