Small DENIM Questions Thread

Oct 04, 2012 @ 04:38
You asked, I answered, there is nothing special about them besides being vintage looking and vintage fitted.
Oct 04, 2012 @ 04:42
have you guys ever gotten yours tailored for a slimmer fit? because i have a pair thats just too baggy in the thighs and i acquired them in a trade so i cant return

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Oct 04, 2012 @ 15:41
If they are not already a slim fit pair of jeans, will look goofy.
Oct 04, 2012 @ 15:43
Midnite, they're imperial shearers, they fit fine on the waist and my calves, it's just way too baggy on the thigh compared to my New Cures

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Oct 04, 2012 @ 15:47
You want to taper shearers...smh lol. Lemme see a fit pic.
Oct 04, 2012 @ 15:49
I'm actually at school right now, I'll post some later today when I'm home. But my friends have me paranoid because they say a lot of tailors mess up with selvedge

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Oct 04, 2012 @ 15:53
I never had to taper any of my jeans before, only hem, but I would take extra measures in sending it to Selfedge or something. How loose is the thighs, maybe a hot soak will help, you heard anyone needing taper on Shearers since they are already really slim.
Oct 04, 2012 @ 15:55
I've soaked them like three times already lol, the thigh is hopeless. I may just have really skinny thighs I'm not sure.

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Oct 04, 2012 @ 15:58
Yeah.. for you to have baggy thighs on shearers, need to eat some burgers brah lol. Or you sized wrong.
Oct 04, 2012 @ 15:59
I just got a 30 because it was a trade, I'm happy with the way everything else fits except for the thighs haha. I'm a true 30 so maybe a 28 or 29 would have been better

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Oct 04, 2012 @ 16:11
Ohh ok, well just to let you know, Shearers are known to be roomier in the thighs and then tapered knee down.
Oct 04, 2012 @ 16:12
Yeah I kinda realized that haha. The sites model was VERY misleading.

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Oct 04, 2012 @ 16:17
How so? Sydney always models all the jeans perfectly, from the pic I can see that the thigh is roomier than other models. I always check all measurements of a pair, since I know exactly what I want, I usually have perfect fits.
Oct 04, 2012 @ 20:25
Yeah I was ignorant and based it off the image on self edge

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Oct 04, 2012 @ 21:22
Im just fuckin wit ya midnite,thanks.
Oct 04, 2012 @ 21:26



@midnite these are just slightly too baggy on the thigh for my liking, because I'm a really skinny guy

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Oct 04, 2012 @ 22:14
They look pretty baggy all around, think you should go for a different pair tbh.
Oct 04, 2012 @ 22:15
sigh, I've been trying to get rid of these. It's pretty hard to move them.

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Oct 04, 2012 @ 22:18
Try on Sufu.
Oct 04, 2012 @ 22:18
I guess I shall attempt to take my business there. Appreciate it man.

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Oct 05, 2012 @ 19:24
I had a deal on plndr so I decided to gamble on a pair of Mishka's raw selvage Alexei's. I think all inseams on Mishka denim is 34? For regular jeans I wear 30 so I was wondering what do I do. Should I get it hemmed? If so, to what length? I also couldn't find any info on whether it's sanforized or not so I can soak them. (I'm an amateur)
Oct 06, 2012 @ 03:54
get it hemmed if you feel that it's too long. I'm pretty sure it's sanforized or it should say un-sanforized if it is. No need to soak. But hem about 1" longer than what you normally wear as most denim will shrink a little bit
Oct 06, 2012 @ 18:51
get it hemmed if you feel that it's too long. I'm pretty sure it's sanforized or it should say un-sanforized if it is. No need to soak. But hem about 1" longer than what you normally wear as most denim will shrink a little bit


Does getting it hemmed effect the quality or look?
Oct 06, 2012 @ 19:14
I'm looking to pick up a new pair of raws as my Deep Indigos which I've had and loved have started to blow in the crotch and will be ushered into semi-retirement.

Deciding between the Japan Heritage or Indigo/Indigo in SkinnyGuy fits or the Skinny Straight Japan Blue 101 (Momotaro). Price range is about the same, but want something different from the Deep Indigo fade/feel.

Thoughts? Maybe something completely different? A pair of Momotaros perhaps?
Oct 06, 2012 @ 20:28
I would definitely pick momotaros over the other brands.
Oct 07, 2012 @ 08:45
get it hemmed if you feel that it's too long. I'm pretty sure it's sanforized or it should say un-sanforized if it is. No need to soak. But hem about 1" longer than what you normally wear as most denim will shrink a little bit


Does getting it hemmed effect the quality or look?


how would it effect the quality? think about it ! If the pants are straight leg then no, it wont effect the look. If jeans are tapered the hem wont be as small but would still look pretty similar to being unhemed.
Oct 07, 2012 @ 08:54
Does tapering just the inseam part of the jeans make it look weird?
Oct 07, 2012 @ 19:35
What?? So you want the leg opening to be smaller or what?
Oct 07, 2012 @ 20:20
What?? So you want the leg opening to be smaller or what?

@midnite
yes i just dont want the selvedge line touched
Oct 07, 2012 @ 20:51
You going to have to taper than from knee down then, which will alter selvedge line.
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