Menswear: APC Denim Thread


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andrew_
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232 posts since 23/1/10

17 Jan 2013 12:26
Steve J wrote:Whats going to be the next fuk hype denim?

Still not sure why Albam's jeans don't get more love, great for a 'first pair', construction isn't ridiculously fantastic, but the denim is great.
Such a deal at £85.
Baobinga
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203 posts since 1/8/12

17 Jan 2013 12:28
New pair of PS seem good quality still, not as good as few years back but not awful and definitely not 'soft'.

Albam are decent, don't rate their fit much though.
davehollands
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223 posts since 10/4/12

17 Jan 2013 12:51
yeah that's what's annoying about all Albam's legwear, the fit is just too dad on nearly all the items. plus if you get a pair of albam slim leg jeans the leg length is 34" and up, so by the time you get it shortened the opening is a big as a regular leg anyway. fucking hell! Evil
powerpill
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520 posts since 22/8/11

17 Jan 2013 13:04
get them shortened and tapered to the leg opening you want then
fluent
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260 posts since 26/11/11

17 Jan 2013 15:06
Softer denim ≠ lower quality denim. Any brand can starch the fuck out of a pair of jeans.
Trent
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1457 posts since 18/1/09

17 Jan 2013 18:23
I was uploading some pics and thought some people min=ght be interested in some APCs at different washes etc.


harrison
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1134 posts since 22/9/10

17 Jan 2013 21:02
Cool what age are the ones on the left? how many washes?
True_Sensation
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1005 posts since 8/6/12

17 Jan 2013 21:27
the left ones look worn many years and washed several times Cool

really good looking denim!
Crackajack
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4922 posts since 21/4/05

17 Jan 2013 21:51
APC Petit New Standard

If I take a 30 in New Standard and they have stretched a fair bit what size to go for in these? Cant try any on near me.
TATE
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157 posts since 5/12/12

17 Jan 2013 21:53
If anybody has any New Standards, to fit 32, PM me Smiling
silv
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186 posts since 26/1/12

23 Jan 2013 14:14
whats the advice with soaking before wearing, do/don't? thanks
quest
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2344 posts since 11/7/11

23 Jan 2013 15:49
APC denim is sanforized so it won't shrink/there is no point in soaking. All that will happen is that you will loose a bit of indigo.
silv
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186 posts since 26/1/12

23 Jan 2013 16:06
quest wrote:APC denim is sanforized so it won't shrink/there is no point in soaking. All that will happen is that you will loose a bit of indigo.

Ok thanks
sj99
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2151 posts since 26/11/10

23 Jan 2013 22:28
quest is right, they only really shrink the amount they stretched (maybe a little bit extra but not enough to justify a soak)
True_Sensation
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1005 posts since 8/6/12

23 Jan 2013 22:33
guess i was unlucky.

washed mine in 20 degree water and air dried them. they shrunk much with their second wash and are pretty skinny right now Sad
haemogoblin3
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421 posts since 21/10/08

23 Jan 2013 22:39
in fact pre-soaking removes the starch which takes away the stiffness of the jeans. that'd affect the way the fades develop.
Crackajack
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4922 posts since 21/4/05

24 Jan 2013 21:06
Wear them and they should loosen up a bit, but once they get skinny there isnt much movement that makes them loser - the waist will return to normal though.
swede
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3500 posts since 21/3/09

25 Jan 2013 14:40
anywhere in london stock petit new standards at the moment and is open tomorrow? dover street apc store is shut tomorrow apparently
inverse square
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5769 posts since 7/6/08

25 Jan 2013 14:44
What's the middle belt Trent?
jim_mij
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21 posts since 22/7/12

26 Jan 2013 20:48
swede wrote:anywhere in london stock petit new standards at the moment and is open tomorrow? dover street apc store is shut tomorrow apparently


Most of the Urban Outfitters stores in London sold PNS last time I checked.