Misc. Question Thread (Nudie Care )

Discussion in 'Nudie Care' started by bilmaga, Jul 28, 2007.

  1. Lukeitfc New Member

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    I didn't know her boyfriend actually was a bouncer, people are always saying stuff like that, and about there families round here, nothing ever comes of it.
     
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    Need: Instruction of How to Starch

    Ive just bought a Bottle of Clothing Starch,
    whats the best way to starch my Nudie Organic Steven to the highest level without any mistakes...
    Hot/Cold soak them with one cap of the starch in the tub?
    Any expierences??
    pls help
     
  3. indigo_junkie New Member

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    In the old days when I only had a pair of RRDS and jumped on the whole stiff denim bandwagon, I normally used 3 times the regular amount of starch to get it as stiff as possible. This depends on the brand of starch you use as well. Some brands tend to absorb better than others. If the jeans come out all streaky white due to the excess starch, just soak in warm water, let dry and do it again with less starch (or switch to another brand).
     
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    So, my RRDS are reaching 1 month

    If there are any sneakerheads out there, they would know how awesome Jordan V Grapes look like. Now i wanna keep these shoes are nice as i can, and in that, i wanna prevent any bleeding from my nudies.

    at 1 month, say i were to hang my jeans in hot water, so that only the knee down was submerge, would that ruin my jeans in any way? like would i noticed that my jeans are significantly lighter in the parts that are soaked? or would it be ok for me to do a first full soak?
     
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    soaking or no soaking they'll bleed anyway, i'm affraid. maybey a hot soak and cuff those RR that might help??? dunno man tricky bussiness...

    wait i got it!!! buy new shoes!!!!
     
  6. bilmaga Super Moderator

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    Don't soak only part of your jeans.

    You could try putting tape in the inside cuffs.
     
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    You could sew a cotton strip behind the cuff. Either way, its going to bleed some. My RRDS haven't bled at all though. Really the only jeans I've worn that have bled excessively are my Olas. Turned my black chucks into navy chucks. The rest of my jeans have never bled.
     
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    Before you wear them,wrap your shoe in Glad/Cling wrap, you know the plastic that you use for sandwiches? Then they won't get dirty ever. Never tried this myself but it may work.
     
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    When I was at a reception dinner I wore the cling. They had white chairs and I didn't wanna piss them off.
     
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    Wow are you guys serious. You actually put cling wrap around your jeans? :-?
     
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    I sit on my jacket (if it's not denim) or a towel when I have to sit on a friends white sofa.
     
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    :oops: Awwww shucks. :p

    I don't want to piss my friends off.
     
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    Yeah, cause indigo does NOT come off white. Though I've never had any crocking problems with Nudies.
     
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    Just popping in for a random question. Is there any logical reason why I should not wash my olas right now if I just feel like it? Honestly, it may sound like a denimly-sacrilegious statement, but I am terribly bored at college right now and have considered alleviating some of that boredom by washing my beloved Olas at about...oooh, 3 and a half months in advance.

    Aside from the hackneyed Nudie principle, is there actually any legitimate reason why I should continue restraining myself if I feel my wear is satisfactory? Most of you have seen the progress already.

    *shrug* Might be a good time...
     
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    If you really want to, then go for it. It may change how they'll fade a little bit, but it all depends on what you want. If you don't mind having a more subtle fade, go ahead and wash every month. If you want the sharp lines that some have, you have to pursist.

    edit: I washed my ALDs after just 4 months because I just couldn't take how dirty they were any more, and I think they're really good right now.
     
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    Yeah, the more contrast that you want, the longer you have to wait. Lots prefer the subtle, more natural fade. The choice is yours.
     
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    If they stink like hell, do it. If not,just keep wearing them :p (just what i'd do)
     
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    you can wash them a dozen times and still get nice contrast. just use subtle washing products, and hang dry.

    if you wash your jeans once every 2 months, they will last longer, removing the oil, sweat, and dirt out of the denim strengthens the material.

    many jeans get busted and retired before they get optimal fading, had they washed them more often, they would have been stronger against abrasion and lasted longer and ended up looking better.
     
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    so how long do you wait before you wash for the first time then?
     
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    i'd still go for the recommended 6 months before a first wash.

    after that though, i personally think its good to wash them every 2 months.

    some people go ANOTHER 6-12 months before the 2nd wash, but in my opinion, thats not good, and could lead to premature denim death.

    its a shame to see torn retired jeans that are still rich in indigo. its like dying with a ton of money in the bank that you horded and never spent.
     

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