Distressed Jeans

Postby Rik on Thu 21st Sep 1:47pm

I know the title reeks of spammage, but hear me out.

Say I wanted to produce a line of designer jeans, or any item of clothing for that matter. What features would you say shout "I'm a biker"?

I'm thinking:

Chain stain on the inside right calf.
Thread-bare seat.

That's all I can think of. Anyone got any ideas?
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Re: Distressed Jeans

Postby mfw on Thu 21st Sep 3:57pm

Brooks rivets
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Re: Distressed Jeans

Postby Velocipedestrian on Thu 21st Sep 4:58pm

A sizing standard incompatible with current jeans.
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Re: Distressed Jeans

Postby FLATULENTFRIEND on Thu 21st Sep 6:23pm

Built in trouser clips :)
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Re: Distressed Jeans

Postby AgrAde on Thu 21st Sep 7:33pm

Sizing that allows for a waist-to-butt ratio of someone who is naturally curvaceous and additionally has the cyclist booty/thigh girth going on.

Literally the only jeans that I fit are Marmot ones at $170 a pair. Dunno why their cut is so aggressively bootified but I was so stoked to find something that fit I emailed them to say thanks.
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Re: Distressed Jeans

Postby swtchbckr on Fri 22nd Sep 7:48am

Chuck some reflector bits places they'll go up and down.
Reinforced crutchal region.
Either slim fit (tapered) lower legs, or as above, built in ankle clips.
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Re: Distressed Jeans

Postby Rik on Fri 22nd Sep 9:17am

Some great ideas here peeps, keep them coming.

I love the rivets idea, though sources Brooks rivets may prove to be next to impossible.

I was initially thinking along the lines of purely fashion wear as opposed to functional wear, but thinking about it, there no reason why they couldn't be both.
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Re: Distressed Jeans

Postby Dougal on Fri 22nd Sep 9:22am

A shredded right hand cuff with chain ring tattoo on the back.
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Re: Distressed Jeans

Postby swtchbckr on Fri 22nd Sep 10:24am

Rik wrote:I was initially thinking along the lines of purely fashion wear as opposed to functional wear, but thinking about it, there no reason why they couldn't be both.

Got me some Levis Commuters a while back and they fit both these categories quite nicely
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Re: Distressed Jeans

Postby Percy Pig on Fri 22nd Sep 3:42pm

No seams in the crotchal areas. :butbut:
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Re: Distressed Jeans

Postby Claude on Sun 24th Sep 7:49pm

No seams in the crotchal areas AND a decent chamois!
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Re: Distressed Jeans

Postby AgrAde on Sun 24th Sep 10:05pm

Claude wrote:AND a decent chamois!


No
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Re: Distressed Jeans

Postby Velocipedestrian on Mon 25th Sep 10:00am

AgrAde wrote:
Claude wrote:AND a decent chamois!


No

This.
Baggies and chamois are separate units, to be mixed to taste.
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Re: Distressed Jeans

Postby AgrAde on Mon 25th Sep 11:52am

In what situation would it ever make sense to wear a chamois under jeans? Do people do this? And how can they be so wrong?
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Re: Distressed Jeans

Postby scatter on Mon 25th Sep 1:17pm

AgrAde wrote:In what situation would it ever make sense to wear a chamois under jeans?

When you're a girl that has a munched seat bone (from being sat on by a horse)
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