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Sizing Guide

With all the different brands that are on the market, figuring out sizing can be tricky. Here are a couple of good rules of thumb to answer your sizing questions.   For Women, jeans are frequently measured by waist size. This is not typically measured at your natural waist, rather below or on your hip bones.   Waist: Here is a list of  measurements and their conversions to conventional (American) sizes   24"= 00 25"= 0 26"=2 27"=4 28"=6 29"=8 30-31"=10 32"=12 34"=14 36"=16 38"=18     Inseam: Is measured from the bottom of... read more

How To Keep Your Denim From Fading

    Designer Denim can be an investment and you want it to last as long as possible. Fading can make a pair of jeans look a lot older than it really is.     The number one tip to keep your jeans looking new is to dry clean them. However for daily wear, this can get costly.    Cutting down on the frequency of washing is a great start. You can put them in the dryer for a couple of minutes on a "fluff or air" cycle to freshen them.   When you do wash them here are some tips to follow:   Always follow the label care tag, as sometimes it gives... read more

How To Remove Glue Stains

  • by DaveTeam DenimBlog

Removing glue stains from your jeans guide: 2 do-it-yourself methods Method 1 (for cotton/cotton blends and linen stained with glue): What you'll need: 1) 1 quart warm water 2) 1/2 teaspoon liquid dishwashing or laundry detergent 3) Clear isopropyl alcohol (minimum 70% solution; 90% denatured alcohol can also be used) 4) Sponge 5) toothbrush 6) Enzyme presoak* (you may or may not need this). * Enzyme presoak solutions become inactive in storage, so use it as soon as possible. Method 1 Steps: 1) Soak hem in a solution of 1 quart warm water and 1/2 teaspoon of... read more

How To Stretch Your Jeans With A Waistband Extender

  • by DaveTeam DenimBlog

Heres instructions on how to use a waistband expander: The one I have comes with about 5 or 6 removable parts. The parts go right into each other just like how I have them set up here, you just push them together. You probably wont need to use all the parts here. I am a size 31/32 and I only use like 2 or 3 pieces on my jeans. You just need to have the first and last piece always but the middle pieces you can use one, two or all three of them depending on the size of your jeans. So you push all the pieces together and get out your jeans. You have to wet the... read more

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