Monday, April 6, 2009

Day 216 | New and old

This week i decided to compare the jeans again, but not as I always have. This time I'm taking the first photographs I have of them and comparing them with photos I took today. It's been seven months sine I bought them on day 1 and just over one month since I washed them on day 183.

The top most photograph is what the back of the jeans look like today versus what they looked like in the first month. They don't even have a shine to them yet. The creases are far from permanent and they're still raw looking and "stiff". Worn in and washed appear more blue and a lot more pemanent marks.

The front of the jeans are no different. My front pocket wallet mark is much more evident as well as the moustaches.

I have also added the two photographs at the bottom left to show a close up of the denim on day 1 and today, day 216. Such a huge difference in colour, texture and appearance. The jeans feel really fantastic to wear today after six months of wear and one wash. Smooth and really comfortable. There is somehing about the feeling you get when putting on a pair of new raw denim jeans though.

Below 's a list of websites I have mentioned on this blog in the past, but never in a complete list in one blog post. Most have something or other to do with jeans or denim. Others have really good forums where you can have all your questions answered. The rest has some news about denim or jeans or how to clean them, wash them or look after them. Happy reading, till next week.


  1. Hi Darryl, i'm new to Dr. Denim. Do you mind to share bout the sizing of Dr. Denim compare with Levi's? Thanks a lot! =D

  2. Not exactly sure about the sizing, but I am 34L and 32W in most denim that I buy, including Dr.Denim. It's just the shrinking you need to check when buying raw denim.

  3. I see, thanks mate! =D