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Fade Friday – Naked & Famous 22oz Weird Guy (18 months, 1 soak, 1 wash)

This week’s Fade Friday comes courtesy of Heddels forum user GeneralCortexGC, as his posts are signed, has worn this pair of Naked & Famous Elephant 2 22oz. jeans sporadically over the last 18 months and the result, a fully broken in pair of heavyweight denim, has a ton of character.

As is often the case when dabbling in heavy weight denim, GC’s pair of Canadian made denim sports a host of small tears in a variety of locations including the pocket bag. Numerous reinforcing and repair jobs were required to keep them wearable in public.

A personal highlight of GC’s fades are the multiple different personalities this pair has assumed. Deeply contrasted honeycombs and whiskers sit just underneath a relatively washed out rear section, whilst down below we see a rich indigo hue in place of the usual stacking.

DETAILS

  • Name: Naked & Famous Elephant 2
  • Weight: 22 oz.
  • Fit: WeirdGuy (Low rise, Tapered leg)
  • Denim: Sanforized, 100% Japanese Raw Selvedge
  • Length of wear: 18 months
  • Number of washes: 1 soak, 1 wash

BEFORE

Naked & Famous Elephant 22Oz Weird Guy

Source: denimgeek.com

6 MONTHS

Naked & Famous Elephant 2 fade

11 MONTHS

Naked & Famous Elephant 2 fade

18 MONTHS

Naked & Famous Elephant 2 Fades

Naked & Famous Elephant 2 fade

Naked & Famous Elephant 2 fade