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Friggin’ Old Navy

So, like many Americans, I wear jeans a dizzying number of times before washing them. Seven … eight … 10 … 20. On and on. I establish favorite pairs, dig them out of laundry baskets, discard small stains and smudges. It is what it is.

Finally, however, I decided to buy a new pair. Went to Old Navy three days ago, snagged a nice 36-30 loose fit. Wore them twice, decided—irrationally—to wash them. Did it, tossed ’em in the dryer—not look! The friggin’ denim over the zipper has bubbled. I push it down, it goes up. I press, it rises. I hate, hate, hate when this happens. Hate it.

Is this the problem with cheap jeans? Is it fixable?

Damn.

5 replies on “Friggin’ Old Navy”

Ironing it may help. But it is true that cheap jeans dont last. I hope you washed them inside out on a cold cycle. Using hot water or not turning them inside out might cause that problem

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Old Navy clothing is generally absolute garbage. You get what you pay for with that place. I’m surprised 36’s fit you. Old Navy is the king of vanity sizing. A 36 waist is probably actually a 42 waist. Or did you mean 30-36? I know you’re a runner.

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Take them back.
If nobody tells them, nobody complains, they keep on making them.
Enough people complain they change things.
Meanwhile I bought a big container of dried Shitake Mushrooms. Have eaten about 2/3rds
Couple days ago critters started flying around inside the container.
I really need to take those back, meanwhile I think I’ll pass on the Mushroom Omelet.

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