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wat are kakeys?

Unread post by thatdude » September 3rd, 2004, 7:50 am

im not sure if thats the correct spelling

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Unread post by SnowmanW/S » September 3rd, 2004, 7:58 am

DICKIES Work pant's are a example.

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Unread post by nofx » September 3rd, 2004, 8:55 am

Kakhis - work clothes, usually in dark blue

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Unread post by zip3ace » September 4th, 2004, 5:51 pm

^^^^

NO they are usually Tan!

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Unread post by Panik » September 4th, 2004, 6:46 pm

technically, khaki is a color. It is a type of tan. People just started calling all dickies pants khakis because the tan ones were the most popular. Nowadays, you even got the gap calling pants that look like dockers khakis. But as for street slang, khakis would basically mean dickies work pants, any color.

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Unread post by nofx » September 4th, 2004, 10:14 pm

yea u right, my bad

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Unread post by babylimpy » September 4th, 2004, 10:17 pm

nofx wrote:Kakhis - work clothes, usually in dark blue
LAST I SAW THEY WAS LIGHT LIGHT BROWN,BUT HEY EVERY WHERE DIFFERENT

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Unread post by Foogoo » September 7th, 2004, 10:54 pm

babylimpy wrote:
nofx wrote:Kakhis - work clothes, usually in dark blue
LAST I SAW THEY WAS LIGHT LIGHT BROWN,BUT HEY EVERY WHERE DIFFERENT
nowdays khakis refer to cloth dress pants in general, commonly tan (or khaki color) but also in white, grey, blue, etc.

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Unread post by nofx » September 7th, 2004, 11:02 pm

babylimpy wrote:
nofx wrote:Kakhis - work clothes, usually in dark blue
LAST I SAW THEY WAS LIGHT LIGHT BROWN,BUT HEY EVERY WHERE DIFFERENT

we established that earlyer..

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Unread post by Trickeration Station » September 9th, 2004, 12:13 am

CAN'T FORGET ABOUT THE O.G BEN DAVIS GANGSTER CLOTHES http://www.bendavis.com http://www.gorillagear.com

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Unread post by PAPI CHULO » September 12th, 2004, 1:32 am

YEA I SPORT KHACKI'S
U CANT COMPARE DICKIES with KHACKIS
KHACKIS BEEN AROUND SINCE THE OLD PACHUCO DAYZ ESE
KHACKIS IS THE KIND OF PANTS YOU SEE OLD VETRANOS SPORT UP TO THERE CHEST AND SHIT
THOSE ARE THE TRUE GANGSTER PANTS DAWG

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Unread post by Trickeration Station » September 12th, 2004, 3:15 pm

PAPI CHULO wrote:U CANT COMPARE DICKIES with KHACKIS
OF COURSE U CAN'T COMPARE DICKIES WITH KHAKIS, BECAUSE DICKIES IS A BRAND OUT OF A MILLION OTHER BRANDS THAT MAKE KHAKI PANTS. BEN DAVIS, FB COUNTY, DOCKERS, DUCK HEAD, EVEN LEVIS ALL MAKE KHAKI PANTS.

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Unread post by BABYBRAZE » September 12th, 2004, 3:16 pm

^^^ true lol

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Unread post by over it » September 13th, 2004, 11:18 pm

dickies over khakis

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Unread post by Panik » September 14th, 2004, 12:36 am

PAPI CHULO wrote:YEA I SPORT KHACKI'S
U CANT COMPARE DICKIES with KHACKIS
KHACKIS BEEN AROUND SINCE THE OLD PACHUCO DAYZ ESE
KHACKIS IS THE KIND OF PANTS YOU SEE OLD VETRANOS SPORT UP TO THERE CHEST AND SHIT
THOSE ARE THE TRUE GANGSTER PANTS DAWG

OK y'all. I tried to tell ya, and nobody even paid me no attention. This is a dumb ass subject, but I'm bored and tired of everyone making new posts on here. No, the pants were not called khaki's in the pachuco days homie. At that time, khaki was just a color. It came much later, and not started by the esses either that people started referring to the pants as Khaki no matter what color they were. Here is a history I found on the web in about 15 seconds on a google seach. Enjoy.



Chinos: Casual Slacks

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Figure 1.--.

Slacks for boys and young men in the 1950s and 60s were commonly called chinos in America. They were commonly worn in highschools at a time that jeans still were not permitted. The most popular chinos were khaki, but they came in other colors as well. Khaki was so common that the pants were also called khakis. There is a fascinating history behind khaki chinos. Khaki originated as the name of a color. Chino became the name of a fabric. Today the term khaki and chino are synonymous with a cotton casual pant, although chino is less commonly used today. They are not asopular with boys and teenagers as they once were.


Khaki: The Color
British and other European armies are knoted for fighting wars in brightly colored uniforms. Every American schoolboy knows how the bright scarlet tunics of the Red Coats made idea targets for the Minutemen of Concord and Lexington. But this was not how European wars were fought. There was no attempt at concealment. This practice continued through the Napoleonic Wars into the 19th century. As with many clothing terms, khaki emerged from India and the British Raj. Sir Harry Lumsden in 1846 commanded a British army unit in the Punjab. The uniform at the time included resplendent white trousers worn with red tunics. He began wearing pajama bottoms, primarily to find a more comfortable alternative to the regulaton trousers in the tropical Punjab heat. The pajamas were of a lighter material and less tightly fitted. To desguise them somewhat, he decided to color them with a dye that would blend in with the local terrain. He decided to use mazari, a native plant. As a result they were called khakis from the Hindu (Urdu) word for "dust". Lumsden soon realized that his new uniform has another advantage than just comfort. His new khaki uniform trousers pants were more suitable in battle than the very conspicuous white pants and red tunic. There were real advantages to being able to blend in with the terine. The British Army introduced khaki uniforms to British colonial troops in India in 1848. It would be many years before khaki became standard issue in the British army. The British used khaki uniformd for the Kaffir War in South Africa during 1851. After the Sudan Wars and Afghan Campaign of 1878, the British Arny adopted khaki in 1884 as the official uniform. Khaki-color dye was patented in 1884. After the British, several other countries adopted khaki for their armies. The American Army adopted khaki and it was used in the Spanish-American War during 1898.


Chinos: Military Trousers
The first chinos were U.S. Army military issue pants. They were called chinos because they were made in China. The Spanish term for Chinese is Chino. One might ask why America used a Spanish term. One of the results of the Spanish-American War was the American acquisition of the Philippine Islands. As a Spanih colony, Spanish was widely spoken in the Philippines and after the American administration began, many Spanish terms entered the American lexicon. The British khakis duplicated in China and sold at low-cost to American soldiers in the Philippines. Military chinos have no pleats and wwere tapered at the leg bottom, primariy to conserve fabric. Chinos were used by the military through World War II.


Chinos: Boys and Teenagers
When soldiers returned to civilian life they continued to wear their military chinos especially to college and became an important partof the preppy look with button-down shirts and penny-loafers. Brooks bros started carrying chinos in 1942. Chinos began to vbe commonly worn by teenagers in highschools. Slacks for boys and young men in the 1950s and 60s werethus commonly called chinos in America. They were commonly worn in highschools at a time that jeans still were not permitted. The most popular chinos were khaki, but they came in other colors as well. Khaki was so common that the pants were also called khakis. There is a fascinating history behind khaki chinos.


Chinos: Modern Trousers
Chinos ar commonly seen as cotton twill fabric. They are not always a twill, but have to be a firm weave. Chinos are often khaki color, but there are also made in other countries. Today the term khaki and chino are synonymous with a cotton casual pant, although chino is less commonly used today. They are not asopular with boys and teenagers as they once were.

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Unread post by youngroller » September 14th, 2004, 9:09 pm

lol that pretty much sumz it up

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Unread post by Trickeration Station » September 14th, 2004, 9:19 pm

over it wrote:dickies over khakis
THAT'S LIKE SAYING OREOS OVER COOKIES.

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Unread post by youngroller » September 14th, 2004, 9:33 pm

Trickeration Station wrote:
over it wrote:dickies over khakis
THAT'S LIKE SAYING OREOS OVER COOKIES.
lol

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Unread post by PS1979 » October 10th, 2004, 8:13 pm

cholos were sportin' creased up dickies and ben davis as casual everyday clothing i.e. gangster garb back in the late 40's & 50's youngin'...i've seen family photos, newreels etc...

Peep out the intro to american me with the cholos for better insight

dockers and all them other brands suck though, something about the loose fabric that looses its form over time...I only mess with dickies and ben davis, nothing looks better with a crease and a cuff!

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