I'm also 5'7" and hemmed mine. I don't like having a lot of stacks so all my SL jeans have a 30" inseam with the exception of one that's 28". For what it's worth, none of my SL jeans are pre-distressed.
From my experience, heel drag has made the soles on mine wear out pretty quick. Apparently there's a cobbler folks at SZ recommend who's based out of NY but I'm going to ask my cobbler to see what's up. I only wear them when I'm scrubbing out or during the winter time anyway.
I'm a UK9 and the length was perfect, but was still a tiny bit snug. I have wide feet so I may consider giving UK10 a try if I get a chance to. For what it's worth, I'm a 10E on the Brannock Device. Err...so I guess typical designer sneaker?
I just placed my order for the champagne iPhone 6 and fell in love with both these Case Mates:
but people have been saying the case pops apart when it drops. :( I guess I'll just stick with one of these (or keep them both):