Originally Posted by DGP
I think I really like those indigo RB1s that AE has right now. However, I'm very unsure about sizing, and was hoping someone could help me. My natural waist is somewhere around 32. I wear a 31 in Diesel, and a 32 in PDC and CoH, and I think I had a pair of 7s in that size. The question is whether to get a 30 or a 32. I do not plan to wear them the way most wear dry jeans. I wash mine every 4-8 times I wear them, and I really like the look of very dark indigo jeans w/o distressing. So, my questions are how they fit when you get them, and how much they are likely to stretch given how I plan to wear them. Also, can any RB wearers comment on how the RB1 fits in the thigh compared to the Diesel Kuratt, or old PDC LTD, or maybe a 7s bootcut? Not worried about shape, just width in the thigh. Thanks.
The RB1 has a somewhat wider thight than the old LTD model. Of course, the cuts are completely different. I am a true 31 waist. and a 30 fit me perfectly. I think that either a 30 or 32 would be fine for you. Of course, the RB1s are meant to fit a little low, with a very slight dropped crotch (Nathan Bogle has said as much). Of course, my body shape is quite different from yours. My hips are extremely straight. The different between my hip and waist measurements is an inch at most. If you do't have this body shape, and/or have thicker thighs, I would recommend the 32. They will be about a 32.5 around, whick will allow the jeans to sit just on the upper hip.