Probably 9 or 9.5. 10 if you want a roomier fit and can manage the length. Converse are a bit narrower. I like to size up.
Just return all of the jeans and buy 1 pair of APC New Standards.
Measure your waist circumferences in inches just above the hip bone and subtract 1 for your size.
Don't listen to the denim heads who say to size down 2-3.
I got new pants (1, Pepe Jeans) and well, not sure if they are an upgrade. The main reason for purchase was nicely tailored crotch, the thing that stops me from wearing pants 3 and 4 when I am not lean enough... And I am not certain if the crotch looks funny the way it is tailored.
The picutres of those pants (number 1) are the worst of the lot, but I hope they are good enough. If not I will make an effort to provide better pictures.
Question is: what shold I get rid of? What should I wear?