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Skinny Jeans Yes/no?

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by heyeh, Apr 22, 2010.

  1. heyeh

    heyeh Member

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    So do you people think skinny jeans look good on guys?
    I personally think they look odd - like chicken feet - and prefer baggy jeans.
    Is there anyway to add a poll?
     
  2. DLester

    DLester Well-Known Member

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    prefer baggy jeans.

    post fit pic
     
  3. Motorsport226

    Motorsport226 Well-Known Member

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    post fit pic

    [​IMG] +1

    Personally, I cant wear them with a 34 waist, but still I rarely think they look good even on guys that wear a size 28.

    I do think it looks odd, I like jeans to have a little break in them and the painted on look doesn't do it for me.

    -226
     
  4. CoconutBanana

    CoconutBanana Well-Known Member

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    I prefer slim/straight fit jeans like APC new standards but I have nothing against skinny jeans however denim leggings look stupid on every male I see them on.
     
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    it depends on your definition of "skinny"
     
  7. Desi

    Desi Well-Known Member

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    I look like a great Roman emperor when I wear skinny jeans. No lie.
     
  8. Nouveau Pauvre

    Nouveau Pauvre Well-Known Member

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    I look like a great Roman emperor when I wear skinny jeans. No lie.

    This is true for me as well.
     
  9. BOF

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    They almost always make anyone look rediculous.
     
  10. A Fellow Linguist

    A Fellow Linguist Well-Known Member

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    I should have learned to avoid threads like this by now. Some of you guys are infuriatingly boring.
     
  11. ter1413

    ter1413 Well-Known Member

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    My package can't fit into skinny jeans!
     
  12. BlueWord

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    Most people can't pull them off, but that's true with lots of things.

    I think it also depends on what you mean by "skinny". The standard, at least in US, seems to be bootcut or baggy jeans, at least among the general population. A skinny jean, to me, are those horrible torture pants you sometimes see kids on skateboards wearing; I'm aware, however, that, to some people, a skinny jean is anything that flatters the figure.

    For me, I prefer a slimmer, straight cut. Skinny jeans - the super-tight variety - scream youthfulness and rebellion; they stand out, they make a statement, and it's not a very subtle one. For some people, that's fine - that's what they want, or what they like. They can pull it off. But, I don't think most people can.
     
  13. DLester

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    What is "skinny?" Are we calling 19cm skinny? Some (98% of US) would. I wouldn't, if they are sized correctly. What about new cure?
     
  14. A Fellow Linguist

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    What is "skinny?" Are we calling 19cm skinny? Some (98% of US) would. I wouldn't, if they are sized correctly. What about new cure?

    I was under the impression that 19cm is based on the new cure. Have I been mislead?
     
  15. DLester

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    I was under the impression that 19cm is based on the new cure. Have I been mislead?

    Based on the cure, predecessor to new cure. Not certain though. Need fashion historian input here.
     
  16. grouper

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    I'd define skinny jeans as anything that has less than a 7" hem (and fit the entire leg with a similar amount of slack.) Anything under a 6" hem is probably too skinny.
     
  17. Listi

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    Skinny jeans only
     
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    Based on the cure, predecessor to new cure. Not certain though. Need fashion historian input here.

    pretty sure it was based on the original new standards...
     
  19. wogbog

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    Yes. Spare fabric makes me nervous. Too tight not good for dudes though.
     
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    nike shox and old navy bootcuts are the wave of the future
     

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