Bootcut out of style?

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by greatfire, Aug 16, 2009.

  1. Curious_George

    Curious_George Senior member

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    I don't support a bootcut greater than on a pair of Levi's 517s.
     
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    The problem isn't that it's a joke. The problem is that it's too obvious.
     
  3. AR_Six

    AR_Six "Sookie!"

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    I'm wearing RRDS as we speak. And as you should be aware, my clothing decisions determine what is or isn't in style.
     
  4. stylesmurf

    stylesmurf Senior member

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    before this year, i've always worn bootcut. never anything else. now i'm planning to go with straight fit only

    haha.. me too.
    Also, most men's bootcut jeans are really more straight cut or straight cut with only a very slightly larger hem anyway that look more or less straight.

    Bootcuts and flares can look great on women. IMO they don't look great on men, but I don't think it's necessary to be too critical of others who like it. The same could be said of tight slim jeans or stacking... it's a matter of taste and individuality should be encouraged to some extent, not crucified.
     
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    Nosu3 Senior member

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    Do you wear boots with the bootcut? Don't see any other reason for bootcut.
     
  6. Ahab

    Ahab Senior member

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    I like bootcut but I have been wearing skinny and straightleg recently. I will go back to bootcut sometime I suppose.
     
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    jet Persian Bro

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    I always chuckle inside at the boot cut wearing crowd in LA, of course a slight boot cut is ok if you're wearing boots otherwise straight or taper (no skinny) will never be out of style.
     
  8. robbie

    robbie Pleading Poverty

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    517's or Wrangler 13mwzs are similar to the 501, they may never be the
    'fit' but they'll never be completely out if done properly
     
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    I've never seen a fit with straight legged pants and thought,"This would look better with a bootcut."
     
  10. ConcernedParent

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    I always chuckle inside at the boot cut wearing crowd in LA, of course a slight boot cut is ok if you're wearing boots otherwise straight or taper (no skinny) will never be out of style.

    As if TR makes anythign but a bootcut.
     
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    Robert Senior member

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    Two pages already on this fascinating subject!
     
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    I've never seen a fit with straight legged pants and thought,"This would look better with a bootcut."

    It looks good within certain aesthetics. Like on slightly sagging, antifit jeans worn with sneakers. Not typical SF fare but that doesn't mean it doesn't work.
     
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    Have you been under a rock for the past decade
     
  14. Rye GB

    Rye GB Angry Englishman

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    Look into the following and bring a tape measure to the store when you decide to make a purchase.

    Straight slim. 14-15" hem. In Emo/Hipster land 14"-15" isn't skinny but this is probably your limit on the skinny side.

    Straight leg: 16" hem with a 17" knee is a nice width, not too loose for a dress shoe and wide enough to cover a boot or sneaker.

    Slim boot: Look at 16"-18" leg openings. Make sure the leg opening is no more than 2" bigger than the knee measurement for a nice break.

    As far as front rise measurements between 9" & 10".

    All of the above suggestions are based upon a 32" waist measurement.
     
  15. ConcernedParent

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    Ah Silverlake......... 14" on a 32 waist= not skinny.
     

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