I have a jean...(The Ultimate Jean Thread For Beginners) - ask questions here.

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by whodini, Jan 28, 2008.

  1. PG2G

    PG2G Senior member

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    I was going to suggest the Samurai S5000BK, but they look to be a good inch lower on the rise.
     
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    Pilot Senior member

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    s710bk. sized down 1. pardon the nudity pre: already tight [​IMG] [​IMG] post: still damp [​IMG] [​IMG] dried [​IMG] i'm happy with the fit. my waist around my hip bones is 37in. i wanted a good slim fit in the legs, as you can see i have large cycling thighs. i went all the way down to a 33 and i'm happy with how they turned out. lot 11.
     
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    photofabix Senior member

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    Hard to tell from the pic but those look overall too loose for that cut. Then again I'm not sure a 514 is really your cut if you have a ~35" waist.

    Just curious what would you recommend, last week a few people recommended the 514 as I'm on a budget, looking for something comfortable but not baggy. Waist 35" Thighs 21" 5' 9" 170 pounds

    Here's a second pic (I swear I'm not as porcelain white as I appear, self portrait's I'm not good at)
    Now that I look at it, I guess they don't look great.... Back to the drawing board.
     
  4. whodini

    whodini Conan OOOOOOO"BRIEN!

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    hey, i'm looking for a quality pair of jeans that i can sag and wear low. to do this, do they need a low rise?
    A low rise is the exact opposite of what you want. Low-rise jeans are meant to sit on your hips not your waist leaving you less material in the top block to sag. Relatively speaking, you'll want something 10"+ for an anti-fit (aka, sag).
    Custom? Seriously? I just want to be able to cuff them 2" and still have them rideable. I guess I'll check out Ande's stuff. [​IMG]

    Edit: okay, I measured my Uniqlos and they are 36.5" inseam post wash. So I guess that is long enough. Any options now? Always been tempted by the Guitar Wolf Jet Jeans, although they are a little $$$.

    That 36.5" inseam really says repro or custom for quality. Either wait for a pair to appear on B&S or...
     
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    Brutus Senior member

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    photofabix it's time you experimented with something smaller IMO. I remember the discussion about your weight loss a little while back and it doesn't seem like you've taken the plunge into clothes that fit your new body type. Have at it!
     
  6. photofabix

    photofabix Senior member

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    photofabix it's time you experimented with something smaller IMO. I remember the discussion about your weight loss a little while back and it doesn't seem like you've taken the plunge into clothes that fit your new body type. Have at it!
    I'm trying I swear I am [​IMG] ... The shirt is new it's an H&M Medium Polo (that I'm still debating on if it's to small)...and the pants, I thought where pretty dang small. I guess I just need to keep working on it.
     
  7. sho'nuff

    sho'nuff grrrrrrrr!!

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    yes i agree, you should go with something smaller, and fitting. i think that will enhance your body proportions to a degree.

    try getting a pair of slim jeans and a slim top. at first you may not be used to it, it may make you self conscious , but it will definitely enhance your look in terms of body proportion.
     
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    yes i agree, you should go with something smaller, and fitting. i think that will enhance your body proportions to a degree. try getting a pair of slim jeans and a slim top. at first you may not be used to it, it may make you self conscious , but it will definitely enhance your look in terms of body proportion.
    The 514 are "supposed" to be slim, maybe a 34 would of been better, but based on my measurements I thought I got the right size. I'll have to think the shirt thing through, living in the middle of no where and not being able to try stuff on really sucks, so the above polo looks to big or just doesn't look right? I'm open to other budget (under $60) jean suggestions, and is slim the way to go for elongating shorter legs, that's another question I've had. My legs are probably about 30" length but I usually get 32" for a little stack. I do plan to spend more money once I'm at a weight I'm happy with, but just want something that fits, looks right, and is comfortable till I get to that point.
     
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    Hi,

    I'm looking for a jean recommendation with a similar cut to the jeans that Chris Robinson is wearing in this picture below.

    I know he's a dirty hippy and has terrible fashion sense, but I'm looking for a similar low cut slight flare. Maybe a little less flare than these so they aren't full-on bellbottoms but you get the picture...


    [​IMG]
     
  10. chronoaug

    chronoaug Boston Hipster (Dropkick Murphy)

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    american eagle, abercrombie, hollister, anywhere. C'mon. If you can't find similar jeans, you're not trying
     
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    american eagle, abercrombie, hollister, anywhere. C'mon. If you can't find similar jeans, you're not trying


    No way. I've looked for a while. All of those brands are awful fitting and are extremely baggy with pretty high rise. Not even close.

    No way that Chris Robinson is wearing Abercrombie. Hah.

    Thanks for the sarcastic reply though. Anyone actually want to help a brother out with legitimate suggestions?
     
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    chronoaug Boston Hipster (Dropkick Murphy)

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    Get girl jeans and size up then. I'm not being sarcastic. They're slimmer in the top block than guy jeans at the same level and have a variety of low, mid, high rises and bootcut, flare, straight, etc... You don't need to go high end for this, man. I don't think that guy thought about his outfit any, and you shouldn't need to worry about it much either. Get looser girl bootcut jeans in that wash at american eagle, a grey shirt from walmart and then wash/dry it a few times so it loses shape, then a cubs hat that you run over with your car a few times.

    Also, i don't think you tried hard enough to see the various cuts those mall brands have. I've seen plenty of non-baggy thigh jeans with bootcuts like that.


    Completely serious
     
  13. whodini

    whodini Conan OOOOOOO"BRIEN!

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    There's nothing slight about that flare, nothing special about those jeans that hasn't been done by all the brands chrono already mentioned. Just google "low-rise bootcut" and voila!
     
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    I'm looking to get a pair of APC NS. I currently have a pair of KMW 1980 in a size 31, and they fit pretty good....a tad looser than I would like but certainly not a full inch. What size should I size down to in the APC? 29 or 28? Thanks.
     
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    I'm looking to get a pair of APC NS. I currently have a pair of KMW 1980 in a size 31, and they fit pretty good....a tad looser than I would like but certainly not a full inch. What size should I size down to in the APC? 29 or 28? Thanks.

    Are your KMW's loose in the waist, thighs or all over?
     

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