Ideal jeans width with smart shoes

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  1. UK2004

    UK2004 Senior member

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    What do people think is the ideal width of smart jeans where they rest on smart casual shoes, pictures would be great!
     


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    What do people think is the ideal width of smart jeans where they rest on smart casual shoes, pictures would be great!

    Are you talking about the leg opening? If so I think 7.5 to 8 inches is good for shoes, boots can look good with up to a 8.5 inch leg opening IMO.

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    patrickBOOTH Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Agreed, anything more than 8.5" gets into douchebag territory.
     


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    Mr.K Senior member

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    I would go 7.5 to 8.0 inch also. I like a slimmer look, so most of mine are at 7.75". Looks fine with my size 6 shoes. Anything bigger than 8" looks too big with my shoes size.
     


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    I would go 7.5 to 8.0 inch also. I like a slimmer look, so most of mine are at 7.75". Looks fine with my size 6 shoes. Anything bigger than 8" looks too big with my shoes size.

    Ah, good point, I didn't even take shoe size into consideration.

    I wear a size 11 and I think that 8.5 widest that would still look good.

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    Yes meant the opening, will check width of mine!
     


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    How do I measure the leg opening? Are we talking the circumference, or the diameter?
     


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    diameter for leg opening size

    I think around 8 inches is perfect, not too slim and not too wide
     


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