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J. Crew Factory Bedford Pants Fitting


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Feb 16, 2012
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I'm looking at some pants on the J. Crew Factory site. I want some khakis, and of course the color I want isn't available in my size, but the sizes above and below are. Normally I'm a 31W and I think that's pretty true to size. Some of the higher end European brands a 32W fits well, especially in a slim fit. I'm tall and skinny, so I pretty much always have to get slim fit. I don't have any pants in a 30W, but I imagine they would be a little too tight.

I haven't gotten pants from J. Crew in a very long time, but the last pair were 32W, non-slim fit, and they were way too baggy on me. I've tried on Urban Slim fit pants recently in the regular J. Crew B&M store and 31W fit great. The Factory Bedford pants don't explicitly say they are Urban Slim, but the description says "slim through hip and thigh with a narrow leg".

I'm contemplating between the 30W vs 32W. It's my impression that J. Crew sizes do run big so maybe a 30W could work out. Do they stretch out much?
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