Bought these in Jan, wore them a month, soaked once in cold. No real fades yet. Size 30, but stretched out to about 32 Measurements are pretty spot on here http://blueowl.us/scripts/psp/VB_Bridge3.dll?VBPROG=\bin\shop.prodt.detail&SKU=7929001 If link doesn't work, go to blueowl.us, Japan Blue, model 401 jeans for measurements. Hasn't been hemmed. Free shipping CONUS.