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Just personal opinion: if you have to stretch the thighs or wear them in the shower to get them to fit, you probably should have bought a bigger size or different cut.
Different cut, agreed. But sometimes you can't help those gainzz. Everyday be leg day he get too thicc 🤣🤣🤣
 

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Anyone own the French work pants and been successful getting them to shrink a bit in the inseam and waist?
 

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Anyone own the French work pants and been successful getting them to shrink a bit in the inseam and waist?
Yes, but from my experience this is dependent on the fabric. I've been able to get some shrinkage for wool and brushed cotton versions. I also have some standard cotton herringbone ones but you won't get much shrinkage from those.
 

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Yes, but from my experience this is dependent on the fabric. I've been able to get some shrinkage for wool and brushed cotton versions. I also have some standard cotton herringbone ones but you won't get much shrinkage from those.
Thanks, I just picked up the light olive cords and they seem just a little larger than the measurements suggested
 

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I size down on due to how straight the cut is and they have the half elastic on the back
 

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I size down on due to how straight the cut is and they have the half elastic on the back
I liked the thigh room in the 3 and the inseam would have definitely been too short if i sized down
 

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How do you size the french work pants relative to 107s/105s ?

107s fit me better in the waist in a size 3, but the rest of them is too slim. So i wear size 4s and just use a belt.
Should I get 4s in the french work pants as well?
 

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How do you size the french work pants relative to 107s/105s ?

107s fit me better in the waist in a size 3, but the rest of them is too slim. So i wear size 4s and just use a belt.
Should I get 4s in the french work pants as well?
The French work pants are looser in the top block and leg than the 107s and 105s. I’d recommend the size 3 and you may still need a belt because of the elastic.

I take a size 4 and use a belt in the 105s for reasons similar to you. French work pants in size 3 fit me great. I could technically fit a size 2 with the waist stretched but then the rest of the pant is too slim for me.
 

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@pinkchimneys is right - @OccultaVexillum go size 3. the elastic causes them to fit a bit more loosely in the waist, even though the flat measurement might suggest otherwise. you'll definitely still need a belt. my french work pants have recently surpassed my new yorkers as my favorite pair of orslows
 

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I regret not getting the olive cord French worker pants in a 2 like my new Yorkers. I have a 3 in the slim fatigues and went the same size
 

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