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Question re: RRL (Double RL) Jeans

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by embowafa, Jun 25, 2008.

  1. mainy

    mainy Senior member

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    I got an email saying that Barney's @ The Grove (and a handful of other retail locations) would be carrying RRL as well. Hopefully that means we can get it on sale, haha.

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    So between HTC, that Melrose store, American Rag, and Barney's... that area is pretty damn covered.


    Funny. I bought that Buffalo plaid shawl collar cardi last season.... only from the Blue Label line. Weird
     
  2. xchen

    xchen Senior member

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    Are any RRL jeans unsanforized? I just purchased a pair and the colorway is noted as "Rigid". If memory serves me right, this color is the same as LEVIS 501 STF jeans, which are shrink to fit.

    They have released a pair of STF jeans, but they were clearly labeled as such and greatly oversized. Retailed for $295.00, and did not sell well at all.
     
  3. whodini

    whodini Senior member

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    Are any RRL jeans unsanforized? I just purchased a pair and the colorway is noted as "Rigid". If memory serves me right, this color is the same as LEVIS 501 STF jeans, which are shrink to fit.
    Color has nothing to do with anything, pal.
     
  4. djs488

    djs488 Senior member

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    just to clear something up:
    1) The slim fit's run more or less true-to-size.

    2) The straight leg's run quite a bit larger (2 sizes?) than their tagged size.

    3) There is no such thing as a slim straight leg.

    Am I way off base? I went to the soho store and found the pair i tried on in size 30 to be too large in the waist, I usually am a 31, and i think they were the straight legs.
     
  5. Teger

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    just to clear something up:
    1) The slim fit's run more or less true-to-size.

    2) The straight leg's run quite a bit larger (2 sizes?) than their tagged size.

    3) There is no such thing as a slim straight leg.

    Am I way off base? I went to the soho store and found the pair i tried on in size 30 to be too large in the waist, I usually am a 31, and i think they were the straight legs.


    It depends on what season/what cut of the jeans you're looking at.

    In my experience:

    1. The slim's run true to size or a size large, depending on where you fall within a given size.

    2. Yes around there.

    3. A slim straight leg is a jean that's slim through the thigh and street from the knee down. The closest RRL cut to this would probably be either the slim boot or their new cut (which I haven't seen).
     
  6. djs488

    djs488 Senior member

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    3. A slim straight leg is a jean that's slim through the thigh and street from the knee down. The closest RRL cut to this would probably be either the slim boot or their new cut (which I haven't seen).
    Thanks for the response. I was asking whether RRL had a slim straight leg (i know such a jean exists, haha), i'll have to look into the new cut. I'm pretty sure the straight leg is the right cut for me (it does have a slight taper, IIRC), but they didn't have it in my size.
     
  7. whodini

    whodini Senior member

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    The new cut is so rad...
     
  8. xchen

    xchen Senior member

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    New cut? I might have to make a trip down to RRL to check this out.
     
  9. SanDiegoFan

    SanDiegoFan Senior member

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    New cut? I might have to make a trip down to RRL to check this out.



    Did you get a chance to wear the new cut? Any impressions?


    SDF
     
  10. blank

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    I have a question regarding RRL but not their Denim.

    I bought a pair of RRL Chinos from a web merchant but they don't fit. I don't know if they are this season or a previous season. I would imagine, however, that any Ralph Lauren merchandise system is very complex.

    Could I return these, without a RRL or Ralph Lauren receipt, to a RRL or Ralph Lauren store in NYC for store credit?
     
  11. Hard2Fit

    Hard2Fit Senior member

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    If the tag is still attached you could easily try.
    Just say they were a gift.
    I suspect they will 'scan' as having been sold from an outlet store for a price significantly less than what is on the tag.
    You will likely be then told to f*ck off (ie, return it to an outlet store).
     
  12. whodini

    whodini Senior member

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    Uh, they're good jeans. Wear them.
     
  13. xchen

    xchen Senior member

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    Current generation RRL slim fits from SUFU. I can't wait until mine get to this point.
     
  14. Teger

    Teger Senior member

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    that dude must be raelly short
     
  15. xchen

    xchen Senior member

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    He's sagging them like crazy. I don't sag mine but mine are 30x34's and measure 35".
     
  16. sayocean

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    just picked up a DREAMY RRL Type I denim jacket. Pictures soon, but the quality is amazing
     
  17. xchen

    xchen Senior member

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    I am going to get a raw denim jacket at some point, but not from RRL. I'll probably go with one of the Japanese brands, and something from a different brand than my jeans.
     
  18. whacked

    whacked Senior member

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    ^ John Bull makes nice goods.
     
  19. xchen

    xchen Senior member

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    So does McCoy's. Not sure what I am going to go for yet.
     
  20. flyindarkness

    flyindarkness Senior member

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    Went to the RRL store in LA couple days ago, picked up a shirt/jacket, construction and material feels great, but just realized it was made in China.
    is a lot of the RRL products made in china?
     

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