RRL fit

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  1. whodini

    whodini Conan OOOOOOO"BRIEN!

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    I soaked them anyway because the seller was under the impression these would show some degree of shrinkage. Ended up being negligible on my old pair (especially compared to the super Dhalsim-from-Streetfighter-could-wear-these-jeans stretching they showed [​IMG] )
    Man I miss that game. Great visual, btw. I keep noticing the little things about these jeans. Yellow stitching only along the inside legs, hidden on the outside. Is that just part of it being selvage?
     


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    so, are these rrl's real? most of the cheaper ones are in tiny people sizes - i wear a 36 x 32 and another seller has a few in that size, but at a much higher price.

    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...MEWA%3AIT&rd=1

    any comments with respect to these? too much for what they are on ebay?
     


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    so, are these rrl's real? most of the cheaper ones are in tiny people sizes - i wear a 36 x 32 and another seller has a few in that size, but at a much higher price. http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...MEWA%3AIT&rd=1 any comments with respect to these? too much for what they are on ebay?
    I got my first pair that stretched a lot from that seller with the, urm, interesting pictures. Seem legit to me. Nice tough dry denim, too. Some from other sellers are one-wash from what I can tell. Edit: Note that seller's "crotch weasel" - LMAO!
     


  4. whodini

    whodini Conan OOOOOOO"BRIEN!

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    so, are these rrl's real? most of the cheaper ones are in tiny people sizes - i wear a 36 x 32 and another seller has a few in that size, but at a much higher price.

    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...MEWA%3AIT&rd=1

    any comments with respect to these? too much for what they are on ebay?

    I suggest you read the very first reply in this thread. "Tiny people sizes" are actually mislabeled. These look like the Japanese sanforized stuff that I (which I'm wearing right now) and a few other SF'ers have picked up, but the tags are different from the ones I've seen so I have NO idea which cut they are (slim or bootcut). They're real, just a few seasons old I'm guessing since you can't find them in stores or via RL's site. As far as all the other dry selvage you see on here, this definitely offers more bang for the buck. They were going as low as $9 on ebay from a seller trying to get rid of his inventory (I know because I originally bought a pair starting @ $40...).
     


  5. BourbonAndPeanuts

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    How pronounced is the bootcut on the Low Rise Bootcut model? Someone said one of the models was similar to the 5ep Low Down Bootcut but I wasn't clear which one.
     


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    Its not even a bootcut, its more like a straightleg or a taper.
     


  7. whodini

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    Its not even a bootcut, its more like a straightleg or a taper.
    It's true. I think the difference in the opening is about an inch or so from the slim fit. Hardly noticeable but it'll make a great second project for me.
     


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    I'm still waiting on my RRL bootcut from ebay. Hopefully I'll like the fit but if not it was only 50 bucks.
     


  9. whodini

    whodini Conan OOOOOOO"BRIEN!

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    I'm still waiting on my RRL bootcut from ebay. Hopefully I'll like the fit but if not it was only 50 bucks.
    The slim lowrise pair I posted pics of doesn't have the ultra-low rise I'd been hearing people say, at least not for my tastes. It'd call it about a comfortable medium or low medium. Although my collection to date has been more focused on lowrise like my diesel's or joe's, I'm growing to like this fit. I, too, am waiting on my RRL bootcut and I'm rather curious about the fit as well. The 28x32 slim pair was measured to have a slightly bigger waist than the 28x32 bootcut. Odd.
     


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    Could you post pics of how they fit when they come?
     


  11. whodini

    whodini Conan OOOOOOO"BRIEN!

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    Could you post pics of how they fit when they come?
    You bet. You'll have to give me another two weeks, though. I had them mailed up to the states thinking if I did so, it'd be faster than having them sent internationally since I'll be back by then. Turned out it only took about a week to get the slim cut's from the states so I overestimated. Nonetheless, I'll post the day I get them.
     


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    It's official. Got the 28x32 bootcuts and...

    they fit SLIMMER than the slim fit. There's hardly any rise, they're not hairy like the slims, and they're ball crushers so far. 28 measured at a firm 32. This thing should stretch out though, but I'm feeling a tad Bowie-ish right now.

    Pics...
     


  13. whodini

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    [​IMG] [​IMG] They look like the fit fine in the pics, but notice there's no room for imagination on the thighs/butt. I have to admit I still like the feel of the denim and I'm sure the fit will grow on me over time. FYI, that's a small American Apparel. See how it fits? These won't see the light of day until Feb when my other RRL's get their 1st wash.
     


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    yeah, i got 36 x 32's. slim bootcuts, i think. way too big - i haven't measured them, but the actual waist is probably a 38 or 39, inseam is probably a 32, give or take an inch. i'll measure them tonight

    here's what i got:

    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...MEWN%3AIT&rd=1

    do these things shrink dramatically? i'm basically swimming in these jeans.

    i'll probably need something in a 34 length. if not much, i need to switch to a 34 waist.... probably still need a 34 length. 34x34 sounds like where i need to be unless i've completely miscalculated the shrinkage.
     


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    I have two pairs of the one-wash RRLs, the boot cuts with a 27" waist and the straight legs with a 26" waist. I usually take a 30" or 31" waist but both fit me pretty well. I've been wearing them for months and they show hardly any wear at all.

    Best of all, I believe I got both of them for less than $50 total! This was months ago when they were flooding eBay. Great jeans, though, especially for a price that low!
     


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