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I had been going back and forth in my head trying to decide if my recent (and first) D02 purchase was the right size, so I decided to order a size larger just to see if I was missing anything. As some have rightly said, going up a size doesn't really seem to change the silhouette all too much. This is how the 33 fits me (the tee isn't tucked in ive just raised it up to see the waistline). Admittedly far more comfy in the thighs and calves than the 32, whilst still retaining the skinny silhouette. However the waist is easily an inch too big and really needs to be taken in.

What are peoples thoughts on the fit of them - do they look right? And how successful have people been with waist alterations? I've searched throughout this thread and seems like a few people have had the waist altered but not really seen anyone talk on how good the results have been.

Edit: added a pic of the 32's (fit with Wyatts and biker) for comparison

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I had been going back and forth in my head trying to decide if my recent (and first) D02 purchase was the right size, so I decided to order a size larger just to see if I was missing anything. As some have rightly said, going up a size doesn't really seem to change the silhouette all too much. This is how the 33 fits me (the tee isn't tucked in ive just raised it up to see the waistline). Admittedly far more comfy in the thighs and calves than the 32, whilst still retaining the skinny silhouette. However the waist is easily an inch too big and really needs to be taken in.

What are peoples thoughts on the fit of them - do they look right? And how successful have people been with waist alterations? I've searched throughout this thread and seems like a few people have had the waist altered but not really seen anyone talk on how good the results have been.

Edit: added a pic of the 32's (fit with Wyatts and biker) for comparison
My personal opinion is go with the smaller size and let them wear in and fit like a glove. I've had many pairs of slp denim, on the side of 12, and they always stretch out. The only pair I have not had stretch out are from 2014 which are composition of 99 cotton 1 elasthanne
 

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My personal opinion is go with the smaller size and let them wear in and fit like a glove. I've had many pairs of slp denim, on the side of 12, and they always stretch out. The only pair I have not had stretch out are from 2014 which are composition of 99 cotton 1 elasthanne
Thanks for the input! By how much do you find yours stretched out? And won't any stretching revert once they're washed? I did hear constantly about how they do stretch out and how many people size down but I've worn the smaller size for a solid week and there is pretty much no give in the fabric on either thighs or calves (can't even pinch the tiniest bit of fabric).
 

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if you cant pinch on thigh, its too tight.
 

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Thanks for the input! By how much do you find yours stretched out? And won't any stretching revert once they're washed? I did hear constantly about how they do stretch out and how many people size down but I've worn the smaller size for a solid week and there is pretty much no give in the fabric on either thighs or calves (can't even pinch the tiniest bit of fabric).
I have a pair of D04s from SS13 which are 2% elastane and hilariously skinny (they probably fit a TTS 25 or maybe even a 24). They stretched about a size, maybe a size and a half in the waist. Washing will slightly reduce stretching, but not 100%, and they'll stretch back out after a wear or two anyways. I think both of the pairs you have are too tight in the calf, but fine in the thigh, although I prefer my denim to be basically skin tight until the knee and straight/slim thru the calf.
 

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I agree with those advocating the smaller size... if you can't get them on, then they are too tight.
 

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I go tts in all my sip boots except for the Dakotas.
Hey I think you have some side zip Wyatt’s if I’m not mistaken. I want to get a SLP black suede boot...I’m debating between a black suede side zip, regular Chelsea, or the Dakota Chelsea that you have...which do you recommend??
 

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Hey I think you have some side zip Wyatt’s if I’m not mistaken. I want to get a SLP black suede boot...I’m debating between a black suede side zip, regular Chelsea, or the Dakota Chelsea that you have...which do you recommend??
Yeah I have the black leather 40 sidezips and love them. I also have a 30 Chelsea in suede that I love too. Personally I would get either of those over dakotas, unless you specifically want the Dakota for the pointier toe/western vibe. But for me between a sidezip and Chelsea is a coin flip.

I’ll try to take pics of my Dakota’s when I get home in a couple days
 

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Yeah I have the black leather 40 sidezips and love them. I also have a 30 Chelsea in suede that I love too. Personally I would get either of those over dakotas, unless you specifically want the Dakota for the pointier toe/western vibe. But for me between a sidezip and Chelsea is a coin flip.

I’ll try to take pics of my Dakota’s when I get home in a couple days
Thank you sir, I appreciate it
 

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In the meantime, I wanted to tell you, if this is a consideration, that the Celine boots I bought were really comfortable. Other people seem to agree. I might look into those if that’s a factor for you
 

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In the meantime, I wanted to tell you, if this is a consideration, that the Celine boots I bought were really comfortable. Other people seem to agree. I might look into those if that’s a factor for you
I’ve been kind of holding out to see more Celine boots come out. My local Saks has the western Camaruges and the black leather Chelsea Camargues with the harness. I want to see the regular black suede Camragues. Which pair did you pick up?
 

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I’ve been kind of holding out to see more Celine boots come out. My local Saks has the western Camaruges and the black leather Chelsea Camargues with the harness. I want to see the regular black suede Camragues. Which pair did you pick up?
I forget what they’re called, but they’re the suede jodhpurs with the back zip. I posted a few pics in that thread. I’m gonna try to get you some side by side pics of the boots you’re looking at when I get home.
 

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I’ve been kind of holding out to see more Celine boots come out. My local Saks has the western Camaruges and the black leather Chelsea Camargues with the harness. I want to see the regular black suede Camragues. Which pair did you pick up?

Nice! Which saks is this? Interesting that Celine doesnt have their mens election in all their stores, but has them at retailers.
 

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Nice! Which saks is this? Interesting that Celine doesnt have their mens election in all their stores, but has them at retailers.
At the Saks in the Houston Galleria. The Celine boutique in the same mall doesn't have any of the men's stuff yet, which is really bizarre to me. Sounds like they're waiting for their store remodel before putting them in.
 

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