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Slim Fit Khaki's/Chino's

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by imightbechad, Sep 6, 2007.

  1. pinatapandemic

    pinatapandemic Active Member

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    Would you guys recommend sizing down on the Jcrew essential chino in urban slim fit?
     
  2. hboogz

    hboogz Well-Known Member

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    I would and have sized down
     
  3. BRMC_doves

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    levis 1955 carpenter chinos anyone? will let go for much cheaper than retail. search my listing for detailed pics. 32 x 30
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    +1 to Epaulet rivet chinos. Got a pair of olive drab and they kick ass.
     
  7. JTK

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    Just received the SF Tapered Khaki in Tobacco. Love the look and quality! Anyone know how much these would shrink w/ wash and dry? The 32 will be a tad too big in the waist if they stretch too much, but should be fine if the waist shrinks a bit. Should have ordered the 31 as back up when they had free return shipping!
     
  8. deadly7

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    So I read through a few posts here, it seems none of the typical mall brands have any good chinos? Is this correct? I'm looking to buy a pair of black and navy/blue chinos to start with, preferrably at the $30-$60 per pair price range (assuming they'll last a few months of regular wear). Any suggestions? I don't have access to Manhattan, so any of the stores in NYC are out of the question. I'd also really like to try before I buy. Not looking for skinny girl pants slim, but something a bit more fitted would be nice.
     
  9. enigma77

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    Brooks Brothers Milano or J. Crew Urban Slim Fit/Classic Fit are probably your best bets for that price range.

    Epaulet's rivet chinos are by far my favorite slim chinos, but they're $130-ish, which is outside your price range. The upcharge is well worth it, though. You'll wear those chinos forever. The fabrics are great. They tend not to stretch, too, which is an issue with J. Crew, for instance. I have to buy them so that they feel skin tight because the fabric stretches (i.e. if I buy them in a size that fits, well, after a month of wear they will have lost their original look).

    I also have a pair of size 32 Save Khaki slim chinos that I was about to put on B&S if you're interested.
     
  10. ghdvfddzgzdzg

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    Can anyone compare the Bonobos dress pants to BB Milano and/or JCrew Urban Slim? I liked the lighter Bonobos summer pants but haven't tried their dress pants and want to pick up a couple pairs in one of these three brands. Any comments on fit and quality of construction?

    The Bonobos are slimmer than the Milanos. Lower rise as well. I haven't tried the JCrews. There's more vanity sizing going on with Bonobos than the Milanos--about one size (I buy 28 in Bonobos but would buy 29 in Milanos if they made that size.) Milanos are certainly more conservative in terms of cut.

    Quality of construction--I haven't noticed any construction problems with my Bonobos. I own 5 pairs--three of them wool--and they've all gotten moderate use with no problems developing.

    A question I wanna put out there--do Milanos shrink in the wash at all?
     
  11. Conundrum

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    What brand makes Denim Chino's?
     
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    no mention of Blue in Green's chino offerings here, so I wanted to chime in. I bought a pair of the khaki color off of the B&S forum and loved the fit and construction so much that I bought them in navy as well. They're made of a really interesting material, mercerized cotton that gives it a sheen and seems to make it resist wrinkles. I kind of hope that the sheen fades a little with some wash and wear, but really looking forward to wearing these. I would also highly recommend Wings and Horns chinos.
     
  15. Meis

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    Tried on a pair of Gant Rugger's "vintage chino" when I was at Barneys today. Pretty nice cut; similar to W+H except w/out the cropped length. 7in leg opening for a 30w. I want to say they're $135.
     
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    I picked up a pair of Uniqlo vintage chino pants today. 8 1/2" leg opening. [​IMG]
     
  18. quicksilverXP

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    Just thought I'd let everyone know the fit of the Rugby university chinos. Rugby seemed to get the idea that their old chinos were boxy and they've definitely streamlined it. I got a 30x30 and the leg opening is 7.5 inches... exactly the same as Jcrew's Urban Slim fit. What I like about Rugby's chino more is that the knee width is a little bit wider and the thighs are a little slimmer than Jcrew's USF, so you don't get that super tapered look that you get with Jcrew's chinos. Also, the butt part is less prone to diapering in comparison to Jcrew's.

    Just thought I'd give my two cents.

    My favorite chinos are still Gant Rugger's vintage chinos and EM's of Mason's garment dyed chinos, but both are nearly 150.
     
  19. Piroshky

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    I would have to agree on the fabric + construction of the Epaulet's, although the cut didn't really work for my aesthetic.

    Now JC's Urban Slims I could live in day in and day out.
     
  20. Gagno905

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    I would have to agree on the fabric + construction of the Epaulet's, although the cut didn't really work for my aesthetic.

    Now JC's Urban Slims I could live in day in and day out.


    Can you expand on this? Are Epaulets skinnier than the Urban Slims?
     

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