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Slim Fit Khaki's/Chino's

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

  1. Meis

    Meis Distinguished Member

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    The pants look good mikey, but you look so top heavy.

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    I don't think the overshirt works well for you.
     


  2. sexonfabric

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    not new, they've been on the site for months now.

    thanks for your valuable input
     


  3. mike868y

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    Thanks for the input guys. I really don't want to turn this into the help mikey thread, but I guess a little is acceptable.

    I really like the overshirt, but it definitely has a tendency to not look so hot in fit pics. I think it may be because it is unbuttoned, but maybe even buttoned it is that unflattering. Anyway, what kind of outerwear would you recommend for me for next f/w? Unless I go with technical fabric (which isn't really my casual swag anyway), I feel like anything that is warm enough will look top heavy on my tiny frame.
     


  4. S-Town

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    When it's cold out, what's wrong with being a bit top heavy? I think the fit looks pretty good for early February.
     


  5. strongisland

    strongisland Well-Known Member

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    Searching for slim fitting khakis, I tried on maple slim straight dockers today in 34 and they were huge. Tried on 32 and they would be a little too tight to sit down in but the leg area was perfect. I wear 31 apc ns's for comparison. What size would I want to get and in what brand of khakis for a similar but maybe even slightly tighter from the knee down fit. I also have a pair of 32 RRL corduroys/khaki mix.

    Looking to spend around 100ish tops for something that won't fall apart after a few washes.
     


  6. WhoKnewI

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    Tried on the cropped +J pants at uniqlo a few days ago. If your a short guy (5'5" or so) they might work well for you.

    Also, the club monaco slim khakis are actually really nice. perfect fit in the waist/seat and they taper to a slim leg opening. Probably my favorite pair of khakis. They're only 60 bucks, and with a student discount, they can be had for less.


    Thanks for the input guys. I really don't want to turn this into the help mikey thread, but I guess a little is acceptable.

    I really like the overshirt, but it definitely has a tendency to not look so hot in fit pics. I think it may be because it is unbuttoned, but maybe even buttoned it is that unflattering. Anyway, what kind of outerwear would you recommend for me for next f/w? Unless I go with technical fabric (which isn't really my casual swag anyway), I feel like anything that is warm enough will look top heavy on my tiny frame.



    Not really sure what I can suggest specifically, but I def don't agree that winter = top heavy. There are a number of posters here who live in cold climates and don't look ballooned out on top in their outerwear. It might be that the overshirt is a little big for you?
     


  7. phaseshift

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    do you guys think khaki colored pants work well with someone with brown skin? Filipino...trying to decide if I should add a pair of khaki colored stanton pants int my shopping cart on Jcrew
     


  8. pimpmystyle

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    Try 'em on and look in the mirror. Works for me every time.
     


  9. mike868y

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    Not really sure what I can suggest specifically, but I def don't agree that winter = top heavy. There are a number of posters here who live in cold climates and don't look ballooned out on top in their outerwear. It might be that the overshirt is a little big for you?


    yeah I have a feeling that may be it. But I think an xs may be too small. I'm like right in between sizes.
     


  10. Cheese1

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    Are there any good chinos to get from Gap? I've heard the tapered (tailored?) slim is supposed to be pretty good...
     


  11. aphextwin07

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    Are there any good chinos to get from Gap? I've heard the tapered (tailored?) slim is supposed to be pretty good...

    I'd recommend the tailored straight fit. It's a slim fitting straight-leg, they're pretty awesome and good quality for the price. Haven't tried the slim fit as the straight fit is pretty slim as is.
     


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    I'd stay away from Gap for a true slim. I get some hip flare and the quality of it is bleeeh. It's paper thin and doesn't fall properly past the knee.
     


  13. pimpmystyle

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    I don't even see why Gap is a consideration these days.

    I keep telling this to people even though no one listens, but I'll say it anyway: there is NO DIFFERENCE in quality whatsoever between BR, Gap and Old Navy items, yet ON often charges a tenth of what BR charges. If you are willing to spend even a few minutes browsing in a store or on the web, BR and especially the Gap (the worst of the three) are not good values at all.

    I'd stay away from Gap for a true slim. I get some hip flare and the quality of it is bleeeh. It's paper thin and doesn't fall properly past the knee.
     


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    Can anybody provide actual waist and rise measurements for the Dockers SF Tapered (or waders) in size 32?
     


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    I like how Dockers' SF Tapered pants used to retail for $65 until recently. Now they're on sale for $75 lol
     


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