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suggestions for some nice casual pants?

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by andyl, Jul 7, 2006.

  1. andyl

    andyl Well-Known Member

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    i'm looking for some nice casual pants because i'm getting sick of wearing jeans all the time...

    any suggestions?

    thanks.
     


  2. Goblin

    Goblin Senior Member

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    I like flat-front, streety cords. Can often find a decent pair in a thrift store for $5.
     


  3. Joffrey

    Joffrey Stylish Dinosaur

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    I bought a pair of Abercrombie cords a few years ago that I still wear though I purchased them at a time when I thought I was a 32 waist (instead of a 29-30 waist) and their leg openings have suffered great damage since they are also too long for me.

    Anyway Cords, and nice pair of tan trousers are a good start. YOucan move into White, Darker Brown, Grey later. Good brands JCrew and others if you look on the popular sites found on these boards (activeendeavors, stevenalan, shopjake, etc.)
     


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    digital_denim Big Lose

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    kitonbrioni Distinguished Member

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    Perhaps you could get linen or silk pants. Also, light-weight wool pants look and feel great.
     


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    DGP Distinguished Member

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    For summer, I think linen pants or some kind of cargo in a light weight ripstop material are good. For colder weather I mostly stick to jeans.
     


  7. mensimageconsultant

    mensimageconsultant Distinguished Member

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    Some might not consider twill jeans to be real jeans, but they're another alternative to denim. Also, you could try pants made from hemp.
     


  8. PunctualAlex

    PunctualAlex Well-Known Member

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    Two lower-cost alternatives are Producer pants from Express Men or Slim-fit chinos from H&M. The Producers are a little baggier and come in black and khaki and probably pinstripe, and they'll probably run you about $60 but I bet you can find them on sale.
    I got a pair of the H&M chinos for $25 and I love them, they have a really slim distinctive cut. However, they're currently out of commission because they shrank a half-inch in the wash and need to be let out. Also, for $25 you are not getting the best construction on earth, these pants will probably fall apart within a year of hard wear.
     


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