Everybody knows denim game be real stressful. I’ve been on the hunt for a nice pair of selvedge jeans that doesn’t make my ass look flat as an ipad. I don’t know why I’ve always overlooked jeans from J. crew, but J. Crew joints are extremely soft, probably 10oz denim so it’s not the heaviest denim, but that makes it so much more softer. Most of the selvedge denim I have (Gap, Tellason, 7, Levis) are quite heavy and stiff, but these feel almost broken in already, they feel similar to the 501s i’ve had for over 3 years. I’m normally a 32 waist but like most jcrew stuff, they tend to run a bit big so I opted for the 31. The waist fits perfectly and the thighs have maybe half a centimeter of room to breathe, which is perfect. The sales rep at the store assured me that the jeans are not even broken in yet, and after a few wears that the waist and leg openings will break in nicely. its too damn hot to wear jeans during the day, but im hoping to get some wears during the evenings.
On that note, anyone know if selvedged denim can be tapered like any other jeans? Do I have to give the tailor any special instructions when doing this?
No taper needed, just did some measuring and with a 7.75” hem, I think this is perfect for my frame. I don’t want to look like there are twigs holding up this ~180lbs of MAN.
P.S - The pants were $131 with student discount! Always use that student discount! Even if you’re no longer a student, just show them your ID… it’s not like they run it through a database to see that you’re still enrolled.