Slim waist but athletic

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  1. matsuya

    matsuya Active Member

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    Meaning your waist is small but since you workout you have larger hips, ass, thighs. Do you find yourself having to go up a waist size to get slim fitting jeans/pants or do you just get the relaxed fit?
     
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    That didn't answer my question. I'm talking about going with a specific pair of pants that have either a slim fit or relaxed fit. Do people prefer to go up one size, but sometimes that doesn't work because the waist might be too big, or do you just get the relax fit.
     
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    you get a straight fit, then bring it to the tailor to taper.
     
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    Depends on the brand of jeans. Cheap mondays probably wouldn't fit unless you sized up on the waist. You might be able to get away with the slim fit (NOT the skinny fit) with levi's without having to size up...same with APC new standards, depending on how big the ratio is between waist and thigh is.

    Typically get straight, no need to get relaxed for the most part...unless your thighs are A LOT bigger proportionally to your waist.

    I have 30inch waste but 22inch thighs, so I feel your pain, but it's manageable.
     
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    How about khakis and wool pants?
     
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    I never size up if i want them fitted...they usually fit fine in the thighs. I tend to size up for casual pants in general because i like a slightly looser fit.
     
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    For wool pants I usually go up one size and let in the waist. For khakis, some are okay and some I have to go one size up. There's one brand I'm getting online. I'm wondering if going one size up will have it bunch up in the waist with a belt.
     
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    I would usually suggest trying on the pants at an actual store if you've never bought the brand before. If that's not an option, sizing up one typically doesn't make the bunching at the waist too bad or noticeable for that matter. Some brands run big, like banana for instance.
     
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    I was thinking of buying the right size waist in their relaxed fit and buying one size up in their slim fit. I'll keep the one that fits better.
     
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    kit99bar USPA Class 2, weak, old man!

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    wearing your jeans lower on the waist makes it easier
     
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    :werd: For jeans...it looks better too...
     
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    I like that look a lot. I wear mine pretty much just so my ass isn't sticking out and my crotch isn't showing. Show off the sex lines. :mamoru:
     

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