What dress/work pants won't fall aparts?

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  1. oakback

    oakback New Member

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    I don't know if I'm too hard on my pants or what, but they all seem to fall apart in less than a year. I'll never buy another pair of Dockers again, several times I've squatted down to get paper or whatever, only to have the knee completely rip open, seem to seem. Several pants have the hem come loose, or a belt loop come off, or the buttons hanging by a thread after a couple months of wear.

    I don't do anything especially strenuous, I go to work, sit 8 hours, and come home. Normal office stuff.

    I'm talking about slacks, maybe some khakis. Nothing too fancy (expensive), it's just for work (slacks and button-up kind of place).
     
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    Justin Niggalake New Member

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    ALL of my dress pants for work are Kenneth Cole Reaction. i :love: them
     
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    Where do you buy those? I like to try on clothes before buying them.
     
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    surrender [ON MEDS]

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    Gap khakis are boring and wrinkle easily, but they've served me well
     
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    Ideotique Drinking on monday nights does not make me an alco

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    khakis as dress pants :ugh:
     
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    Had my Kenneth Cole slacks for almost 3 years.
     
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    dry clean is key
     
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    :werd: i only dry cclean my dress clothes, and express dress pants aren't that bad :dunno: havent tried other ones yet though, might try out zaras.

    and dockers :mamoru: what do you expect for $15 pants
     
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    i like banana for everything work related.

    fits well, office contemporary style, good price/value point.
     
  10. oakback

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    Nope, never have dry cleaned, won't any time soon.
     
  11. oakback

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    And what the hell is zaras? I keep seeing people mention that. I've never seen/heard of it.
     
  12. Ideotique

    Ideotique Drinking on monday nights does not make me an alco

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    Clothing store, pretty decent stuff. One about every 3 blocks in london :rofl:
     
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    Hey, he asked for khakis!
     
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    have fun wearing cheap cotton chinos the rest of your life then.
     
  15. Ideotique

    Ideotique Drinking on monday nights does not make me an alco

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    :mamoru:

    I try to minmise my dry cleaning but needed for anything decent

    After one place destroyed a 1400AU fully fitted/tailored suit I got from a great Italian tailor in Sydney I've been trying to find a decent place

    The amusing thing is they admitted their mistake, and offered to replace it. Most people in my area wear 100AU off the rack suits from chain stores so they looked a bit shocked when I presented the receipts for a like for like replacement
     
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    Sorry, I should have included in my original post, "doesn't need to be dry-cleaned". My bad.
     

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