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Hassle-free, petite, ethical jeans - Levi's or what?

I hate shopping. I need jeans. I do not want to buy clothes made by children. Can I buy Levi's? If not, what? [more inside]
posted by kristi on Mar 29, 2016 - 16 answers

How do I pants?

I am a mid-30s lady, and I have recently realized that jeans are not comfortable and I don't want to wear them anymore, but I'm not sure what to replace them with. Help me figure out where to shop and what to shop for! [more inside]
posted by peanut_mcgillicuty on Sep 20, 2015 - 19 answers

Can someone recommend a tailor in Cypress or near downtown Houston, TX?

I need to get some jeans hemmed. I don't want them to look home-sewn. I'd like the hems to look like they do when they're bought. Can someone recommend a tailor either in Cypress or near I-10 and Washington?
posted by smashface on Aug 19, 2015 - 3 answers

Why are my jean zippers always coming undone?

So whenever I wear jeans, the zipper is always falling down. It does not seem to matter what the jeans are - new, old, too tight, too loose, just right. I know you ostensibly place the tab down to lock it, but this does not help - it just slows it a bit. Hence it's probably something I am doing wrong, or an incorrect fit that I keep buying. What might it be?
posted by solarion on Jun 12, 2015 - 11 answers

Denim experts/custom tailors in New York?

Where in New York can I go to find someone to either make or find me a pair of women's jeans that will fit me? [more inside]
posted by catesbie on Dec 13, 2014 - 4 answers

Help me mix & match my new clothes!

I just purchased a bunch of new clothing at Theory, which is definitely a much hipper store than I'm used to shopping at. (My old standby was Banana Republic.) The sales staff was very helpful, and I'm very pleased with what I came home with, but I'd love some help in mixing and matching everything. Photos of (almost) all of the items I bought can be found here. [more inside]
posted by Conrad Cornelius o'Donald o'Dell on Sep 15, 2014 - 8 answers

Mens Pants Filter - Either the butt or the waist fits, but not both

Whenever I shop for pants or shorts, almost everything I try on either has a tight waist and comfortable butt, or tight butt and too-loose waist. This applies across various brands. I like to say that I'm little in the middle but I got much back, but my proportions aren't that strange. Skinny jeans don't fit me, but I'm not going for pleated dockers, either. I wear approximately a 30" waist and 28" inseam. Guys, can you recommend any brands that solve this problem?
posted by 4midori on Jun 8, 2014 - 10 answers

Can these jeans be re-altered and still look normal?

A friend of mine gave me a couple of pairs of new "Gap 1969 Long & Lean" boot-cut jeans that she got altered before she decided they didn't really fit. She's an inch or two or more than two shorter than I am. I'm wondering if I could get them re-altered into a straight-leg (or maybe slightly tapered?) cut that I can roll up a little, but I don't know anything about sewing. [more inside]
posted by Room 641-A on Oct 22, 2013 - 14 answers

Looking for a clothing website...

Is there any sort of website where you can input your measurements and it will tell you which brands or stores carry clothing that will fit you? My mom was telling me about such a site (the name of which she can't remember, and it was a few years ago, anyway) for jeans and I was wondering if something like that still exists and if one exists for clothing beyond jeans. Thanks.
posted by lea724 on Jul 26, 2013 - 2 answers

Most Scenic High-Rise... Trousers

I am a lady with a small waist and a generous booty. I look best in "high-rise" or "high-waisted" pants because, well, my waist is pretty high, which means that the popular "low-rise" and "mid-rise" trousers leave acres of billowing flesh exposed between my actual waist and the waist of the pants. What brands or specific jeans or pants (or skirts) can I wear? I've had decent luck with Simply Vera for Kohl's skinny jeans with stretch. Any other suggestion from like-waisted ladies? [more inside]
posted by enzymatic on Jun 24, 2013 - 19 answers

Vintage Filter

Help me authenticate these supposedly vintage jeans in near-mint condition. [more inside]
posted by bad grammar on Nov 7, 2012 - 6 answers

Boot cut girl in a skinny jeans world

The era of skinny women's jeans has been here for a while, but I've still got a closet full of my perfectly good boot-cut and flared jeans. Can I wear these judiciously (even among young people) without looking embarrassingly out-of-touch? If not, should I try to alter them, or is there a chance they'll come back into style in a year or two anyway? [more inside]
posted by Bardolph on Oct 3, 2012 - 51 answers

Can quads and denim mix?

Leads for finding sexy fitting jeans for a short lady with massive thighs and some booty? [more inside]
posted by ifjuly on Aug 15, 2012 - 22 answers

Forever buying blue jeans

Am I supposed to buy jeans that fit me perfectly in the store, or jeans that are too tight but will stretch to be perfect? If the latter, how do I know how much they will stretch out (or, how tight is too tight)? [more inside]
posted by 2bucksplus on Jun 29, 2012 - 18 answers

physical barriers to pickpocketing

What can I do to my existing pairs of jeans to prevent pick-pocketing? [more inside]
posted by germdisco on Feb 19, 2012 - 21 answers

Where do all the short guys shop for pants online?

Are you a guy who wears a 30-inch inseam in jeans, etc.? Share all your fashion secrets with me - specifically about clothes for the bottom half of your body. [more inside]
posted by Unicorn on the cob on Jan 30, 2012 - 30 answers

Save my rear!

Find me a pair a commuter jeans. "Snowflakiness:" I am a woman. [more inside]
posted by wocka wocka wocka on Jan 16, 2012 - 12 answers

Shopping, MetaFilter style.

MeFites, what is your favorite place to get a good pair of jeans, under $30? [more inside]
posted by doyouknowwhoIam? on Dec 2, 2011 - 52 answers

Where to find good value on jeans?

I'm looking for a great value on everyday jeans. I don't mind spending decent money if that's what it takes, but I'd want that money to go towards quality materials and construction - I truly don't care about labels or fleeting fashions. I live in LA but I'd be cool with shopping online if that's where the value can be found. Anybody have pointers on places/brands that could help me out with this, or is it back to the Gap again? [more inside]
posted by captainawesome on Nov 20, 2011 - 28 answers

So how do you break in a pair of jeans, anyway?

I would like some advice on the care and feeding and breaking-in of a bog-standard new pair of jeans. [more inside]
posted by jason's_planet on Nov 20, 2011 - 11 answers

Where can I buy affordable, fashionable USA or EU made clothing?

Where can I buy fashionable clothes made in the USA or EU that don't cost $/£200? I live in the UK. [more inside]
posted by stackhaus23 on Aug 3, 2011 - 20 answers

This Is Why We Don't Buy White Things...

White stretch denim cotton/spandex pants. Best practices to keep them clean? [more inside]
posted by amicamentis on Jun 27, 2011 - 5 answers


Pants! I want men's pants that are not jeans, not khakis, don't need to be ironed, can be worn to a casual office with a nice shirt, and cost less than $50. [more inside]
posted by Cool Papa Bell on Feb 7, 2011 - 34 answers

Jean Marie

My jeans fit in the changing room, and then spend the next three months constantly falling off my hips. How can I find jeans that fit? [more inside]
posted by mippy on Dec 30, 2010 - 34 answers

I want to wear jeans without appearing as though I've gained 15 lbs.

Where can I find flannel-lined jeans that are not high-waisted and baggy and are available in petite sizing? Alternatively, if you know of another pants material that keeps your bottom half warm just as well and can be found in a modern & petite fit, I'm all ears. [more inside]
posted by invisible ink on Oct 29, 2010 - 22 answers

Give me some jeans without those marks?

Who makes boot cut, modern jeans for men that have no distressed marks? Should be under $50. I've been looking for two years. Everything has those annoying marks.
posted by sandmanwv on Sep 9, 2010 - 15 answers

That's MISTER Assless Wonder to you!

I love my partner to death, and that includes his big, soft, warm body. But he has absolutely no butt or hips to hold up his pants, and no matter what he does he shows ass cleavage. He is, shall we say, lookin' like a fool. How does he fix this problem fashion-wise, and how do I manage my reactions to this so I don't insult the man that I love? [more inside]
posted by sheena is a sock puppet on Feb 20, 2010 - 29 answers

Help me wrap her ridiculously long legs in premium denim!

I'm taking my wife shopping for Valentine’s Day to buy new jeans. She's tall-ish (5'8" or so) and has very long legs. What stores are our best bet in the Tampa, Fla. area? [more inside]
posted by unclejeffy on Feb 12, 2010 - 13 answers

Compare these brands of jeans

I'd like a comparison of CK, Levi's, Dickies and Lee jeans. [more inside]
posted by Busy Old Fool on Nov 23, 2009 - 18 answers

Where can I find some USA-made jeans in Los Angeles?

Where can I buy jeans in Los Angeles that are made in the USA? [more inside]
posted by rybreadmed on Aug 3, 2009 - 9 answers

Holy jeans need healing

My jeans always wear out in the spot right behind the crotch seam in the two rear quadrants formed by the four way seam intersection. It's not an area people generally tend to see and I could probably extend their wearable life considerably by patching the holes to keep my tackle from hanging out. Is there any easy way to patch these holes? Some product perhaps? I have no sewing machine, have never sewn a thing in my life and my mom is a giant ocean away.
posted by srboisvert on Jun 20, 2009 - 21 answers

Help me find some cute jeans!

Looking for some stylish, slim jeans for a 18 year-old male, very slim college student. [more inside]
posted by Precision on May 12, 2009 - 16 answers

Casual (but stylish) clothing blogs for aging hipsters?

Casual (but stylish) clothing blogs for aging hipsters? I'm looking for some blogs that feature cool clothes that you can actually buy. Like HYA meets Etsy but for stuff beyond Ts and hoodies. [more inside]
posted by MeatLightning on Feb 26, 2009 - 7 answers

help me locate this belt

Can you help me find online a belt (for jeans) i saw on a magazine cover? [more inside]
posted by raphael19 on Dec 30, 2008 - 9 answers

Help me find my abused clothing a new home

What to do with my scrap clothing in Seattle? [more inside]
posted by gc on Dec 16, 2008 - 4 answers

What are popular stores to buy jeans and sweaters as a gift for a 14 year old boy?

What are popular stores to buy jeans and sweaters as a gift for a 14 year old boy I've never met? [more inside]
posted by Caz721 on Dec 1, 2008 - 17 answers

H&M LAD from NYC to H-Town

Is there any way for me to buy H&M LAD fit jeans in the South? [more inside]
posted by raygan on Jul 10, 2008 - 2 answers

Resurrecting saggy jeans

What can you do when the ass falls out of your jeans? [more inside]
posted by cgs on Nov 28, 2007 - 6 answers

My jeans NEED to have rhinestones on them

I have a pair of jeans. It is a normal pair of jeans. I would like to have a line of rhinestones going along the outseam on either leg. What's the best method? [more inside]
posted by SampleSize on Dec 26, 2006 - 10 answers

I come from gay pareee

OK, don't laugh, what goes with pink jeans on a guy? [more inside]
posted by randomstriker on Jul 31, 2006 - 61 answers

I hate buying clothes.

Jeansfilter: I am short and curvy (and a girl, obviously), therefore finding great jeans is super difficult. I need help! [more inside]
posted by echo0720 on Mar 9, 2006 - 26 answers

Where can one find fashionable items (jeans, shirts, etc) for oversized folks?

Where can one find fashionable items (jeans, shirts, etc) for oversized folks? [more inside]
posted by arimathea on Aug 11, 2005 - 16 answers


Why the button fly? [mi] [more inside]
posted by dodgygeezer on May 20, 2004 - 27 answers

Designer Jeans

I'm looking for a pair of jeans I saw someone wearing on the street today. I think I saw the same pair on Gwyneth Paltrow in People recently. They're women's jeans, low-rise, dark-ish, expensive looking, (hot!). They have a horizontal seam across the knee and snaps the size of nickels down the outside of the pant leg from knee to ankle. I've called several department stores and looked online, but I just can't seem to find them again. Help?
posted by bonheur on Mar 9, 2004 - 6 answers

No more Levi's - help me find new jeans that meet my standards

Now that Levi's are no longer made in the U.S. what American-made jeans, similar in quality, durability and style should European diehards buy? [More inside.] [more inside]
posted by MiguelCardoso on Jan 15, 2004 - 17 answers

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