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Old 02-13-2007, 10:40 AM   #11
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Thanks, jkath! DH always makes fun of me because I have so many pairs of jeans in the closet that I never wear. He doesn't understand how they can fit one way at the store and then a completely different way after wearing them once or twice.

Once, long, long ago, I had a wonderful pair of jeans that fit just teh way I wanted them to. I wore them 'till the knees were non-existent and thin everywhere else, too! I couldn't find a similar pair anywhere. I was so sad about giving them up that they sat in my closet for a couple years. DH finally "packed" them up when we moved!
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Old 02-13-2007, 11:23 AM   #12
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They did a whole series on the Oprah show about fitting jeans. I found that my high waisted momma jeans are commonly worn by all mothers. Who would know that you don't have to put up with a wedgie to wear jeans. Apparently (or apparel wise) there are no truly famous jeans designers.
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Old 02-13-2007, 12:07 PM   #13
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Wow this is brilliant !! t's next to impossible to find jeans that fit. Since I have a rather large behind and hips with a tiny waist. And I'm not even 5 ft. tall. So even petite can sometimes be pretty long on me. And I prefer straight leg. Not flare or boot cut ! This site found 27 pairs for me.
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Old 02-13-2007, 12:32 PM   #14
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Wow this is brilliant !! t's next to impossible to find jeans that fit. Since I have a rather large behind and hips with a tiny waist. And I'm not even 5 ft. tall. So even petite can sometimes be pretty long on me. And I prefer straight leg. Not flare or boot cut ! This site found 27 pairs for me.
Hey Middie! Ever catch the show "What Not To Wear"? One thing I did learn through them is how to dress my body type. I too am on the petite size as I'm only 5'2" so the length in a lot of jeans is just way too long. I can't tell you the number of jeans that I have problems with in this area. They did suggest when trying them on to fold the cuff under to the length you desire and then take them to a tailor and have them hemmed. Don't know why but I never thought of that. So I know the next time I find a pair that looks great from the knees up and the only problem is the length this girl is spending a few extra bucks and chopping the length off.
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Old 02-13-2007, 12:50 PM   #15
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Hi jkath, thanks for posting this. I wanted to ask if you had tested this to see if the recommendations actually work for you.

I will try to go to Gap and try the one they recommended for me but I was curious if anyone else had beat me to the test and can share if they were happy to have found that best fitting pair of jeans.

I have yet to find something like that. Everything I have is extremely lose at the waist.
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Old 02-13-2007, 12:58 PM   #16
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Hi jkath, thanks for posting this. I wanted to ask if you had tested this to see if the recommendations actually work for you.

I will try to go to Gap and try the one they recommended for me but I was curious if anyone else had beat me to the test and can share if they were happy to have found that best fitting pair of jeans.

I have yet to find something like that. Everything I have is extremely lose at the waist.
I know the pair of jeans I just bought recently were on the list and they fit me beautifully. As I said in my initial post I have a very hard time finding jeans and in fact last time prior to this last purchase was a year ago.....thats how bad it is for me. But I found this pair and of course spent way more than I'd ever imagine on a pair of jeans but the fit is amazing so it was worth it. I'll def. try out the other suggestions since this one was one of theirs.
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Old 02-13-2007, 01:19 PM   #17
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Hi Sizzle, sorry did not read your post saying the one you purchased was on the list. Good to know it works. I am also 5.2 and the only ones I like are gap jeans but even they don't fit well at the waist.
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Old 02-13-2007, 02:02 PM   #18
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Thanks Jkath!
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Old 02-13-2007, 02:13 PM   #19
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What a great selection!!!!!

I usually own 1-2 pair of jeans and Mr HB actually DRIED mine in the dryer. The man is sick and has been put on laundry room restriction (like that upsets him ). When I was Twiggy thin, he could do that but not now.

This is great and I'm going out this weekend to try some on.
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Old 02-13-2007, 03:41 PM   #20
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Hi Sizzle, sorry did not read your post saying the one you purchased was on the list. Good to know it works. I am also 5.2 and the only ones I like are gap jeans but even they don't fit well at the waist.
hey we all overlook things....no biggie! Glad I was able to let you know my experience.
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