Straight leg jean with Right Fit Technology
Buy them TIGHT--they stretch a LOT during the day!
Scroll to the bottom for the moral of the story...
I actually really love the fit of the Right Fit Yellows--I am SUCH an apple shape, and they are the only jeans that I've found that really work for me. Also, I really adore the straight-leg style: more fashion-forward than bootcut, but much more flattering on me than skinnies. So I hate to give them anything less but 5 stars. But unfortunately the stretch is such a SERIOUS issue with these jeans that actually getting that wonderful fit meant paying for several different sizes of jeans only to have them not work out.
I'm generally a 20 in LB jeans & pants, but the Right Fit guide told me that, based on my measurements, I should be a 24 in the yellow. So, trusting the fit guide, I ordered a 24. MASSIVELY too huge, and I returned them. Then I smartened up and ordered both a 22 and a 20. The 20 was uncomfortably tight on me, and the 22 was a perfect, snug, form-fitting win! Or so I thought...I returned the 20s, ripped all the tags off my 22s, and began wearing them around town.
Turns out, my beloved 22s stretched out to the fit of what the 24s were during the course of the day. I tried washing & drying them, and they fit great the first few hours, but after that, no dice. And of course, since I'd worn them already, I can't really return them. 20s it is for me, with a bit of discomfort immediately upon wearing, but then perfect fit for the rest of the day.
MORAL(s) OF THE STORY:
1) Don't pay ANY attention to the LB Right Fit sizing guide.
2) Order several of these in a range of sizes. Include the size you normally wear in LB pants/jeans.
3) Take one size SMALLER than whatever pair you try on that seems to fit perfectly brand-new (so, if you try on a brand-new 22 that seems to fit perfectly, keep the 20). Trust me, the tighter size will stretch to that perfect fit over the course of the day.
March 24, 2013
LOVE these jeans!
I haven't worn jeans since 1998 when I used to purchase my favorite jeans at LB. unfortunately they discontinued them and I didn't wear jeans for years. Being 6 feet tall and a size 22-24 its really hard to find something that is comfortable and fits good. I was sooo happy when i found these jeans online! they are the most comfortable jeans, they are long, feel nice and people compliment me on them! thanks LB for offering great jeans again!
March 6, 2013
Better than I thought
I trusted other reviews and I was pleasantly surprised. Great fit and very comfortable. Look great too1
March 5, 2013
Omg. Fit was like a size too small and the length was for a giant. Returned.
December 22, 2012