This past weekend I purchased a pair of Relaxed Straight Fit jeans from Uniqlo. They are the size 33 waist, 32 inseam. They are 98% cotton and 2%some-sort-of-stretchy-material.*
I had been looking for a new, fine denim. My last pair, from JCrew, are starting to get holes, and as I've slimmed down a bit, they're a tad baggy. I needed a jean that would make me look sleek, sexy and even a little dangerous.
I used to have a pair of jeans from Uniqlo, and I found them to be a fine cut. The problem was that even though they fit my legs quite well, they were too loose on the waist. It was very embarrassing. Why, dear jesus, can I not just get a pair of pants that fit EVERYWHERE. A nice, glove-like feel in the waist and a nice, form fitting fit in the leg area, but not too tight.
Anyway, Relaxed Fit jeans are usually a recipe for disaster - they tend to be too roomy in the leg area. However, these Uniqlo Relaxed Straight Fit jeans are quite excellent, dare I say almost perfect. Perhaps it's because Japanese people are small and so relaxed for them is just right for me. Either way, I will just thank the Pant Gods and enjoy my fine fitting denim trousers.
*I do feel a tad bit uncomfortable having a bit of a stretchiness to these jeans. To me, that cries out either a) I like going to clubs or b) I'm a girl, neither of which, last time I checked, are true. However, the stretchiness is not really noticeable and I do enjoy the fit of these jeans.