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Old 09-23-2012, 10:14 PM
 
Location: Niflheim
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I have to wear boot cut. It is hard to get my huge New Rock gothic boots into the skinny pants.
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Old 09-23-2012, 10:16 PM
 
Location: Oakland, CA
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I wear straight leg sometimes slim cut jeans and they fit over my boots..

I think the boot cut jeans allude more towards the baggy thigh/hip area..
All the bootcuts I remember were snug in the thigh, and slightly flared starting at the knee.

The baggy in the thigh jeans were generally "Relaxed fit" with a straight or wide leg.
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Old 09-23-2012, 10:18 PM
 
Location: Oakland, CA
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I guess I'm not the only one who hates boot cut jeans.
They make my hips look smaller,and make me look larger up top.
I say flaunt what you got.
I love jeggings.

LOL! I am with you. I have retired the bootcuts for skinnies and jeggings.
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Old 09-23-2012, 11:12 PM
 
Location: Up North
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Skinnies and jeggings here as well. If you have the figure for it, they look great
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Old 09-24-2012, 03:34 PM
 
Location: Wonderland
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I think it's pretty obvious that different styles look better on different people. Some people look good in a boot cut jean -and after all, it's a classic cut that's stood the test of time.

I have jeans of all sorts of styles and cuts - straight, loose, cargo, jeggings, and bootcut . Some of my jackets and boots look better with a bootcut jean, and some of them don't. I'm not a slave to fashion trends, and I'm not so insecure that I will forego what simply looks best just because I'm worried about some self appointed fashion Nazi getting her jollies ridiculing my personal clothing choices.

Get a life, honey!
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Old 09-26-2012, 12:45 PM
 
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^^^^^^^

what she said
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Old 09-26-2012, 01:06 PM
 
Location: Kansas City, MO
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I may be wrong here, but aren't bootcut jeans the most original/classic cut??
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Old 09-27-2012, 08:19 AM
 
Location: NoVa
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I just bought another pair the other day and they look mighty fine.....
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Old 09-27-2012, 10:06 AM
 
Location: NY metro area
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I have a decent selection of skinny/pencil cut denim, but I'm having a darn hard time finding boot cuts that are long enough and without too much of a flare. Straight legs have been difficult to find too. They seem to border on the pencil/cigarette cut more so than straight leg.

I have a box with 5 pairs of jeans along side of me that I need to ship back. Next shipment is due tomorrow. Fingers are crossed!
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Old 09-27-2012, 10:12 AM
 
Location: in my mind
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This is a funny blog about how to buy jeans that make your butt look good:

Mom Jeans and the Dreaded Long Butt
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