Do Jeans lose their shape?

Started 1 month ago. There are 6 replies by 4 different members. The latest reply was from Sandy67.
  1. Wondering if I need to buy smaller jeans, or do jeans in modern materials just lose their shape? Mine won't stay up round my waist. They are cotton and polyester. Didn't think polyester stretched like that. Probably 2 years old. Doubting whether a smaller size would fit, but will have to try. Oh dear.

  1. Heading probably should be "Do Jeans Go Baggy?"

  2. The label says: 61% cotton, 26% polyester, 12% viscose, 2% elastane. They have never been tumble-dried.

  3. I have repeatedly had problems with many brands of jeans, at all price points. They usually start to grow after wearing them half a day. Meaning that the time you spent looking for that perfect fit is not the answer. I have even purchased the same jeans in a different shade and found them to fit different. I especially have a problem with the butt starting to sag. If you have worn and laundered your jeans and the only problem is the waist I would spend the money to have them professionally altered. In my area, it is a $10 fix. Better than going on the hunt for another pair.

  4. Good idea. I thought they wouldn't alter jeans. But I could take the waist in myself, unprofessionally! As it would be covered up by my tops it's worth a try. Expensive to get rid of 4 pairs of reasonable jeans which all have the same problem.

  5. Yes -- if your jeans have any stretch in them, you should buy one size down so they're a little too tight in the store, because they WILL stretch out as you wear them. I learned that the hard way. ;-)

  6. Yup, that 2% elastine will bag out. It makes the jeans more comfortable, look good for a while, but really shortens the life of jeans so we have to buy more frequently. Wonder if going to a western wear store to get the old classic jeans is a possibility. Anyone know?

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