Jeans waist size and how to measure your jean

Measuring the Right Jeans Waist Size

There is no standard measurement for jeans waist size. Sizing varies considerably among brands because designers have different visions for the look of their jeans. In other words, jeans are not true to size.

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Todd Shelton Men's Pant Leg Opening

Pant Leg Opening, An Overview

Pant leg opening is the width at the bottom of pant legs, generally measured across at the hem, as the pant lies flat. Read more to help gauge your pant leg opening needs.

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Light Wash Jeans

WSJ Promotes Light Wash Jeans for Spring

We’re not stubbornly sitting on the sidelines of this light wash/distressed jean trend – we just don’t think it’s right for our customer. Light wash jeans limit what shirts you can wear - and where you can wear them. Dark wash jeans never limit you.

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Raw Selvedge Denim Fabric

What is Selvedge Denim?

The word 'selvedge' relates to the 'self-edge' of fabric. Some types of fabric are woven so that the 'edge' can be used in garment construction. In regards to jean construction, using the outer edge of the denim (the self-edge), makes a jean a 'selvedge' denim jean.

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Todd Shelton Custom Jean

Custom Jeans

You'd benefit from a jean that meets your unique fit requirements. We've made buying custom jeans easy, accurate, and affordable. Our free fit-finding programs help you find your best fit without asking you to measure, or be measured.

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Empathy Made Us Fit Experts

How Empathy Makes Us Fit Experts

Since our first order in 2002, we’ve asked one question more than any other…‘how did it fit?’ And more than a decade later, this culture of listening and accommodating, has made us fit experts.

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