Rated 3 out of 5 by chrisusa46 Nice but out of style
Ordered these pants in a size 6 as I've lost weight and need to "rebuild" my wardrobe. The length #petite# was good and the pants were perfect for my new waist size but that's where the praise stops! There's far too much extra material in the seat area....not a fan of the baggy bottom look. And as others have mentioned, the legs are entirely too big! In the late '60's and early '70's I had a closet full of bell-bottoms #tight waist/hips and enormous legs# but these days I prefer clothes that fit close to my body, not tight, just streamlined without a lot of extra material. The pants are very well made but the style is not flattering for us smaller gals.
December 6, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 by Richardsmom Lovely material, but clown legs
The cloth is beautiful and the pants fit me well at my waist and hips, but the legs are so full that I felt as though I were wearing clown' s pants. It's not worth the expense of tailoring, given that the pants are lined. These were returned immediately, sorry to say.
November 18, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Glissando Great Fit
The fabric really looks like wool and the lining adds to the comfort of these pants. The gentleman from LL Bean was so helpful when I was ordering and he read the garment measurements and that determined the size I ordered. Because of this I ordered one size smaller and the fit is perfect all around.
November 13, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by Montpelierite Didn't run large
After reading other reviews that suggested these pants usually run large, I ordered a 10, and some other LL Bean pants in a 12. These were a bit too tight, and with the lining there is little give or stretch. Will try a 12 next. The fabric is nice and soft but I am a little worried it will pill with repeated washings... Will see...
Length is good and I am 5'8".
November 5, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by busyhandsnana Delightfully soft!
Just what I've been looking for! Smooth, cuddly cotton(reminds me of fine wool). Nicely lined. Versatile color. Perfect for going out to dinner on a cold New England weekend.
February 18, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by mejoan different fit
I have three pair, so they must suit my purpose. The waist on all three differ in size by about an inch although they are all size 10.
Mighty good feel here in Virginia this winter and I do wear them to work. However I am an unstylish over 70 year old. Warmth and comfort are my goal.
February 14, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Violet Downsizing
Having read the other reviews, I ordered these pants in both 8, my usual size and in 6. The 6 worked just fine. Do want to mention that they are heavier than I thought, and fully lined, so they will be winter pants for me.
December 11, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by picklecreek Great fabric, fit didn't work for me
Unfortunately, I have to return these. The fabric is great, pretty herringbone, soft with a nice drape and fine lining. They look well sewn. BUT, the adjustable waist is for those who need it to adjust BIGGER, not any smaller. These fit me fine in the hips, but have a huge gap in the back waist. Not designed for my shape, which is a porportionatey smaller waist to hips ratio, I was really hoping the adjustable feature would take care of this, and it does not. : ((
December 7, 2013
Rated 2 out of 5 by kdc34515 Not what I expected
I ordered these pants to have a nice dress pant to wear with a sweater. I was disappointed in how it looks when you put it on. The pockets gape open and the legs are like " elephant legs"--not attractive at all. I expected better quality from LLBean.
November 25, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by bananabird thick, warm, but get the hidden comfort waist
I bought this in light camel herringbone a couple of years ago (color not available now). It washes well, no problem with shrinkage. I tried on the one without the comfort waist feature in the store, and was horrified that it gapes way out in the back. The one with the comfort waist fits smoothly all over. Well worth the extra cost. I am ordering another pair in a different color.
October 28, 2013