Rated 1 out of 5 by NickyN Waist Too Tight--what happened?
So disappointed -- I already have 2 pair of these knit jeans that I bought over a year ago. Wonderful fit! I was excited to get them in another color. When I finally received them, the same exact size, the waist was a full 2 1/4 inches smaller. I had to return them -- after waiting so long for them (backordered). They are backordered again for March(!), so I am not even going to try to get them again.
January 24, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by JeanH293 Everything about these are PERFECT!
I just got these today. Ordered a 16 - wasn't sure they'd fit because sometimes LL Bean pants run a little small. These are PERFECT in every way. Length is great, so freakin comfortable I don't want to take them off to go to bed :) My sister-in-law asked me if I had lost weight because they look so awesome on me. When I sit down, nothing binds. They look totally normal - no one would ever guess how comfortable they are. I absolutely LOVE these jeans - may never wear any other brand of jeans again!
January 22, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by nyroots Needs waist elastic
I love these jeans; very comfortable; but I had to add elastic inside the waistband on each side. Before that, the waist would stretch out from bending/sitting and not return to its original size. They would really benefit from a discreet stretchy waistband like the easy stretch chinos.(I don't like the look and fit of elastic in the back.) As a pear shaped woman, I often have trouble with fitting at the waist. The easy stretch waistband is the best!
January 6, 2015
Rated 3 out of 5 waist too tight, hips too loose
These jeans are well made but stretch out so much as soon as you put them on I had to take them up six inches to get them to stay up, except the waist band, which is so tight I had to remove it. And they are very bulky.
January 6, 2015
Rated 3 out of 5 by georgiabyte SMALL!
I normally take a size 12 in Bean pants. The 12 in these is minuscule! Maybe the 16 would fit me? Very SKINNY through the thighs as well. They feel like they were cut for kids. I am 70!
Otherwise, the fabric is great, as is the styling. They really LOOK like denim jeans. I was very disappointed in the fit.
January 2, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by DDSF Nice Jeans
I've bought two pair and they are so comfortable compared to regular jeans. They are softer. These pants wash well and are ready out of the dryer. I've had them for several months and think the color has maintained.
December 19, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Savvydressmaker Awesome go-to pants
I love these jeans and have had a pair for a year or so now. I bought a 16 in medium tall, and I am 5'6". First I hemmed them to my preferred length, but after about a month of washing and drying, they shrunk up and I could unhem them and they are now perfect! The color does fade a little over time, especially at the knees, and the fabirc does bag out slightly at the knees, as these are made of a stretchy knit. But I wear them almost everyday and love that they stretch so much. They look just like real denim, without the pinch.
December 19, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by teresalee Comfortable but not flattering for curvy women
These jeans are soft and comfortable, but they're not cut for curvy women. They are quite clingy on the hips and gape in the small of my back (so much so that my underwear show). I will probably keep them for traveling and lazy days, but I will have to wear them with a long sweater. I am 5' 6'' and weigh 130 lbs. I ordered the size 6, medium tall and they fit well except for the waist.
I found the fly and front pockets add a lot of bulk to the front, pointless since they fit like tights and most people will want a long top over them. I would eliminate the pockets and do an elastic waist and mock fly - it would give a nicer line. L.L. Bean, you don't have pants that fit curvy women anymore. Please bring back the curvy cut!
December 15, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by crei11744 Love The Comfort Knit Jeans Boot Cut
These pants are the most comfortable I've found anywhere. As for sizing I discovered that although the sizing chart based on my body measurements indicated that I should wear a size 14, I ordered one size smaller (size 12) due to the 4% spandex stretch capability. When they arrived, they felt like the fit was perfect, However, after wearing them for eight hours, they loosened up considerably. So I called LLBean and asked if I could return them for a size 10 and they were perfectly OK with that despite having been washed, worn and washed again. The size 10 is the most perfect fit for me (and I have a big stomach) so I returned all three pair of 12's and replaced them with 10's and I'm a really happy camper now. These pants also machine wash and dry beautifully. So I would recommend that you order two sizes smaller than you'd wear in a regular (non stretch) pant. I love doing business with this company not only for their free shipping (regardless of order size), but mostly because they are the only company I've found these days that actually has a human being answer the phone on the second ring and that person is actually capable of helping you. L.L.Bean's business model is a real breath of fresh air and their products are top notch. They are now my go to company for casual clothing. :-)
December 5, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by LaSalle Very comfortable
These were so wonderfully comfortable I ordered another pair immediately
December 3, 2014