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Denim Buyers Guide - Route One

Denim jeans have been the casual staple item of clothing for years. From rockers to skaters, hipsters to hippies the classic denim jean is the ultimate symbol of both comfort and rebellion.

A good pair of jeans is an essential part of your wardrobe, but the array of choice can be mind-blowing. To help you pick your ultimate fit to suit your lifestyle, we’ve compiled a handy Denim Buyers Guide.

What’s My Size?

To kick things off you'll need to measure yourself in order to get the correct size jeans. This is done in two simple steps below:

Waist - Standing with your feet slightly apart, wrap a tape measure around the slimmest part of your waist.

Inside Leg - Stand up straight and drop a tape measure from your crotch to the hem of your jeans.

What’s My Fit?

Once you’ve got your size dialled you need to choose the denim fit that’s right for you. From Skinny to Baggy we have all your tastes covered right here at Route One.


SKINNY – Skinny jeans sit low on your waist, are fitted around the thigh and often contain a small percentage of stretch material within the fabric.

Shop - Route One Skinny, WeSC Alessandro, Kr3w K Skinny, Lee Cain and Monkee Genes Classic.

R1 Skinny Jeans
 
SLIM – Slim jeans are a great versatile fit that sit low on the hips, have a regular rise and a slimmer tapered leg.

Shop – Route One Slim, Dickies Louisiana, Globe Good Stock, WeSC Eddy, Vans V66, Kr3w K Slim, Volcom Chilli Choker and Lee Luke.

R1 Slim Jeans
 
STRAIGHT – Straight cut jeans are a timeless classic featuring a regular profile through the thigh, knee and hem.

Shop – DC Straight Up and LRG CC True Straight.

DC Straight Jeans
 
RELAXED – Perfect for everyday wear, this style sits on the waist and has a relaxed fit from your thigh down to the hem.

Shop – Route One Relaxed, Carhartt Texas Hanford, LRG Core Collection C47, Famous Rider and DC Relaxed.

R1 Relaxed Jeans
 
BAGGY – Revisit the heady days of the 90s with a pair of oversized baggy jeans. We’ve brought back this throwback style due to popular demand!

Shop – Route One Baggy.

R1 Baggy Jeans