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do lyocell jeans stretch
They’re all made in different countries and with different blends so that could possibly explain the inconsistency in sizing. I’m glad your Frame did stretch out a little bit. For reference, my current ‘go to’ is a pair of Mother jeans (Roller Crop) and my fav all-time was a pair of AG’s that were super stretchy, snug in all the right places, darker wash, perfect inseam and slight boot cut — of course, over 2 years, I wore them out. The product made by this company is called Lyocell and it is supposed to be a sustainable material that provides comfort smoothness and versatility. Just bought a pair of Pilcro Skinny High Rise Black Jeans from Anthropologie. I’m glad Nudie are doing women’s again! The 27 petite have the perfect fit. Here we go again, wow this has been going on since 2016 now. And, now, do some more lunges. I think this may be a silly question but does the wet stretch work with overalls too? Approx. I know it’s hassle, but if you are a denim lover and you can’t resist the jeans, it’s the only way! I don’t think so, they are 92% COTTON/6% POLYESTER/2% ELASTANE and were designed to give a special stretch still holding to the nice snug fit. This means you can change the color whenever you feel like it. Unfortunately that colour isn’t available in my size. Plus, it resists shrinking so you do not have to worry about stretching the material back to its original size. I’d recommend Mavi’s jeans that come in their Supersoft material. Hi Lorna, any advice on whether to size down in these jeans or not? Should I go for a 30 in the Skinzee then? They really don’t get baggy! I went to purchase another pair @ Bloomies, and they no longer carried them and I ditched them w/out writing down the cotton + mix (although I recall them having 3 materials, 1 or which I believe may have been lyocell ???). Trying to tell if it’s the same as the Transcend fabric — It’s 66% cotton, 22% polyester, 9% rayon, 3% spandex. My fav jeans at AG’s Legging, Angel and The Ballad (discontinued). It might be more beneficial actually as you can just stretch the places that need it, but given it’s much like a thick denim jean, it should stretch on its own I reckon, if you wear it enough. thanks. In some ways I like this blend, the fabric remains rigid, tough as nails, and a snug fitting pair of 60/40 Cotton-polyester blended jeans make for very good nut hugging. I just ordered a pair of AG Legging Ankle Jeans with Raw Hem in 7 Years Break in size 24. The size 0 is tight but wearable while the size 2 is looser and more comfortable but may end up stretching out too much after being worn. so how much size down should i use? Buy all these jeans online at Shopbop, REVOLVE, Diesel and Levi’s. Please tell me where we can find jeans that stays up. And of course there is always the break in period to contend with. Adam has had countless pairs of Jogg Jeans because he loves the comfort, but the older pairs have become baggy and lost their shape. If you plan on wearing them quite a lot then I would take the size which are smaller if they aren’t too painful or uncomfortable. Actually, Lona, i bought two pairs of jeans. I found a nice pair online Citizens of Humanity Lya High Rise Classic Fit Color: Sunday Morning Boyfriend. my waist is 32 i dont know what size should i choose for size down because this stretch jeans will stretch out. When any amount of spandex is added, the fibers are open to wind gusts. Which means it hangs nicely, but it will lose its shape and become weak and floppy quickly. The 24’s were tight but not ridiculous. DIESEL TEPPHAR 084SY Mens Denim Faded Jeans Lyocell Stretch Regular Slim Carrot. Those are the ones I bought. (Maybe from 2009,2010?). They aren’t loose and more on the tighter side so they are pretty flattering. You might not have heard about these, but since it’s a newer fabrication, I have to include it. Do they feel more like a chino style pant with a sheen? Thank you so much. As for Women, because they lack the male anatomy, I can see how a touch of 2% Spandex may make them feel more comfortable and even for the man- as I said in the first post, when wearing the jeans with the 2% I felt more “flexible” and the fabric felt more “lightweight” , but as for me I can have flexibility in sweats or dress slacks and in the summer if it’s too hot I have several pairs of Cotton/Flax blend jeans that suit just fine. So I feel like the first pair would be more of a stretch denim, and the second pair, more of a stretch jegging. Yes, lyocell does stretch and the good thing about this nee fabric is that it can hold its original shape well after stretching. 29 fits comfortable around waist but possibly to comfortable, sort of how I want my jeans to ‘stretch out too’. or Wash or hand wash them with cold water.,,,hang dry and tumble dry them for like a minute. They might be better fitted and allow room for stretch? Maybe if the 27’s in petite have a good fit and the 27’s in regular are loose, you could swap and try a 26 in the regular? I have found that curvy jeans fit my smaller waist and give me a little extra room in the thighs and butt. They should stretch out a small amount yeah, my FRAME have! Based on what they look like, I would think they would stretch a bit, but I’m not very familiar with the majority of the fabric being Tencel so I couldn’t say for definite. It has some stretching qualities but not enough to compete with those fabrics. Are you not restricted to the point that sitting, walking stairs etc is really difficult? Thanks. I’m a faithful True Religion (billy, size 28) and 7FAMK (size 27) customer but lately I’ve found that every pair of 7FAMK I’ve bought lose their shape or stretch out A LOT and I prefer something like citizens of humanity (racer, size 29) or True Religion because they are super thick. The fabric composition is 54% Cotton, 35% Modal, 8% T400, 3% Polyurethane. While it is obvious there is a bulge, the parts are not clear and crisp as when 100% cotton is worn. 58% COTTON, 28% TENCEL ™, 13% POLYESTER, 1% LYCRA. I love DL and I am contemplating between two pairs – the same style – but with different compositions. I’m not sure how much the button area would stretch though as it’s stitched a lot and the buttons are in a tougher area, but definitely give it a go! I have a very hard time finding jeans that are comfortable. Furthermore, lets talk durability. please help! I am 24 in all jeans. Lyocell, as a cellulosic fibre, absorbs moisture and is fully biodegradable. They are stretch. This remains to be seen as one jean expert says it does add an element of stretch to denim jeans while others do not talk about that characteristic at all. I want to order a pair of 72% cotton 26% lyocell and 2% PU blend mother jeans. I don’t have this exactly wash, but I do have a few pairs of the Legging Ankle in a 98% cotton and 2% polyurethane blend. The jeans i want are 51% Rayon, 26% Polyester, 21% Cotton, 2% Spandex Machine wash. Do these strtch alot or are they stiff. Hi Ana, if you want jeans that don’t stretch out, I would say try the Transcend fabric from PAIGE. But now i know i have to size down. DL1961 and Yoga Jeans were one of the first to release a type of 4 way stretch denim, meaning the jeans won’t sag or lose their shape as they stretch out in 4 different directions, then recover very well. If they’re comfortable before, then they will most likely always become baggy. Are you familiar with White House Black Market jeans? Honestly, this shows a really basic understanding of the material compositions which are widely available for purchase, beyond the 98/2 ratio it is easily enough to find jeans which are 94% cotton and also free from basically comprised polyester, which instead uses elasto-emulsifier and and small amounts of nylon for a soft textured outer layer. 92% cotton denim with added elastine, elasto-emulsifier and viscose is also widely purchasable which gives an even greater amount of stretch with added efficiency regarding sweat absorption and also a softer feel without having to add extra synthetic material. Thanks for the advice! Thank you! (typically Paige and lucky jeans with a cotton/poly/elastine mix). I know, right! Funny that the official website for Tencel Lyocell does not mention stretch but one denim expert states that the jeans with the best stretch are the ones that have Lyocell blended in with the denim cotton. That means it bounces back to its original size very easily without creating drooping or bagging. I am 5’6 and about 115-120lbs You are done. I just purchased a pair of jeans 56% cotton, 26% polyester, 17% modal and 1% elastase. Older style jeans could hold you in a little and flatter areas. i think this pair may stretch with time. The issue is that I’m about 7 pounds underweight, and working on gaining those pounds back. Live and learn. It’s best for them to be tight to begin with. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. “Non-stretch denim is one of our favorite fabrics to play with because of the cool, vintage attitude it gives to jeans,” says Jill Guenza, vice president of global women’s design at Levi’s. Thanks Lona for reply. The older versions are a poly/cotton blend, but the newer ones have elastane and lycra. 28 is tighter but if they give half a size then they would be great. I am 5ft 5” in height. Do you have any suggestions for me? Or do I go for the next size and hope it’ll shrink up? This specific blend of materials … The general rule is buy jeans that are really tight and uncomfortable to begin with because they stretch out, so you have to break them in to have the perfect fit after stretch. If not, you can always try this method if they are becoming too uncomfortable https://thejeansblog.com/jeans-advice/how-to-stretch-your-jeans/. Thank you! This is such a helpful article. Can you show me which ones they are? In the meantime, i still think that the American consumer is being the sucker here, the denim manufactures are blending in the strechy crap and promoting it as a positive, when in fact the strechy crap just causes people to run out and buy another pair sooner. They are my “exact” measurements (standing) un-stretched but I want room to sit without them being too tight in the hip/groin area or stretching out too much before the day is over ? Sorry but if i stand in the mirror to compare the exact same size Levi’s , one pair 100% cotton, vs. Another pair with the 2% Elastane, this is what happens, the appearance of my man bulge looks less defined — as the Elastane more or less “tents” my male anatomy. Yes, lyocell does stretch and the good thing about this nee fabric is that it can hold its original shape well after stretching. What fit in the leg are you looking for? Hi Ania, I have actually never heard of Jag jeans before, so I honestly can’t comment on the sizing of them as I don’t know anything about them. I don’t want them to stretch out. Kelly Jones. And thanks so much in advance This article is super helpful, had no idea this was such a popular topic, lol, That will probably stretch a bit yeah, go with the 26 if they aren’t painful, if the 27 is slightly loose it will probably become too loose with a lot of wear. But after an hour or so of eating the stomach area grew tremendously. My question: I just purchased a pair of these 7 for all mankind jeans in my usual size 27 from a dept store. Will these be super stretchy? Your new jeans should be a pair you love and are incredibly excited to wear. Thanks so much! I prefer a stretchier denim, but this seems like it was stretch too much and not retain shape. I have a pair of DIESEL Lowette jeans. To me it sounds like it might stretch out, but could you tell me what the brand of the jeans are and how much they were? This does depend on how much you wear them though. No one, including the maker of this fabric, speaks on the stretchy nature of the material so it is hard to gauge how much they will stretch. It depends how much you will wear them . 2% spandex. What wash did you buy? My best advice to you if you if you want a classic jean with a more rigid or thicker denim, but you hate your jeans sagging in the butt and legs, is to buy them really tight and stretch them out, like I mentioned above. I prefer the Alissa style. Unfortunately I know first hand– as a man– while under a vehicle on pavement or while in the woods, scuffs on pavement, and poking tree branches cause the 2% fabric blend to fail. – Buy rigid jeans online at Urban Renewal, RE/DONE Levi’s and Nudie Jeans Co. Thankyou, Are jeans with 51% Rayon, 26% Polyester, 21% Cotton, 2% Spandex Machine wash stretchy or sre the stiff, Hi Lorna, do you know if AG The Farrah Velvet skinny jeans stretch out with wear? Good luck! Oh no! Any advice would be much appreciated. Oh thank you Lorna, I really appreciate that, it’s quite thick denim equally as a pair of jeans. A lot of people mistake my name. The wash looks even better in person and the knee patches are really cool . i just thought the legs of my jeans were stretching out because I must be a weird shape. The size 27 fits perfectly around the waist and thigh area but is VERY tight around the calf. That is very strange actually. HI there and thanks for this post! Or in comparison to other brands? But the fabric can also shrink on you if you do not care for it properly or something happened to its shrink resistance nature. Will the jeans stretch out over time or should I return them (which I hope I will not have to since I have fallen in love with them)? But if you want a more rigid pair of jeans which don’t stretch too much, try looking for a cotton/poly blend. There are many brands who do rigid 100% cotton. Hi Lorna, thank you so much for this article, it helped me sooo much to understand why some of my jeans use to stretch after a few days!! Is that combination of fabrics going to stretch at all? The lightweight stretchy denim usually only comes in skinny, and most jeans are that now, so are skinny good for you? Get this widget. Required fields are marked *. It works with all denim! Was it the Transcend fabric at all or just the simple cotton/elastane blend? Hi Jodi! Thanks! The ones that use a cotton, elasto-emulsifier, and elastine blend, in particular. They are warm and cozy and i can even go Camando and feel warm, i’m not saying they are like wearing thermal underwear, but the wind does not seem to penetrate the fibers as much. All it takes is a few minutes of your time to get up to speed. I am looking at a pair of Lucky Brand slim boyfriend jeans. Hi, if you wash them on cold, they should be ok! I washed with cold water and air dried, just like the instructions! Slim fit through skinny legs. Hi Lesley, they should stretch out a bit yeah, and you can try wet stretching them so maybe the size down is a better option for you? Stretch is not a priority with the company. Unfortunately with 100% cotton denim, it’s a fabric that will ALWAYS stretch out no matter what you do. Which one do you think would be a better match to the original one I liked? Machine washing, using the gentle cycle, is appropriate for many garments (read the garment care label), and … I’m unsure if I have tried the PU blend from AG myself, so I can’t say from experience, but given that elastane is a bi-product of PU, it’s close enough! So good to know you are still replying to this old thread. I wish I’d come across it years ago, as I have a lovely pair of James Jeans that used to fit perfectly , then bagged out, and I kept putting them in the dryer to shrink them. Hi, they should stretch to fit you I think. There are so many to choose from, even within a single brand. Did they end up giving a bit? The 28 fit and look great but feel tight in my legs. Will these jeans stretch to accommodate slightly larger hips and thighs? This denim blend didn’t stretch out much at all. https://www.motherdenim.com/products/high-waisted-looker-ankle-fray-just-like-the-ones-we-use-to-know-destroyed one pair are the tight 100% cotton and are perfectly fit according to my body, some how tight, and stretch with use. They are so soft and thick, but b/c I’ve never bought a pair that had Tencel in them, I’m unsure if these will stretch out too much. Lyocell will shrink about 3% with the first washing, and will resist shrinking from then on. Free shipping BOTH ways on Jeans, Lyocell, Stretch Denim from our vast selection of styles. Button-zip fly. Thus, this proves that there is a denim blend for every occasion. Every pair he has bought end up with big waist, sagging bottom and just too big. They are both a cotton/elastane combo stretch, so I am concerned with whether or not they will bag out. Please tell me what brand and where to find them. Amazing! Lyocell fabric is very strong whether it is wet or dry, and it is more resistant to pilling than cotton. Thanks . They are 92% cotton, 6% polly, and 2% spandex. I am from India. » Does Tencel Lyocell Stretch? Rock & Roll He bought a new belt and even suspenders and it just don’t work. I hope that helps! The blend is 92% cotton, 6% polyester, 2% polyurethane. It sounds like you don’t like them as much as you should and sometimes that’s all we need to send them back. Please find link above. Thanks! It seems that Tencel lyocell sheets are like denim. I own quite a few pairs of the DL1961 Jeans with the DLpro fabrication and they are wonderful – the denim is super soft and stretchy, just like a legging, but the material is thicker, so they are flattering like jeans. I purchased the J Brand mid rise capris because of the short inseam (26″ and I am 5’3″). I hope that helps? They are so soft & form fitting & stretchy while NEVER getting baggy!! The denim consists of 63% Cotton, 35% Polyester and 2% Spandex. Finally, I’ve included the Jogg Jeans from Diesel. Jeans made of this material bend how does it last in long run? As we have said earlier, no one talks about stretching this fabric as it is not supposed to shrink on you and it does not have as much stretch as some people imagine. What is a priority is your health as the makers of this material give it anti-bacterial properties so you can feel peaceful when wearing the material or sleeping underneath it. Feel the natural comfort, smoothness & versatility as you … I am wondering if I need to buy a snugger fit next time? It’s all in the denim! Probably should have gotten them in one size up but as I’m stuck with this pair, do you think they stretch? Unlike rayon made by the viscose process, lyocell production does not use harmful carbon sulfide, which is toxic to workers and the environment. Hi Lona, I bought 511 levis stretch jeans 32 waist. Does that make them stretch out a ton? say that Paige Verdugo should not get baggy. I recently purchased a pair of Paige Verdugo and I LOVED them for the first two weeks – I couldn’t believe how much they did not stretch out after wears. So I am wondering what my best option is. Cheers x. I would be afraid to say as I really don’t know anything about the brand and the quality of the cotton or fabrics they’re using. I would say as long as they are tight when you get then (not painful) then you should be ok when they stretchy a very small amount. It has driven me crazy that i purchase jeans they fit perfect for the first 5 minutes but by the end of the day they are falling off and bagging at the legs. This fabric comes with about a 5% built-in stretchability so you may see some stretch over time or as you wear the item. Hopefully yours will be good! They are wearable but perfection would have been to size down. My advice would be to pull at the seams and see if they look sturdy and strong, but you can also do wet stretching on denim that’s thicker and sturdy, that works a treat on jeans so I don’t see why it wouldn’t work on a dress. I just bought a pair of 7 For All Mankind Ginger Flares and am debating whether or not I bought the right size. Lorna. Last one . Mid-rise; belt loops. Would it be a skinny she’s after or more of a slouchy fit? But it exists. They were the Verdugo Transcend Crop – black wash. They are expensive with taxes and duties added as will be imported from USA to England. What is the difference and will they feel and stretch the same as the PU? Hi, are you looking for stretchy jeans that are elasticated or rigid 100% cotton? I’ve not tried them, but the difference between 1% and 2% is usually nothing. Cruel Girl Are there any manufactures making this denim blend anymore for mens jeans? Any thoughts? The regular also fits well but is a little bit bigger. They were a comfortable fit when I purchased them. I find out of stretch jeans, these are the ones that will bag out the most because they don’t have much recovery in them. I’m on the hunt to find a pair of summer weight jeans, higher waist (10”), with a light color/wash. Wrangler The jeans with the least stretch are usually the 98/2 … I have an opportunity to purchase at a discount a pare of AG legging in a 98% cotton/ 2% elastane blend. Do not put them in the dryer yet because they might shrink again. Jeans with 98% cotton and 2% elastane/lycra combination do stretch out, but not as badly as rigid denim. Hi I think they will stretch out a bit with wear, but if they don’t, you could always try dampening them in those areas as the water will stretch the jeans quicker. I was wondering if a “46% Cotton, 33% lyocell, 20% recycled cotton, 1% spandex” blend for a pair of skinny jeans will loose their shape and “bag out”? $198 Diesel Men's Larkee-Beex 084LE Regular Tapered Dark Grey Jeans … In other words, you can wash it with your washing machine. measurements: 8.5" rise; 27" inseam; 12" leg opening. They cling without getting streched out. My favorite jeans right now are AG skinny legging ankle jeans. Lyocell is a form of rayon.It consists of cellulose fibre, made from dissolving pulp and then reconstituting it by dry jet-wet spinning.The fibre is used to make textiles for clothing and other purposes. they are made of 73% Organic cotton,25% Polyester,2% Elastane. Now, depending on which wash and cut you buy and whether or not you buy an older, original pair of Jogg Jeans or a newer pair, they will stretch. I can maybe try and find you something similar It is trickier to find the jeans with a tight ankle when they are cropped, due to them being cropped and meant to fit around the calf, which is bigger than the ankle, so they might often be a little looser in that region, unfortunately . Help! thanks. Tencel is a brand name for a set of fibers called lyocell and modal (think of it like Band-Aids are to bandages or Kleenex are to tissues). At this point I am tempted to throw them in the dryer to see if that will help them keep their shape better, even though everyone says not to dry. It was usually 60% cotton and 40% polyester. ???? Miss Me Erika, howdid your Jeans with Tencel go? Oooh. So I have old, ripped out Express low rise 99% cotton/1% spandex and Gap 1969 87% cotton/12% polyester/1% spandex. Very great article! If I keep the 31, I’m worried they’ll stretch too much. What sort of price range were you looking for? There is no style or fit label on them so o have no idea what they’d be considered. I have a couple of other off brand designer jeans of the same blend. As the times have changed though, you are in luck because so many brands have brought out denim with different stretch and fabrications, meaning that baggy, saggy jeans are a thing of the past and your jeans wont stretch out. Hope sizing down works! Hi ! Good day! If there’s lycra or elastane in the denim though, always wash on cold. I used to wear lyocell jeans back in, about, 2006. I bought jeans that run a bit too big and I cannot return them. It is listed s true to size. Hi, yeah I’ve heard of them. It is a droopy and sloppy look, and because the lack of durability, popularity, look and popular culture dominates and promotes this as such a great product the manufacturers push it because they are able to sell more product to the dumbed down consumers. I do have a few Paige too! Yes, Tencel does stretch. Hi, velvet is often really hard to understand in terms of stretch as it depends on how thin it is and how closely knitted, but from experience, velvet jeans on me have stretched a bit. I have only worn them for a few hours but they haven’t seemed to stretch much and I’m wondering if I should have gone with the 25’s…Any specific advice on the 98 cotton/2 spandex blend? And when you bought them, were they really tight or they had a comfortable fit? Maybe a 28 would work in PAIGE? I wrote a while back. Hi I’ve got a denim dilemma? If you do get to exchange with PAIGE, I would size down if you can! I bought a pair of low waist jeans which are 98% cotton & 2% spandex. As for the practicality of wearing 100% Cotton jeans to tight, I suppose I would not venture out into public if I could not navigate stairways or when and if finding it to difficult to pull up a chair to sit. I’m sending them back ASAP lol! Rock & Republic do a lot of poly/cotton blend jeans, the only problem I find with this blend is they run quite big in the waist and you get a little gap. The material is blend of Cotton/polyester/Lycra® spandex. Should I be worried and find a new pair? Hi! So sorry! Thanks, Lorna! The jeans with the least stretch are usually the 98/2 blend as they are thicker and not as soft. Furthermore, I never put them in the dryer, they line dry. No problem, I know you meant Lorna. It’s a good idea to get those types of jeans tight at first and stretch them, otherwise they can end up stretching out too much. Hi, 100% cotton will stretch out so the 27’s you have will get bigger with wear. Plus, this fiber helps denim breath even better as well as regulate body temperatures along with helping the drape of denim. It is anti-bacterial, breathable, soft and when added to other fabrics, it enhances their feel and abilities. Hi! Viscose is also a lesser known material in the 98/2 ratio which will be more breathable in summer and is less environmentally harmful than polyester; with viscose being produced from processed tree pulp. hey lorna, i want to buy some jeans from fashionnova i dont know if you’ve heard of them, but they dont have my size and i cant wait! That person called Tencel Lyocell jeans the stretchiest jeans ever but in comparison to other jean products, that is not saying that much. Thank you! the jeans are 80% cotton, 15% polyester, & 5% spandex. Hi Jenn, unfortunately it’s not possible to say based on that. Hi Lorna! (Is Tencel Stretchy in Jeans), Does Acrylic Shrink? They are 71% Cotton, 27% Polyester, 2% Elastane and I would like to know if I can shirink them a bit + if they will stretch a lot. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Hi! and 23% Lyocell. But definitely looks like a “jean”. Sure you can wash and dry them on hot, which will temporarily shrink them, but they will stretch right back out again. Hello…I have to say that I am sooo unhappy with today’s jeans. Hi, I’m looking for help on a pair of 2nd-hand Paige jeans I found. Enter your email address to subscribe to The Jeans Blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. If you love a tight fit that is super skinny, then a TRANSCEND or Twiggy Dancer would be ideal for you because of how comfy they are and how much stretch they contain. Cognac 5 pocket casual pant Slim-fit stretch … Japanese stretch-twill. Or should I size up becauthey have less stretch? They are definitely worth the investment and are a pleasure, not a chore, to wear. So glad they worked out I’d love to see them if you want to share photos, they sound amazing! These were the bomb…extremely flattering because although they had a small amount of stretch, they were made with a flattering shape that your body fit into while still retaining comfort. You’re welcome. Do you perhaps have a link or some more information? Previous generations of Women know this all to well. I wear a size 31 in the stretch. – Buy Jeans like this online at ASOS, Topshop, American Eagle and GAP. Tencel is the brand name. Can you please advise? I am normally a 26 or 27 depending on the brand/fit. as whole this conversation You maintained that to wear tight because jeans stretch with time and use. Hi Sue! Click or call 800-927-7671. Luckily, the solution is simple with a little tweak to your denim shopping strategy—to find jeans that won't stretch out, always check the fabric. Hi Lorna! I think the fibers can’t take the heat, that is just a hypothesis on my part. I am usually a 25 or 26 in Lucky Brand. Hi, that depends on the weight and style of the denim as well, but generally a cotton and poly blend is stiffer with little stretch. It's a short fibred wood composite (aka the MDF of the fabric world), so it's really just like viscose.