Man On a Mission
I like wearing jeans but in the winter they are the worst thing a person could wear, As such I only wear them around the house, For wint Moleskins are a lot wamer,
We have an Eddie Bauer here locally and I have been investing in their gear. Eddie makes some okay stuff for the price if you get it on sale. From black Friday till New Years day everything is half off, I think most holidays and end of he season will see 30 off, I would never pay retail for any EB. The pants don't fit me well, and durability is just okay.
Great sales too
and they hold up well
Those look interesting. Which style do you like?I am a Carhartt guy been wearing them daily for a decade or 2. But recently discovered Noble Work pants and I hate to say it but they are giving my Carhartt's a run for the money. Seem durable with just the right amount of flex where you need it. Time will tell if they last the 5-7 years my carhartt's do but they are way more comfortable
I've had lots of carhartts. Except for some double front carpenters I've never been really impressed with their quality. But the fit on the carpenters keeps me from wearing them very often. I really needed to go up a size on those.I have I think five pairs of the Fjallraven trousers that were about £200 each thinking they would last. Currently at about four years old and the two most worn pairs have worn through the "megatough" G1000 and been patched. The others are going the same way, knees mostly.
But these are zip off legs and have zip thigh vents which are really good for vehicle travel. Cold outside zipped up, warm in the car open the thigh vents. Warm outside same, hot outside zip the legs either half or fully off and open the thigh vents. Thigh vents are better than shorts when walking on moorland with ticks about!!
Mossie or noseeum net on those vents would be nice sometimes.
Waxing them may help durability but is a pain after every wash. Waterproofness is still fairly rubbish after doing it, maybe they work better in that respect in a dryer Scandanavian winter?
But not anything like as durable as I hoped at that price. Carhartts next I think.