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These jeans from 6pm were waiting for me when I got back from NYC this evening. They are from a premium brand I've never heard of called MEK. I ordered them to try because I have been looking for non-stretch jeans. These are a linen/cotton blend and the fabric is perfect. They are super distressed, which I like although I know it is not everyone's cup of tea. I also like that they are full length. They are sold as boyfriend jeans although on me they are more like a straight leg style but this is fine.
Here is my issue. They are very low-slung, in fact they actually do the hip-slung thing that I want in a boyfriend jean. The waist is pretty loose even at that point on my hip. I love how low-slung they are in the front, but in the back they definitely do the coin slot thing when I sit down. In the rear view photo, my butt crack is just covered even when I am standing. I am perplexed by this because I measured the back rise and it is the same as on my midrise jeans which are fine. Belting seemed to mitigate this a bit but not enough, but I used a skinny belt because hilariously most of my belts (which are meant for midrise or high rise pants/skirts) are too small for these.
Does this happen because they are stretchless and too big in the waist? Is there an easy way to fix this? Or am I just doomed to failure with low rise jeans because of my pear shape?
Just to be clear, I would never wear these so people could see the coin slot! (Even though I'm sure I did inadvertently back in the early 00's when the super low rise jeans were all the rage). I'd make sure to wear a long or tucked in top this time around. Even still, is this a dealbreaker?
ETA: So I think I fixed the coin slot issue, at least to a degree that's acceptable to me. Added a couple more pics with the two legs rolled at different lengths. What do you think of these rolled lengths? I am not willing to chop these, as I want them full length to wear with booties in the fall.