Review and compare men’s slim vs. skinny American made jeans fits – Brave Star "The Slim Taper" vs Williamsburg Garment Company "S. 4th Street"
|Williamsburg Garment Co.||Brave Star|
|S 4th St. - Skinny||The Slim Taper|
|Waist (Measured along top WB) Size:30|
|Seat (Measured 8"below Waist Band)|
|Front Rise (Including WB)|
|Thigh (Measured 1" Below Crotch)
| Leg Opening
|Zipper Fly||Button Fly|
|Non & Selvedge Stretch Denim||Rigid Selvedge Denim|
|Made in USA||Made in USA|
|$139 - $189||$98|
Williamsburg vs. Brave Star Fit Guide
Here we review of The Slim Taper fit by Brave Star, comparing it to our South 4th Street skinny jeans. Both brands are known for producing raw denim American made jeans, primarily using Cone White Oak denim before the plant closed at the end of 2017. In the Brave Star denim, you can find both stretch and non-stretch versions of the slim style reviewed, but here we review the rigid model. All Williamsburg skinny jeans are produced in stretch denim to achieve maximum comfort with its narrow fit.
The waistbands and thighs are both equal in measurement, but it must be noted, when comparing equal sizing jeans made in rigid denim to one made in stretch denim, the rigid will feel at least a half size smaller because there is no give in the fabric. Moving on, the seat is 1 inch larger and rise 1 ¼ inch longer on the Brave Star jeans. The Williamsburg jeans have a ½ inch larger leg opening.
The two fits are very close in measurements, so we would assume you should wear the same size in both styles. However, expect a more restricted feel in The Slim Taper Brave Star rigid version of the fit.
Measurements are taken from actual production samples. Our recorded specs may differ slightly from jean to jean, so we average and take into consideration the targeted measurements. When comparing sizing, please note, we use total circumference measurements in our fit charts. Others may use 1/2-circumference.