The Complete Chino Buying Guide – 20 Brands from H&M, Uniqlo, Gap, Bonobos and more

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0:35 – Evaluation Criteria
1:55 – History Lesson
3:06 – Best Overall
Banana Republic:
4:50 – Best Budget Options
6:16 – Most Luxurious
7:16 – Honorable Mentions
Peter Manning:
American Tall:
Scotch and Soda:
10:34 – GoodThreads:
11:32 – Bonobos:
11:51 – Jomers:
12:09 – J.Crew:
12:34 – Express:
13:07 – Uniqlo:
13:29 – Ledbury:
14:04 – Asket:
14:41 – Taylor Stitch:
15:33 – Buck Mason:
16:16 – H&M:
17:10 – Banana Republic:
17:54 – ASOS:
18:21 – TAYLRD:
18:57 – Gap:
19:24 – UNTUCKit
19:34 – Spoke:
20:00 – Wrap-Up & Thank You

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For reference, I am 6’4 usually 170lb. Typical sizes of clothing:
T-shirts: S
Long sleeve shirts/button downs: M
Dress Shirts: 15.5 x 35
Pants: 30 x 34
Dress Shoes: 12

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The Complete Chino Buying Guide – 20 Brands from H&M, Uniqlo, Gap, Bonobos and more
The Complete Chino Buying Guide – 20 Brands from H&M, Uniqlo, Gap, Bonobos and more
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  1. I own the off white Uniqlo chino but he worn it much better than me, despite the fact that I have shortened chino length to my leg length.

  2. Boo, got excited about Bonobos after seeing your review but they don't cater for the European market. Would explain why I've never heard of them. 🙂

  3. Awesome stuff. Thanks for the advice.

  4. Didn’t do Abercrombie chinos smh

  5. Where is the Abercrombie chinos? I think this pants should be in that video !!! 8 years and counting!! The old ones has the same fit and fabric than Bonobos, in fact the fabric in the old Abercrombie chinos is more resistent and soft!!!

  6. Dude is so tall even 34" is above ankle, I wish I was tall, I have to tailor that shit, 32 is to long, 30 is too short

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    Captain Jack Aubrey of the Royal Navy August 9, 2021 at 4:16 am

    What are the white sneakers you're wearing in this?

  8. I like that your chinos are not too baggy, especially below the knee area and calves . I m very thin and short guy and even in slim fit chinos i look like i wear regular chinos. Sometimes i go for skinny chinos but always are a little to tight in butt, waist and thigs area. But good in calves . So i buy slim fit and tailored them . People who say they are to tight most of time wear too baggy pants. They are not sprayon look only sery Good fit. With thery thin leg even a standard slimfit pants can look ridiciolous buggy. Of course skin tight is also no no go area

  9. what about target goodfellow and co chinos?

  10. When I go shopping, I often find pants that look like chinos but aren't labeled as such. How do you tell which pants are chinos if they're not labeled?

  11. The Hero looks best on you. I think you should wear slightly roomier pants than the ones you have tried, except of course the Hero.

  12. 31"/34"!

  13. Khaki is an Urdu word. The British copied Indian clothing. In textile manufacturing Indians were a advanced and very much ahead of the British.

  14. Hey guys this is Mike, I take my pants to the cleaners. Tell me is that a good thing? Because I hear you talk about washing. Great video love it.

  15. Just an update it looks like Jomers is out of business.

  16. Its weird that the 484s do not fit that skinny on me and Im 5"6 140lb and wear 30×30. Hell my pair of 250 chinos from jcrew arent that tight so strange

  17. Where can I get pants that fit a man, and not a 98lbs high school kid? All those pants are way too tight and look incredibly uncomfortable.

  18. Thanks so much for making this. My only pair of chinos I own are from express 😂 hey you live and you learn right? Going with bonobos next!

  19. What kind of pants for people with calves?

  20. Thanks for this amazing video Jon!

  21. So which is the best ? ^^

  22. G star raw Bronson are the best chinos I've ever owned £70 per pair

  23. You should do these every 3 years because their are some many stores that have closed

  24. They all look too tight.

  25. You dont need to drink 4 leaters of water a day. Drinking more and more water is not more hydrating. Lower your water and add electrolytes to make your body more efficient at actually using the water. They tell you if your pee is clear that's good but in reality clear pee is a sign that your body is detoxing access water that never needed to be there in the first place.

  26. Reply
    Like Father Like Son March 8, 2022 at 8:19 pm

    Does anyone here wear chinos with some of the sneakerhead sneakers? If so, which silhouette is best? Jordan 1's, AF1's?

  27. thanks for the butt views. literally the most important thing when testing pants is how flattering the butt looks (at least for me) very helpful bruh

  28. I can’t find the chino slim from bonobos

  29. "Only $88…" HA!!! Sure, they might be great pants, but $88 is still a lot for pants.

  30. i never seen a guy that looks that good in chinos

  31. Reply
    The Fragrance Critic April 7, 2022 at 2:30 am

    Dude these chinos are way too tight, when your pocket imprints are visible their too tight. Maybe display straight leg fit

  32. You're wearing chinos that are far too tight on your thighs

  33. What about stretch? The stretch jeans for gap and banana are amazing. What has the best stretch?

  34. I got very skinny legs
    Slim and just skinny chinos are still baggy for me help !
    I’m size 33 X 30
    I’m also 34 X 30 with a belt

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