Women's Fit 2 Ponté Trousers
Different color - different length! Plus, beware shrinkage.
I have two pairs of these, and I love, love, love the way they fit. The are seriously the most comfortable wear-to-work pants I have ever owned. BUT... the grey ones (lighter grey) are at least a full inch shorter than the black ones. WHY??!! I can only wear them with totally flat shoes because they are so short. I also had to return the first pair of black ones I ordered because they shrunk about two or even three inches in length after the first wash (done according to the instructions). I love the fit so much, I asked for a replacement pair, which I now wash in cold water and ONLY hang to dry (the dryer is what did it!). They have been fine ever since and have not shrunk more. Frustrating inconsistencies - but truly a beautiful fit and amazing comfort. FIX THE FABRIC AND I'LL BUY FIVE MORE PAIRS, LANDS END!!! :)
May 13, 2013
Could not even try these on!
I had read the reviews and was aware about the shrinkage. I had ordered a 4 petite (had tried the 4 regular on in the store, and it was at least an inch large in the waist, two in the hips, and excess of 5-6 inches in the length). Well, when I took these out of the package, they looked like kid sized! I measured the inseam and it was 27. The description for petites is an inseam of 29.5 inches. All aspects are equally small. I would describe the size as 0000 short. I'm not sure if the pair I received had already been "shrunk" or will shrink more after a washing. These would be nice if one can figure out the correct post washed size.
April 20, 2013
Loved these until...
Bought the ponte trousers at full price and loved them. Fit well, nice drape, comfortable for travel and no wrinkles! Had them cleaned at the dry cleaner once or twice without a problem; then washed them at home according to the instructions on label and now I have cropped pants!!! Yikes! Very Disappointed.
March 27, 2013
Nice but shrunk after one wash
This fit a bit tight at the start but stretched a bit. Washed according to the instructions and they shrank. Now they are way too short and too tight. Sigh. I wonder if I can return them.
February 10, 2013
Fit me perfectly and I'm tall (5'11"). Have been wearing them to work all day. Feel really wonderful. Wish they had a side seam pocket. Look very professional. Slight heaviness to fabric make them perfect for cooler/cold weather. I would buy again........but would fill my closet if they had a side pocket.
January 23, 2013
Surprisingly disappointed after I washed them.
To start, I LOVED LOVED LOVED these pants...they are wonderfully smooth, with a great fit and the perfect texture for 3 seasons. My problem came, however, when I washed them, EXACTLY according to the wash instructions, and they SHRUNK...A LOT! Like at least 1.5 inches shorter, so that I really can't even wear them now. I'm so sad about this, but maybe they should have instructions to dry clean? Hang dry? I'm not sure but now they are going back.
January 17, 2013