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American Tall J1 Straight Leg Jeans Review

american tall j1 straight leg jeans review

The J1 Straight Leg Jeans are a style of cut that has been around for ages. As American Tall says, they are the ‘OG denim fit.’ This style of jeans can boost your confidence, knowing you can now pull off this iconic look and do it right.

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Tall Paul’s Rating: 5/5


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Tall Paul's Take on the J1 Straight Leg Jeans

I have never tried on a pair of straight-leg jeans before. I’ve never been confident I could pull them off. I never felt comfortable on the rest of my fit to compliment the straight legs that came past the top of my shoes.

Trying on these jeans for the first time with a pair of 550 New Balance shoes and an Everyday Regular Fit White T-shirt showed me what I had missed.

These jeans are made for us tall guys. If you are thick, thin, muscular or anything in the middle, these jeans will work for you when you put together the right fit.

My dimensions are:

Height: 6’7 / 200cm
Weight: 220lbs / 100kg
Jeans size: 36×36


  • Long leg & inseam
  • Comfortable fabric


  • Non
j1 straight leg back pocket
Back Pocket
j1 straight leg pocket
Front Pocket

J1 Straight Leg Jeans Colours

The J1 Straight Leg Jeans come in 16 colours.

  • Blue Steel
  • California Blue
  • Classic Blue
  • Dark Rinse
  • Deep Blue Rinse
  • Desert Sand
  • Grey Denim
  • Heritage Indigo
  • New Fade
  • Dark Grey Denim
  • Olive Green Wash
  • Retro Blue
  • Signature Fade
  • Black
  • Vintage Faded Blue
  • Washed Faded Black

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How to Take Care of Your J1 Straight Leg Jeans

American Tall’s fabric and care section say that the J1 Straight Leg Jeans should be machine-washed cold with like colours and put into the dryer using the tumble dry low.

These washing and drying guidelines seem like sound advice to me; however, being a giant my whole life, I am wary of using the drying machine on new pieces of clothing. 

I advise you to wash your J1 Straight Leg Jeans inside out in cold water with like-coloured garments. Then hang them up to dry.

J1 Straight Leg Jeans: Fabric & Care Guide

  • 78% cotton, 16% polyester, 5% rayon, 1% spandex
  • 11.5 oz. denim
  • Pre-washed and shrinkage controlled
  • Traditional five-pocket style
  • Black leather patch on the back waistband
  • Line rivets with debossing
  • Machine wash cold with like colors
  • Tumble dry, low heat iron
  • Do not bleach

My Care Tips for J1 Straight Leg Jeans

When it comes to drying, using tumble dry low is your safest play if you choose to use the dryer. 

Instead of drying your joggers in the drying machine, you can dry your clothes using fresh air and sunlight.

How to Style Your J1 Straight Leg Jeans

When styling the J1 Straight Leg Jean, you will want to make sure the clothes you compliment are wide and sometimes even baggy, just like the straight-leg look.

Secondly, the shoe style should work with the more oversized jean cuff that sits lower on your ankles than other jeans. It is best to wear big, chunky shoes with these pants.

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For more styling tips, check out our other guides on outfitting your jeans.

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