Jeans for Tall Men

Admitted.

It’s hard to find jeans for tall men.

Either they’re not in your size at all.

Or you don’t like the style of those that are.

But:

It is possible to find great web shops online that specialize in jeans for tall men.

In these niche stores, you find both the right fit and style for your long legged body.

This list contains my 9 favorite jeans for tall men – with guidance on sizing, prizing range and shipping details.

Happy shopping! 🎉


1.

NORDSTROM

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 Up to 36″ inseam

 $98 – $329

 Free shipping + Free Returns

Why we recommend: NORDSTROM offers high-end jeans for tall men that are a little more daring in terms of design. We like the boldness of the styles and the variety in selection. And in combination with stocking up to 36″ inseam, NORDSTROM makes for a great place for buying jeans as a tall guy – especially if you are American. Shopping from the US gives you the possibility to go to a local NORDSTROM store and try on your jeans before purchasing. If you order online, you can also pick up your order in a local store, if you can’t wait for NORDSTROM to ship them to you.

About NORDSTROM: Founded in 1901, NORDSTROM has spend more than a hundred years perfecting their brand as a market leader within American fashion for men, women and children. It all started in a small store in Seattle, but has evolved into a publicly traded company with retail stores in 40 states and Canada. NORDSTROM are committed to happy customers and that’s something that won’t change – even though fashion does – as NORDSTROM puts it. Tallsome thanks you for the great selection of high-end tall men’s clothing.

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2.

G StarJeans for Tall Men - G star

 Up to 40″ inseam

  Mid Price Range

 Worldwide Shipping

Why we recommend: G-Star offers a range of really well designed and engineered jeans for tall men. With up to 40″ inseam, you can find a pair for yourself even if you are extremely tall as a man. Normal stores only care up to 34 inches inseam, but G-Star has taken this a step further. Being 6’8″, I normally go for around 36″ or 38″, so for every tall guy out there, its time to add some G-Stars to the wardrobe.

About G-Star: All the way back from 1989, G-Star is a brand that focuses on ‘Just the Product’ as they say. They are super dedicated to fabrics and cuts and try out a variety of washes and styles. G-Star is a company that has a love for untreated, raw denim, where the fabric is to speak for itself. On top of that, they treat the denims in different ways creating a myriad of looks – probably also a look for your long legs. Check out this page, if you want to know more about G-Star.

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3.

American Tall

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 Extra long 36″ – 38″ – 40″ inseam

 $79 for a pair of jeans

 Free shipping ($50) 1-2 business days

Why we recommend: American Tall caters for the really tall and we like that. With inseam lengths of 36″, 38″ and 40″ even the extra long-legged man can find a pair of jeans that reaches the ground. The quality of the fabric is high – sturdy but soft, which is a feel that lasts even after many washes. These jeans for tall men come in two different kinds of fit; a loose fit for the tall man wanting a bit more room, and the tapered or skinny fit that follows the shape of the leg more closely.

About American Tall: Founded in Toronto, Canada in 2015 by father and Son, American Tall aims at providing the best clothing option for the tall man above 6’2″ of regular build. American Tall is taking on some of the larger clothing stores, but with a strict focus. The dedication towards tall men is authentic and easily felt when talking to the guys behind American Tall. The fit is directed towards the slim and tall / strong and tall, which makes American Tall a tall guys haven, if you are tired of scrolling through all the Big & Tall apparel found on many tall shops.

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4.

Asos

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 Up to 40″ inseam

 $40 – $141

 Free shipping (spend $29) + Free Returns

Why we recommend: Asos is great for finding basics such as jeans – at a very good price. Asos Tall is a quite new range of clothing that aims at men above 6’3″. Tallsome was invited to Asos Headquarters in London, and during the stay, we got a fantastic impression of the team behind the tall line and Asos in general. Asos Tall is a growing line of clothing for tall men, and their jeans for tall section is amazing in terms of style variety, fit and pricing.

About Asos: ASOS is one of the World’s largest online fashion retailer with over 80.000 branded and Asos-branded products on the shelves. The brand is originally from the UK, but has fulfillment centres in Europe, US and China where they ship to almost every country in the World.

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5.

2TALL.com

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 Up to 40″ inseam

 £25 -£90

  Free UK Delivery (spend £100) + Free Returns

Why we recommend: My personal favorite jeans for tall men are from 2tall.com. The model is called Ed Baxter Slim Fit Jeans in color black – click here for the full review of these jeans. The jeans from 2tall are of a very high quality and have a good fit for the long legged man. You will both find slim fit jeans as well as looser fits and various colors ranging from pitch black over denim blue and to the lighter beige and grey jeans.

About 2tall: 2tall is a UK based company selling clothes only for the vertically gifted man. The jeans range from 36″ inseam up to 40″ inseam, fitting for a man of 6’10”-7’4″. Tallsome talked the found of 2tall about how to things differently than other online stores selling tall men’s clothing – read the full interview here.

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6.

BONOBOS

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 Up to 36″ inseam

 Jeans range between $88 – $248

 Free shipping + Free returns

Why we recommend: BONOBOS offers many different ranges of jeans – names like Travel Jean, The Blue Jean, Premium Stretch Jean an many more. This variety is a joy and most of them are available in 36″ inseam, which is long enough for the editor at 6’8″. The quality of these jeans for tall men is outstanding, and also the reason why most of the jeans are considerable pricier than e.g. ASOS.

About BONOBOS: Founded in 2007 with the simple mission of making great clothes. It all started with pants, as the founders couldn’t fit styles that actually fitted them. The pants were either too tight or too boxy. BONOBOS claims to have fixed this, and now they have expanded to shirts and suits. BONOBOS wants to reinvent the shopping experience, so you get a personal guide of you visit one of their locations, and the guide will help you find your fit.

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7.

Old Navy

Jeans for Tall Men - Old Navy

 Up to 36″ inseam

  Low Price Range

 Worldwide Shipping

Why we recommend: Old Navy is a brand under GAP, offering contemporary styles for the whole family. Being an american brand, Old Navy caters for the american taste and serves the whole family with quality wear like jeans, pants, trousers and everything else. With low prices and great sizes for tall men, we can recommend checking out this awesome tall brand.

About Old Navy: Old Navy was founded in 1994 and is named after a French bar. Besides being one of the biggest online sellers of quality clothing, Old Navy also has more than 1.000+ physical stores across the world. If you want to try something before you buy, that is definitely a possibility with such a strong physical presence. In 1997, Old Navy made headlines by reaching sales of more than 1 billion dollars within 4 years. If you want to, you can learn more about Old Navy here.

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8.

American Eagle

Jeans for Tall Men - American Eagle

 Up to 36″ inseam

  Low Price Range

 Worldwide Shipping

Why we recommend: American Eagle has an awesome range of jeans for men; tapered, straight, bootcut, relaxed fit, loose fit, dad jeans, baggy fit and much more. And you can easily find these jeans in 36″ if that is enough for your long legs. Take a look around and see if one of the many styles fit your taste and size.

About American Eagle: American Eagle was founded in 1977 and is an american seller of clothes and accessories. American Eagle does not cater specifically for tall men looking for jeans in longer lengths, but they do happen to have jeans in up to 36 inches inseam. That is long enough for me, being 6’8″, but I know it’s not extremely tall and taller guys than me might have to look other places than American Eagle.

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9.

Cub Jeans

Jeans for Tall Men - Cub Jeans

 Up to 40″ inseam

  Mid Price Range

 Worldwide Shipping

Why we recommend: Cub Jeans is a rather new player on the market for jeans for tall men. One of the founders left a message here on the site with a link to his new store selling tall men’s jeans in up to 40″ inseam among other things. Cub jeans has some really interesting things on the shelves; especially the artist collaborations look really promising, if you want to experiment a little with the more fashionable range of clothing.

About Cub Jeans: CubJeans was founded in 2011 in Paris, France. Two tall guys wanted to create a jeans brand for all kinds of men, but luckily also us tall guys. The brand is focused on great materials and stretch-fabric that results in a good fit and comfortable feel. For more information on CubJeans, check out their site on the CubJeans brand.

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Tips for Choosing Jeans as a Tall Man

Jeans are just jeans, right? Of course not, and not at all if you are a tall man like me.

For people of normal height, the selection of jeans is vast. But for tall guys, you have a much smaller pool to select jeans from, and that makes the choice so much harder.

 

 

The hard thing about tall men’s jeans is that the extra length can make the fit look a bit odd, the style is often something of a compromise because of the smaller selection, and the price is higher than normal due to the nature of a niche product.

But:

There are some tips that makes it easier to select a good pair of long length jeans, which I’d like to share with you:

  1. Go for neutral colors like black, grey and dark blue. Basic colors look good with almost anything, and therefore you get to wear your favorite tall jeans more often. I have even bought more of the same pair of jeans to be able to wear the style more often. If you find a perfect fit, why not buy an extra pair.
  2. Seek out specialized brands. Dedicated tall brands just know better when it comes to designing for the tall man. The pockets are positioned right, the tapering of the legs are done much more elegantly, and you can probably buy more clothes than just jeans with them. This will make it easier to put together a look that works for you.
  3. Choose the right style for your legs. Carrot leg jeans or jeans that are more loose up top and more tight around the ankles will make your long legs look great. Of course, if comes down to the style you like, but I personally love how this style of jeans for longer legs doesn’t make your legs look super skinny. But at the same time, they are tight enough around the ankles to make the jeans look tapered and modern.

If you have your own tips for choosing the perfect pair of jeans for the tall man, then I urge you to write a comment down below with your favorite brand, style or tip.


Tips for the Right Jeans Size

If you want to measure your inseam or your leg length, I want to share with you a few tools, you can use. These are my favorites and will make you more likely to order just the right size, if you are buying tall jeans online.

 

1. Measure your inseam by TailorStore

This short video shows you how to measure your inseam. Place the measuring tape way up – close to the crown jewels – and place the other end where you want the pants or jeans to end.

 

2. Know the difference between WAIST and HIPS

If you mistake waist and hips, you are likely to get some jeans that are way to big or small. Make sure that you are measuring your waist, which is the most common measurement for jeans. And the standard way to measure your waist size is ALL the way around – not just one way. For reference, my waist size is 34″, so if you are tall and slim like me, you might be in that area as well.

measure waist hips

 

3. Are you going for a long or short style?

The jeans model you choose might be a short or long model. This means that unless you are buying tailor-made jeans, you have to land on a predefined size. This size can be a short or long length, crazy as it sounds. An example could be that American, traditional straight-legged jeans are longer in length than Scandinavian fitted/tapered jeans. Choosing the latter will make the jeans shorter on purpose, as it is part of the look. So look at the model – is it supposed to be a little longer or shorter – and then choose the size that fits with your taste.

short long tall jeans

 

4. Jeans for tall skinny guys

If you are a tall and skinny guy, you should probably take that into account when choosing your fit. Tapered fit would be optimal for you, as tapered jeans are fitted without being skin tight. Sometimes, tapered is also called ‘slim fit’ or just ‘fitted’. This is not to be confused with ‘skinny fit’ or ‘extra slim’ – as these are models you won’t look great in with skinny legs.

On the other hand:

If you are out to get some new jeans and you are skinny, going for the baggy option is also not great. It’s all a matter of choosing a pair of jeans that suit your legs without over emphasising the fact that you have skinny legs. Baggy jeans on skinny legs will look awkward as well, so again: tapered or slim fit will probably be your best option.

 


Jeans for Tall Men

This list of jeans for tall men is curated by Tallsome and based on personal favorites. I urge you to browse through the above stores offering tall men’s jeans – as well as the full list of stores selling Tall Men’s Clothing.

Complete List: Tall Men's Clothing

If you have a personal favorite place to buy jeans for tall men, I would love to hear from you in the comments ⬇️

 

19 Responses
  • Anonymous
    October 8, 2017

    Old Navy has tall jeans

    • Rued
      October 28, 2017

      Yes, I saw that, but haven’t had the opportunity to try their tall jeans yet. Do you have any experience with them?

  • Morten
    October 9, 2017

    I got some nice ones from Nisses Magasin in Malmö.

    • Rued
      October 16, 2017

      Thanks for the tip – maybe worth a trip over the sea from Denmark to Sweden to have a look at Nisses Magasin 🙂

  • Codrut
    November 28, 2017

    American Eagle has a nice collection of tall jeans and tall tops at very affordable prices. I’m 1.99m 105kg ordered severel times very happy with my purchases. Also there is girav.com for long t-shirts and shirts.

    • Rued
      December 25, 2017

      I’ll definitely have to check out American Eagle’s jeans for tall men as well. I have been getting that recommendations a couple of times, so maybe they’re even eligible for the ‘master list’ of tall men’s clothing 🙂

  • theairuphere
    November 30, 2017

    I’ve purchased a few jeans from G-Star (https://www.g-star.com/en_us). They have plenty of options for 38″ inseam pants/jeans, and being 6’10”, I appreciate that!

    • c0sb0rne
      December 25, 2017

      @theairuphere now that’s a great find! G-Star actually has styles in long inseams that aren’t “dad’ jeans.
      really appreciate the link!!

      *My go-to sites are ASOS, Rochester NY, Express, Buckle and now G-Star Raw

      • Rued
        December 25, 2017

        Haha, ‘dad jeans’ – so true though. A lot of brands don’t offer the more fitted styles that some of us prefer. Thanks for the additional recommendations – will have to check them out again.

    • Rued
      December 25, 2017

      Sounds great – I am ‘only’ 6’8″, so I guess I’ll be good in there as well 🙂 Thanks for the link – will have to order a pair of jeans to try them out.

      • Vito
        April 4, 2018

        Nice article! American Tall has been my goto for the past year or so. I own at least 1 of every pair of jeans they offer! I’m only at 6’5 and with a “little extra” so I’ll definitely be checking out the rest you have listed. It is so refreshing knowing there are more and more shops opening their doors to ALL sizes. Keep up the nice posts!

  • antoine
    January 10, 2018

    Hi Rued. I have started a denim brand dedicated to tall guys (from W28L38 to W42L38) in an adjusted-straight cut, always with elegant-stretch fabric. I would appreciate your help in spreading the good news and do not hesitate when you are traveling to Paris, to visit my shop – Cubjeans.

  • Adam W
    April 9, 2018

    Buckle has great Tall jeans that also are really stylish (ie not dad jeans) and are also not on the gaudy side (ie bedazzled True Religion) for reasonable prices. Their BKEs and Buckle brands specifically. Im 6’10” and they fit so well. Im pretty proportioned as far as legs go, so for the tall guys with the REALLLLLY long legs and shorter torso these might not be as good as you get towards 6’8″

    • Rued
      April 9, 2018

      Cool, I will definitely check them out. And thanks for the elaboration on the fit, that’s often pretty important to know as well, in my experience.

      • Adam W
        April 9, 2018

        Yea. We tall guys have to stick together. The clothing world can be a bit of a bummer.

  • Dennis
    June 7, 2018

    I recently purchased jeans from LL Bean. Im 6’6” (5’18”) and weigh 247. They have a nice expansion waist as I’m about a 37 “ waist. Occasionally you can catch on sale for under $40.
    Nice web site here fo4 us tallsters.

  • David
    June 18, 2018

    I’m only 6’4” with 34 inseam. My problem is the shortness of the rise. My jeans keep falling down. Any say they have higher rise?

  • Melody
    July 22, 2018

    Hi, my 15 year old son is 6′ and all legs, but super slim with a 26″ waist. Any tips on where to find a jean that will fit and not cost a fortune?

    • Rued
      July 23, 2018

      My best advice would be to check at the jeans for tall guys like your son on this page – and go through the list I’ve made with all the clothing for tall men I know of and recommend. It’s also a matter of taste, so it’s hard for me to point you to a specific model.
      /Rued

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