From time to time denim brands such as J Brand, Paige and Citizens of Humanity give me uniform to wear when i’m working at Liberty. I most always have a sizing dilemma due to being an apple body shape, my legs and derriere are half a size smaller than my waist. So the smaller size looks great but I feel uncomfortable around the waist. Dependant on the denim the waist band may stretch but what if it doesn’t?
Recently I read that Downy Wrinkle Releaser is just the ticket for stretching jeans a half a size, as it loosens the fibres. Normally used as a travel accessory, if you don’t have an iron handy.
See how it works below:
So it could be possible that it could stretch out a waistband, right? I tried to hunt down this miracle worker but sadly it’s not sold in the UK and double the price to get it shipped over from the US. If you’re an American reader please try it for me and give me some feedback how it worked for you!
On further investigation I found that you can make your own wrinkle releaser by using fabric softener, warm water and a spray. So I’m putting it to the test on my latest pair of J Brand Houlihans that are an inch too tight on the waist. Before starting this experiment the waist measured a 13.5 inch across.
So the jeans are now dry and they now measure 14.5 inches so an extra inch added to the waist was exactly what I needed!
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