The Problem With Thunder Thighs – New Jeans!

My family has an unfortunate genetic trait, thunder thighs! I guess most families have something – big heads, flabby arms, balding problems, buck teeth, acne etc.

Ours happens to be large thighs, we are all ‘blessed’ with them. It’s not much of a problem apart from when it comes to buying trousers/jeans/shorts etc – especially if I don’t want to buy those super over-sized obese man jeans..which is not cool! I usually have to have a size or two bigger than my actual waist size just to get them to fit my thighs.

The irritating part about this is all my jeans wear out in the same way…not at the normal places like the butt, or the knee or the pockets – but under my balls! Which whilst providing a nice breeze…does cause some embarrassing moments.

Anyway I noticed the pair of jeans I was wearing was exhibiting signs of wear when it starting getting drafty down was my favourite pair of Renoma! I have two favs, the other is Calvin Klein which I got in the Curve on massive discount (if not there’s no way I’d be able to afford those).

They are in quite an advanced state of wear..

Renoma vs Thunder Thighs

I have another pair of B.U.M jeans which I don’t wear so much, they are in a medium state of wear..

B.U.M vs Thunder Thighs

And another old pair from Next in the UK (much thicker) which have only minor wear but are extremely faded.

Next vs Thunder Thighs

Of course the most extreme manifestation is when this occurs.

Total Jean Breakdown

Total Jean Breakdown!

I went looking for a new pair of Renoma jeans in the sales today at Metrojaya, and you can guess the irony? They changed the cut so the same size I’m wearing won’t even pass my thighs!

Next to Renoma was Jeep though, I have a pair of Jeep jeans and they are ok but a bit boring – I preferred the designs of Renoma. On checking things out however I found Jeep had updated their designs and had some really nice stuff..

I tried on a few pairs and they fit perfectly, not tight on the thighs and no obese man waist size required! I picked up two pairs for RM159 each with 10% discount.

Jeep Jeans

Let’s hope they withstand the Thunder Thighs well! They seem pretty tough.

Jeep Jeans

Don’t worry, more monkeys and Sabah soon – just don’t want to bore you all with too many posts in a row about it.




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15 Responses to The Problem With Thunder Thighs – New Jeans!

  1. KY December 15, 2008 at 9:53 am #

    more rocket blower pics soon! yey

  2. ri_must December 15, 2008 at 11:03 am #

    WOW ST
    you have the same problem as mine
    i do have a big thigh and it sometimes annoyed me
    especially during my hunt to buy a new jeans or khakis
    so far i have tried a lot of jeans and i also found out that
    jeep jeans was the best for me as it design is more loose at the tight. more relax to me then other brand.
    Im looking forward to shop for a new jeans as my jeep jeans was torn (this time at the knees not that usual thigh part hehe). Congrats on your newly acquired jeans

  3. TZ December 15, 2008 at 12:59 pm #

    Dude, I have one pair of Levis 501 also broke @ the same place … 🙂 Now another pair is coming up too… going to have a nice windows soon.

  4. eiling December 15, 2008 at 2:05 pm #

    haha…dunno how you manage you get holes in your jeans at those places! Maybe time to slim down?

  5. Matthew December 15, 2008 at 5:56 pm #

    I’m thinking of getting a jeans too. What do you recommend in terms of quality and value for money?

  6. Dabido December 15, 2008 at 6:57 pm #

    My legs just wear out instead of the jeans! 🙂

  7. Huai Bin December 15, 2008 at 11:43 pm #

    Thunder thighs for men is manly. 😉

  8. Angie Tan December 16, 2008 at 7:00 pm #

    Hahaaha.. I have such problems too. Time for me to purchase some new jeans. 😛

  9. ShaolinTiger December 17, 2008 at 3:40 am #

    KY: Haha yeah, coming very soon.

    ri_must: Thanks, looks like we have the same genetics haha. I loved the Renoma cut – but now they’ve changed I have to say it sucks. The Jeep are super comfy.

    TZ: Hahaha just make sure you cross your legs when you sit down.

    eiling: Maybe it’s big balls not big thighs, how to slim that?!

    Matthew: I like Renoma, Jeep and B.U.M is ok for plainer cuts. Calvin Klein are the best if you can get them on clearance sale.

    Dabido: That sounds painful!

    Huai Bin: Yah thankfully so.

    Angie Tan: Sucks doesn’t it, oh well – things wear out…ours just do so in a different way!

  10. Matthew January 4, 2009 at 1:49 am #

    So at last I got one from Jeep too, for RM111.95 after a 30% discount off RM159. It was the last one on the rack and it happened to be my size too. 🙂

  11. Neil | Bartul January 5, 2009 at 4:15 am #

    I’ve got thunder thighs too. 🙂 But thankfully I’ve never had to worry about ball area wear and tear. 😀

  12. Shireen K January 7, 2009 at 3:43 pm #

    well not bad given the fact that you have long legs.

    your thighs are not big la.. cos u’re tall!!!!!

  13. ShaolinTiger January 7, 2009 at 6:26 pm #

    Matthew: Good choice, they have some nice designs eh?

    Neil | Bartul: Your case can’t be that bad then 😛

    Shireen K: Long and big la, what to do.

  14. Matthew January 8, 2009 at 7:15 pm #

    Yup! 🙂