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  • Cavallo breeches fit

    I am looking at ordering Cavallo breeches online and am wondering about fit. I am 5'2" and 115 lbs - normally I wear size 26 breech.

    What size would I take in the Cavallo breech? In particular I am looking at the "Candy" breeches.

    Thank you for any advice you can give me.

  • #2
    I wear the champion style breeches exclusively, love the fit and quality; they do run small, would definitely order up a size. I am 5'4", 138 lbs and wear a size 34 US. Hope this helps.
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    • #3
      I've found they run true to size (I'm 28 long) but their tall sizes aren't that tall


      • #4
        Do Cavallo breeches fit somewhat curvy figures? (small waist and a bit bigger in the hips) I will need to buy some FS white breeches for shows before May. I saw they have some that supposedly you can't see through. I'll believe it when I see it. ;-)


        • #5
          Originally posted by Dharma View Post
          Do Cavallo breeches fit somewhat curvy figures? (small waist and a bit bigger in the hips) I will need to buy some FS white breeches for shows before May. I saw they have some that supposedly you can't see through. I'll believe it when I see it. ;-)

          If you go to the Cavallo website they rate the breeches as S (slim fit), R (regular fit), W (wide).
          Of course that doesn't really tell you where you are in their fit scheme, but if you can find some styles locally to try, that will help.

          Cavallos wash & wear very well

          (pm for a shop recommendation if interested)


          • #6
            I agree that the longs aren't really all that long but otherwise I find them pretty true as compared to Pikeur. I'm 5'6" and weigh around 110lbs with a pretty slim build. I wear 26L in Cavallo and Pikeur but 24L in GoodeRider which is frankly super for my ego


            • #7
              Wild Rose, I am pretty much the same dimensions as you (115 pounds, 5 ' 3") and I wear a size 26 in Cavallo breeches. I am also a size 26 in Pikeur and 28 in Goode Rider if that helps.


              • Original Poster

                Thanks for the responses. My big question - is there a translation between the German sizings of 36, 38, 40, etc.?


                • #9
                  I know 42 is size 30 and 84 is 30L. 76 is size 26 long so 38 would be a 26. They do fit curvy people. I don't have a small waist but I do have a big ole booty and hips. I wear the same in Cavallo as I do in everything other nice pair of pants. I do think their longs are longer than anyone else's as I've ended up with a few longs and just fold them up at the bottom- the Cavallo's have to fold a lot further than my Pikeur's or my old Goode Riders.