8LP will stretch out huge, give it time. My Revicks were tight in the beggining and by the end of things I could have sized down one
The denim feels rough and course, but it will soften up and give
If all else fails, put them on, fill a spray bottle with hot water and spray the worst offending areas, then proceed to cleanup your room, walk around your house ie some type of activity that requires a lot of movement
Trust me, if you can do them up and still walk, they will...