Onesie for a 16 year old boy??

(57 Posts)
FIFIBEBE Fri 05-Oct-12 19:25:17

Has anybody seen any? The great ones in Primark are too long. Have seen some retro tracksuit type ones in John Lewis but they are about £139!! Running out of imagination and would appreciate any help.

TheonlyWayisGerard Fri 05-Oct-12 19:29:35

I saw them in Bank recently. My 19 year old brother tried one on. He's over six foot though, so they may be too long, although they are footless, so maybe not so much of an issue.

Tuttutitlookslikerain Fri 05-Oct-12 19:33:45

Whatever you do, do not buy the soft grey one in the men's dept at Newlook. I bought DS2 one, it was lovely. I washed it and it shrank by about 4 inches in the arms and legs. I thought I had washed it wrong and he was gutted so I bought another, and washed this one at 30 and again it shrunk. I have sent them back for a refund!

Topman do extra small, but are about£27.

Some in the xmas next catalogue, I think they go up to 16.

SkiBumMum Fri 05-Oct-12 19:55:19

I am so out of touch. Nearly choked on my cappucino in Starbucks today at the sight of teenage boys in babygros. I then saw them in River Island. So wrong.

Brycie Fri 05-Oct-12 19:58:56

I'm putting my hands over my eyes with you SkiBum.

MaryZed Fri 05-Oct-12 20:01:27

Get one without feet in Primark. ds has a tiger one, which is too long but it doesn't matter (he just looks like a giant toddler with a massive poo in his nappy from behind).

The ankles are elasticated so, a bit like tracksuits, the length doesn't matter so much.

pepperrabbit Fri 05-Oct-12 20:02:46

We saw some lads locally in them, DS2 turned to me loudly and said "why is that boy dressed as a bunny?"
I have to say I agreed with him grin

I got one in Top Man for ds1 yesterday, it's black with a skeleton printed on the front - he thinks its awesome. He's 15. Wanted to wear it to dress down day today. I said no. grin

MaryZed Fri 05-Oct-12 20:06:03

Why not 2blessed? ds and dd and all their friends wore onesies to a school disco.

I thought it was a vast improvement on what the girls usually wear grin

FIFIBEBE Fri 05-Oct-12 20:06:15

accessorizequeen - thank you. Think that will be great, will order. Didn't even think of Topman - they have loads too.

ajandjjmum Fri 05-Oct-12 20:06:38

shock I thought they were only for in the house, like replacement pjs. People really wear them out??!!! grin

Brycie Fri 05-Oct-12 20:09:09

They are the new shell suit.

MaryZed Fri 05-Oct-12 20:09:25

Teenagers do. And they are much more covered up than their usual going-out clothes, so I'm pretty converted by now grin

Brycie Fri 05-Oct-12 20:09:54

The ultimate comfy clothes, no waistband or restrictive seams if you aren't very slim either.

mysteryfairy Fri 05-Oct-12 20:25:32

I got my ds one from George at asda half price in the sale. I can't bring myself to spend more than a few pounds as suspect it will be quite a short lived thing!

musttidyupmusttidyup Fri 05-Oct-12 20:31:31

Errrrm. Someone please please explain.
1) why
2) why why
3) why tf are you all talking as I these are outdoor clothes?
Wrong inside unless your are 2 and wrong-diddly-wrong-wrong-wrong outside.
<fears she's out of touch>

mirry2 Fri 05-Oct-12 20:34:59

What on earth does the crotch area look like when the're on. I'd have to shield my eyes

MaryZed Fri 05-Oct-12 20:40:03

mirry, like a toddler who has been swimming in a disposable nappy grin

musttidy (you really need capitals, btw, Chaos and the capitalisation police will be after you and my old eyes can't cope ), as the parent of a 16 year old girl and a 14 year old boy who struggles to leave them at parties in various states of undress, onesie parties are the best thing ever.

The only thing better would be chastity belt parties grin

mirry2 Fri 05-Oct-12 20:54:06

But Maryzed
wet disposables are rather bulky whereas surely onnses would be rather, ahem, clingy and not leaving much to the imagination. And surely a teenager wearing one to a teenage party would get himself noticed as he 'stood to attention' grin

MaryZed Fri 05-Oct-12 21:00:22

No, because they are baggy. Really baggy, and the way they are made they sort of hang down, but are thicker around the waist, so the wider bit hangs around the bum/crotch line and just looks sort of baggy, nappy-ish.

I presume they wear something underneath them to, erm, keep themselves packaged grin

pepperrabbit Fri 05-Oct-12 21:01:26

So do they just wear underwear and the onesie?
I guess I imagined they were like baby snowsuits that you put on on top of everything else?
<gives up all pretence of being young>

MaryZed Fri 05-Oct-12 21:03:22

ds wore boxers, swimming shorts (you know those board shorts) and a t-shirt the one and only time he went out in a onesie.

dd wears a pair shortie pj bottoms and a bra and vest hmm.

To be fair, they have only been to one onsie disco, dd has been to mixed sleepovers in a onesie, and worn them to one school occasion.

It isn't an every day occurrence. And they haven't gone to Tesco in one.

pepperrabbit Fri 05-Oct-12 21:09:30

Ah, I think it must have been a mufti day for one of the secondary schools last week when I saw them.
I have to say I nearly laughed out loud - but I dare say I'm old enough to be "invisible" to anyone between the ages of 14 and 25 so they won't be traumatised...
Having driven down our high street late on a Fri/Sat on occasion I can fully understand the parental attraction of them being more covered up smile

fedupofnamechanging Fri 05-Oct-12 21:11:51

Saw some in Burtons today, for £28.

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