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Loopsypop Wed 05-Nov-14 10:49:44

What is this all about? I can buy extra large pants but to buy a slim fit long leg forget it? Unless I go to a more expensive shop! It's alful that there's a market for this and not for small slim kids! I don't care what shape kids are! I just want a selection of pants in shops! It's like going to top shop and being a size 10 and them having size 12 or 20 it's a joke!!!!

WorraLiberty Wed 05-Nov-14 10:51:51

Must be an area thing

They come in all sizes and styles here

Have you tried online?

rocketeer Wed 05-Nov-14 10:51:51

I've never had a problem, I get school trousers from Asda which are adjustable in the waist and longer legged for my 11 yo ds.

rocketeer Wed 05-Nov-14 10:52:49

H&M are good for jeans too

NorwaySpruce Wed 05-Nov-14 10:54:20

Super long seems to be the default here, so you just buy the waist size you want, and shorten them.

I use bond awed, so I can let the legs down again, as the waist grows grin

NorwaySpruce Wed 05-Nov-14 10:54:51

Bond-a- web. Obviously.

grocklebox Wed 05-Nov-14 11:00:34

so you have a problem getting pants fit your kid, and your response is to argue that other people shouldn't be able to get pants to fit their kid?

Ain't you a peach?

Loopsypop Wed 05-Nov-14 11:01:59

All I'm saying is if they can have plus size kids collections why can't they do slim fit as well as regular fit? 3 different fittings for different shape kids ! Next are great but cost! My ds looks like a clown in bigger size regular fit from asda range! His legs are well like sticks bless him!!!

WorraLiberty Wed 05-Nov-14 11:03:42

They do slim fit in literally 1000s of stores

Have you not looked online?

NorwaySpruce Wed 05-Nov-14 11:04:24

I'd order online if I were you.

Slim fit is all the rage here in the SE. I go al boggle eyed worrying about how even sixth formers manage to squish in and out of their tiny legged trousers.

traviata Wed 05-Nov-14 11:05:46

do you mean trousers?

Marks & Spencer do a long and an extra long fitting in school trousers, with adjustable waists.

grocklebox Wed 05-Nov-14 11:06:05

maybe look somewhere other than asda then.

iseenodust Wed 05-Nov-14 11:07:35

M&S do extra long as well as regular length & have adjustable waists. Not much more expensive than supermarkets.

WorraLiberty Wed 05-Nov-14 11:10:05

BHS do them too and they're great quality.

Loopsypop Wed 05-Nov-14 11:16:12

Thanks I'm going to try bhs and m&s never been to m&s for years! Just wish the larger supermarket stores would be a peach and give mums some slim fit sizes (that are easy on the purse)

FrauHelga Wed 05-Nov-14 11:18:29

Do you mean pants or trousers?

What age is your DS?

I liked the adjustable waist trousers when DS was small and I just turned up the bottom with wondaweb - it's school trousers, not a fashion parade!

NorwaySpruce Wed 05-Nov-14 11:19:12

We'll perhaps that's it, they are holding the slim fit trousers back for Dads. hmm

So basically, you haven't looked very hard, but fancied starting a 'bash the fat kid' thread.

Bluetone Wed 05-Nov-14 11:20:48

Are we calling trousers pants now? That op confused me.

Matalan seem to over stock on the generous fit school trousers. It's all they had in August when I was looking.

DidoTheDodo Wed 05-Nov-14 11:24:46

I was all confused with the pants/trousers thing too.

My son was also a slim little thing and I got handy with a sewing machine. Very purse-friendly.

vindscreenviper Wed 05-Nov-14 11:42:27

Here you go OP, 30 seconds on Asda website gives you these or these and these with adjustable waist.
From £3.50, all slim legs and delivered free to your nearest store.

HTH

grocklebox Wed 05-Nov-14 12:07:25

so, looks like the one store you wanted to buy from actually has excellent you want then.

TeenAndTween Wed 05-Nov-14 12:07:38

I find that John Lewis school trousers tend to be slim fit and long in the leg.

My petite 8-year-old-sized daughter (actually age 10) is still in age 6 JL school trousers.

grocklebox Wed 05-Nov-14 12:07:42

exactly, eve. dyac.

DoughnutSelfie Wed 05-Nov-14 12:48:25

As you can see by the links provided slim fit long length school trews are easy to come by. But let's not let that stop you having a pop at other children's body types eh.

Mrsjayy Wed 05-Nov-14 12:56:41

Maybe your kid is undeweight or height does that not worry you hmm yabu plenty of shops do slimfit trousers shop about don't re ly on supermarket s because they have a limited range because they are cheap they go on average size style,

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