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Maternity jeans - alternative to topshop Leigh?

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Ellboo Mon 24-Mar-14 13:14:27

Last pregnancy I lived in my topshop Leigh mat jeans, but they have sagged (understandably - heavy wear!) bought a new pair this time round but fit was bizarre - really baggy at top of thighs. Curses! So they have been retuned and I am after slim-ish fit blue jeans with a good fit that don't sag. they don't have to be a bargain, will pay up to £50 for good 'uns. It would be a bonus if they didn't fall down when I pick up my toddler, and I hate over-bump trousers. Help!

PenguinsEatSpinach Mon 24-Mar-14 13:23:14

Well, they aren't super skinny, but I've found New Look under bump skinnies better than some of the more expensive jeans. And am still living in them now at 8 months. They don't fall down. Last few weeks the bump band bit has a tendency to fold over under my massive bump, but they still stay up firmly and it's comfortable.

Ellboo Mon 24-Mar-14 13:32:12

Thanks! Will have a look. My calves would not work with super-skinny so they sound good.

SandwichBag Mon 24-Mar-14 13:52:33

ASOS Skinny under bump jeans are very soft and comfy. I love mine smile

CoolCat2014 Mon 24-Mar-14 14:03:45

I love my mothercare skinny jeans smile

K8eee Mon 24-Mar-14 16:45:14

with penguin on this one. currently just over 40 weeks in my new look skinnys and can agree now I'm bigger the band folds over, but then a huge bump. probably would do that grin I always have a problem getting leggings to fit my tiny ankles too, but these jeans are great and a bargain too. They wash really well as well

mummytobejuly2014 Mon 24-Mar-14 17:01:49

I have size 10 topshop Leigh & hate them, really baggy crotch on them, constantly pulling them up when I get up. have tried every pair in new look same new look a size 10 just abt fits my calves but have a massive waist & if I were to wash them id never get my legs in them. I found h&m straight leg to be good in size 10 only they were too long

BakingBunty Mon 24-Mar-14 17:42:03

I've found Seraphine to be a very similar cut to Topshop Leigh - I've got both. With you on the under bump front, I find over bump feels really claustrophobic! I know that's a bit weird!

K8eee Mon 24-Mar-14 18:29:13

baking I thought exactly the same. I felt like a kid when my mum used to send me to school in tights & trousers in the winter to keep warm confused

lucy101 Mon 24-Mar-14 19:05:49

I liked Topshop Baxter, skinnyish but thick material and very stretchy.

morerummorefun Mon 24-Mar-14 19:23:30

I like h&m just got a new pair of big belly warmers as my bumps really low and the under bump band was starting to dig in. new look have a good range and most of the bigger stores have a maternity section so you can actually try them on x

Tex111 Mon 24-Mar-14 19:33:12

I loved my Gap maternity jeans. Wish I could find a pair of jeans that fit as well now.

princesspeach84 Mon 24-Mar-14 19:42:07

I definitely second the ASOS skinny jeans - soooo soft and stretchy and comfortable! With the second pregnancy I bought some Leigh jeans off ebay and I lived in them, perhaps the new season ones have changed. Plus the Dorothy Perkins ones are amazing too.

Inbl00m Mon 24-Mar-14 20:10:40

Another vote for ASOS - just got these:

and they're INCREDIBLY comfy. They come in loads of different colours too. Rightly or wrongly I'm planning on wearing mine post-baby as they're so nice!

beckiebee04 Tue 25-Mar-14 11:04:20

I just got jean like leggings and they're my life saver. Not maternity but they're so comfy

callamia Tue 25-Mar-14 11:09:36

I had a gap pair that were great, and were even better post-birth!

DougalTheCheshireCat Tue 25-Mar-14 11:16:01

Boden pregnancy jeans. Soft foldy thing at top can be over or under bump. I started off with it under but started to enjoy over to keep my bump warm/ for a bit of extra support. Also has elastic thingys with buttons inside so you can tighten up a bit/ loosen for more space as your bump grows and still have them staying up.

I quite miss them really grin

mummytobejuly2014 Tue 25-Mar-14 12:52:39

i got a boden pair off ebay, hoping they're the right fit smile

Ilovebean Tue 25-Mar-14 12:59:59

Sadly I'm too fat for skinny jeans (even before pregnancy, I've just had big legs) but I got some nice maternity jeans from Primark for �7. They've lasted so well so far and are very cosy.

Reb3cca Tue 25-Mar-14 16:17:33

Ok so I HATE maternity clothes... or I should say hated... I bought my first pair of maternity jeans yesterday from primark of all places and I am literally in love! They are still nice and skinny and fitted but so comfy around my bump - check out my maternity video on what I purchased here;

NauseousKitty Tue 25-Mar-14 20:43:26

Gap has good maternity jeans - I have lived in them this time and last!. I prefer boot cut but they do skinnies as well. My skinnies from H&M are really comfy as well but over bump, so prob not right for you.

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