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stirrups for skinny jeans

(15 Posts)
toucancancan Mon 13-Dec-10 17:58:52

Anyone know where I can buy stirrups to attach under skinny jeans to stop them going baggy at the knee? And do they actually work?

BooBooGlass Mon 13-Dec-10 18:01:37

Surely they pull the leg down, and then you will just spend the whole time hitching them up? Which skinny jeans do you have? My ones from Oasis haven't gone baggy and I've been wearign them pretty much constantly since spring.

toucancancan Mon 13-Dec-10 19:11:58

M+S. They are fab but when I wear them with boots they tend to go a little baggy at the knee.

Nagoo Mon 13-Dec-10 19:26:35

what is this stirrup of which you speak?

is it not just like sewing a strip of elastic to the bottom? Won't it ruin the line of the jeans at the side? So they are all weirdly pulled down?

NorbertDentressAngelOnTheTree Mon 13-Dec-10 19:29:04

oooh there was a woman in one of the daily papers recently who had 'invented/designed' and marketed clip on stirrups for jeans. IIRC she had got ana ward or made a fortune from them.

No idea where they were being sold though but it might jog someones memory

FaffTastic Mon 13-Dec-10 20:16:19

I just tend to tuck mine into my socks if i'm wearing them with boots. That tends to stop them going baggy at the knee for me

dexter73 Mon 13-Dec-10 20:19:50

jodpur clips

toucancancan Mon 13-Dec-10 21:16:07

Yeah I read that article about two weeks ago - but can't for the life of me remember where.

toucancancan Mon 13-Dec-10 21:19:02

Thanks Dexter

RiojaLover75 Mon 13-Dec-10 21:20:10

Strupz

Strupz

dexter73 Mon 13-Dec-10 21:22:39

Those are just jodpur clips but 5x the price!

RiojaLover75 Mon 13-Dec-10 21:30:36

Indeed! I did wonder why she'd got so much applause for reinventing the wheel!

Gogopops Mon 13-Dec-10 22:26:41

OMG i remember this kind of thing from the 80's. I also wore ski pants then and thought they were fab. Are they coming back in??

sazm Tue 14-Dec-10 09:36:02

you can buy ' skipants ' again lol, asda have them and a few other places,

toucancancan Tue 14-Dec-10 12:51:46

That's the article I read. The jodpur clips are only a couple of quid though, so I'll buy those instead.

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