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Clever stylish people, can you find me the perfect denim skirt???

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IHeartKingThistle Fri 24-Jun-11 21:47:04

I had no idea it would be this difficult!

OK I would like a denim skirt for the summer, knee-length or thereabouts. I like the retro look of the button-through ones. I hate stiff denim or obvious bleached patches. I think a mid-shade would be best, don't mind light or dark but really don't like that very dark denim with contrastng stitching.

Any help gratefully appreciated - I am well out of practice at shopping!

TattyDevine Fri 24-Jun-11 21:53:35

Any joy in Gap?

WherecanIhide Fri 24-Jun-11 22:01:02

www.next.co.uk/g36110s1#115370g36

I bought this bargain and love it

IHeartKingThistle Fri 24-Jun-11 22:04:04

Surprisingly little in Gap - nothing with buttons.

I quite like that Next one wherecanIhide -how obvious are those bleachy bits on the sides?

TheFarSide Fri 24-Jun-11 22:05:12

M&S have a few.

It's weird but I had been looking for a denim skirt for a year or two - everyone seemed to stop making them. I kept thinking I could see them in shops only to find they were those denim short/culotte things.

I love denim skirts and am so glad they're back.

TheFarSide Fri 24-Jun-11 22:06:29

www.marksandspencer.com/s?ie=UTF8&node=42966030&keywords=denim%20skirt&forceNoKeyword=false&rh=n%3A42967030&size=12&pf_rd_r=1ZZKM0G4BCYX9HKMG55P&pf_rd_m=A2BO0OYVBKIQJM&pf_rd_t=301&pf_rd_i=0&pf_rd_p=215485727&pf_rd_s=left-3&sort=relevancerank

WherecanIhide Fri 24-Jun-11 22:09:06

Not too bad. I don't like the bleachy bits either but happy with this skirt.

I prefered this one, but they never have my size on their website and it isn't in any of their shops www.dorothyperkins.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ProductDisplay?beginIndex=0&viewAllFlag=&catalogId=33053&storeId=12552&productId=2414623&langId=-1&sort_field=Relevance&categoryId=208660&parent_categoryId=208600&pageSize=20

TheFarSide Fri 24-Jun-11 22:12:34

www.marksandspencer.com/Indigo-Collection-Cotton-Button-Through/dp/B004P6FR0I?ie=UTF8&ref=sr_1_2&nodeId=42966030&sr=1-2&qid=1308949897&pf_rd_r=1ZS1SH4H0G42K845902J&pf_rd_m=A2BO0OYVBKIQJM&pf_rd_t=301&pf_rd_i=0&pf_rd_p=215485807&pf_rd_s=center-3

TheFarSide Fri 24-Jun-11 22:14:53

www.marksandspencer.com/Autograph-Weekend-Button-Denim-Skirt/dp/B004N3A12M?ie=UTF8&ref=sr_1_7&nodeId=42966030&sr=1-7&qid=1308949983&pf_rd_r=1CA44M25CV87EFTD8SRR&pf_rd_m=A2BO0OYVBKIQJM&pf_rd_t=301&pf_rd_i=0&pf_rd_p=215485807&pf_rd_s=center-3

and finally

www.marksandspencer.com/Indigo-Collection-Denim-Button-Through/dp/B004EMZ3RU?ie=UTF8&ref=sr_1_6&nodeId=42966030&sr=1-6&qid=1308949983&pf_rd_r=1CA44M25CV87EFTD8SRR&pf_rd_m=A2BO0OYVBKIQJM&pf_rd_t=301&pf_rd_i=0&pf_rd_p=215485807&pf_rd_s=center-3

Katisha Fri 24-Jun-11 22:15:23

White stuff Havana Harbour skirt here. I only take mine off to sleep...

IHeartKingThistle Fri 24-Jun-11 22:26:40

I'm quite impressed with the M and S selection actually! I like the last one best I think.

IHeartKingThistle Fri 24-Jun-11 22:32:18

Hmm, actually it does have enormous faded patches.

Why does so much denim have these? I understand an overall faded or vintage look, but why two random pale patches on the thighs? I don't understand it!

tethersend Fri 24-Jun-11 22:50:33

Warehouse 1

Warehouse 2

Jaeger

shineything Fri 24-Jun-11 22:50:57

Bought the one in White Stuff then half hour later so almost identical skirt (but a useful inch longer so just sits on knee) in Mantaray section @ debenhams but £15 cheaper. Needless to say returned White Stuff skirt

IHeartKingThistle Fri 24-Jun-11 22:57:36

Love that Jaeger one! Never had anything from them, do you get what you pay for does anyone know?

tethersend Fri 24-Jun-11 23:03:33

I heart Jaeger. Everything I've had from there has been great.

But size down, their sizes are enormous.

IHeartKingThistle Fri 24-Jun-11 23:05:31

Good to know. But they don't have it in the next size down! Well that's probably a sign from the shopping gods. Back to have a look at the M&S ones...

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