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Land's End - is it stylish stuff?

(36 Posts)
tothemoonandback Sat 02-Jul-11 19:58:27

I like their stuff but my husband reckons it's very middle aged...what do you think?

glassescase Sat 02-Jul-11 20:13:15

He's right.

LynetteScavo Sat 02-Jul-11 20:17:51

It's OK if you are middle aged.

jamaisjedors Sat 02-Jul-11 20:52:05

He is totally right. Even my mum (66) thinks a lot of the stuff is too old for her! grin But she says it IS comfy! Is that what you're looking for? wink

JoleneJoleneJoleneJoleeene Sat 02-Jul-11 20:54:57

Ha ha ha ha. Lands end is beige elasticated waists all the way!

LordOfTheFlies Sat 02-Jul-11 21:00:55

I bought a soft,finne micro fleece blazer/cardigan jacket from there.
I like to think it's more 'Good Housekeeping Magazine reader' than coffin-dodger.

And a soft-lined fleece and a skort (shorts& skirt thing) for DD
Fleece slipper-boots for DCs

Sizes are USA sizes so need to convert.

Guess I'm middle-agedblush

magicmelons Sat 02-Jul-11 21:02:13

MIL wears it head to toe and buys it for fil too. She looks good but she's in late 50s and lives in the countryside.

strawberryjelly Sat 02-Jul-11 21:06:15


I am mid 50s and would not be seen dead in it. My Mum likes it but she is 84.

Elastic waist brigade generally though winter anoraks etc are possibly just okay.

OllieinOrange Sat 02-Jul-11 21:06:15

Some bits from their Canvas range are ok, esp the current sale stuff - here

ilovemydogandMrObama Sat 02-Jul-11 21:06:47

I get the kids stuff from Lands End in the USA. Usually uniform stuff and they do great kids jackets.

But not especially stylish, no.

meditrina Sat 02-Jul-11 21:11:14

OK - I surrender to middle age <sighs ruefully>

Their jeans are good, as is their swimwear. Some T-shirts are fine as unexciting wardrobe basics. Sometimes other stuff is good - fleeces especially - just keep an intelligent eye out.

The new children's range is very good indeed.

noddyholder Sat 02-Jul-11 21:14:07


JemimaMop Sat 02-Jul-11 21:19:18

Their t-shirts are good quality and wash well, but they aren't exactly stylish. Fine for everyday though.

I really like the kids stuff though, especially at sale prices.

DonaAna Sat 02-Jul-11 21:36:37

Land's End defines frumpy. Good quality, but you should only wear it if you are over 60 and want to look really average. It's the GAP of older adults.

BadPoet Sat 02-Jul-11 21:40:03

I like the swimwear, which comes in long bodied. That's all (apart from kids stuff).

NorksAreMessy Sat 02-Jul-11 21:41:04

Please don't go there, they will sell you a polo shit (typo), and before you know it, you will be saying 'those slacks look comfy' and drinking Horlicks instead of prosecco.

bigTillyMint Sat 02-Jul-11 21:41:11

Wear it with your Cotton Traders polo shirt grin

Ixia Sat 02-Jul-11 21:50:03

I love them purely for selling as crisp white, fitted cotton shirt in tall for my long torso. I occasionally get plain basic Ts for me and OH, unlike Marks they don't shrink.

Their kids stuff is good quality at a reasonable price

trixymalixy Sat 02-Jul-11 22:17:20

Nooooo, even my 60 year old mum wouldn't be seen dead in it!!

polyhymnia Sun 03-Jul-11 00:19:44

Very frumpy, I'm afraid.

follyfoot Sun 03-Jul-11 00:26:17

Clothes frumpy but they do the best down jackets in winter. And not frumpy. Even my DD says that she would wear the one I got last winter.

goingmadinthecountry Sun 03-Jul-11 00:34:20

I'm 47 so I guess middle aged. Won't even be wearing their stuff when I'm 60 I hope. Just go to normal shops - they do let us lod folk in you know!

goingmadinthecountry Sun 03-Jul-11 00:36:06

Jemima, why would you be happy with a frumpy t shirt for every day? Only wear stuff you love, even if for putting the bins out.

goingmadinthecountry Sun 03-Jul-11 00:37:37

And I'm not even trendy!!

lucykate Sun 03-Jul-11 00:41:16

it is middle aged, sorry!. but, they do great coats and the kids stuff is good too. i live near to one of the outlet shops, got an unlined, summer weight waterproof jacket, even has a hood, was £15. actually, the swimwear is good too, really does help suck in the old jelly belly.

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