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I'm off to America which jeans should I look at?

(18 Posts)
Drywhiteplease Fri 11-Jan-13 21:41:53

S and B I fancy treating myself to a nice pair of jeans when I go to the US at Easter.
I'm 5ft3.....prefer a straight/cigarette leg to skinny in a vintage wash but maybe I need a dark wash?. Currently live in last years Next straight cut, vintage wash petite size 8...sometimes roll up to ankle grazer/boyfriend look.
In Gap I'm size 26/30 in real straight which are about an inch too long and are horrid anyway.
Any little ladies out there?

bluecheesedip Fri 11-Jan-13 21:59:39

Even littler - 5ft1 smile. I always buy jeans from Old Navy - they have loads of different washes/styles. They're part of Gap I think but I've never got on with Gap jeans whereas I always find something at ON. (they have a website too)

Drywhiteplease Fri 11-Jan-13 22:22:34

Old Navy got slated on a link on another thread sad.

AmberNectarine Fri 11-Jan-13 22:36:48

Paige, Goldsign or Citizens of Humanity.

joliejolie Fri 11-Jan-13 23:17:29

Paige are great, but expensive. I personally love how my bum looks in True Religion, though they can be a bit OTT in style and might even be a bit...passé. There are a few understated styles out there.

Drywhiteplease Fri 11-Jan-13 23:39:32

Are 7 for all mankind or J Brand any good for short arsed me ?<apologises to * bluecheese*>

AmberNectarine Fri 11-Jan-13 23:44:05

I am 5'4 and find 7's way too long. J brand are fine for me.

AmberNectarine Fri 11-Jan-13 23:44:52

Argh rogue apostrophe.

paddingtonbear1 Fri 11-Jan-13 23:50:05

I'd go for Paige, J Brand or Hudson.

Drywhiteplease Fri 11-Jan-13 23:50:47

Making list...

NatashaBee Fri 11-Jan-13 23:56:52

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

Drywhiteplease Sat 12-Jan-13 00:00:16


bluecheesedip Sat 12-Jan-13 00:08:00

drywhiteplease s'ok I have long ago embraced my short arsedness grin

Stevie77 Sat 12-Jan-13 00:34:23

You best have a look at a Macy's (you get 10% off if you take your passport to customer services) or another dept store like Nordstrom. They tend to hold a range of premium denim.

Can't advise on brand, none of these ever look good on me and I still bulk at paying $160 a pair (unless you're lucky and an outlet happens to have your style an size).

Have fun though, came back from the States today and have single handedly revived the American economy with my spending grin

mysteryfairy Sat 12-Jan-13 08:58:59

I would recommend looking in the uk sales now... Donna Ida and Harvey Nichols. When I was in New York in October I didn't come across anything like the low prices/selection currently available in the end of these uk sales. You can pick up lots of pairs for £50ish at moment. Most sites give inside leg length so I guess you need to be checking those and tending towards the 29s?

bishboschone Sat 12-Jan-13 09:35:13

I'm short, but the jeans you love and get them shortened . I have never not bought fabulous jeans because of the length. A lot of stores in the US will shorten anyway .

bishboschone Sat 12-Jan-13 09:35:27

Buy not but

ZombiesAreClammyDodgers Sat 12-Jan-13 09:38:49

Brand called "Not your daughter's jeans" smile

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