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Okay so I'm usually a size 8 so I buy size 26 jeans at Gap. I'm a bit podgy at the moment so today I bought size 28 which fitted better although ever so slightly lose. I have just noticed that there's a size 27 online, which was not at the store. So is this like a size bigger than an 8 but smaller than a 10?
Given that sizes in UK shops vary so much, I wouldn't think of it as "bigger than an 8 and smaller than a 10" but "like a 10 in an ungenerous shop, or like an 8 in a generous shop"
My gap store do odd-number waist sizes.
Gap are definitely generous though. In the trousers (which come in clothes sizes rather than inches) I have to get a size smaller than I do in any other shop, and there is no part of me that measures the number of inches that my gap jeans say.
Sorry OP for hijacking but I'm also confused! I'm a 14/16 here and want to order gap jeans, what size do j go for? I ordered shorts last year from the US site and ordered a US 12 thinking this was a 16 but I needed to size up to a US 14
Longleggedlovely - That's really odd about you needing a US14 from the Gap online store. Like I said, above (and I live in Canada, so everything's in N.American sizes here) I'm between and UK12 and 14 and wear Gap US8 and would equate them to what would be a UK13 if such a size existed.
I'd say you should be 30/10 = UK15, but obviously you've tried larger that already...?!
I only have Gap jeans...and then only their "perfect boot" and "Long & Lean" styles. Maybe their shorts are cut differently...?