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Gap Jeans Sizes instore and online

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EarlyInTheMorning Mon 27-May-13 21:15:20

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?

lazydog Tue 28-May-13 07:14:46

A 27 in Gap jeans would be equivalent to a generous UK8...so I guess that'd be a UK9 grin

I wear 8/29R very comfortably in Gap when I'm usually struggling to squeeze into other brands' UK12 jeans, so, for Gap specifically I'd say:

US4 = 27 = UK9

US6 = 28 = UK11

US8 = 29 = UK13

US10 = 30 = UK15

Annianni Tue 28-May-13 07:27:59

In some of the styles they do half sizes.
Other brands do it too.
Which is great for when you're in between sizes.

EarlyInTheMorning Tue 28-May-13 08:01:34

That's genious!! I wish I had realised before I bought the 28 pain though. They don't do half sizes instore. At least I got my 30% with Grazia...

Trills Tue 28-May-13 08:07:49

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.

AgentProvocateur Tue 28-May-13 08:13:46

My store does half sizes in store. My gripe is that I can't order the short length in the cut I like online, but I can get them in-store. I wish they'd be consistent!

boodles Tue 28-May-13 09:56:24

So would a 26 be a generous size uk 6?

EarlyInTheMorning Tue 28-May-13 10:57:31

No, a size 26 is a UK8

lazydog Tue 28-May-13 17:14:22

Yes boodles - 26 corresponds to US2, which would (in most other brands) be a UK6, but in Gap, it'd be very generous UK6, but a tight UK8...so I'd say a UK7 smile

Longleggedlovely Tue 28-May-13 17:30:03

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 sad

lazydog Tue 28-May-13 17:45:26

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...?! confused

I only have Gap jeans...and then only their "perfect boot" and "Long & Lean" styles. Maybe their shorts are cut differently...?

Longleggedlovely Tue 28-May-13 18:52:31

Thanks, I'll just do a big order and return what doesn't work!

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