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He's a nightmare to buy for. He's not in the least bit bothered about clothes .His idea of Hell on Earth is being dragged round clothes shops.
So at the moment he's cladding his legs in Primark straight leg chino type trousers (£10 a pair,) Mens size 26" waist 32" leg He's got a pair in all the colours he would wear (no outlandish colours or styles for him)
He looks very Sheldon Copper with his trousers, hair, T-Shirts, build and general demeanor .
So, I want to buy him jeans. At a pinch he can get away with a 26" waist and a belt. But I can't find anything under a 28" waist. Where can I look? I'm going to have to brave trendy men's shops aren't I?
I had a look in Primark but their jeans are a 26" waist 30" leg (too short) or a 28" waist 32" leg (too big)
He used to wear the boys until he got too tall (and because of his shape he really suits jeans)
I'm going to Matalan tomorrow so I'll look in there (got a money off voucher ) They do the branded ones. I would pay the money for a good pair (but last time I looked there at boys jeans they were all zipped or those 'twist' leg. Or the ones with your crotch round your knees. Youths/Mens might be better)
We have a similar problem, so a linked question where do you find a short enough belt? Men's ones start at 28" and nobody seems to sell kids ones. I know I could get extra holes put in a long one but I just want an easy solution!
Next do skinny kids clothes! they also do bigger fitting clothes have a look on line I think they are called slim fit or something.My dd wears jeans for 6 year olds so she can have skinny jeans and they still hang off her but as a girl she wears them with longer boots to disguise the short length Would he wear high tops so you can go down a size or two?
Expensive option would be All Saints . Great fitting skinny jeans and the 28inch ones seem smaller and a better fit on our slim DS . The other surprisingly good shop for slim teenage boys is American Apparel. they do unisex slim fit jeans down to I think 24 inch .
have you tried Johnnie B jeans? They do them in 24 and 26 inch waists, and Long and shorter lengths - this may be long enough for him.
My ds is also tall and thin - he is too tall for Johnnie b, but he is 6 ft tall now. I get his jeans in a 28 inch waist from Gap or Topman. (he's also fussy and won't wear very skinny jeans or chinos although he looks good in them!).
Primark covered the boy/man gap for us. Not in any predictable way but in a " go try everything on that looks likely" way. I think this is because it's all so badly made the variation between sizes/colours/styles meant there were some that did fit!
Mind you looking in m&s for trousers for dh we couldn't work out what the black trousers fitted and the navy didn't till I happened to have my knitting bag with my and there was a 1 inch difference in inside leg between colours! They were an ankle flapping 28 inch instead of a 29!