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Looky-likey skinny jeans / slim-fitting trousers for work, anyone?
I am returning to work after maternity leave in June and am starting to put together a work wardrobe for my newish shape; think once curvy athletic gone classic (slightly flabby) pear-shape (wide hips but not a particularly big bottom, 30 waist for jeans, size 12 trousers) following DDs. Instead of accentuating and emphasising, my efforts are now more focussed on distracting and disguising. I am a primary school teacher so can get away with being smart casual, but it has to be practical and comfortable.
I would really like some hints and suggestions for trousers which look like skinny jeans but aren't jeans, as denim of any colour is forbidden in my workplace. Not ultra skinny, but slender and flattering, any length considered. Something to dress up with a shirt and blazer, kind of thing. Who does something like this? I would be so grateful for suggestions as I just can't face traipsing around the shops willy nilly with the kids in tow.
I have a couple of pairs of Wallis jeggings which I believe fit this description - they're not so skinny that they look like leggings, they have more like a very slim, straight leg and fabric is more like trousers than denim. However I've just looked online to find you a link and I can't see any that aren't denim I'm on the hunt for more trousers like this as I love my skinny jeans and want to find the next best thing I can get away with for workwear! I think M&S do similar trousers - start with their five pocket jeggings - good value, comfy and a wide choice of colours.
Next do some awesome ciggerete style trousers - I have them in a 10 and 12 for skinny/fat days. You could go a size smaller to get a tight fit. They do fit lovely and quite a thick material so wash well ( not like polyester shite that most trousers seem to be made of these days!)