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jeans recommendations? size 16ish, wobbly large post twin pregnancy tummy, large thighs and big calves
I know I'm asking a lot but I'd really love a pair of jeans that make me feel good! I'm trying to lose weight and get fit but in the meantime I desperately need some jeans as I live in them and all my pairs are too small around the tummy or have holes in them. Any ideas?
Thanks, I'd forgotten about dotty p. I'll check them out. I look awful in skinny jeans but I feel like a frump in bootcut these days, even though they're supposed to 'balance me out'. Maybe they'll have a straight ones I can try.
I have no such twin excuse, and am just lardy - I had to trawl the high street yesterday. I have ended up with a pair of Evans Skinny Bootcuts which are an odd thing when you consider it, but of all the options out there worked the best for me as I am short and skinnies look odd and bootcuts look mumsy and straight leg jeans make me think of my mother ironing a crease down the legs of mine ...
Right, I'm going to check out all of those. I seem to now be an apple shape whereas I used to be an hourglass with a small waist (sob), any suggestions for what to wear on top? Travail - ahem, I may have neglected to mention that the twins are now three years old. But that just means that the tummy has had three years to get lardier and lardier, and I never knew my tummy could hang down!
Why did I not think to ask here years ago?! I'll work my way around to all of these but in the meantime I went to Evans and tried on every single jean they had. I now own a wide leg pair (make think I'm a 40's starlet), super stretch skinny black jeans, and indigo jeggings. Still not sure about the jeggings but we'll see! I bought a yummy jumper dress from COS which (I think) looks good with skinnies and black boots but now I need some other big tops to cover down to mid thigh....
It's funny isn't it - if they fit your shape it's so great, and you just want to keep buying them forever. Per Una jeans and me just 'fit' - I've been wearing them in one form or another for years now and I can just buy them 'off the rack' and know they will fit well.
M&S are quite good for jeans as they do so many. How I discovered the PU ones is by going to M&S and taking every style of jean to the dressing room and trying them all on - just like you did with Evans.
Sometimes you've just got to put in the bum leg work.