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AIBU for not being able to find ANY high street shops or supermarkets selling normal boys trousers?

(55 Posts)
FuryFowler Fri 24-Jul-15 17:31:32

All I want are some baggy combatty/cotton trousers for my 6yr old did. Not joggers or jeans, and not skinny chino types that taper at the ankle. Or have a stupid curved crotch (every single pair of next trousers!)
I've resorted to Boden sale items, as they're normal! But effing expensive!
Any recommendations?

squareheadcut Fri 24-Jul-15 17:33:07

BHS or debenhams

FuryFowler Fri 24-Jul-15 17:35:53

Went in both yesterday and nope confused.... They all go really skinny at the leg

Coco0123 Fri 24-Jul-15 17:37:37

Oh you could well be me smile
I too have to resort to Boden as ds simply doesn't fit into the skinny styles. This style for boys has gone on for years now, longing for it to end! Boden not affordable for me at the moment so he tends to live in joggers.

accessorizequeen Fri 24-Jul-15 17:37:48

H&M do some good plain trousers. Hate next carrot leg ones, as do my boys!

Pengweng Fri 24-Jul-15 17:39:49

I was going to suggest H&M too. I get my DDs trousers from the boys section as she has a weird shape/hates things on her belly and boys stuff seems lower cut.

Pengweng Fri 24-Jul-15 17:40:57

I'm a big fan of these twill ones. I bought them in a few colours.

Yarp Fri 24-Jul-15 17:42:17

Landsend (online)

electricflyzapper Fri 24-Jul-15 17:44:06

Not that I am in the market for this at all, but those look tapered Pengweng. OP specifically did not want that feature.

Yarp Fri 24-Jul-15 17:45:19

John Lewis

They do a range of quite traditional clothes

BertieBotts Fri 24-Jul-15 17:45:52

I didn't find any good ones in H&M when I looked recently.

FuryFowler Fri 24-Jul-15 17:46:29

Yeah looked in hm too! They all go skinny at the leg!
Carrot leg grin

FuryFowler Fri 24-Jul-15 17:47:16

Ah, the nearest John Lewis is 2hrs away sad..... Will look online though, thanks

maybetomorrow22 Fri 24-Jul-15 17:48:20

What about next combat style ones?? Debenhams has cotton ones in their sale

AugustRose Fri 24-Jul-15 17:49:57

I feel your pain, DS2 (4) needs some new trousers and he struggles to get in the skinny ones as he has a bit of a belly. I could only find joggers or chinos with the elasticated bottoms which I don't like.

I love H&M but noticed most of theirs at the minute are skinny/tapered.

FuryFowler Fri 24-Jul-15 18:52:21

Looks like I might be successful at John Lewis smile... But again expensive :/
It's crazy as atm I'm digging out my ds 2-3 month clothes for dd and all the trousers, from mainly next and tesco, are nice and baggy with no skinny shaping to them!
Just because it's fashion doesn't mean everyone's in to it angry

FuryFowler Fri 24-Jul-15 18:53:12

Because they were bought 3-6yrs ago!

OhWotIsItThisTime Fri 24-Jul-15 19:30:52

I'm fed up of baggy ones. Ds1 is 7 and slim - most trousers hang off him.

MamaLazarou Fri 24-Jul-15 19:32:31


Loric Fri 24-Jul-15 19:36:11

Have you tried outdoorsy places we picked up a load for ds there in the sales and they work brilliantly as their that thin stuff that is cool in the summer keeps the wind out and if they get wet dry in about 2 minutes plus extremely hard wearing for young kids

Loric Fri 24-Jul-15 19:37:10

Sorry outdoorsy places like go outdoors and the big hiking/camping outlets

PigPlopper Fri 24-Jul-15 19:41:12

I saw the title and immediately was going to reply BODEN! I know they are expensive, but they really do last. Either buy in bulk in the sale, or I buy slightly bigger and DS gets 2 years wear out of them. They wash really well and I have managed to pass on or sell worn pairs.

redpickle Fri 24-Jul-15 19:47:30

Verbaudet!!! They do a range of fit styles. Brilliant. You can also choose different waist fittings and leg lengths.

Notso Fri 24-Jul-15 19:49:04

Jojo go up to size 5-6 and do 'normal' trousers. Not the cheapest but there's usually a discount code. I'm gutted DS2 is just growing out of that size, he is only 4.

alleypalley Fri 24-Jul-15 19:49:57

Mountain warehouse?

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