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Why has no one told me about Gap Slim Straight jeans?!

(38 Posts)
TheFurryMenace Sun 29-Nov-15 22:20:03

I have terrible trouble finding comfy but flattering skinny jeans, as I am short, curvy and have thick calves but slim ankles. I brought these jeans yesterday, and they are a revelation - comfy, stretchy, not skin tight but more slim fitting than the Real Straight jeans which are my usual but if I'm honest, a bit frumpy. And to top it all, I got them 50% off. Sheer bliss!

Just thought I'd mention them as finding good jeans is the holy grail of fashion IMO.

PacificDogwod Sun 29-Nov-15 22:34:58

<takes notes>

I've loved my Real Straight jeans, but have lost a bit of weight and am now ready to go a bit slimmer. Thank you for the tip smile

TheFurryMenace Sun 29-Nov-15 23:02:11

Happy to help Pacific, hope they work for you too.

Bananahead1 Mon 30-Nov-15 08:39:20

They're great aren't they? So comfortable as well as very flattering..... Have bought 4 pairs in different colours/denims.

southeastastra Mon 30-Nov-15 08:40:51

I always find gap to go arse baggy quite quickly it's so annoying

helzapoppin2 Mon 30-Nov-15 09:41:09

I've got two pairs of Gap slim straight trousers in black. They are fab!
Best ever and keep their colour.

patterkiller Mon 30-Nov-15 09:44:18

I have one pair in green and love them, I'm in need of some new jeans thank you for reminding me about these again.

TheFurryMenace Mon 30-Nov-15 12:10:05

Ooh, didn't know they did them in black, that's one for my Christmas list!

helzapoppin2 Mon 30-Nov-15 12:12:19

They're not jeans, I just wanted to sing their praises!

Ilovetorrentialrain Mon 30-Nov-15 18:19:29

Can anyone say if these are traditional jeans or the stretchy legging type? I'm on a mission for proper jeans in a skinny style and am hopeful... smile

everythingsgoingsouth Mon 30-Nov-15 18:23:50

they are proper jeans, I got some half price too at weekend. I wanted something different from skinnies to go with Chelsea boots. Really comfy,
well fitting jeans.

HermioneWeasley Mon 30-Nov-15 18:29:23

Do they suit the terminally pear shaped and thunderous of thigh?

Onlyonamonday Mon 30-Nov-15 19:52:37

Hermione grin made me laugh
I've only got skinny jeans .. These sound great will have a look.

TheFurryMenace Mon 30-Nov-15 19:56:37

They are definitely a jean not jeggings (I cant bear jeggings). I would say yes, they are really very flattering, I am quite curvy with 'generous' thighs myself, and I think they do wonders for me! And have I said how comfy they are?! Cant believe my good fortune all these years on my quest for comfy skinnies for the chunky of leg...

Bunbaker Mon 30-Nov-15 20:00:53

Sadly, Gap in Meadowhall has closed down. Jeans is something I can't buy online as I have to try them on.

peterpeterpumpkineater Mon 30-Nov-15 20:04:43

I need to buy online too, but can't work out their complicated sizing system confused

patterkiller Mon 30-Nov-15 20:40:10

I've got a 29 and 28 to try I'm between 10 and 12.

Bunbaker Mon 30-Nov-15 21:06:40


Just looked at their website and they are low rise. I hate low rise jeans, they are so uncomfortable.

TheFurryMenace Mon 30-Nov-15 21:51:58

I don't think they are low rise, pretty sure they are mid rise as much higher than the Real Straight ones I usually get.

Bunbaker Mon 30-Nov-15 23:28:38

I think they are mid rise. Their website wasn't working properly and I had to do a different search.

Still too low rise for me. I must have a very high waist.

FankEweVeryMuch Mon 30-Nov-15 23:41:17

I'm pleased to read this. I ordered a pair online (only 40% off) and they should arrive tomorrow. I have chunky calves and slim ankles too. Fingers crossed they look good.

AnotherEmma Mon 30-Nov-15 23:44:22

I'm curvy and swear by Gap jeans!

goodnessgraciousgoudaoriginal Tue 01-Dec-15 08:48:14

They DO look good!

However, I have to agree with a pp that I've always found gap jeans to go super baggy very quickly.

I've been looking for months for a pair of jeans in a dark red colour as well - has anyone seen any???

Ilovetorrentialrain Tue 01-Dec-15 19:55:05

Thanks for the reply OP there's hope for these, I'm going to try them. smile

TheFurryMenace Tue 01-Dec-15 22:47:50

I had Gap jeans years ago and yes they did go baggy but in the past year I tried the Real Staright and found they fitted brilliantly and kept their shape. I can't yet comment on the baggyness of the newly purchased Slim Straights, but I will report back in a few weeks when I've given them plenty of wear. Happy to test and report back!

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