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Skinny or straight cut maternity jeans that don't fall down or have a stretchy bit that passes your boobs?!

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mummyagainin2016 Fri 29-Jan-16 20:18:24

I'm currently 6 mths pregnant and have resorted to wearing the boot cut (I know!!!) mat jeans from Peacocks when pregnant with my 1st four years ago.

So far, I've bought new skinny mat jeans from both new look and mothercare in my usual size 12 but the constantly fall down over the day, get stretchier after just one day of wear and wrinkle behind the knees. The stretch panels on them come up crazy high too but if I roll them over the jeans fall down even sooner.
I've bought a couple of pairs of second hand under bump mat jeans too and they're also not a great fit.
I can't spend the next 3 months only in leggings... Help? I need stretch but not overly stretchy, not boot cut or flare (the hems just get soaked in the endless puddles round here) and not expensive if at all possible! Desperate! Thanks

Welshcake77 Fri 29-Jan-16 20:51:06

I've got a few pairs of skinny jeans from H&M they are a bit stretchy and over the bump but not too high. Think they cost €25. Love them!

Topsyloulou Fri 29-Jan-16 20:54:49

I loved my Topshop maternity jeans. They were under the bump as I didn't like anything over it. They were £40ish I think but I got every penny out if them. They were really comfortable and washed really well. I wore them from about 18 weeks all the way through to when DS finally arrived at 40+14. I had the indigo blue but they do different colours. Think they are called Leigh.

Shirkingfromhome Fri 29-Jan-16 20:59:14

Don't buy jojomaman - worst maternity jeans I've ever owned. They're lovely but the jersey bump-band is worse than useless and they just slide down the entire time, even now at 8 months! I end up with getting really huffy with trouser-rage!

Ughnotagain Fri 29-Jan-16 21:06:47

Yep, the Topshop Leigh ones are super snug. I found the bump panel didn't fit right though as I'm quite short.

I had two pairs from Mamas and Papas that were alright - not as skinny as I was used to - but they fit well once I had a good sized bump. One pair were over bump, the other under - the over ones definitely fit me better.

eurochick Fri 29-Jan-16 21:09:28

I loved my h and m mat jeans.

BatMobile Fri 29-Jan-16 22:12:57

H&M super skinny or Topshop Leigh.

mrslebon Fri 29-Jan-16 22:22:21

Yep, H&M super skinny for me too. I'm 34 weeks and living in them. BUT...I found they varied between colours. I have the washed black/grey ones which are perfect, but the exact same ones in blue denim were awful.

tellmeofthetime Fri 29-Jan-16 22:22:35

Next relaxed skinny narrow band

Doje Fri 29-Jan-16 22:28:01

Another one for H&M. I loved them. But agree with PP about sizing. Skinnies were different to boot cut.

rageagainsttheBIL Fri 29-Jan-16 22:30:58

The £30 ones from H&M, made from thicker denim. Now I'm nearly 8 months they are pretty snug but no falling down and have kept their shape.

Have abandoned my Topshop Joni skinnies though as they constantly fall down!

fiorentina Sat 30-Jan-16 08:30:27

H&M or Gap maternity I found the best.

OttersPocket Sat 30-Jan-16 09:19:08

Gap maternity jeans were my favourite. In fact I'm still wearing my under bump true skinnies 5 month postpartum because they're so comfy and look good!

TriJo Sat 30-Jan-16 14:10:17

Gap over bump resolution true skinny - I have 2 pairs and I've been absolutely living in them.

Callmecordelia Sat 30-Jan-16 14:13:47

I found the only way to do this was to go to a big shopping centre (I went to Bluewater) and order in to store various maternity jeans in different sizes and colours. I then tried them all on on one day, and ruthlessly took back any that didn't fit. I found Next fitted me well - but there were a bewildering variety in shapes, even in the same sizes between brands. Good luck.

mummyagainin2016 Mon 01-Feb-16 14:22:29

Thanks for all the replies!!

ispymincepie Mon 01-Feb-16 16:25:17

Motherhood Maternity jeans are amazing. American though so try eBay (they may ship internationally too)

Runningupthathill82 Mon 01-Feb-16 19:47:09

Another vote for Top shop Leigh. I've had two pairs in both my pregnancies and IMO no others come close.
I find that Mothercare ones wash terribly and fall down, while Asos ones fit weirdly - huge on the bum and tight on the legs.

LoadsaBlusher Mon 01-Feb-16 23:23:19

ASOS maternity skinny jeans but size down
Also Dorothy Perkins , size down by one size too.
In my experience of maternity jeans they seemed made bigger all over so sizing down meant they were nice and trim and stayed fitted.

Dolly80 Mon 01-Feb-16 23:27:04

I've found topshop ones to be the best, along with some maternity 'denim leggings' not jeggings.

I tried some from h & m and found them to be an awful cut for my figure. I also found new look ones to be enormous on my legs.

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